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Back in Time for Dinner (TV series)

Back in Time for Dinner (TV series)

Meet the Robshaw family – Brandon, Rochelle and their three children Miranda, Rosalind and Fred. And Debbie – a chef in the 21st century who becomes their 20th century maid. In the first season of Back in Time for Dinner, they’re transported back…

Stargate SG1 (TV series)

Stargate SG1 (TV series)

The stone Stargate ring is one of the more iconic science fiction images of the late 1990s and early 2000s. In 1994 Roland Emmerich and Kurt Russel released a film called Stargate. It had Russell playing Jack O’Neill  and leading his team through…

Dr Horrible’s Sing Along Blog

Dr Horrible’s Sing Along Blog

In 2008 the Writers Guild of America struck to get better pay. Almost 10 years later the strike is mainly forgotten but it produced one unique gem. Joss Whedon is perhaps best known for The Avengers or Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the project he…

Farscape (TV Series)

Farscape (TV Series)

Have you ever watched a sci-fi TV show and wondered why it seems that everyone in it has two arms, legs and walks upright? There are numerous in universe explanations but the real reason it’s difficult to get realistic seeming characters in…

Elementary (TV Series)

Elementary (TV Series)

I read “The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes” in my early teens and it made a huge impression. It was my first introduction to the world of crime fiction and that of a detective and I although I still watch, read and listen to…

Mr Robot (TV Series)

Mr Robot (TV Series)

Mr Robot, the critically acclaimed and award winning TV series about hacker culture is also one of the best dramatic portrayals of the effect that mental illness can have on day-to-day life. Elliot Alderson, excellently portrayed by Rami Malek, has a social anxiety…

Firefly (TV Series)

Firefly (TV Series)

Turn around and ask the geek in your life about Firefly and the chances are you’ll get a two part reaction. First excitement followed by disappointment or annoyance. Firefly was an American Western style space opera made by Joss Whedon in 2002 which…

The West Wing (TV Series)

The West Wing (TV Series)

Aaron Sorkin is a name that is alternately praised and hated depending on what industry you work in. If you work as a journalist the chances are you’ll hate him for The Newsroom. If you’re in the tech industry you&#8217…

Kirsten Dirksen – Tiny homes and sustainability

Kirsten Dirksen – Tiny homes and sustainability

We all have our favorite TV shows that we eagerly await the next episode of. Some we admit to and some we do not. I have one Youtube subscription which I have been monitoring for years that I have watched and rewatched and for which…

Supernatural (TV Series)

Supernatural (TV Series)

Some TV’s become classic with their innovative use of storylines, camera, characters or style. Some sneak up on you and make you think and some are just plain fun. Supernatural is just fun. The show follows brothers Dean and Sam as they struggle…

Mythbusters (TV Series)

Mythbusters (TV Series)

If you watch science television shows you will probably be very aware of the juggernaut that is Mythbusters. For the rest of the world – you might be in for a treat. In theory the show involves taking a couple of myths, urban legends or…