Category: Smith & Jones

  • Holsten Griffs
    Holsten Griffs

    I’d completely forgotten about these until I came across them yesterday. A capaign in the late 1980s for Holsten Pils, fronted by Griff Rhys Jones, which played on the Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid movie with Steve Martin. Each ad featured a scene from an old movie, edited into which was Griff and his bottle […]

  • The Wispa Gold Comedy Archive
    The Wispa Gold Comedy Archive

    We had a look at the launch of the Wispa a while ago, exploring all the comedy duos the campaign utilised. That post left a few gaps, so here’s a further look at some of the adverts. We missed, for example, this one, with Windsor Davis and Michael Knowles. Initially, the Wispa bar was launched […]

  • Humming

    Hmmmmm. Hmmmmmm. Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

  • Doesn’t Sound Right Without It
    Doesn’t Sound Right Without It

    I know I posted this yesterday, but I can’t stop thinking about it. Such a good sketch.

  • Smith, Jones, and KiteKat
    Smith, Jones, and KiteKat

    I have no idea why, but the other day I was wondering what ever happened to KiteKat cat food. It used to be on all the shelves alongside Whiskas, and then it wasn’t. It’s place on those shelves was taken by Felix, and I began to wonder if I had missed something, and KiteKat had […]

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s […]

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first […]

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