While flicking through the television channels tonight, I had the misfortune of catching the last five minutes of the Deadliest Warrior. At this point you will asking yourself two questions:
- What is this programme about?
- Why did I watch the last five minutes?
From what I can gather in five minutes of viewing, the programme pits two historical warriors against each other. Why did I watch it? Well this week it was William Wallace vs Shaka zulu. At this point my in-built Scottish pride kicked in and I had to watch.
What followed was all slightly silly. However, right at the end they ran 1000 computer simulations to determine the “deadliest warrior.” Wallace triumphed in over 60% of battles!
I suppose that’s five minutes of my life never to be regained :(
You can get a preview of the series from amazon