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Kids TV Pig Battle: Olivia vs Peppa Pig vs Jakers

Olivia The Olivia vs Peppa dynamic is the main reason I’m writing this review as it best embodies the differences between most American and English kids shows. Both shows feature a family of pigs with the daughter as the main … Continue reading

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Kids TV Review: Guess How Much I Love You

GHMILY is based on a children’s book from 1994 by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram. I’ve never read it so I’m going to focus on the show. This thinly veiled Peter Rabbit knockoff tells the story of ‘Little Nutbrown Hare’ & … Continue reading

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Kids TV Review: Mouk

Produced by French company Millimages and adapted from the work of Marc Boutavant, Mouk tells the story of Mouk and his friend Chavapa, who cycle around the world and visit a new country in each episode. The art style follows the current ‘hand … Continue reading

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Fetch TV vs iQ2: PVR Battle

After 12 months of moaning to anyone who’ll listen, we recently ditched Foxtel. Although we had come to rely on the joys of recorded and time-shifted TV, $115 a month is too much to pay for hundreds of channels of … Continue reading

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Fabio’s Love Tips

For the most part, Full Frontal has not aged well, but Shaun Micallef’s stuff is the exception. Back in the 90s I remember thinking that the punchline of the Piano scene of the sketch below was about the funniest thing … Continue reading

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The Chaser’s War on Originality

The Chaser sucks. For every good sketch there are 100 unfunny, unoriginal, annoying or boring ones. Half of their material is ripped off from the Late Show, which would be fine if the Chaser guys possessed a modicum of the … Continue reading

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