Good morning folks, how is everyone doing?

It’s the first weekend of lockdown in the UK – it’s weird… but we are getting through it. Soon enough we will all be back outside, so stay strong – and start thinking about what you are going to do when things return to normal.

In the meantime, for those who have a spare ten minutes today, here is the latest edition of ‘Something to read when you’re bored’. It is filled with news, links to posts, and various random bits and pieces.

Enjoy!

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News

Great news for fans of ‘80s cartoons – Hasbro has uploaded a collection of G.I. Joe episodes to their YouTube channel, to watch FREE of charge. Various episodes are available for you to watch now, including The M.A.S.S. Device, The Pyramid of Darkness, and The Revenge of Cobra.

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Batman at his best

Image: ©Warner Bros. Animation

Yesterday, on my Batman blog, I’ll Get Drive-Thru, I published a sizeable post offering a rundown of the 35 best episodes of Batman: The Animated Series. Take a look through the post and see what you think – do you agree with my choices? If not, what episodes would you choose?

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Scooby dooby doo

Image: ©Warner Bros.

How much do you know about Scooby-Doo? Want to brush up on your knowledge? Sure you do!

In August 2019, I published a post called: Scooby-Doo: Over 40 questions and answers. The post serves up answers to the most common questions about Mr. Doo, so take a look and learn some stuff!

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What’s on my plate?

You have asked me once again, so I simply have to answer – last night I had fish, chips and mushy peas on my plate!

The chips were homemade, while the fish came from the freezer. Those cheeky mushy peas came from a can that we had in the back of the cupboard.

The fish and chip shops might be closed in the UK, but that doesn’t mean I can’t improvise.

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Review

Image: ©Lionsgate

In September 2019, I published a review of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Did I like the movie? Click on the link, Thoughts on Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark to find out.

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Order of the rings

Do you know the correct order to watch The Lord of the Rings films? If not, then check out: What is the best order to watch The Lord of the Rings movies?

The post includes info on the Hobbit movies and the animated Lord of the Rings films too!

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Flashback

A little flashback for you, lifted from the archives. This photo was taken in October 2017, when me and my other half dressed up as Robin and Bugs Bunny for Halloween!

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Magnificent

Image: ©UA/MGM

Ever wondered how many Magnificent Seven films there are? If you have, I can provide you with the answer you seek!

My post: How many Magnificent Seven films are there? has all the details you will ever need.

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What am I listening to?

While I have been putting this post together, I have been listening to the Spice Girls. It feels like a Spice Girls sort of day.

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End of an era

Image: ©20th Century Fox/Disney

And finally, a few months ago I published a post about Ally McBeal. The post Why was Ally McBeal cancelled? …and other questions, looks at all the burning questions about the classic ‘90s series.

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That’s all for today – enjoy your Sunday. And in the words of Jerry Springer, “look after yourselves, and each other”.

Alex