So obviously I can’t lump it in with that kind of rot either.
It’s a scenario familiar to anyone who has tried internet dating.
It’s not up there with five-star efforts such as Line Of Duty or Breaking Bad or Santa Monica Diet or series three of Broadchurch. And yet it’s clearly a whole load better than, say, Jeremy Kyle or Dirty Grandpa or that Channel 4 dating show where everyone showed us their rude bits.
In fact, Ward is probably better known for his comic book work dating back the I940s and 1950s.
Ward penciled thousands of pages - an output rivaled by only handful of comic book artists - for books ranging from Captain Marvel and Black his own Golden Age creation, Torchy, Ward's original glamour girl.
So yes, that’s my default mode, my typical level of expectation, when it comes to telly and films.
If I’m having to award something marks out of five – and for work purposes I actually do that a fair bit – then I always start off by assuming it’s going to be a three. The challenge then, over the next hour, two hours or whatever, is for this programme or film to convince me it’s a bit special, that is deserves a four or a five – and obviously, at the same time, to show me it’s not such utter toilet that it deserves just a two or a one.
In typical Nor Cal fashion she grew up spiking volleyballs while listening to classic rock gods such as Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and Janis Joplin. Her mother worked as a professional hairdresser, and she entered Brittny into beauty pageants as a teenager.