Unintended Knightmare references on TV

Other shows or games that remind you of Knightmare but aren't official derivatives.
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Mr Bean was shown attending the funeral of a "David Campbell" on Comic Relief this evening. :)
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I was reading about the charity Combat Stress and couldn't help but be reminded of the name of a certain Knightmare obstacle.

One scene in 1990s The Tomorrow People serial The Rameses Connection features a cat shooting energy bolts in a room with Ancient Egyptian decor.
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Rievaulx Abbey is on TV again this week, in Secret Britain (BBC1) on Wednesday at 9pm. And in last week's episode, they were shown a weather phenomenon known locally as 'dragon's breath'!
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In the Corbiss the Bemuser thread, I wrote: 29 Jul 2017, 11:05 Marta, who accompanied Hordriss, spends her time ordering fish in the canteen and creating a series of 'Oneness' idents. Nothing suspicious about that.

Not even, it seems, when 'Marta' got Hordriss to appear in one of them.

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After Theresa May's speech at the Conservative Party Conference, it was somebody's job to collect the lost letters.

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Star Trek: Picard has so far featured elf portals a.k.a. teleportation doorways (though admittedly older Star Trek episodes had examples, plus the obvious transporter pads) and a corridor with blocks that seem to slide from one wall to the other, reminding me of Knightmare's Block & Tackle.
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I recently watched the first episode of Garth Marenghi's Darkplace.

In the introductory sequence, Marenghi says the legendary Brother Strange quote "Greetings Traveller" as well as give a nod to "The Powers That Be".

Elsewhere in the episode, you can see certain scenes that were clearly shot against a blue screen, akin to Knightmare itself.
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Browsing the TV guide, I notice the following synopsis for an episode of 'Ambulance: Code Red': "Paramedics rush a man to hospital after a circular saw incident, and an air ambulance helps a man crushed under a great weight." Is it just me or does this sound like the aftermath of the Knightmare Series 7 finale? ;D
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The film Pride, currently available on BBC iPlayer after its TV showing earlier in June, has Jessie Cave (Knightmare Geek Week) among its cast. It also has a character named Cliff Barry.

The film Iron Sky: The Coming Race, also shown on TV recently, has references to "moon Nazis". I can imagine Treguard saying this.
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