In between, his sleep-movies starred Annie, huddled and pregnant as she walked the penstock trail in tears, and Shipton plunging down to the rocks and river below, amid scores of viewers clapping and cheering his bloody demise.
There wasn't just one battle planner but dozens, with every wall featuring viewers.
This may be weary to some viewers who simply want to see really great fight choreography.
Dean searched for his wife but didn't spot Cynthia's colorful ski jacket among the pockets of viewers.
As well as the on-air apology, Channel 4 also contacted viewers who had complained to say sorry directly.