It is no wonder this is my favourite quiz show.
@cosullivan 1066 comes to mind. What show is this?
Like I need more ways to waste time watching panel shows...
@gemlog "Only Connect." You'd probably stomp all over me in this quiz: it's mostly British content, although once every seven-eight shows I'm yelling at the screen when the connection or sequence is obvious.
@cosullivan Oh no! What have you done to me C?
That's a fascinating show! :-)
@cosullivan Interesting that it doesn't have a single one of the roughly 10 uk comedians I can name that are on every panel show.
@gemlog It has University Challenge competitors, sometimes.
@gemlog I should tell you that annually there's a "Only Connect Comic Relief" special where they pit celebrities against each other, including comedians. Sometimes David Mitchell is on one of the teams.
@cosullivan I love David Mitchell.
"Are we the baddies?" Ha ha!
You know the one I think.
@cosullivan hang about. I'll find it.
On a daily basis I used to drive past the location where the Braveheart (1995) extras would meet for the day's directions. Mel Gibson would often be standing on a box, shouting instructions for the hordes.
When I saw this the first few times it seemed exciting, it soon became an ordinary every day event: "Oh, there's Mel again."
There was a 1925 silent movie made called Braveheart. An early production by Cecil B. DeMille. It is the story of a canning company stealing the fishing grounds from a Native American tribe.
Mel Gibson must have been aware of this film, which was released 70 years earlier.
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