"Rarely mundane"? Are you kidding? The series starts in a junkyard! ISOBEL: "Hey! That's a jolly outfit. Would you mind posing for me?" YATES: "Fancy a dance, Brigadier?" BRIGADIER: "It's kind of you, Captain Yates. I think I'd rather have a pint." "My father, he was a cane cutter. " "Exactly. Now, if no one had used sugar, your father wouldn't have been a cane cutter." "If this sugar thing had never started, my great-grandfather wouldn't have been kidnapped, chained up, and sold in Kingston in the first place. I'd be an African."