Being: Liverpool won't trouble any countdowns of the greatest sporting documentaries of our time - what could top Sky's sensational fly-on-the-wall reality show Dream Team, following the fortunes of the doomed Harchester United? - but it has certainly taught us a few things.
Firstly, team talks are nowhere near as rousing as you would expect. Far from summoning up a great swell of inspiration in cinematic fashion, apparently they actually consist of a manager rattling off a to-do list like he's sending his kid down the shops to get some groceries, with the odd random swear word thrown in.
"Keep moving it quickly, okay? Remember, you are doing this for your family, okay? You can f*****g do this, okay?"
Thanks to the rather sanitised offerings from Melwood we've also learned that Ian 'Hell's Angel' Ayre looks ridiculous on a motorbike - though that could have been inferred previously - and that, like George Costanza's tragic fiancée, Brendan Rodgers should never be allowed near envelopes.
But possibly the most prominent feature of the show has been highlight the compassionate man-management of Rodgers - a boss who genuinely does seem to empathise with his players and, as he said in one early episode, treat them as his own sons.
Though there was the unfortunate episode when problem child Andy Carroll was sent to live with a foster family in East London, by and large Rodgers has a chummy relationship with his troops. In the case of Joe Allen, whom he was on the verge of cuddling on numerous occasions during the episode when the midfielder signed from Swansea, it seems to spill over into genuine affection. Which is nice.
Yet this friendly brand of man-management has not always persisted, and certainly not in the case of Stewart Downing.
Rodgers had only been in the job for a couple of months before revealing that if he wanted a future at Anfield, the England international winger would have to be prepared to move to left-back, where he would find himself behind youngster Andre Wisdom in the pecking order.
Early Doors has heard rumours that Rodgers couldn't decide who would start, so the tie-breaker was to determine which of the two players had a name that sounded most like a magician from the 70s.
Rodgers also questioned Downing's hunger recently, which must have made it all the more satisfying when, after being shifted to defence for the second half, Downing scored a lovely winner in last night's 1-0 win over Anzhi Makhachkala at Anfield.
It was a sliver of redemption for a player whose input has been minimal at best since arriving as part of the Comolli-Dalglish financial clusterf*** that saw Liverpool waste more money on useless goods than Michael Jackson running wild at Harrod's.
Over the past year or so it has seemed that Downing has existed more as an online joke than a football player. Like Fernando Torres and Emile Heskey before him, Downing's lack of goals had left him open to frequent ridicule, not a weekend going by without someone seemingly tweeting that 'Stooart Dowernings done less on the pitch than the Anfield Cat LOL!!'
Jokes about Downing's lack of penalty area prowess were lodged between 'Aaron Ramsey just scored, which famous figure will die tomorrow?!' and 'Uh oh, a crisis, won't be long before Gazza turns up with a fishing rod and some chicken!!' on the sliding scale of irritation.
So last night offered some respite for a player who failed to record a goal or assist in the Premier League last season. In fact, he now has one goal and three assists in just three Europa League games. It was this improved form, on the continent at least, that inspired Rodgers to exercise that compassion of his by personally leading Downing over to The Kop at the end of the match to milk the applause from a collection of fans that has not always been kind to the England man.
It was undoubtedly a classy touch.
"It has been difficult for Stewart since he has been here, and it was just something to help his confidence," Rodgers said. "I think the Kop recognised that it was a wonderful goal at the end and if you can get a round of applause from them, that would mean a lot to anyone - a player, manager, coach, whatever.
"You saw how they reacted accordingly. They gave him a great round of applause and that will hopefully do him good going forward."
Going forward. Another slice of management speak from the man who at times has resembled a motivational speaker on Being: Liverpool.
But his gesture at Anfield on Thursday night just reinforced the impression that, while susceptible to a bit of ridicule in some respects, Rodgers's rather unique brand of man management has something to it.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I think it's highly unlikely that we would consider Rio Ferdinand at the moment. But if it's at the end of the season and he hasn't got a new contract and he is going to leave Manchester United then we would be interested if we can sustain our Premier League status. It depends entirely on Rio." - Sam Allardyce makes a naked attempt to try and woo Rio Ferdinand back to West Ham in the summer.
FOREIGN VIEW: "I have the quality to be a part of this great club. I don't see why I shouldn't play and I hope to soon be a first-team starter. I can play in this team and I've shown that. I'm not at 100 per cent, but I'm convinced that I can do well." - A move to Italy has clearly not dampened Nicklas Bendtner's self-confidence.
COMING UP: We preview all the weekend's Premier League fixtures and at lunch we bring you the result of our Goal of the Week poll. Jim White also files his latest column at lunch while The Fantasist drops by at 3pm to talk Fantasy Football once again.