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Evil Red Riding Hood, A Wolf's View.

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Rebecca Denton, Online Exec | 20:15 UK time, Friday, 10 February 2012


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    It's so funny though!

  • Comment number 3.

    Brilliant - and very telling.....

  • Comment number 4.

    "And they all lived happily ever after... That was always the way my dad told the story". So sweet.

  • Comment number 5.

    haha classic

  • Comment number 6.

    Tom, Tom
    I love you!

    Such a sweet young man and so prim and proper
    No babies before the wedding.

    Clearly, this young man is not counting on benefits to raise his family.

    Waiting to hear about WhiteMane and the seven little cubs or about Furella and her evil vampire step-mothers and sisters

  • Comment number 7.

    Tom for Jackanory!!!!!

  • Comment number 8.

    OH MY! I loved Tom before this but now - well I am in Team Tom this series. Aqua, if you are reading you really must have Tom on your page. Seriously, get rid of Trevor (flush him I tell you) and replace him from Tom. Oh Tom who'd have thought you could replace someone very special in my heart. I might even become a wolfgirl!

    And before anyone gets upset - yes you are allowed to replace fictional characters in your heart as quickly as you like!

    Thanks for this Rebecca and the rest of the BH team. You are soooo spoiling us and might I say I, for one, am thoroughly enjoying it! Mwah xxxx

  • Comment number 9.

    After the tragic last two posts which were George's swan song and Nina's fading to dark: Tom comes and entertains us with his childhood fairy tale. Just imagine a younger McNair holding his son near a fire by the beach at night while roasting some rabbit
    Childhood, happy memories

    There is so much more I want to tell you
    - end of page 4
    - beginning of page 5
    but these words seem hollow on the page. They're not big enough for my feelings, for what I want to say, but I will say them anyway:

    Is it me, but the sentence sounds not right; one would have expected, I am going to say words or things about you etc...

    I wonder if the real page 5 is not missing .

    Now the question has been raised regarding the reaction of G parents to the letter. I think the envelop is missing. Eve's letter was in an envelop for Eve and his parents were in his mind, going to keep said envelop safe. If we think G is looking forward to have his innocent parents the guardians of a potential savage werecub, the answer is no. Annie is in his mind taking care:standing by Eve. And it is a very long letter to write between Tom and Annie's spat and his decision to storm the bat cave.
    IMHO, there are more pages. Where are they? Where are the Sands Sr... are they alive?

    Far away from forensics; but then you know me...

  • Comment number 10.

    Oh dear. This was amazing!! LOved it.
    I want a Tom!!!
    Can't wait for sunday now!! :D
    Thank you Ewan for posting it on Twitter or i wouldnt have know about it until tomorrow evening!!

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    Ewan, as always, thank you for posting the youtube links so those of us not in the UK can see the videos..

  • Comment number 12.

    Priceless! Love Tom, love the way he pronounces house - arrs ! Hilarious, nice to have some humour amongst all the sadness

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    9 – agree that it’s nice to have a more uplifting post, I think my eyes are still puffy from the last two!

    This video highlights one of the most underrated features of BH: the amazing wallpaper in Honolulu Heights. I love it, I want it. Minus the attic's – that’s just creepy, but decorators on this show are fantastic.

  • Comment number 14.

    And of course Annie has heard the whole thing through the chimney breast / via the babawolf.com and she now completely trusts Tom and will love him to bits for ever more! YAY!

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    ESDA testing required

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    It's totally gorgeous. My adoration of Tom goes on and on and on and on.. What a darling.

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    do we have the funding?

  • Comment number 18.

    Moving the goals of the original arc:

    it started by the metaphors of a sex addict, a man who had anger management issues and an agoraphobic; correct me if I am wrong.

    We are now going to have an over-protective mother, a drug addict and a twenty ys old discovering fatherhood when quite a lot of young men are hapless at taking their responsabilities when said GF gets pregnant. Interesting twist.

    @mistress denton

  • Comment number 19.

    So I have been thinking about the guy that kills “the woman,” aka future Eve (mostly because I think he is extremely good looking) but it has led me to consider a few different theories and so I am wondering –

    Have I missed a discussion of his possible role in the storyline? Do we know his name? He sees future Eve when she dies so we know he is a werewolf… Or could he be the offspring of two werewolves? There are two womb shaped symbols on the scroll as previously pointed out. This might also explain why she needed him to kill her – if she kills him in the past, then the re-written future means she won’t have to die…

    This doesn’t explain her choice of parting wardrobe – based on that she’s going back for baby Hal.

