In the first programme Dolly Parton pointed directly at Vivs breasts,
commenting about the size of them. How would anyone feel if they were
subjected to that humiliation at the start of a new job.
Are they trying to highlight sexism in archaeology and if so, who are they
modelling the character on?
> The underwiring in the bra upset the magnetometer signal. Its a joke not
> anti feminist propoganda! - but women do need to be warned about
> underwiring. Someone with body piercings would cause the same effect - on
> a dig I took part in a male was not allowed near the mag because of his
> Viv would probably have been in deep trouble with any site manager, and
> director too, however, after her wresting of the true cross fragment
> from the ground. Had she been on any digs before the Bath one??!
> On 17 Jul 2008, at 10:06, Margaret Struckmeier wrote:
>> Mark says:
>> We were originally going to do the bra's off scene
>>> in the mud, but the weather proved to aweful, so it was done inside at
>>> the last moment. We wanted to use a mag because of the gag.
>> What exactly was the gag? When the mag was used again it was a male
>> student, not a female.
>> I am interested to know just where the sexist, unreconstructed Dolly
>> Parton character will end up. Will he end up face down in the mud
>> been attacked by all the females he has offended?