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* PunnyName: The names of Crinkly Bottom and its neighbouring villages ("Dangley End", "Nether Scratching") are all GettingCrapPastTheRadar examples of this. This works because many ''real'' English villages have equally bizarre and suggestive names (there really is a "Nether Wallop" for example).

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* PunnyName: The names of Crinkly Bottom and its neighbouring villages ("Dangley End", "Nether Scratching") are all GettingCrapPastTheRadar examples of this.Scratching"). This works because many ''real'' English villages have equally bizarre and suggestive names (there really is a "Nether Wallop" for example).

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* AllJustADream: The GrandFinale ended with one, with a young Edmonds waking up on the set of his previous Saturday morning show ''Swap Shop'', and having to explain to Keith Chegwin and John Craven about the weird dream he had where he was stuck in a house for eight years.


In 1993 the show did a Gotcha segment which involved a fictional children's TV show based on the ridiculous character "Mr Blobby". This was intended to particularly embarrass the celebrities and arguably mock them for not realising that such a daft character would never get his own show...aaaaaand then SpringtimeForHitler happened and Mr Blobby achieved absurd levels of mainstream popularity in his own right, getting a number one pop single and being more famous than the House Party itself, while continuing to appear in it.

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In 1993 the show did a Gotcha segment which involved a fictional children's TV show based on the ridiculous character "Mr Blobby". This was intended to particularly embarrass the celebrities and arguably mock them for not realising that such a daft character would never get his own show...aaaaaand then SpringtimeForHitler happened and Mr Blobby Music/MrBlobby achieved absurd levels of mainstream popularity in his own right, getting a number one pop single and being more famous than the House Party itself, while continuing to appear in it.

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* SitcomArchNemesis: Radio/TonyBlackburn would appear from time to time in this role -- on one occasion, making an entrance in the Mr Blobby costume to hand a Gotcha to Noel.


Another recurring feature was "NTV" (a pun on ''{{MTV}}'') in which cameras would be concealed near the television of a random family of viewers (nominated by friends or neighbours) and, at the appropriate time in the show, it would cut to the view from these cameras and Noel would talk to them and involve them in activities. As a regular viewer, you could never be sure that it wouldn't cut to ''you''.

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Another recurring feature was "NTV" (a pun on ''{{MTV}}'') ''Creator/{{MTV}}'') in which cameras would be concealed near the television of a random family of viewers (nominated by friends or neighbours) and, at the appropriate time in the show, it would cut to the view from these cameras and Noel would talk to them and involve them in activities. As a regular viewer, you could never be sure that it wouldn't cut to ''you''.


Seminal British Saturday night entertainment show of TheNineties (1991-1999), hosted by Noel Edmonds (formerly of ''Multicoloured Swap Shop'', contemporaneously of ''Series/NoelsChristmasPresents'', and later host of ''DealOrNoDeal''). A SpiritualSuccessor to the now largely forgotten ''Noel's Saturday Roadshow'', its framework was based on the fiction of Noel owning a large stately home, the Great House, in the fictional but quintessential English village of [[PunnyName Crinkly Bottom]]. It was a variety show, with a cast of recurring colourful villagers, audience participation, setups that involved people being drenched in the Gunge Tank (similar to Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}'s slime, and equally emblematic of TheNineties) and the recurring feature of the Gotcha Oscar (later just Gotcha). This was a CandidCameraPrank involving a celebrity being conned into doing what they think is some kind of serious activity (usually actors in a fake TV show) only for Noel to pop up with their 'Gotcha' award statue at the climax. One such celebrity was the radio DJ Dave Lee Travis (DLT) who was particularly outraged at the event and became Noel's ArchEnemy, once participating in a HostileShowTakeover as revenge.

