Monday Montage

What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …

Witness stunning new archaeological evidence providing clues about the Egyptians who built the Great Pyramid of Giza – and how they did it. Join NOVA for DECODING THE GREAT PYRAMID – Wednesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

Sherlock may be on long hiatus because the principles are all in high demand but the creators urge viewers not to consider the series dead. Continue reading


Wednesday Trivia Question

What was the name of Jean’s secretarial agency on AS TIME GOES BY? Continue reading

Sounds Familiar

“I will not have you talking to your mother like that. She is baking a cake. Nothing that goes on around that oven has anything to do with procreation. This a kitchen, not a maternity ward. Cakes are delivered here. Cakes! And other disasters.” – Ben Parkinson (Geoffrey Palmer) to his son Adam (Nicholas Lyndhurst) after he compares baking a cake to giving birth, BUTTERFLIES

Sounds Familiar

“Hello! Yes, I’d like to speak to the manager please and be quick about it! Meldrew. No, he doesn’t but he will shortly! Hello, is that Mr. P.T. Sturgeon? Yes, well it’s about a large yucca plant your garden center delivered to my house this morning. Yes, a young chap, I didn’t catch his name – it may have been Frank Spencer. Well, I’ll tell you exactly what the problem is, Mr. Sturgeon! I was out the back, working in the garden when he arrived, so I asked him if, for the time being, he’d put it in the downstairs toilet for me and you know what he’s done?! He’s only planted it in the pan! Yes, actually in the lavatory pan, with compost and everything! I mean, how anyone can be so utterly goofy just boggles the mind! ‘A mistake anyone could have made?!’ Are you stark – I mean, what am I supposed to do, cock my leg against the trunk like a Yorkshire terrier?!” – Victor Meldrew (Richard Wilson), complaining about a home delivery, ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE