Here’s a nice little selection to end your week with, particularly if you’re stuck indoors self-isolating.
Although, if you’re really worried about how bad the Corona Virus is going to get then my film choice may not be for you.
In the beginning, there was a fresh faced, deeply confused medical graduate called John Dorian. JD to his friends.
JD arrives at Sacred Heart hospital as an intern, only to find that spending half his life in college and medical school has not prepared him in any meaningful way for being a doctor. Let alone a human being. His attending physician hates him, the only thing he knows how to find in the hospital is the cupboard he hides in to cry and within ten seconds of arriving, he’s been identified as a hate figure by a janitor who once played a cop in The Fugitive (Ed – I never knew that!).
The show that never got cancelled…in the parallel universe.
I know what you’re thinking; that maybe a show that has only been off the air for a little over three years can’t be considered an Oldie, but trust me, for all of Fringe’s loyal fan base it feels more like 10 years have gone by.
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The Office? A golden oldie?
Well yes, I think so.
It’s certainly golden, receiving huge critical acclaim, spawning numerous remakes (including the hugely popular ‘The Office: An American workplace’ starring Steve Carrell amongst others), and creating Hollywood stars and household names out of Ricky Gervais, Steve Merchant, Martin Freeman and McKenzie Crook.
Now just so we’re all clear, I’m referring to the TV show staring Angela Lansbury. Not the pop reggae hit of the same name by Chaka Demus & Pliers. Just in case there was any confusion. It’s a simple mistake to make.