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Seminal British Saturday night entertainment show of TheNineties (1991-1999), hosted by Noel Edmonds (formerly of ''Multicoloured Swap Shop'', contemporaneously of ''Series/NoelsChristmasPresents'', and later host of ''DealOrNoDeal'').''Series/DealOrNoDeal''). A SpiritualSuccessor to the now largely forgotten ''Noel's Saturday Roadshow'', its framework was based on the fiction of Noel owning a large stately home, the Great House, in the fictional but quintessential English village of [[PunnyName Crinkly Bottom]]. It was a variety show, with a cast of recurring colourful villagers, audience participation, setups that involved people being drenched in the Gunge Tank (similar to Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}'s slime, and equally emblematic of TheNineties) and the recurring feature of the Gotcha Oscar (later just Gotcha). This was a CandidCameraPrank involving a celebrity being conned into doing what they think is some kind of serious activity (usually actors in a fake TV show) only for Noel to pop up with their 'Gotcha' award statue at the climax. One such celebrity was the radio DJ Dave Lee Travis (DLT) who was particularly outraged at the event and became Noel's ArchEnemy, once participating in a HostileShowTakeover as revenge.


* WidgetSeries: Not the show, but Mr Blobby himself somehow spawned a ''widget franchise'' that the rest of the world simply doesn't understand.

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* WidgetSeries: Not the show, but Mr Blobby himself somehow spawned a ''widget franchise'' that the rest of the world simply doesn't understand.can't wrap their heads around.


* WidgetSeries: Not the show, but Mr Blobby himself somehow spawned a ''widget franchise'' that the rest of the world simply doesn't undersrtand.

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* WidgetSeries: Not the show, but Mr Blobby himself somehow spawned a ''widget franchise'' that the rest of the world simply doesn't undersrtand.understand.


* WidgetSeries: Not the show, but Mr Blobby himself somehow spawned into a ''widget franchise'' that the rest of the world simply doesn't undersrtand.

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* WidgetSeries: Not the show, but Mr Blobby himself somehow spawned into a ''widget franchise'' that the rest of the world simply doesn't undersrtand.


* BreakoutCharacter: Mr Blobby.

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* BreakoutCharacter: Mr Blobby.Music/MrBlobby.


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* WidgetSeries: Not the show, but Mr Blobby himself somehow spawned into a ''widget franchise'' that the rest of the world simply doesn't undersrtand.


Seminal British Saturday night entertainment show of TheNineties (1991-1999), hosted by Noel Edmonds (formerly of ''Multicoloured Swap Shop'', contemporaneously of ''NoelsChristmasPresents'', and later host of ''DealOrNoDeal''). A SpiritualSuccessor to the now largely forgotten ''Noel's Saturday Roadshow'', its framework was based on the fiction of Noel owning a large stately home, the Great House, in the fictional but quintessential English village of [[PunnyName Crinkly Bottom]]. It was a variety show, with a cast of recurring colourful villagers, audience participation, setups that involved people being drenched in the Gunge Tank (similar to {{Nickelodeon}}'s slime, and equally emblematic of TheNineties) and the recurring feature of the Gotcha Oscar (later just Gotcha). This was a CandidCameraPrank involving a celebrity being conned into doing what they think is some kind of serious activity (usually actors in a fake TV show) only for Noel to pop up with their 'Gotcha' award statue at the climax. One such celebrity was the radio DJ Dave Lee Travis (DLT) who was particularly outraged at the event and became Noel's ArchEnemy, once participating in a HostileShowTakeover as revenge.

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Seminal British Saturday night entertainment show of TheNineties (1991-1999), hosted by Noel Edmonds (formerly of ''Multicoloured Swap Shop'', contemporaneously of ''NoelsChristmasPresents'', ''Series/NoelsChristmasPresents'', and later host of ''DealOrNoDeal''). A SpiritualSuccessor to the now largely forgotten ''Noel's Saturday Roadshow'', its framework was based on the fiction of Noel owning a large stately home, the Great House, in the fictional but quintessential English village of [[PunnyName Crinkly Bottom]]. It was a variety show, with a cast of recurring colourful villagers, audience participation, setups that involved people being drenched in the Gunge Tank (similar to {{Nickelodeon}}'s Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}'s slime, and equally emblematic of TheNineties) and the recurring feature of the Gotcha Oscar (later just Gotcha). This was a CandidCameraPrank involving a celebrity being conned into doing what they think is some kind of serious activity (usually actors in a fake TV show) only for Noel to pop up with their 'Gotcha' award statue at the climax. One such celebrity was the radio DJ Dave Lee Travis (DLT) who was particularly outraged at the event and became Noel's ArchEnemy, once participating in a HostileShowTakeover as revenge.



