If you were watching television in the early 1990s, chances are you heard Brian May’s “Driven By You” blaring from your speakers during a Ford car commercial. The song’s infectious chorus and driving rhythm made it an instant classic, but few people know the story behind how it came to be.
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If you are going to get an AI to write a TV series, then you might as well get it to make up a fictional biography of the lead actor… and get some shonky AI image site to do the photos…
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I asked ChatGPT:
invent me a new uk tv cop show with a young female dci looking at old and cold cases
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In the beginning the was Bellisario and the Void. And Bellisario looked upon the Void and the darkness and proclaimed “Let there be JAG”, and thus there was JAG.
Oh shit, he’s going to go on a long complicated rant
By now, everyone and their dog is going fucking mad on t’internet about The Rings of Power. One of the early gripes, before it was even available to watch, was the casting of black actors in “white” roles.
Especially the casting of Sir Lenworth George Henry CBE as a hobbit.
I assure you that this is not going where thou think it is…
Back in 1987, Chris Boucher created the TV series Star Cops, and accidentally foretold everything about your daily life.
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The pilot episode of “Going Straight” (sequel to “Porridge“) was the show that started me off on finding errors in TV shows when it came to their depiction of railways and trains, and Stafford.
Straight as an arra
Peter Kay, that jovial, nice, chubby northern chap has a lot to answer for.
While Half Man Half Biscuit have been quietly presaging the deaths of the Great and Good for decades, Peter went ahead and caused devastation amongst the celebrity community with just two videos.
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