YMMV / Newsnight

  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: Kirsty Wark ending the halloween 2013 edition by dancing to Michael Jackson's "Thriller".
  • Funny Moments:
    Kirsty Wark: You might have seen the demand by Conservative MP Andrew Rosindell that BBC One should play 'God Save the Queen' at the end of the day's programming to mark our departure from the EU. Well, we're not BBC One and it's not quite the end of the day, but we're happy to oblige. Goodnight."
    "God Save the Queen" by The Sex Pistols plays over the end credits
    • Jeremy Paxman, with a straight face, asking Silvio Berlusconi "Is is true that you called hernote  an unfuckable lard-arse?", right out of the blue.
  • Writer Revolt: Jeremy Paxman when the BBC tried to introduce a weather report at the end, which led to a series of snarky weather reports:
    "So finally and controversially, tomorrow's weather forecast. It's a veritable smorgasbord. Sun, rain, thunder, hail, snow, cold, wind. Almost worth going to work."
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