Tag: Magnum

  • That’s Not The Magnum Theme
    That’s Not The Magnum Theme

    The theme tune for Magnum, P.I. is, as the saying goes, a banger. But it was not always thus. For a few episodes at the start of the first season, this was the theme they used. And here’s the pallette cleanser. There must be several examples of shows using different theme tunes, and the two […]

  • What’s The Opposite Of Magnum?
    What’s The Opposite Of Magnum?

    On this week’s setisoppO, we work out the opposite of Magnum, the opposite of Magnum, and the opposite of Magnum. During this episode I make the bold assertion that the Magnum, P.I. theme tune shares a similar riff to the Cagney & Lacey theme tune. And do you know what? I was completely wrong.

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s […]

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first […]

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