This series "Terry Jones' Barbarians" by the author of the book of the same name is mentioned in a course of the Blumberg Western Cannon. So I had to watch the series. I am now in the process of reading the book.
I would like to see this presentation be part of the mainstream courses.
There are two disks
Episode "The Primitive Celts"
1. Celtic Barbarians
2. Caesar's Gallic Wars
Episode "The Savage Goths"
2. Dacian Wars
3. Alaric I's sack of Rome
Episode "The Brainy Barbarians"
1. Antikythera Mechanism
2. Archimedes and Syracuse… Read more
The Pale Man (Stephen McHattie) is just trying to have some fun. After all it is his house. His hobby is dissipating families. He has quit a collection. But what is this? One of his dispatchees Lisa (Abigail Breslin of "Ender's Game" 2013 fame) is not cooperating ant threatened to upset the applecart; she is warning his next victim and assisting the others to revolt. Can The Pale Man use all his skills to thwart this revolting situation by threatening and cajoling her into compliance with house rules?
Many people think that this is a unique tale. Yet is has been told several times. The one that comes to mind is the movie "The Others" (2001) with a touch of "Groundhog Day" (1993)… Read more
BWhat if an interstellar ship crashes releasing alien-human hybrid orphans adopted as human? What problems will they face while growing up? What will become of those people that discover the secret? What would you do in the situations?
There are a few episodes that experiment with same actors playing different characters, and many of the other experiments we see with series today.
This was a lot of fun to watch as a 2684 minute marathon form start to stop. After the last episode, that wrapped the story up better than most series, you keep waiting for the movies franchise to take over. Waiting, waiting waiting ...
I am going about this backwards and now plan… Read more