Sound On... ("Sound On!")... Vision On... ("Vision On!")

  • 8/14/2009 11:37:00 pm
  • By Mark Gibbings-Jones

Hey, ITV. It's coming up to the thirtieth anniversary of what just might be our earliest television memory, and where's the C-list strewn clip show commemorating it? Nowhere, that's not where. Tsk. Weeks and weeks of this:

Followed by, quite excellently, this:

Interesting local colour: all that was going on at a time when the BrokenTV family's front room floor was being repaired. We'd just grown up from the age of "needing those tot-proof gates to prevent us from tumbling down the stairs", and so said gate was instead being used to stop us from toddling into the front room with it's newly-unbuggered-but-still-vulnerable floor. All this means we saw the ITV strike coverage from the strangely cramped kitchen instead.

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