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Episode 44 - Ghost Seal Whack-a-Mole - The Erbyggja Saga

October 15th, 2018

Episode 44 – Ghost Seal Whack-a-Mole – Erbyggja Saga

Things we talk about in this episode:


Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.


Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence


Background fire ambience by inchadney from


David Lister in Red Dwarf – Season 3, episode 4 ‘Bodyswap’. First shown 1989


The Festivals of the Dead – come with many names – All Hallows e’en, Halloween, Samhain, The Nights of the Dead

Erbyggja Saga –

The lineage of King David in the Bible

Seamus Heaney’s re-interpretation of Beowulf – he starts with the word ‘So’, rather than the traditional ‘Listen!’

Dallas (TV show) 1978 – 1991

Dynasty (TV Show) 1981 – 1989

Crossroads (TV Show) 1964 – 1988

Emmerdale Farm (TV Show) 1972 onwards

 Coronation Street (TV Show) 1960 onwards

Eastenders (TV Show) 1985 onwards

The Archers (Radio show) 1950 0nwards

Draugr – a type of Norse undead with a specific description. Often those who malevolently haunt their own grave and the surrounding areas, attacking livestock and people, and damaging property.

Rasputin – his (possibly) notable death :

Christine – book (and subsequent film) by Stephen King

‘Little black seeds’ Vampires may have a compulsion to count spilled poppy seeds, so spending all their time until dawn.

 “That’s how you get ants.” Archer -

‘Shuffled off this mortal coil’ The Norwegian Parrot Sketch, Monty Python

Ghostbusters – (1984) ‘the woman in the library scene’.

Ghostbusters – ‘the green goo scene’

Thorgunna Lawson – parody reference to the celebrity chef Nigela Lawson

Kiss from a Rose – Seal

The Mothman Prophecies (2002)

‘Stop! Hammer time!’ MC Hammer ‘U can’t touch this’

Ex-Machina (2015)

Supernatural (TV Show) (2005)

Grim (TV Show) (2011 – 2017)

‘If you have poo, fling it now’ from Madagascar (2005)

How to find us online

‘Foul not fowl’ From The Goon Show ‘The Affair of the Lone Banana’

Our (very late) introduction