Almost as amusing as the original stories, showed up on "Victorian Times" in the US on the then brand spanking new A&E cable station. My only complaint is that they downplayed the casual brutality present in the original, for modern audiences. It's a frikkin boarding school, and boys left to raise themselves can be monsters. Kipling didn't glamorize boys or boyhood, which is what made these stories so hilarious. These boys were subversive,and uninterested in following the herd, and that's why the real life models went on to achieve remarkable things in their lifetimes.
Sure wish this was available on DVD.
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