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  The Chatter Box : The Series
How Do You Watch?? by alijaybee on 19 February 2011 3:55am
It's the middle of winter here in the Great White North, which means, as usual a month after the holiday season, the Palin DVDs come out!

My question is simply: When you watch the series, how do you go about it? Do you watch them in chronological order, beginning with the Great Railway Journeys, or do you watch whatever you fancy?

I do in fact watch them in the order in which they were filmed, and never out of sequence. I feel like Michael's opinions and world views, his commentary and remarks, are shaped by the evolution of his experiences, so it's great fun to watch his opinions change over time.

Hope everyone is well!
Re: How Do You Watch?? by AlbinoCaterpillar on 19 February 2011 10:50am
I usually just pick whatever I feel like, actually.
Re: How Do You Watch?? by Tbrose on 20 February 2011 1:57am
I watch them in order. Perhaps it is due to OCD... but I like to watch it as I would read the books, in its intended sequence.
Re: How Do You Watch?? by suzulu on 20 February 2011 3:42pm
I would watch them in any order, whatever I felt like watching at the time. Maybe it would be different if I had not seen them before.
Re: How Do You Watch?? by Loretto on 21 February 2011 2:58am
Depending in my curiosity, if I have a question about Napal I will watch an episode from Himalaya to refresh the old Noggin! We need more new ones though! Hopefully "Michael Palin's Brazil" is being researched and planned right now! Then it is on to the carribbean islands?
Re: How Do You Watch?? by Ken Dunn on 9 March 2011 4:12am
I tend to watch them on the TV when a new series is released or an old one is being shown on whatever channel. I can't remember the channel which showed Himalaya recently. I have a free DVD of Sahara that I watch occasionally.
Changing Tastes? by echo734 on 18 December 2011 10:28am
In `Oriental Express` ATWin80D, Michael is seen enjoying the ceremony of the killing and eating of snakes in the restaurant in Canton yet on a trip to the good ship `Saucey Sue` aka `Jan Mayen` in `Cold Start` PtoP, he appears not to be able to stomach a simple thing like a catch of shrimps being dumped into the hold??!!
However he did confess to eating said shrimps for breakfast, dinner and supper.

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