Indeed. Cookie was an awe-inspiring genius. Although Peter was credited with writing Why Bother? and then edited by Chris, it was largely ad-libbed. Scary.
I feel a bit bad for peter cook in that. Chris morris goes really hard on him
Pretty amazing isn’t it? All those involved flights of absurdist fancy just made up on the spot! So bloody talented.
I haven’t listened to these in years. Loving ‘Christ’.
“If you’re gonna resurrect yourself in front of thousands of people and found a whole religion on it, you don’t want to make a cock-up, do you?”
I haven’t listened to it in ages either and that’s the one that came to mind immediately! And the eels of course! Fucking brilliant.
“The Sony corporation are interested in a sort of hover donkey that can move at about 110mph”
You could make more money auctioning dogs!
I hate Sebastian Coe!
This is the nearest thing to an authorized book. Worth it just for the story about one of the Krays’ acolytes who allegedly came round to the Brass Eye production office wielding a baseball bat and physically threatened the producer as Morris hid in the kitchen
Didn’t know this existed. Just bought a 2nd hand copy off amazon for £3.50, cheers!
the steel vulture of beelzebub
Dunno why that’s not loading but yeah,one of my faves. Is Chris Morris the only person to do good comedy music?
“his head fell on a dog”
“good, dogs contradict islam!”
It still freaks my nut out to this day that The Guardian published a special supplement written by Chris Morris six months after 9/11:
Whenever I see any TV program featuring a character lying in a hospital bed I think of the phrase “quadro spazzed on a life glug”
I frequently describe something is as gay as a window which provokes confused looks.
“Want any smack?”
“No thanks, I don’t use a horse”
“The resurgence of Kenneth Branagh since 11 September: pure coincidence?”