So, in my usual way, I have been over-thinking Spooks. Funnily enough, this is not because I’ve been watching Spooks, but rather because I’ve been watching Hustle.
Hustle and Spooks are made by the same company, Kudos productions. They made Spooks, which is about spies, and it was very flashy and successful, and then they decided to turn their focus to another group that we don’t really know much about – conmen (well, that’s how they put it. It seems pretty obvious to me, but then I’m a cynic).
There are a lot of similarities between Spooks and Hustle, but this *isn’t* the S/H comparison post I keep threatening to make. The central point of this post occurred to me this morning, and it runs a little something like this:( MetaCollapse )