February 14th, 2013

Doctor Who - The Snowmen pic

Amazon recommendation fail (slight return)

So, I recently received an email from Amazon, suggesting that "As you have recently shown an interest in similar titles, we thought you'd like to browse our selection of period drama DVDs."

Which is fair enough - over the weekend I was looking at The Forsyte Saga (original 1960s version) and thinking it's tempting.

So, present in this selection of period drama titles on offer were Call the Midwife (which I'll admit I've been sort of vaguely thinking I might check out at some point); The Paradise; North & South; Upstairs Downstairs (the recent remake version, though); Lark Rise to Candleford; The Hour; and...

...Auf Wiedersehen, Pet series 4.

I'm stuggling to think of any way in which that counts as period drama. All I've got so far is, it was set 9 years ago. But as it was also made 9 years ago, that seems a bit tenuous...