History Series / KYTV

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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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.
22nd Jun '16 9:38:54 AM john_e
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* HeadTiltinglyKinky: Subverted in "Talking Head", where a government minister appears to be doing this with a sex manual. It turns out to be an atlas.
22nd Jun '16 9:32:31 AM john_e
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* FunWithAcronyms: KYTV's Daily Adult Nude Channel. Originally planned to be the [[ADateWithRosiePalms Weekly Adult Nude Channel]].


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* LiteralMinded:
-->'''Mike Flex:''' Sex in the cinema. Mandy? \\
'''Mandy:''' Personally I've always found it rather uncomfortable, because the armrests really sort of tend to dig in your ribs. \\
'''Mike:''' I was rather more thinking of sex on the screen. \\
'''Mandy:''' It would get in the way of people watching the picture, I'd have thought.


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* NoodleImplements: One scene in the ''KYTV'' episode "Talking Head" has Anna Daptor standing outside a shoot for a pornographic film, while stagehands carry strange props to and fro.
22nd Jun '16 9:16:48 AM john_e
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* BlackmailIsSuchAnUglyWord: From the ''KYTV'' episode "Talking Head":
-->'''Mike Flex:''' Well, over here we have Mandy Stringer. Now, Mandy, what exactly is it that you do? \\
'''Mandy:''' I sleep with men for money.\\
'''Mike:''' You're a prostitute? \\
'''Mandy:''' How ''dare'' you! I've never been so insulted in all my life!
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