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kindly posted by Evilgenious20
Oh where to begin?
Shallow, vacuous, presumptuous, pretentious crap.
What the hell was the pitch for this?
"We want scientists talking that sciency stuff - but it's got to be sexy, dark, enigmatic. And forty minutes long even though we only have five minutes of material"
Horizon used to be a real science show - i.e. one that was about science rather than merely alluding to its existence - somewhere else.
This was little more than episode of C.S.I. Miami without a plot, cadaver or opening pun.
It wasted the audiences time and that of the illustrious interviewees who probably believed they were doing some good.
Instead we get ponderous artistic shots of walking, standing, sitting and some inexplicably mad head wobbling from Richard Dawkins.
And to think that I paid for this with my bloody license fee
, perhaps that's why I take it so personally.
But what really had me gouging out my cochleas with a rusty chisel was the presenter continuously and relentlessly using the word nucular.
FOR THE LOVE OF GOD WOMAN - ITS NUCLEAR
- WEREN'T YOU LISTENING TO THE PHYSICISTS IN YOUR OWN BLOODY DOCUMENTARY?