Tim Dowling: my latest tech crisis is straight out of a sitcom I’m watching

Unable to change the channel, I will now be watching the same comedy show for ever

My wife, the middle one, the youngest and I are watching TV. It is rare for us to watch the same thing without one of us complaining, but we have selected an old episode of a sitcom we have all seen before, some of us many times.

As the credits roll, the streaming service tees up the next episode automatically, with a countdown that gives you an opportunity to intervene.

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