TV moments that made you cringe

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My colleagues have been reminiscing about some of the great awkward moments, bloopers and gaffes of our time, so much good stuff to remember.

The inimitable Guy Goma is obviously up there:

My colleague swears he saw this on TV but can’t find any live footage:

The most cringe for me is Martin Short being asked about marriage, except the interviewer has forgotten his wife has passed away. Not funny, just really awkward, though he’s a total pro.

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dunno why I remember this but on graham norton years ago he said something like “guys, who here fancies ulrika jonsson?’, there was absolutely no response, then he had to awkwardly introduce her as his next guest

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#8

COME ON CARLISLE!

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#9

Michael Jackson mistaking a cake decoration for an award.

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#12

Having Stephin Merritt as a guest on bubbly breakfast news television was not a great match.

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#13

had to turn this off. excruciating

#14

Can’t find it on YouTube but that Wright Stuff episode with the phone-in captioned ‘Foxy Knoxy - Would you?’ after Amanda Knox’s trial.

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#16

Do we need a separate thread for tv moments that make you howl with laughter?

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#18

Fucking hell.

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#20

Any time a Scottish person is on TV.