The Secret Life of Machines (1988–1993)

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Tim Hunkin explains the inner workings of those machines that we all take for granted... in his own unique way.

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3 | 2 | 1

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1993 | 1990 | 1988
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Tim Hunkin ...
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Rex Garrod ...
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This is a gem of a series
9 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Some years ago I searched for a DVD of this series. Finding only PAL (European video) format discs I found the entire series on sharing networks. I found Tim Hunkin's website and apologized to him and got a personal reply encouraging such sharing, as the BBC gave him no royalties past the first airing in England. I wish I could visit his wonderful arcade on the beach there. My son had even commented on his current lack of hair, and he responded directly to that given his age. Really, if you have curious children or relatives this is a wonderfully engaging series and explains the mysteries of mundane 80's technology better than anything else I've found.


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