Hyperdrive: Series 1 And 2 Boxset - £4.99 Delivered @ Bee
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Hyperdrive: Series 1 And 2 Boxset - £4.99 Delivered @ Bee

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Found 22nd Feb 2011Made hot 23rd Feb 2011
Series 1 of Hyperdrive rockets off in 2151 and the British have launched a fleet of spaceships to explore the galaxy in the only way the British can. That means with a stiff upper lip and regular tea breaks. Their mission? To export all things British - overpriced supermarkets, housing estates and call centres - to all corners, and to protect Britain's interests in a changing galaxy. At the forefront of this expeditionary force is the HMS Camden Lock, helmed by the irrepressible, if a little tetchy, Commander Henderson. Ably assisted by a crew of misfits (the further they are from Earth the better, quite frankly), the Commander steers his ship through the stars, giving orders from his big swivelly chair.
The team face many challenges throughout series 2, including becoming members of the best space-o-batics team, The Green Javelins, and rescuing an admiral's daughter to take her to university. They are, as ever, always up for the odd battle with hostile alien attackers; be they Queppu warriors, shiny red robots, or the terrifying Engulfers, they'll give it their best shot. Experience the highs, the lows, the anti-gravity failures, the annoying talking mops, and, of course, the wars with alien races. Lots of wars...

Includes bonus disc of special features.

Synopsis
This wacky BBC sci-fi sitcom follows the expeditionary crew on HMS Camden Lock spaceship, ably steered by Commander Henderson, who explore the galaxy exporting all things British along the way. The series stars Nick Frost (Spaced, as Commander Henderson, Kevin Eldon (Smack The Pony, Green Wing) as York and Miranda Hart (Nighty Night) as Teal.

11 Comments

Hot price, but truly awful series.

Truly great price for a very funny innovative series. Loved it. If I didn't already own it, I'd buy it again at this price.

Good price... but I purchased at TheHut for £4.85 last week!

I loved this show.

I didn't think it was awful, it wasn't great but it was worth watching. It had two brilliant bits that stick to mind, one featruing a death ray and the other "bottomless" party women.

I for one am glad the BBC do take risks occasionally and also cater to 'minority tastes'. When was the last time there was a decent [British] sci-fi on ITV? (Don't make me laugh by replying 'Primeval')

With Miranda Hart and Nick Frost both featuring in the media a lot recently, I think its a good time to look back at this 'early work' of theirs.

I enjoyed this.

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Play And Amazon do it for £5.49

Already bought

Out of stock at bee.com but in stock at thehut.com for £6.85 with free delivery.

And then £6.16 with the code LDTEN :-)
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