Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Well, this would get me to watch:

I suppose I would watch 'Tron Gear' as well, yes.
I started watching BBC America for Dr. Who and Star Trek: The Next Generation reruns, and then ended up watching Top Gear as well. I barely like to drive, and yet I enjoy the hell out of that show.

Like most of you, I imagine; I haven't seen the actual American Top Gear yet. Rumor has it that it's more of a straight car show; without the endearing goofiness of the British original. So far, anyway: I suppose you might have to work your way up to driving to the North Pole or building your own electric car...

Longer strips will return, but this year has been a colossal disappointment for toys so far--yes, not even two weeks in, and I'm calling 2011 all but dead. Well, maybe not, but while I've eBay'd a few things, and put in for my Backyard Legends Prince of Crystal; locally I've found not so much. At least, at any price I'm willing to pay. And yet I keep stumbling into deals on stuff for my Oldest, like a nice markdown on an Undertaker/Batista two-pack. Good for him, bad for me.

I also spent yesterday watching Green Hornet on SyFy; since I'd never seen it before. (I knew of the character, but I only knew the great theme from Kill Bill.) Being the Green Hornet seems like the easiest job in the world, though: "Hey, Kato, can you drive me over to those criminals? And then beat the living crap out of them? Then when we get home, rotate the tires on the Black Beauty, reload my gas gun, and make me a smoothie..." It does seem borderline inhumane to let Kato loose on those thugs, though, and as I type this he just brutalized an innocent security guard. I know I'll probably see the movie at some point, but I'm not sure I'll see it in theatres...maybe.

1 comment:

SallyP said...

Hey, I saw some of those episodes on SyFy too! I always love old shows where they just put a blue filter on the camera to make it look like nighttime.

Man I loved that car.

And the British version of Top Gear is FAR superior to the American one.