The curators of England's Centre for Computing History have been asked to supply a glorious array of vintage warhorses for the set of season four of The IT Crowd
, Graham Linehan's kick-ass nerd sitcom for Channel 4. They've enumerate the lovingly selected items we can look forward to seeing this season (I can't wait!).
Look out for 'webby' our little black and white beanie mascot that was behind Moss in the third series. He's there again in the next series!
Vintage Computing Items for the IT Crowd
Other computers on the set include a CGL Sord M5, Oric Atmos, Amstrad CPC 464, Commodore 64, a homebrew Sinclair ZX81 (on top of the Altair 8800), Atari 2600 games console, Commodore PET, Apple Mac Plus, ZX Spectrum +2, the main PCB of an Acorn Atom and a ZX Spectrum Plus in its original box and various others around the set ...
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