Television

July 09, 2013

Andy Murray Finally Defeated the Blancmanges (Monty Python ref)

With Andy Murray winning Wimbledon, it is time to drag out this 1969 Monty Python sketch, which predicted that a Scot would win the title!

Now, this Scottsman is wearing a kilt, and finished the final un-opposed, yet still took five sets to win. Any resemblance to players past, present, or reading this is unintentional. Honest. 

And "blancmanges" is a bland British pudding or a disguise for aliens. Skip ahead to 3:20 to avoid the dumb blond jokes and see the match. 

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August 03, 2011

Simon - Monfils Have 61-Shot Rally

It's fascinting to see comments from some of the 10,000-plus viewers to this video clip I posted on YouTube. 

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November 05, 2009

Prisoner Returns: Be Seeing You

If I had to pick one TV series that was least likely to be remade, it would be Patrick McGoohan's "The Prisoner", yet AMC has the guts to try: The Prisoner will run on AMC for three nights starting Nov. 15th. A video sneak preview is embedded at the bottom of this post. 

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