Robert Hampton

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21st February 2008

Every kick of it massively mattering to someone, presumably
Posted by at 10.39pm | 2 responses | Television

Mitchell and Webb, what’s wrong with you? You’re not supposed to come up with new, entertaining ideas for the second series of a sketch show. You’re supposed to remove every entertaining nuance and reduce every character to a one-line catchphrase which you can then run into the ground until it’s not funny any more! Didn’t you see Little Britain?

Yes, That Mitchell and Webb Look is back, including this wonderful parody which sums up exactly how I feel about television’s obsession with football:

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2 Responses
  1. Comment by Seb
    23rd February 2008 at 9:15 pm

    See, the thing about that sketch – which was by far the funniest bit of the live show ages ago, back when it was brand new – is that it works both for people like you who hate football and are sick of the way the coverage is presented, and for people like me who LOVE football and are sick of the way the coverage is presented. Everyone wins!

  2. Comment by Robert
    29th February 2008 at 11:29 pm

    Point of order: I don’t HATE football; I just think it’s a pointless waste of time. 🙂