Kevin Bishop Show
mbailey at netsoltek.co.uk
Fri Aug 7 08:20:05 UTC 2009
Continuing in the vein of Joe's "Just sharing a Who-related observation on a Who list that only has 23 posts on 5 different threads so far this month." comment:
On this UK Channel 4 sketch show last Friday night, I counted no less than 8 Who references!
One sketch was a parody of the "Frost/Nixon" film trailer. But, the interview / interviewees were replaced by classic, very British, interviews. This sketch format was then repeated three times during the show. Eg: "Parkinson/Emu", "Wogan/Grace Jones(?)", "Aspel/Oliver Reed".
But the best bit was: each trailer had the same soundtrack, starting with Baba O'Riley, ending with The Seeker. Not only was it good to hear those songs, but it also made for a good satire on all film trailers having Who soundtracks nowadays.
Also in the same show, a fake news broadcast included the ticker-tape headline which read:
"Pete Townshend still not released his autobiography.".
This ran across the bottom of the screen twice. Almost funny.
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