First broadcast: 26 February 1971
James Burke investigates some new toys designed to eradicate boredom from the lives of lonely executives. Despite the presence of motorised drinks holders, balls on springs and many toys that utilise magnets, the view seems to be that life as a high-flying executive won't be all that enjoyable in tomorrow's world.
Available since: Fri 15 Feb 2013
Tomorrow's World charts the rise and rise of the computer.