History Radio / TheGoonShow

3rd Apr '18 8:59:38 AM john_e
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** Major Bloodnok's line "I have enough decency, sir, not to move when I'm naked" was a reference to the shows at the Windmill Theatre, where nude women could appear on stage provided that they stood still ([[ItsNotPornItsArt if they didn't move, it was art]]).
2nd Mar '18 1:35:20 PM john_e
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* LamePunReaction: In "The Man Who Won The War":
-->'''Grytpype:''' Well, that would certainly deter them. \\
'''Seagoon:''' Yes, they'd have to make a detour! Get it? Ha ha ha ha! A detour! Ha ha ha! \\
'''Grytpype:''' Have a grenade. \\
''[Boom!]''
12th Feb '18 8:23:46 PM nombretomado
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Not to be confused with ''ComicBook/TheGoon'', a comic series about a muscle-bound mob enforcer who fights monsters; nor with Alice the Goon or her relatives in ''Comics/ThimbleTheater''; nor should it be confused with [[WelcomeToNightVale any shows that happen to be made by]] [[Website/SomethingAwful goons]], or ''Series/TheGongShow'', or ''Film/TheGoonies''.

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Not to be confused with ''ComicBook/TheGoon'', a comic series about a muscle-bound mob enforcer who fights monsters; nor with Alice the Goon or her relatives in ''Comics/ThimbleTheater''; nor should it be confused with [[WelcomeToNightVale [[Podcast/WelcomeToNightVale any shows that happen to be made by]] [[Website/SomethingAwful goons]], or ''Series/TheGongShow'', or ''Film/TheGoonies''.
4th Feb '18 9:29:58 AM john_e
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* TheBusCameBack: An American character, Captain Slokum (voiced by Sellers), frequently appeared in the early series, but then disappeared for several years before returning for a prominent role in "The Call of the West".
22nd Jan '18 5:39:10 PM john_e
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* {{Crossover}}: Colonel Chinstrap from ''It's That Man Again'' appeared in two episodes. There was also an episode called "Archie in Goonland", a crossover with the series ''Educating Archie'', which is [[MissingEpisode not known to exist]].


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* TemporarySubstitute: Colonel Chinstrap replaces Major Bloodnok in "Who is Pink Oboe?", as Sellers was ill. Sellers' other characters were also replaced or played by guest actors.
20th Jan '18 2:25:48 PM TrippyDippy
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* SurrealHumor: Oh so very much. It's practically the TropeCodifier!
22nd Dec '17 2:22:55 PM john_e
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* {{Bathos}}: In "The Gold Plate Robbery", Seagoon is in Marrakesh:

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* {{Bathos}}: Willium usually delivers the deflation.
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In "The Gold Plate Robbery", Seagoon is in Marrakesh:


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** In "The Fear of Wages":
-->'''Seagoon:''' Gad, what a day this has been! A triumph for British arms! Now I must inform the War Office that after 14 years of fighting, the Japanese army in that tree has finally surrendered! ''[Telephone dialling. "Land of Hope and Glory" plays, under:]'' Dial on, brave telephone! Send those triumphant, electric-type pulses athwart the sleeping continent to the automatic-type exchanges in London and list... ''[Ringing tone]'' Even now sounds the tintinnabulation of the phone bell that will arouse the helmsmen of England to whom I carry the victorious news! \\
'''Willium:''' Battersea Dogs' Home, mate.
7th Dec '17 3:34:29 PM john_e
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* BombWhistle: Near the end of the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nebe1zuEtbc Ying-Tong Song.]] (Followed by HeliumSpeech.)

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* BombWhistle: BombWhistle:
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Near the end of the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nebe1zuEtbc Ying-Tong Song.]] (Followed by HeliumSpeech.))
** ''The Sahara Desert Statue'' involves a nuclear weapon test in the Sahara. The sound of the bomb dropping is obvious to the audience, if not those standing at ground zero.
20th Nov '17 9:12:43 AM john_e
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--->'''Greenslade:''' Make sure you are never on the streets alone. It is known that he never makes his attacks inside a building, so if like myself you work indoors, you are-- ''[[PianoDrop [CRASH] ]]''

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--->'''Greenslade:''' -->'''Greenslade:''' Make sure you are never on the streets alone. It is known that he never makes his attacks inside a building, so if like myself you work indoors, you are-- ''[[PianoDrop [CRASH] ]]''
20th Nov '17 9:12:08 AM john_e
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* TemptingFate: In "The Dreaded Piano Clubber":
--->'''Greenslade:''' Make sure you are never on the streets alone. It is known that he never makes his attacks inside a building, so if like myself you work indoors, you are-- ''[[PianoDrop [CRASH] ]]''
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