The episode of The Simpsons (C4, 28.05.08.)
had Homer inspecting some blueprints before
starting work rebuilding Bart's tree house. In a
scene reminiscent of Busy Bodies, Lisa
points out that the blueprint is for a go-kart
The ITV current affairs programme Tonight
recently reported on various errant utility
companies. Their misdemeanours were accompanied by
Laurel and Hardy's Cuckoo theme in the
Robert Downey Jnr impersonated Stan's head
scratch very briefly while he was a guest on the
Jonathan Ross talk show on the BBC.
On Who Wants to be a
Millionaire? (ITV, 27.05.08.)
A lady named Cathy Baker from
East Renfrewshire was asked,
"Which Hollywood comedian was
nicknamed "Babe"? (a) Harold Lloyd
(b) Buster Keaton (c) Stan Laurel
(d) Oliver Hardy?
She had £20,000, going
for £50,000, and wrongly
answered, "Buster Keaton,"
losing £19,000 and going
home with just £1,000.
Dean Carroll, Janice Hawton and Len