THE SECRET LIFE OF MACHINES TV SERIES
by Tim Hunkin
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The Secret Life Of Machines is a TV series made for Channel 4 and subsequently shown on the Discovery Channel. The series was written by Tim Hunkin, and presented by Tim Hunkin and Rex Garrod. Eighteen programmes were made.  The series developed from a cartoon strip, called 'The Rudiments Of Wisdom' which Tim researched and drew for the Observer newspaper for 14 years. 

This website features loads of cartoons drawn by Tim to support and promote the programmes. They take the topics further than the TV programmes. 

Series One (1988):

vacuum cleaners
sewing machines
central heating
washing machines
the refrigerator
television

 

Series Two (1991):

cars
internal combustion engine
quartz watch
telephones
radio set
video recorders

Series Three(1993):

fax machine
the lift/elevator
word processors
electric light
photocopiers
the office

To see the videos themselves we recommend the excellent EXPLORATORIUM WEBSITE which offers all 18 episodes online in a variety of formats for immediate free viewing or download.


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Cartoons copyright (C) 1988-1994 Tim Hunkin. All rights reserved.
Site design copyright (C) 2002-2004 Pelham Projects Ltd. All rights reserved.
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