Both Mr Blobby and ''NoelsHouseParty'' in general '''are''' TheNineties in the UK.

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Both Mr Blobby and ''NoelsHouseParty'' ''Noel's House Party'' in general '''are''' TheNineties in the UK.

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Seminal British Saturday night entertainment show of TheNineties (1991-1999), hosted by Noel Edmonds (formerly of ''Multicoloured Swap Shop'', contemporaneously of ''NoelsChristmasPresents'', and later host of ''DealOrNoDeal''). A SpiritualSuccessor to the now largely forgotten ''Noel's Saturday Roadshow'', its framework was based on the fiction of Noel owning a large stately home, the Great House, in the fictional but quintessential English village of [[PunnyName Crinkly Bottom]]. It was a variety show, with a cast of recurring colourful villagers, audience participation, setups that involved people being drenched in the Gunge Tank (similar to {{Nickelodeon}}'s slime, and equally emblematic of TheNineties) and the recurring feature of the Gotcha Oscar (later just Gotcha). This was a CandidCameraPrank involving a celebrity being conned into doing what they think is some kind of serious activity (usually actors in a fake TV show) only for Noel to pop up with their 'Gotcha' award statue at the climax. One such celebrity was the radio DJ Dave Lee Travis (DLT) who was particularly outraged at the event and became Noel's ArchEnemy, once participating in a HostileShowTakeover as revenge.

Another recurring feature was "NTV" (a pun on ''{{MTV}}'') in which cameras would be concealed near the television of a random family of viewers (nominated by friends or neighbours) and, at the appropriate time in the show, it would cut to the view from these cameras and Noel would talk to them and involve them in activities. As a regular viewer, you could never be sure that it wouldn't cut to ''you''.

In 1993 the show did a Gotcha segment which involved a fictional children's TV show based on the ridiculous character "Mr Blobby". This was intended to particularly embarrass the celebrities and arguably mock them for not realising that such a daft character would never get his own show...aaaaaand then SpringtimeForHitler happened and Mr Blobby achieved absurd levels of mainstream popularity in his own right, getting a number one pop single and being more famous than the House Party itself, while continuing to appear in it.

Both Mr Blobby and ''NoelsHouseParty'' in general '''are''' TheNineties in the UK.

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* AllThereInTheManual: The tie-in book ''The Tourist's Guide to Crinkly Bottom'' fills in a lot of information about Crinkly Bottom's bizarre history and its neighbouring villages.
* ArchEnemy: DLT to Noel.
* BigFancyHouse: The Great House.
* BreakoutCharacter: Mr Blobby.
* CandidCameraPrank: The Gotcha segments.
* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: The Gunge Tank.
* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: "I'm Sammy the Shammy. I'm the window cleaner. I clean the windows."
* HostileShowTakeover: DLT once did this to the show, dubbing it "DLTV".
* PokemonSpeak: All Mr Blobby ever says is "blobby blobby blobby!"
* PunnyName: The names of Crinkly Bottom and its neighbouring villages ("Dangley End", "Nether Scratching") are all GettingCrapPastTheRadar examples of this. This works because many ''real'' English villages have equally bizarre and suggestive names (there really is a "Nether Wallop" for example).
* SpiritualSuccessor: As mentioned above, to ''Noel's Saturday Roadshow'', which was almost exactly the same except instead of a stately home, the sound stage would be a different location every week (but still [[StylisticSuck very obviously a sound stage]]).
* SpringtimeForHitler: Mr Blobby was invented as a deliberately ridiculous parody of children's TV characters. He then became massively popular in an unironic fashion...
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: As noted above, considered highly representative of TheNineties in the UK.
* WritingAroundTrademarks: The Gotcha Oscars were renamed The Gotchas when the Academy threatened legal action. The trophy itself was also redesigned, arguably for the better--instead of looking generically similar to an Oscar, they now took the form of an Oscar-like statue being grabbed by a giant hand.
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