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  • Batman teaches road safety to London school kids

    A perfect example of just how awesome the internet can be shows itself in this thought-to-be-lost video of Adam West’s Batman teaching road safety to London school children. In this May 1967 advert, the Caped Crusader is shown teaching the Green Cross Code to youngsters on London’s streets.

  • The next meeting of the DMDC is set as ‘The Detectorists’ gets ready for one final dig!

    Mackenzie Crook, the writer, director and star behind the brilliant metal-detecting sitcom The Detectorists, confirmed there will be one last sweep of the English countryside coming from his mind palace which will warrant getting the band back together in the not-too-distant future. The series, which finished after three series in 2017, was not only a very cerebral  […]

  • R.I.P. Dennis Waterman — the last original ‘old dog’ on ‘New Tricks’

    Dennis Waterman, a.k.a. Gerry Standing, of British police procedural New Tricks fame, died Sunday at age 74 in hospital in Spain. As the last original ‘old dog’ member of the fictional Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad (UCOS) of the Metropolitan Police Service in New Tricks, Waterman appeared in every episode of the series’ first 11 […]

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