Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe Season 1
S01 E01Jan 31, 2013
Episode 1 Jan 31, 2013 Charlie looks back over the week's news and what the internet had to say about it, Richard Osman and Susan Calman review Quentin Tarantino's knockabout slavery film Django Unchained, and Doug Stanhope explains to Britain exactly why America is so great.
S01 E02Feb 7, 2013
Episode 2 Feb 7, 2013 Charlie reviews Sunday night period dramas Mr Selfridge, Ripper Street and Call the Midwife, takes a look at the week's headlines including the situation in Mali, and picks his way through the very worst that television advertising has to offer.Doug Stanhope casts his eye over America's healthcare system and its television doctors, while comedian Bob Mortimer and journalist Camilla Long review Hitchcock, the biopic starring Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren, and take a look at forthcoming first-person slasher Maniac.
S01 E03Feb 14, 2013
Episode 3 Feb 14, 2013 Charlie casts his satirical eye over the stories which have been dominating the headlines, including the horsemeat scandal and same-sex marriage, and is joined by comedians Richard Herring and Tony Law to discuss dating shows Take Me Out, The Love Machine, Sing Date and The Choice.Plus a Valentine's Day poem from Tim Key, internet comments, terrible adverts, and cultural commentators Barry and Philomena take a look at Bruce Willis on The One Show and the discovery of Richard III.
S01 E04Feb 21, 2013
Episode 4 Feb 21, 2013 It has been a busy week, with the pope's surprise resignation, the manhunt for an ex-Los Angeles policeman Christopher Dorner coming to an end, meteorites striking central Russia and the horsemeat scandal continuing to grow.Peep Show writer Jesse Armstrong and comedian Isy Suttie review the DVD release of Skyfall, the latest James Bond film, and Charlie looks at the way women are portayed by the tabloid press. Plus, media absorbists Barry and Philomena ponder the Wonders of Life, Tim Key reads a poem about asteroids and Doug Stanhope looks at the nasty characters on reality television.
S01 E05Feb 28, 2013
Episode 5 Feb 28, 2013 In the news, Oscar Pistorius was judged by the world's press without actually going to trial yet, Hilary Mantel's comments about the Duchess of Cambridge caused outrage without anyone actually reading them and Sony unveiled the PlayStation 4 without showing anyone what it will actually look like. Charlie looks back at yet another thrilling night at the Brit Awards and casts his eye over two new cookery shows, Simon Cowell's Food Glorious Food and the American reality series The Taste.Plus, Philomena and Barry examine the popular internet dance meme The Harlem Shake, Doug Stanhope explains why he enjoys tasteless jokes on Twitter and Charlie is joined by some rather familiar-looking guests to review new film Cloud Atlas. All that, and a look at the advantages of painting a wall bright pink.
S01 E06Mar 7, 2013
Episode 6 Mar 7, 2013 It's the final episode in the series, so if you've enjoyed the mix of jokes and reviews provided by Charlie Brooker and his guests, then why not watch the very best bits again in the compilation show. You lucky people.