At one time, TV programs were a major way the OU delivered courses. And for people of my generation, the off-peak OU programming was very much a part of our television experience. Prompted by Tony Hirst, I had a look on YouTube and it just seemed like yesterday .....
Here is the real thing:
And here is a pretty good spoof by Fry and Laurie (yes, that is the Laurie now to be seen in House). Look past the intro:
Aside: I was interested to see the fancy - Apple-inspired? - presentation of related videos in the YouTube window at the end of the clips.