Watched Hogfather Part 1

Watched Terry Pratchett’s Hogfather by Terry Pratchett from

Terry Pratchett’s Hogfather is a TV movie starring David Jason, Marc Warren, and Michelle Dockery. It’s Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while…

Never read any Discworld so going into this essentially clueless. Seems like a fair bit of fan service, but maybe some parts will come together in the other two episodes? As is some parts didn’t seem to contribute to the story.

Susan is cool. I like her hairdo.

A little uncomfortable how the creepy assassin is disabled (missing an eye), a cognitively disabled person gets made fun of and then sucker punched to knock out a tooth, and the school headmasters are all old white guys while their servant is a little person. Ableism sucks yo. Also don’t think we’ve yet seen a person of color.

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