From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:
- Blades: dumb as a plank, but popular
“It doesn’t take much brain work to Ã¢â‚¬Å“getÃ¢â‚¬Â Battle of the Blades . Ex-NHL lugs learn to figure skate with the help of petite female figure skaters. Hilarity ensues. As a concept, in the Canadian context, it’s a no-brainer. And thar’s the thing Ã¢â‚¬â€œ it’s totally dumb-as-a-plank TV.” Read more.