Blightyvision: “Raven”

Directed by Michael Hart Written by Jeremy Burnham and Trevor Ray Starring Michael Aldridge, Shirley Cheriton, Phil Daniels, and Patsy Rowlands England has some seriously weird kids’ shows. No, I mean seriously.  And by “weird,” I mean their opinion of what kids can handle in their television is far different to what we Colonials think […]

Blightyvision: “Blackadder”

Created by Rowan Atkinson, Richard Curtis, and Ben Elton Starring Rowan Atkinson and Tony Robinson It really seems a little unfair to allow myself to review my gateway drug.  In fact, I came to the point where I decided everyone must have seen it, and thus doing any sort of write-up would be superfluous.  But […]

Blightyvision: “Jeeves & Wooster”

Based on the works of P.G. Wodehouse Adapted by Clive Exton Starring Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie The story goes that when Fry and Laurie were offered the roles of Jeeves and Wooster in a 23-episode ITV series back in 1990, they turned down the roles for fear that the public would never accept them […]