It might still be the worst thing ever. But I’m willing to consider the possibility that it might not. It’s not that I like this new preview for the show especially, but I also don’t hate it. I’m not sure why. It’s possibly because I’ve seen more of the actual Being Human, and it’s less brilliant than I initially thought — it’s fun and entertaining, but it’s not exactly a masterpiece whose legacy needs to be preserved. I still think the American version is massively unnecessary, but hell, it might be okay. Then again it might just be me; maybe Katie’s plight has made my hate gland recess for the day, and I’ll think it’s an awful idea again tomorrow. Who knows? Not me, my friends. Not me. (Via io9)
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