This latest piece of written onslaught against the English language on this occasion, has to start with asking one question to you, the humble reader / drunk;
Have you ever seen what is shown on the UK satellite TV station known as alibi?
It exists it seems for one reason alone; the sheer volume of cop shows now prevalent have reached epidemic levels and if we don’t start shoving them somewhere else soon, they will just overrun and destroy everything we hold dear before wrapping the scene with that yellow police line tape and saying some bad pun about the crime before cutting to the introduction titles.
I suppose when you see so many being produced in the same genre, much like comic book movies in recent years, it becomes all too easy to see patterns of behaviour in what makes a cop show live and breathe, unlike Mrs Higgins from No. 42 who was killed just now. Where were you just now? It was you, you b******d, YOU DID IT!!!! The downside of this is once you’ve seen one, you suspect you’ve seen them all. Continue reading