Real Life Vs Telly Life
Television is full of clichés and has it's own rules that make sure you know you're watching da box.
From the peasants in medieval times with perfect teeth or post apocalyptic telly featuring lady's with lasered eyebrows (The Walking Dead anyone?) to the Cop on his last day with THAT one final assignment or whenever a passenger makes payment in a taxi they never look at the money and just randomly handover whatever comes to hand!
Well, crime writer John O'Donoghue has helpfully put all of these together in one handy list!
Here's 20 things I’ve learnt from TV
(next time you sit down to your favourite box-set keep an eye out for one of these)
Here is John's original Tweet. Plus, more things that only happen on D'Telly.
Television Heaven’s “20 things I’ve learnt from TV”... what else can we add? pic.twitter.com/KUaY26Kred
— John Donoghue (@JohnDonoghue64) June 5, 2019
If a nervous person has to make a public speech, the mic will ALWAYS feedback.
— Liz Nugent (@lizzienugent) June 5, 2019
You cannot complete the stealthy download of files from someone else’s computer until that person is seconds away from returning
— GeekCliché (@GeekCliche) June 5, 2019
Everyone owns special L-shaped bed sheets which cover a woman's chest but reveal a man's to the waist.
— Me upon Tyne (@Me_upon_Tyne) June 5, 2019