Blightyvision: “Japanorama”

Created by Hotsauce TV Hosted by Jonathan Ross I’ve rarely had to justify my Anglophilia to anyone, probably for good reason.  It’s hard to question the general output of the country that gave us Shakespeare, Stephen Fry, and Jaffa cakes.  It is, however, difficult for me to explain to my family my affection for Japan […]

Blightyvision: “Snuff Box”

Written by and starring Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher Directed by Michael Cumming I’ve mentioned before that I have something of a fascination with that little group of gentlemen responsible for “The IT Crowd,” “The Mighty Boosh,” “Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace,” etc.  My main Brit TV informant passed along six episodes — that is, the only […]

Blightyvision: “Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab”

Presented by Richard Hammond Produced by James Wiseman If you’re anywhere close to my generation, your armchair science teachers were likely Don Herbert (a.k.a. Mr. Wizard) and/or Bill Nye.  To be honest, unless you’ve taken AP physics from my friend Cynthia, you likely learned more from these two gentlemen than you ever did in class.  […]

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Blightyvision: “Strange”

Created by Andrew Marshall Starring Richard Coyle, Samantha Janus, and Ian Richardson Remember how I was talking a few columns ago about how Richard Coyle disappeared from “Coupling” to star in another TV series?  Looking back, I figured it’s only fair if I address said series.  Especially considering it’s a true buried treasure that deserves […]