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  • A Muppet-themed advert for Warburtons Giant Crumpets at one point gives us these lyrics;
    Kermit: We'll eat them for our breakfast,
    Gonzo: We'll eat them as a treat,
    Floyd Pepper: We'll eat them with a couple,
    Kermit, Gonzo, and Floyd: Watching Coronation Street.

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  • Queen's controversial video for "I Want to Break Free" (controversial for featuring all the band members in drag, which seriously damaged their career in the more conservative parts of the USA) parodied some of the then central cast of the show.

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  • Anne Kirkbride, Bill Roache and Sally Lindsay (playing Deirdre Barlow, Ken Barlow and Shelley Unwin respectively) appeared in Peter Kay's 2005 music video for 'Is This The Way To Amarillo', made for Comic Relief.


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