The Secret Life Of Machines was a TV series made for Channel 4 (UK) and subsequently shown on the Discovery Channel. The series was written by Tim Hunkin, and presented by Tim Hunkin and Rex Garrod. Eighteen programmes were made in total.
The series developed from a cartoon strip, called 'The Rudiments Of Wisdom' which Tim researched and drew for the Observer newspaper for 14 years.
Seriers 1, Episode 6 (of 6): The Television Set (1988).
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Title theme is a version of Dave Brubeck's 'Take 5' by Val Bennett re-titled 'The Russians Are Coming".
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