I’m wondering if you guys can help me with something? You see, my TV, and all the TVs I see have buttons on them where you can not only change the channel, but even turn it off and not watch it all. Also, it doesn’t come fitted with a strange artifical gravity device that forces you to remain in the room (and, indeed, pulls people in from outside the room) and watch whatever it, rather than you, choose.
But, it seems that some people don’t have these features on their TVs - maybe mines broken or obsolete, but theirs seem to force them to watch programs they otherwise wouldn’t choose to, cannot be turned off or turned to another channel when something they don’t like is on, and won’t even let them leave the room to avoid watching it. That, after all, must explain why the morons at Mediawatch have decided that they must stop the BBC broadcasting Jerry Springer: The Opera this coming Saturday night. After all, when I know that a program that I don’t watch is going to be on a certain channel at a certain time, I find that it’s very easy to avoid watching it by not watching that channel at that time (I know that’s rather obvious, but it seems some people are so stupid they need that spelled out for them). Tim Ireland has all the details, including the Sun revealing how it’s not at home to Mister Irony:
But of course this show (which comes to bury Jerry, not to praise him) cannot be described as an important work of art because it contains swear words. The girl with her tits out said so.
Counting Dave as one, BBC Two’s now got at least two more viewers on Saturday night. And if I enjoy it, I may even write to them to commend them on showing it, just to do my bit to offset the effects of the charge of the moron brigade who, probably thanks to the power of their invisible friend, know that something will be offensive to them even before they’ve managed to avoid watching it.
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