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5th Jan '16 5:22:00 PM Tiogshi
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*** This was, of course, an intentional parody of the original James Moriarty's name, but to be fair, nobody had ever seriously called him Jim until ''Sherlock''.

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*** This was, of course, an intentional parody of the original James Moriarty's name, but to be fair, nobody had ever seriously called him Jim until ''Sherlock''.{{Series/Sherlock}}.



* OnceAcceptableTargets: There are jokes about singer and occasional guest cast member Ray Ellington being black that, while obviously made with his consent, tend to raise modern eyebrows - e.g. another character is blackened in a [[NonFatalExplosions Harmless Explosion]] and is promptly mistaken for Ellington. Even at the time, the show was criticized for being anti-Semitic with regards to minor Jewish characters/bystanders such as show business agent Lew [ironically, Sellers, who was half-Jewish, usually played those roles].

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* OnceAcceptableTargets: There are jokes about singer and occasional guest cast member Ray Ellington being black that, while obviously made with his consent, tend to raise modern eyebrows - e.g. another character is blackened in a [[NonFatalExplosions Harmless Explosion]] and is promptly mistaken for Ellington. Even at the time, the show was criticized for being anti-Semitic with regards to minor Jewish characters/bystanders such as show business agent Lew [ironically, (ironically, Sellers, who was half-Jewish, usually played those roles].roles).
27th Dec '15 5:14:28 PM WillBGood
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--->'''Bloodnok:''' Ah, the [[GreedyJew Jewish]] piano.

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--->'''Bloodnok:''' '''Bloodnok:''' Ah, the [[GreedyJew Jewish]] piano.
27th Dec '15 5:14:17 PM WillBGood
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** At least two scripts have this uncomfortable gag:
--->''(ch-CHING of a cash register)''\\
--->'''Bloodnok:''' Ah, the [[GreedyJew Jewish]] piano.
12th Feb '15 4:38:15 PM LeeM
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** "Tonight's programme comes to you from an Arab stench recuperating centre in Stoke Poges."
7th Jun '14 5:22:18 PM CountDorku
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* AcceptablePoliticalTargets: While politicians in general are treated, well, about as well as anything in the show, there's this exchange from "The Last Goon Show Of All":
-->'''Grytpype''': (to Moriarty) You can't tell the difference between a lump on the head and margarine! The leadership of the Conservative Party is yours for the asking!
6th Jul '13 8:59:11 AM hadle
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22nd Jun '13 11:55:58 AM hadle
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*** This was, of course, an intentional parody of the original James Moriarty's name, but to be fair, nobody had ever seriously called him Jim until ''Sherlock''.
16th Jun '13 3:30:10 PM GothicProphet
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** "How on earth shall we defeat him?" "I've found a chink in his armour!" "Those Chinese get everywhere."

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** "How on earth shall we defeat him?" "I've found a chink in his armour!" "Those Chinese get everywhere.""
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15th Apr '13 12:24:11 AM MillenniumJim
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** Also, Count [[Series/{{Sherlock}} Jim Moriarty's]] name.
6th Mar '13 9:28:04 AM Akriloth2160
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* HilariousInHindsight: Jokes about how "that is why this show will never be televised" after a scene in which it's implied someone's naked, etc... the show ''was'' eventually televised, albeit with puppets.



** "How on earth shall we defeat him?" "I've found a chink in his armour!" "Those Chinese get everywhere."
* ReverseFunnyAneurysm: Jokes about how "that is why this show will never be televised" after a scene in which it's implied someone's naked, etc... the show ''was'' eventually televised, albeit with puppets.

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** "How on earth shall we defeat him?" "I've found a chink in his armour!" "Those Chinese get everywhere."
* ReverseFunnyAneurysm: Jokes about how "that is why this show will never be televised" after a scene in which it's implied someone's naked, etc... the show ''was'' eventually televised, albeit with puppets.
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