Thursday, 25 August 2011


Torchwood: Miracle Day
4x07 Immortal Sins
A change of pace is always good, as is learning more about what Jack got up to in the past. But did my ears deceive me, or did Jack mention "the tracer brigade" in a context that seemed like it should have been a reference to the Trickster's Brigade from Sarah Jane? Maybe I misheard...
[Watch it (again) in HD on iPlayer.]

1x01 Happiness
1x02 Trust
BBC Three's latest acquisition: a US remake of an Australian sitcom in which a man sees his neighbour's dog as an Aussie bloke in a dog suit. It's at least as barmy as it sounds, and very adult-orientated. Which means vulgarity. But despite that, it's also often very funny.


Nick Helm's password joke is Edinburgh Fringe funniest
(from BBC News)
The top ten funniest jokes from this year's Fringe, as voted for by the public. All ten are at the link, naturally (as is the joke voted worst of the festival), but the winner goes thusly:
I needed a password eight characters long so I picked Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.