Category Archives: TV sitcom

Blackadder: series one- the medieval period

King: Chiswick, remind me to send flowers to the king of France in sympathy for the death of his son. Chiswick: The one you had murdered, my lord? King: Yes, that’s the fellow. Chris Advertisements

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A publicity seeking judge in Hancock’s Half Hour

Lord Chief Justice Fleming: Well now, you wish to build a road through Mr Hancock’s garden? Sid James: That’s it. Lord Chief Justice Fleming: And he won’t let you because he’s got a marrow growing there. Sid James: That’s right. … Continue reading

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The epithet for 2010-15 Coalition Government

Liberal Democrat MP: I should like to point out on behalf of the Liberal Democrats that although we are very nice people we have absolutely no idea how to run a country. A quote from New Statesman, a TV show … Continue reading

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The ideal prison officer

Fletcher [prisoner]: I had a friend once- haven’t told you this before, have I? He was a light-heavy. Good strong boy. Won a few fights. Suddenly thought he was the bees knees. Fast cars, easy women. Classic story of too … Continue reading

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A scene from The Peep Show [a British TV show of two dysfunctional men with wildly different lifestyles]

A new boiler. Surely the least enjoyable way to spend a thousand pounds. At least throwing the money out of the window you’d see the scrabbling mass, the hate-filled faces. I have spent a cool grand on acquiring the resumption … Continue reading

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A scene from ‘Cheers’ [an American sitcom set in a pub]

Sam: What’ll you have Norm? Norm: Well, I’m in a gambling mood Sam. I’ll take a glass of whatever comes out of that tap. Sam: Looks like beer, Norm. Norm: Call me Mr Lucky. Chris

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