Monthly Archives: October 2010

Update for Tuesday, October 26. Municipal Mania

No, it’s not even remotely thematically related to tonight’s episode but I’m just so proud of my mad captioning skillz. Loan Sharks Joe is pretty bitter about the house sale not going through. Unaware that he planned to use the … Continue reading

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Obscure Football Reference Of The Day

The other day Tyrone, Ryan and Kev made mention that they were going to watch Escape To Victory, a classic B movie starring Sylvester Stallone, Michael Caine, Max von Sydow, and Pele, of all people. The basic premise is the … Continue reading

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Update for Wednesday, Oct. 20: NYE Part 1

New Year’s Eve is upon us and Liz is festooning the Rover’s in puffy mirrored balloons and tinsel so people enjoy the ambiance they’ve paid for. Ashley and Graham arrive with a large order of pies. Becky is missing; we … Continue reading

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Goodbye Liz!

Beverly Callard, who’s played Liz McDonald for over 21 years has announced that she will be leaving Corrie to concentrate on her real life and her health. Online details can be found here. TY to Miss Margaret for the heads … Continue reading

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More on Sally Dynevor

As Glacia mentioned in her last update, Sally Dynevor, who plays Sally Webster was diagnosed with breast cancer at the same time as her character. Here is an interview with Britain’s GMTV (it was their Canada A.M. It’s also been … Continue reading

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Update for Tuesday, October 19, 2010. Do They Know It’s Boxing Day?

You Know How They Say Life Changes in an Instant? THIS IS THAT INSTANT, MOLLY! In the Rovers, Tyrone has bought two tickets to the Rovers’ new year’s do. “Out with the old, in with the … old,” moans Molly. … Continue reading

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A Very Special Christmas Special (Update for Thursday and Friday)

The Bomb Christmas at the Websters has  the family gathered around the tree opening presents.    Sally’s gift to Kevin is tickets to some car rally.  Aaaaaaaaaand he responds by saying he’s going upstairs to get her gift, but really takes … Continue reading

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Update for Wednesday: Have Yourself A Sweary Little Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas on Corrie this year, And a panto is staged to fill all with good cheer. Claire is poor Cinderella, and plays a good part, Sean and Jesse her sisters, like transgendered tarts. Enter Graham, as … Continue reading

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Update for Tuesday, October 12, 2010. Do They Know It’s Christmas?

“I always thought it was Midge-Ure, like Midge-Ure cheddar!” Smithy, Gavin & Stacey Well, Tina’s got the Christmas spirit in her, or should we say “spirits” by the way she’s staggering across the street, still angry after her row with … Continue reading

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Blanche’s Final Scene

I forgot to post this last week but Maggie Jones’ last scene as Blanche Hunt has aired in Canada. Shortly after her scenes were filmed, she fell ill and soon passed away. If you’d like to skip ahead to 6:57 … Continue reading

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