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Imagine creating a heartwarming sitcom about a group of young people and their struggles with love. Then imagine naming it Scrotal Recall. Reader, this is a thing that actually happened

3rd March, 2019
Lovesick: a funny, moving, emotional sitcom that almost ended up getting called Scrotal Recall

"What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”

Let me just stop you there, Shakespeare, my old chum; what if that rose was called Scrotal Recall?

TV comedy drama Scrotal Recall debuted on Channel 4 in 2014. I distinctly remember seeing the ads for it and thinking “Woof! Scrotal Recall? Sounds absolutely dreadful”. I never tuned in, assuming it was a gross-out...

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