Category: Television

Re-watch: Campion

When I picked up the discs for both seasons of Campion, it was in the firm belief I’d never seen it. As each episode rolled by, however, I realised I’d actually seen quite a few of them. I was shocked by this as I normally have a great memory...

Space Battleship Yamato 2199

Growing up in Australia in the 1980s, I was exposed to a number of Japanese anime series that had been dubbed to English. I found these shows extraordinary – compared to the Western animation I was otherwise watching – as they tended to be highly episodic and tell and...

The Last Detective

Between 2003 and 2007, my favourite Doctor Who, Peter Davison, starred in an ITV series called The Last Detective. I’d heard about this at the time, and for many years afterwards, particularly with regard to it being quite good. Knowing that it co-starred a comedian I enjoyed – the...

Re-watch: All Creatures Great and Small

In fandoms you sometimes hear of people making ‘the great journey’ with an old, usually long-running, TV series. It refers to watching all of its episodes, start to finish. I’ve most commonly heard of people doing it with Doctor Who or Star Trek (both mighty achievements to be sure,...