Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

Look Around You

Damn you, XKCD! You terrible consumer of my time!

So Wednesday's XKCD led, of course, to the question, "What the bleeding *heck* is Helvetica Syndrome?" A little quick research led me to this YouTube segment, which is from the first episode of Look Around You.


Summary: Look Around You is a 2005 TV series that ran on the BBC for two seasons. It is a *remarkably* deadpan parody of 1980's science-education television. Quite funny, and remarkably strange in that way that only the Beeb can manage.

Fortunately, the series is short -- a modest number of episodes, all of them pretty brief. But I wasn't exactly in need of more things to watch...

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