Time Trumpet Viewer Comments

I’m a sucker for background jokes, and Armando Iannucci’s work is littered with them. Take these on-screen messages scrolling by during a segment of 2006’s Time Trumpet as an example.

The premise should be self-evident, and the messages are best read in Iannucci’s voice.

Please drink Red Bull until you descend into a diabetic coma.
Harold, Surrey
Draw faces on your toes and re-enact The Last Supper. Use your fingers where necessary.
Fabian, East London
Check that Health Safety measures have been met in your sex booth.
Wardy, Welwyn
Prepare a Native American Indian meal.
Martin, Glasgow
Pretend u r a doctor and deliver the news straight to camera that I’m afraid we weren’t able to reattach your wife’s head to her body. She slipped away from us in severe agony. I’m sorry.
Marvin, Humberside
Wear your shoes on your ears and bark like a dog.
Jason, Larunx
Beanz Meanz Heinz. What is the meaning of the word ‘Meanz’ in this sentence?
Boris, Fungling
Imagine u r managing a multinational Cheese company.
Yves, Stafford

It’s not that easy to make out, but the Disclaimer reads:

You must be 18 years or older to participate. Pornography may damage your eyesight. If in doubt please consult your optician or GP. It is illegal to send deliberately unfunny text messages to our staff. Our girls have the right to be treated with respect and we will take vigourous action against any viewers who indulge in offensive or gratuitous texts.

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