Professor Brian Cox tosses Ewoks, Disney meets Sin City, Merlin and Sarah Jane get fruity (but not together) and loads more spurious nonsense
BEST NEW WAY TO KILL AN EWOK OF THE WEEK
Professor Brian Cox in “tossing an Ewok” shocker.
MERLIN SLASH BAIT OF THE WEEK
Piggyback? Yeah right. You have to wonder, did the script say, “Merlin mounts Arthur”? And while we’re in a smutty state of mind… .
UNBELIEVABLY CHEEKY LINE FOR CHILDREN’S TV OF THE WEEK
When you realise this message was being relayed on Mr Smith’s screen letter by letter, you can only agree with The Sarah Jane Adventure’s Clyde when he says with relief, “I’ve never been so glad to see a full stop…” .
NOVELTY BATH PLUG OF THE WEEK
A piece of Vampire Diaries merchandise we never expected to see – Matt Donovan bath plugs. .
POSSIBLE IN-JOKE OF THE WEEK
When Cassie’s gran tells the teen witch that she wrinkles her nose just like her mum did, was anyone else suddenly wondering if we’re going to discover that The Secret Circle is actually a spin-off from Bewitched? .
MISSED ALIENS HOMAGE OPPORTUNITY OF THE WEEK
This week’s US episode of Terra Nova featured a feral little girl who’s the spitting image of Aliens’ Newt (inset). They missed one crucial chance to homage the film, however – she didn’t say, “The dinosaurs mostly come at night. Mostly…” .
MOST UNEXPECTED COMMENT ON AN IMDB FORUM OF THE WEEK
Click on the image for the full story! (We’d like to think it wasn’t a reflection on the quality of the film, but considering we only gave it two stars…)
DOCTOR WHO REFERENCE OF THE WEEK
This one was spotted by SFX reader Peter Gray, who’s been playing the Easter Egg-filled Rage. “It’s a picture of what looks suspiciously like a TARDIS console room,” he tells us. “After being sent to find a mysterious ‘doctor’ who lives alone in the Wasteland you find him in his strangely familiar looking lab.”