You’re getting a very spontaneous and off-the-cuff blog post here, because to be 100% honest, I’m a little creeped out.
You may not have seen THAT advert yet, and if you haven’t I’m envious.
I was just casually waiting for the second episode of my daily Big Bang Theory intake on E4 when all of a sudden a melodic, yet eerily haunting, voice took control of my television.
“Meet Sally… your new best friend…”
Let me just tell you now. There is no way I would be having a ‘best friend’ like that around my children. I was genuinely terrified by the following minute and a half of footage.
Now – after strenuous research (meaning I typed it in on Google) I miraculously discovered that it is in fact an advert for a new TV show called Humans.
But the extremities to which Channel 4 have gone to in their marketing is something else. They have created a dedicated webpage (click here) on which you can find out all about the Persona Synthetics, giving you the specifics on two of the models; Sally and Charlie. You can also buy your own Sally on their personal eBay profiles for as little as £20,000. An absolute bargain.
Human’s begins on Channel 4 sometime in June. I’m not quite sure if I’ll be watching yet.