History Series / KYTV

8th Oct '16 1:12:56 AM Q4
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* TheRemake:
**Many of the ''KYTV'' episodes were remakes of ''Radio Active'' episodes.
**The 2016 ''Radio Active'' special was a remake of a 1984 episode, "David Chizzlenutt" (with a section of "The Bio Show" included). The late Geoffrey Perkins' lines were redistributed to other members of the cast.
30th Sep '16 2:32:38 AM Q4
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* AbsenteeActor:
** Mike Channel is uncharacteristically absent from the 1987 episode "God Alone Knows," probably because the host of Radio Active's religious show - the Right Reverend Reverend Wright - is also played by Angus Deayton.
** Similarly in the ''KYTV'' episode "Speak for Yourself", Mike Channel is absent (except in a reused clip) because Angus Deayton is playing Sir Kenneth Yellowhammer throughout.
** Helen Atkinson-Wood doesn't take part in a few episodes, with her place taken by Morwenna Banks.
* ActorExistenceLimbo: As Geoffrey Perkins died in 2008, the character of Mike Flex was absent from the 2016 stage revival. In the radio broadcast of said revival, one of his old skits was used as TheStinger.
30th Sep '16 2:31:51 AM Q4
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* ActorExistenceLimbo: As Geoffrey Perkins died in 2008, the character of Mike Flex was absent from the 2016 stage revival. In the radio broadcast of said revival, one of his old skits was used as TheStinger.
13th Aug '16 1:49:53 AM Cindylover1969
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* BritainIsOnlyLondon: A RunningGag in the early episodes featured ident for KVTV that had "real people" saying "You're Watching KYTV," as a parody of [[http://www2.tv-ark.org.uk/itvlondon/carlton-idents1.html the ones used by Carlton]], so it's unlikely that most viewers who didn't live in London or the Home Counties (the ITV region Carlton covered) would have gotten the point first time round...



* TheDeterminator: Martin Brown may not be able to do anything right, but he never gives up and never loses his childlike enthusiasm.

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* TheDeterminator: Martin Brown may not be able to do anything right, but he never gives up and never loses his childlike enthusiasm. And he could occasionally come out on top - in the episode "Backchat," he comes close to be fired - when he tells Sir Norman Tonsil that he has a recording of Sir Norman at the Christmas party which the listeners might to hear... and Sir Norman immediately decides to reinstate Martin his choice of any show to present.
--> '''Mike Flex''': Well ''Backchat'' will be back next week... presented by Martin Brown apparently.
13th Aug '16 1:34:39 AM Cindylover1969
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* '''Anna Rabies''' (Helen Atkinson-Wood), the resident "agony aunt" (advice columnist), who is extremely agressive and extremely sex-obsessed; her advice generally boils down to either "kill him/her/it" or "have sex with him/her/it."

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* '''Anna Rabies''' (Helen Atkinson-Wood), the resident "agony aunt" (advice columnist), who is extremely agressive and extremely sex-obsessed; her advice generally boils down to either "kill him/her/it" or "have sex with him/her/it."" Her name is a pun on real life agony aunt Anna Raeburn.
9th Aug '16 5:02:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* '''Oyvind Vinstra''' (Geoffrey Perkins), a [[{{Norway}} Norwegian]] presenter with a very poor grasp on the English language, and who speaks in mock Norwegian whenever he isn't using the wrong English words.

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* '''Oyvind Vinstra''' (Geoffrey Perkins), a [[{{Norway}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Norway}} Norwegian]] presenter with a very poor grasp on the English language, and who speaks in mock Norwegian whenever he isn't using the wrong English words.
9th Jul '16 2:39:21 PM john_e
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* AbsenteeActor: Mike Channel is uncharacteristically absent from the 1987 episode "God Alone Knows," probably because the host of Radio Active's religious show - the Right Reverend Reverend Wright - is also played by Angus Deayton.

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* AbsenteeActor: AbsenteeActor:
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Mike Channel is uncharacteristically absent from the 1987 episode "God Alone Knows," probably because the host of Radio Active's religious show - the Right Reverend Reverend Wright - is also played by Angus Deayton.Deayton.
** Similarly in the ''KYTV'' episode "Speak for Yourself", Mike Channel is absent (except in a reused clip) because Angus Deayton is playing Sir Kenneth Yellowhammer throughout.


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* LeFilmArtistique: One ''KYTV'' trailer is for a film of this type, entitled "Un Homme et du Sel".
8th Jul '16 4:47:54 PM john_e
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* PuttingOnTheReich: In "Those Wonderful War Years" on ''KYTV'', Anna Daptor and Mike Flex take the opportunity to cosplay as Nazis.
22nd Jun '16 3:22:04 PM john_e
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-->'''Anna:''' And finally, John. Now I see from our research that you died in 1977. \\

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-->'''Anna:''' --->'''Anna:''' And finally, John. Now I see from our research that you died in 1977. \\
22nd Jun '16 3:21:18 PM john_e
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* FanserviceExtra: ''KYTV'' had the Dishy Dish Girls, who appeared in the channel's promotional material.



* ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated: One episode opens with Mike Flex announcing the death of Mike Channel and launching into a snark-filled obituary, until he is interrupted by Channel himself, who naturally is unamused - not least because the announcement of his death has caused his one remaining show to be cancelled.

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* ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated: ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated:
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One episode opens with Mike Flex announcing the death of Mike Channel and launching into a snark-filled obituary, until he is interrupted by Channel himself, who naturally is unamused - not least because the announcement of his death has caused his one remaining show to be cancelled. cancelled.
** In "Those Sexciting Sixties" on ''KYTV'', Anna Daptor interviews the members of a well-known Sixties band about what they're doing these days:
-->'''Anna:''' And finally, John. Now I see from our research that you died in 1977. \\
'''John:''' ...No.
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