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* ExecutiveMeddling: One of the vanishingly rare instances of benevolent meddling. When the MoralGuardians came after the show, the Beeb agreed to screen the show for indecent content. They sent a note to the writers saying "we see nothing that needs changing."


* ThrowItIn: Usually subverted, most of Kenneth Williams 'Rants' were written by the writers.

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* ThrowItIn: Usually subverted, most of Kenneth Williams 'Rants' were written by the writers.[[note]]Although Kenny's later radio career involved getting far too competitive on the game show ''Radio/JustAMinute'' where he made some memorably unscripted, funny, long, rants - with just an edge of embittered resentful anger to them. This holds up the possibility that some earlier ranting on RTH might have also been ad-libbed around the script.[[/note]]


* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Kenneth Williams was that stuck-up guy with the expressive nostrils in the ''Franchise/CarryOn'' films. He also went on to become a regular on ''Radio/JustAMinute'', where he was often ThePrimaDonna persona very similar to the one he played in the "out-of-character" moments of ''Round the Horne''.
** Bill Pertwee played the warden in ''Series/DadsArmy''.
** Hugh Paddick would many years later play [[InsistentTerminology a thespian]] in ''Series/{{Blackadder}}''.


** KennethWilliams was that stuck-up guy with the expressive nostrils in the ''CarryOn'' films. He also went on to become a regular on ''JustAMinute'', where he was often ThePrimaDonna persona very similar to the one he played in the "out-of-character" moments of ''Round the Horne''.

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** KennethWilliams Kenneth Williams was that stuck-up guy with the expressive nostrils in the ''CarryOn'' ''Franchise/CarryOn'' films. He also went on to become a regular on ''JustAMinute'', ''Radio/JustAMinute'', where he was often ThePrimaDonna persona very similar to the one he played in the "out-of-character" moments of ''Round the Horne''.



** Hugh Paddick would many years later play [[InsistentTerminology a thespian]] in ''{{Blackadder}}''.

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** Hugh Paddick would many years later play [[InsistentTerminology a thespian]] in ''{{Blackadder}}''.''Series/{{Blackadder}}''.



* ThrowItIn: Usually subverted, most of Kenneth William's 'Rants' were written by the writers.

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* ThrowItIn: Usually subverted, most of Kenneth William's Williams 'Rants' were written by the writers.

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* AuthorExistenceFailure: Kenneth Horne's unexpected death put an end to the series.
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** KennethWilliams was that stuck-up guy with the expressive nostrils in the ''CarryOn'' films. He also went on to become a regular on ''JustAMinute'', where he was often ThePrimaDonna persona very similar to the one he played in the "out-of-character" moments of ''Round the Horne''.
** Bill Pertwee played the warden in ''Series/DadsArmy''.
** Hugh Paddick would many years later play [[InsistentTerminology a thespian]] in ''{{Blackadder}}''.
* TalkingToHimself: "Listeners may have gathered from this sickening dialogue that Kenneth Williams is playing both parts."
* ThrowItIn: Usually subverted, most of Kenneth William's 'Rants' were written by the writers.
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