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UK TV shows, 1970's/1980's...Fat guy/Slim guy....

Old Jan 12th, 2007, 01:43 PM
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UK TV shows, 1970's/1980's...Fat guy/Slim guy....

I remember watching some UK TV shows in the late 1970's and early 1980's. I remember the names of most of the shows, however, there is one show I just cannot remember the name of; it had two guys one thin the other fat poking fun at pop culture. I distinctly remember when Boy George and Culture Club were popular the show poked fun at the song "Do you want to hurt me", their version was "Do you want to squirt me". Does anyone know which show I am referring to? Thanks in advance.
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Old Jan 12th, 2007, 01:54 PM
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Yes,I remember it well !!! As Maurice Chevalier used to sing.....The people that you are referring to are "The Two Ronnies".....They were Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker....Sadly,Ronnie Barker died,but this does not mean that he is off the T.V. I enjoyed seeing a repeat of "Porridge".....I could watch it all day....The script in "Porridge",and the characters,are all really great...We even will get the odd repeat of "The Two Ronnies"...
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Old Jan 12th, 2007, 01:55 PM
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The Two Ronnies.
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Old Jan 12th, 2007, 11:34 PM
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If it's one fat, one thin then it's Little & Large
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Old Jan 13th, 2007, 01:00 AM
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You must be refering to Little & Large.
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Ronnie Barker also did a funny show called Open All Hours where he ran a little corner grocery store.
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Old Jan 13th, 2007, 07:03 AM
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No it was Ronnie Corbett dressed as Boy George.
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Old Jan 13th, 2007, 09:06 AM
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Definitely the Two Ronnies:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/1264374.stm

And the all-time favourite sketch of theirs:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cz2-ukrd2VQ
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Old Jan 19th, 2007, 01:34 PM
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Thanks for the replies.
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