Never saw much of the series, but I did read all the James Herriot books as a teenager. From what I heard, the series glossed over a lot of the nastier stuff from the books that a country vet had to deal with in the 1930s. Putting animals down, and the Knacker’s Yard.

That, and sinking 14 pints of Yorkshire Best Bitter on a Saturday night, which I think I’d need to do if I had his job. Ever seen a uterine prolapse? I have, in a cow, and hope I never do again. I wonder if it can happen to people too? I could look it up, but I’m in no hurry to do so…