We open on African ritual dancers and a driving rhythm of drums. Nimoy informs us that the dance has meaning, which of course is true.
*Deep sigh* Okay. I’ve been reviewing this show episode by episode for nearly three seasons now, and this is the episode that I just can’t
A blonde guy is patting his dog. Nimoy talks about the connection between people and their pets. Only recently, we’re told, have people started to
Cold open on a nuclear explosion. Very well, In Search Of. You have my attention. Nimoy says that, sure nuclear tests were big in the
Water seekers. Dowsers. People with the supposed ability to find water with a stick. It’s… look, it’s uninteresting. Sorry, dowsers. Sorry sceptics. I know you
Open on a moustachioed 1970s-alist, who’s playing with a film camera. He’s investigator Francis Hitchins, and Nimoy tells us he may have recorded the last
We open on footage of people jogging. How to achieve immortality 1970s style! Love it! Nimoy gives speech about the inevitability of death. “Most of
We start with sirens an police cars. A man in a beige check shirt is patted down and locked up. Some firefighters train, putting out
We open on Stonehenge, silhouetted against the sun. Awesome. Nimoy talks about how people built ‘this great machine’ then disappeared, leaving their work behind them.
This is a dull movie and kind of pointless, and yet its historical importance is undeniable. The central idea — taking two successful characters from