TV Articles

  • Brit Picks: “Life On Mars”

    “Take a look at the lawman beating up the wrong guy…”-David Bowie’s Life On Mars What happens when you throw a man from 2006 into 1973?  Culture clash! Life On Mars is a BBC time…

  • Brit Picks: “Being Human”

    Because of the recent North American remake of this series some here will already know the basic premise. For those of you who don’t, Being Human revolves around three 20-something year old main characters: A vampire, a werewolf and a ghost. Mitchell, a vampire and George, a werewolf, move into their freakishly pink-on-the-outside flat in Bristol only to find that it is already occupied by Annie, the ghost of a woman who fell down the stairs and died there several months previously. The trio then do exactly what it says on the box – attempt to blend in, and be human.

  • British Television through Canadian Eyes

    Canadians contribute to and are present in many television shows and movies. We produce our own shows as well, as can be seen on the CBC and several other channels. Jokes about our fair country appear on shows such as “How I Met Your Mother” (I think they’re funny, others do not). Despite this, it can’t be ignored that most of what we Canadians watch is American shows from American networks – at least, that’s what we all think right?