So whatever happened to "The Big Year"

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Subject: So whatever happened to "The Big Year"
From: Alastair Smith <>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 21:42:03 +1100
i am surpised no one has mentioned the stuffed White-cheeked Honeyeater and 
Superb Fairywren in his collection, as well as an Eastern Rosella he was 
stuffing when the police came around. 

On 06/03/2012, at 1:28 PM, John McGowan wrote:

> What I never understood about the earlier episodes, and it'll likely apply to 
> these as well, is that his wife was on every committee in the Village/s, but 
> he had to introduce himself every time. Plus after all those murders why 
> weren't more houses up for sale? And another thing....
> My wife is hooked on the show and simply refuses to listen to my very logical 
> tirades.
> John Mc
>> From: 
>> To: 
>> Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 12:57:29 +1000
>> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] So whatever happened to "The Big Year"
>> Shame on you Carl,
>> You clearly were not watching the 'gripping' episode closely enough. We saw 
>> it (Hoopee) several times including in a Police evidence bag and (I think) 
>> being tossed in a car boot in said bag.
>> Yes it was a shame there was not more real bird stuff in it, but maybe there 
>> was a little more variety in the soundtrack. A little less of the obligatory 
>> ?fox? calls and ?magpie? calls that seem to continuously punctuate the show 
>> representing 'night' = ?fox? and 'day' scenes = Eurasian Magpie chacker, 
>> chacker call.
>> I keep finding myself watching this show. It is like being trapped watching 
>> a car crash. While it is a relief to not be still getting the umpteenth 
>> repeats of the previous Barnaby BUT it is unbelievable how they continue to 
>> create these astonishingly unbelievable episodes. Clearly the Roman 
>> treasures episode producers had never watched Time Team!
>> Wendy

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