History Radio / TheNowShow

8th Jul '17 12:57:22 PM nombretomado
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Known for heavy use of {{Running Gag}}s: TheOtherWiki used to have a long list of them, and may still do.

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Known for heavy use of {{Running Gag}}s: TheOtherWiki Wiki/TheOtherWiki used to have a long list of them, and may still do.
12th Mar '17 11:05:27 AM nombretomado
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''The Now Show'' is a British satirical radio show on BBC Radio 4, starring Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt (previously of ''Radio/TheMaryWhitehouseExperience'') as well as Marcus Brigstocke, MitchBenn, Laura Shavin, the very short Jon Holmes, and occasional special guests. In recent series, the "guest Marcus Brigstockes" appear more often than Marcus Brigstocke, who has other commitments.

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''The Now Show'' is a British satirical radio show on BBC Radio 4, starring Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt (previously of ''Radio/TheMaryWhitehouseExperience'') as well as Marcus Brigstocke, MitchBenn, Music/MitchBenn, Laura Shavin, the very short Jon Holmes, and occasional special guests. In recent series, the "guest Marcus Brigstockes" appear more often than Marcus Brigstocke, who has other commitments.
27th Nov '16 5:55:57 PM nombretomado
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* DanBrowned: The original definition is mentioned in ''The Now Show Book of World Records'', where Dennis talks about how he noticed loads of errors in the part of ''TheDaVinciCode'' set in the BBC and wonders how much of the rest must have been wrong.

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* DanBrowned: The original definition is mentioned in ''The Now Show Book of World Records'', where Dennis talks about how he noticed loads of errors in the part of ''TheDaVinciCode'' ''Literature/TheDaVinciCode'' set in the BBC and wonders how much of the rest must have been wrong.
29th Oct '16 9:38:32 AM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut: Not least to ''TheGoonShow''. At one point, when the England cricketer Andrew Flintoff had been in the news for falling off a pedalo:

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* ShoutOut: Not least to ''TheGoonShow''.''Radio/TheGoonShow''. At one point, when the England cricketer Andrew Flintoff had been in the news for falling off a pedalo:
9th Jul '16 12:35:13 PM DaibhidC
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* OnlyInFlorida: ''It's Been A Bad Week'' (see below) focuses on these kinds of stories.


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** One episode had a whole skit reinventing the Iraq War as a ''Goons'' episode, under the title ''The [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoff_Hoon Hoon]] Show''.
9th Jul '16 12:32:17 PM DaibhidC
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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: In ''It's Been A Bad Week'', the award given each episode is "The Worst Week of the Week Award, Awarded Weekly on a Week-by-Week Basis".
18th Jan '16 1:44:04 AM tenryufan
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* ExecutiveMeddling: Not surprisingly, given that the BBC is involved.
* [[FanNickname Hater Nickname]]: Brigstocke invariably refers to David Blaine as "The Git-Wizard"
12th Mar '15 12:52:27 PM StFan
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''The Now Show'' is a British satirical radio show on BBC Radio 4, starring Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt (previously of ''TheMaryWhitehouseExperience'') as well as Marcus Brigstocke, MitchBenn, Laura Shavin, the very short Jon Holmes, and occasional special guests. In recent series, the "guest Marcus Brigstockes" appear more often than Marcus Brigstocke, who has other commitments.

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''The Now Show'' is a British satirical radio show on BBC Radio 4, starring Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt (previously of ''TheMaryWhitehouseExperience'') ''Radio/TheMaryWhitehouseExperience'') as well as Marcus Brigstocke, MitchBenn, Laura Shavin, the very short Jon Holmes, and occasional special guests. In recent series, the "guest Marcus Brigstockes" appear more often than Marcus Brigstocke, who has other commitments.
5th Jan '15 11:02:07 AM TheUnsquished
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* BitingTheHandHumor: Practically OnceAnEpisode, towards TheBBC, Radio 4 in particular, and Radio 4 listeners.

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* BitingTheHandHumor: Practically OnceAnEpisode, towards TheBBC, Creator/TheBBC, Radio 4 in particular, and Radio 4 listeners.
18th Oct '14 5:29:31 AM Michael
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* TheOneThingIDontHateAboutYou: Paul Sinha's "defence" of Jeremy Clarkson in 2011 over claims that the latter had called for public sector workers to be shot was 90% insulting Jeremy Clarkson, with the remainder split between insulting the show it appeared on, insulting the press for misreporting his joke, and explaining the joke. [[note]]The BBC has a policy that political views should be balanced with opposing views. Clarkson mostly supported the public sector strikes, so he then invoked this policy and suggested they be shot.[[/note]]
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