The Muppets

This was the ABC network’s “contemporary” take on using the Muppet characters in a mockumentary behind-the-scenes-on-a-variety-show setting… which is kinda weird, because that’s fundamentally what The Muppet Show was about. So what the hell’s different here?  And, missing.  The key thing – articulated by someone in one of the seemingly …

This Country

I got introduced into the one by Tom at work, who it eventually transpired had never actually watched it. No idea what that says about anything. Real-life siblings Daisy May and Charlie Cooper head up this show as Kerrie and Lee “Kurtan” Mucklow – young-ish residents of a Cotwsold village, …

Rick and Morty

Originally I had the feeling that Rick & Morty was something that had passed me by, and then I watched an episode or 2 and thought nothing of it – so it was only being brought to it through the laughter-teared eyes of my mate Adrian on a holiday that …

Staged

Sublime 6-part filmed-in-lockdown piece starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen.  Watching these two at play is just a pleasure, and the storyline doesn’t even really matter – except that it’s really well-constructed little story about rehearsing a play. Wonderful (if, totally unexpected) cameos, and I think Sheen & Tennant did …

Upload

We were really taken by this series with a sensibility of The Good Place, alongside the tech/scifi concepts of Black Mirror, with a hint of Season 1 West World thrown in. It’s a solid watch with some good character development and an intriguing story, told in the theatre of a …

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