Looks Unfamiliar: Mark Thompson – Libby’s Difficult Second Carton Drink

A. Mazing Monsters - Webfoot by Jim and Christopher Slater (Granada Dragon, 1979) - listen to Mark Thompson and Tim Worthington talking about it in Looks Unfamiliar.

Looks Unfamiliar is a podcast in which writer and occasional broadcaster Tim Worthington talks to a guest about some of the things that they remember that nobody else ever seems to.

Joining Tim this time is political commentator Mark Thompson, who’s offering his polling predictions for the chances of people remembering hillbilly-themed soft drink Libby’s Moonshine, the A. Mazing Monsters books, L!ve TV’s Agony, sci-fi sitcom Being Erica, paperback teen detectives Hawkeye Collins And Amy Adams, and Channel 5 sketch show We Know Where You Live. Along the way we’ll be revisiting the forgotten link between Rupert And The Frog Song and Cannibal Holocaust, speculating on how many hours of L!ve TV Richard Herring might have watched, and learning the terrible fate of The Sheep That Knew Too Much. And see below for a special extra bit of chatter…

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031 – Mark Thompson – Libby's Difficult Second Carton Drink Looks Unfamiliar

Looks Unfamiliar On CHANEL 9: “Les Tripodes”

You can find some additional chat with Mark on the subject of watching television while on holiday, taking a look at ropey old American anthology series, French dubbed versions of The Professionals, and whatever in the name of whateverness NUTS! actually was, here.

Looks Unfamiliar #31 Extra: "Les Tripodes" Looks Unfamiliar

About Mark

Mark Thompson is a political commentator, radio host and poker enthusiast. You can find his blog Mark Reckons here and follow him on Twitter at @MarkReckons.

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Further Listening

Mark has also been on Looks Unfamiliar talking about Whiz Kids, Crash ZX Spectrum, Night Shift, Public Information Film family The Blunders, The Last Train, and The Drak Pack – which you can find here, and V: The SeriesDirty DickThe GiftieThe Mad DeathThe Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime) by Peter Schilling and Space Shuttle which you can find here.

Mark has also appeared on Tim’s Marvel Cinematic Universe podcast It’s Good, Except It Sucks talking about Iron Man 2, which you can find here.

Channel 5’s early late-night comedy slot also came under underwhelmed discussion in the edition of Looks Unfamiliar with Shanine Salmon, which you can find here.

Mark also appears in The Best Of Looks Unfamiliar alongside Emma Burnell, Vikki Gregorich, Jeff Lewis, Stephen O’Brien, Garreth F. Hirons, Paul Cornell, Stephen Brotherstone And Dave Lawrence, Justin Lewis, and Tim on Perfect Night In talking about the BBC edits of The Monkees, which you can find here.

Further Reading

You can find some thoughts on other short-stay eighties soft drinks that nobody ever actually asked for in Can’t Beat The Real Thing here.

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