  • Comment number 20.

    HA - no making babies before the wedding! Most charming thing I've heard in a long while. Tom, I love you!

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    The HH wallpaper fascinates me, since my mum designed wallpaper in the late 70s and early 80s - her stuff crops up on so many shows (Life on Mars was hilarious in our house!) and I need to check if any of the BH stuff is hers! Gotta love a hideous retro geometric design.

    And yeah, hello gang, still lurking quite a lot but loving the excitement, drama, tears and unexpected shrieks of laughter in the new series :)

  • Comment number 22.

    Charming, Tom. Simply charming.

  • Comment number 23.

    Adorable! Gosh, I'm really loving Tom more and more.

  • Comment number 24.


    freedom of expression means allowing different opinions to be heard as hopefully everybody here is a fan of the show


  • Comment number 25.

    Here is a question will we get to hear the tale of the three little wolves and the big bad pig next week?

  • Comment number 26.

    Please CBeebies, can we have Tom on to read Bedtime Story? Just for us mums out there... Just brilliant.

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    would be nice, also loved that Tom likes happy endings! which sorely lack in BH

    mind you happy ending and vampires...

    with Tom and Annie , I expect Rudolph to be very furry... I suspect Eve's chilhood is going to be as pink and 'fuzzy' as Nina and George would have hoped for.

    Come to think of it, the last three blog entries are just perfectly timed to allow the exchange of the wood stick/stake? between the two biological parents Nina's written post-quel, George's swan song both all circking around Eve and the beginning of episode Two: HH is again a trio: A WW, a ghost and a baby of unfathomable power or not, between two full moons; and we have another trio of supernaturals looking for a miracle. Somehow I suspect that just like this week we are invited to salute the werewolf couple, next week, we shall bow to the departure of another couple : mirror, mirror... leaving their eternally young offspring in the care of Tom and Annie. The I want to breathe yelled by Hal was so much reminiscent of a teenager, made me laugh. Sort of.

  • Comment number 28.

    Aww, I love Tom, so sweet.
    Really like the contrast with him being all sweet and innocent and then he goes out and violently kills vampires.

  • Comment number 29.

    Nice bed time story... Goode ole humour! Think mcnairs bedtime tales may have influenced Toms hatred of vamps.

    Q. 1. didn't Mcnair have a Geordie accent?
    2. isn't Toms a yorkie accent?

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    That is amazing about your mum! What a treat! I do love those designs - although I wonder for how long if they were in my house.

    Ha! Oscar Wilde's famous last words about his wallpaper just popped into my head: "one or the other of us has to go." Well, on BH the wallpaper is definitely winning out - having the wallpaper be so stylized is just rubs it in!

  • Comment number 31.

    I just cant get enough of series 4 and Tom is my favourite new character ever .He is so sweet and forlorn I just want to make him a pan of stew.

    I dont disect the episodes but i do enjoy reading the comments from BH fans . I always watch each episode twice and try to see what youre seeing !

    just thoroughly enjoying it at the mo .

  • Comment number 32.

    New blog -------->

  • Comment number 33.

    Shame that the new blog went up so quickly! Was out last night and could not watch/comment on the video, but I decided to do it anyway on this page.

    Loved it! Tom is quickly rising up to my be my favourite character this season. Loved it very much last year too. And no, it's not just the eyebrows!

    I really like his unaware use of irony or comic lines, and how much he values what he considers his "pack". But also his straightforwardness in addressing all kinds of situations: he doesn't dwell much and that's a refreshing trait for a BH character - of course this is my and my point of view only...

    My granpa used to tell me and my cousins an alternative Red riding hood story, where him and my grandma where main characters...unfortunately the big bad wolf didn't meet an happy ending...so I won't tell ho ho it went!

    Also, thanks for your post at 24 Saint. Re-posting the link I put in my post in the previous blog just shows what I meant: anyone can express their opinion, whatever that might be, as long as it's done politely and without making it into a personal attack.

  • Comment number 34.

    Great story, I wonder how the one with the three little pigs would be told


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