PSA: it isn't Nicholas Lyndhurst singing the only fools and horses theme.

  • Rodney, you plonker!
  • What?!?! :exploding_head:
  • *QI Klaxon*
  • something else

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Was it supposed to be?

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Extreme nostalgia cramps from clicking play on that

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  • Sounds like him
  • Doesn’t

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I think I’d always assumed it was him but never quite convinced myself so I’m slightly surprised but not massively mindblown.

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Definitely does sound like him.

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Think this is about the best I could hope for from this thread. Thanks for your input.

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it’s nostalgic for me but not really in a good way. makes me think of like being far too full from eating a roast dinner or something and laying on the sofa wanting to change the channel but can’t even be bothered.

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Its John Sullivan innit

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I knew this was the case but I can’t explain why, def as a kid, I always assumed it was him

and I still associate the voice with him

incidentally Nicholas Lyndhurst speaking in a non-Rodney voice is cursed

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I think if in a pub quiz there was a question “Who sang the OFAH theme song?”, I’d suggest Lyndhurst but wouldn’t be a 100% and when it came back wrong I’d be like, “Oh, is not?”

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Not arsed.

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Never thought it was. I’m pretty sure the dude who did even had a credit at the end?

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Yeah this

But also for me the nostalgia isn’t just in the remembering of watching the tv programme, it’s in the whole council estate, working class background of late 70s/early 80s Britain

My family weren’t cockneys but you can probably imagine the Manchester Irish version. Replace the accents and this show is full of aunts & uncles, their friends, grim but lively social clubs & community centres I was dragged to and estates we’d go to parties at

Nostalgia shocks

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Better character

  • Grandad
  • Uncle

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can’t even remember an uncle tbh

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I believe he is on the very video you posted

Uncle Bulgaria I think

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Remember going to a few of these sorts of places for parties as a kid. There’s one in particular that is so weirdly vivid in my head - must have been when I was really young, cause the memory is so plastered over to the point where I remember it as a vast warehouse-like space, tables scattered about distanced from each other, and a Black Country country-and-western band playing on a stage far from any of said tables

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i got them mixed up