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jenna appleseed

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2101 on: July 17, 2021, 10:45:22 PM »
Stolen from Slurp Sloo & Tops comic/magazine

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2102 on: August 09, 2021, 12:57:12 AM »
Probably already posted but it appeared on Curious British Telly's twitter



I'm now hoping against hope for the total lack of existence of Syd&Eddie slash.

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2103 on: August 09, 2021, 01:28:02 AM »
Is that the Windsor Davies cupboard behind them ?

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2104 on: August 09, 2021, 03:02:00 AM »
Is that the Windsor Davies cupboard behind them ?

probably. (in the twitter comments people suggested the other act were next door and the bolt was to keep The Krankies out.)

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2105 on: August 09, 2021, 06:37:36 PM »
Probably already posted but it appeared on Curious British Telly's twitter



I'm now hoping against hope for the total lack of existence of Syd&Eddie slash.

The laws of the internet say there must be such a thing. But I'm not going to search for it.

I think that photo has been posted before, but nothing wrong with putting it up again. It's one of many shots where it makes Syd's glasses look like those joke ones with eyes drawn on them.

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2106 on: August 09, 2021, 07:09:27 PM »
Quite the bulge in Eddie's trousers, there. Does Syd have genitals? It seems unlikely.

Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2107 on: August 10, 2021, 03:56:49 PM »
The laws of the internet say there must be such a thing. But I'm not going to search for it.
A minute on Archive Of Our Own isn't turning anything up. I did find quite a bit of Russian Little Britain fanfic but no idea how explicit it is.

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2108 on: August 10, 2021, 03:58:28 PM »
Speaking of which...
Stolen from Slurp Sloo & Tops comic/magazine


What's going on with Syd's crotch there?

Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2109 on: August 10, 2021, 11:09:05 PM »
I’ve actually just finished watching the last two series myself over the last couple of months and - completely coincidentally - it was often perfectly in sync with the BBC4 repeats of Top of the Pops. I saw The Railway Children one Friday night and had absolutely no memory of them whatsoever, then a couple of days later they popped up on my L&L rewatch and I thought “ah, they must be doing the rounds this week” before realizing that no, I’m just wasting my adulthood wallowing in murky early-90s nostalgia. When Danni Minogue popped up in an episode for a song *and* a sketch, I was practically Father Jack “is that gobshite never off the air”-ing to myself.

Anyway, if I’d had the time/inclination/patience, I wish I’d kept a list of the handful of genuinely good sketches they had. Not much of an obituary, I realize, but I honestly think that over the 70-odd episodes they made, there’s easily enough material for a really great 20 minute special.

The last ever episode is a bit of a curiosity for a train carriage sketch where they’re discussing Britain’s imminent arrival into the EU, although it’s hard to gather any real political perspective or viewpoint from the time as the whole exercise is mainly just an excuse for Eddie to wheel out a load of dodgy accents, naturally.

The sheer amount of blacking up is just incredible. Seriously - almost every single episode. I genuinely had to stop watching the show on the big TV after a while for fear of my wife walking in. Different times, I suppose, but yikes…

I wish I’d made a note of the episode (one of the first of the 1990 series, I think), but there was one absolutely belting sketch that had me laughing almost all the way through - a take-off of the Michael J. Fox ad where the hot neighbour comes round to borrow some Pepsi. Swap the light-footed Fox for Eddie plunging through the roof of a car he’s attempting to leapfrog over and you know you’re onto a winner. Not to mention the AMAZING twist ending: Syd gets the girl!

I found the mega mixes largely interminable, to be honest, and by the last season they were pretty much starting and ending the show with them, but the one thing you can say is that Eddie genuinely gave it his all in every single thing he did. And Syd was… also there…

Could only really make it through a couple of the late 70s eps, as - being born in 1980 - the overall aesthetic/nostalgia value just wasn’t there for me and it really was too bleak to bare after a while. That said, I never tired of the “on location” skits where members of the public would consistently outshine Syd (and often be about as good as Eddie). If I had a show on prime time BBC/ITV I’d probably be wary of making it clear that almost literally anyone could do it as well as me, but these boys obviously had no ego.

It’s a shame we never got a communal watch-along going, a la Derek, but I’m just about to make a start on the 1989 series if anyone’s interested?

Oh, and franticplanet (of this here parish) has also just written a terrific 5,000-word opus on the final series on his Patreon page which is well worth checking out if you’re signed up to that (and I think it’ll be available for free in a couple of weeks even if you’re not).

Thanks so much to the CABber who hooked me up with these, not to mention everyone else who’s contributed to this thread over the last - eek - 9 years! It’s a flipping fascinating document and I can’t wait to work my way backwards to the Roy “Spook!” Jay appearance over the next several months!

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2110 on: August 11, 2021, 02:51:50 PM »
Some very welcome Ian 'Zippy' Lees news: https://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/19186305.magician-binman-woolston-resident-ian-zippy-lees/

Like most of us, Ian has been hit quite hard by the pandemic. Glad to see he's on the up.

Gutted to have missed this, though: https://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/17000726.warrington-entertainer-ian-zippy-lees-stars-big-family-cooking-showdown/

I wonder how wacky his twin brother, Mark ' ' Lees is?: https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/mediapacks/familycookingshowdown2/lees/


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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2111 on: August 12, 2021, 08:14:12 PM »
First two links are broken for me, but glad to hear the disturbing Zippy man is doing well! You'll be telling us Debi Jones has her own prime time show next (first guest: Gary Gizmo)!

Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2112 on: September 01, 2021, 12:53:22 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBme5qljiAo The lads pop up on the Christmas 1981 edition of Junior Kickstart

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« Reply #2114 on: September 06, 2021, 01:20:17 PM »
https://franticplanet.wordpress.com/2021/09/05/little-and-large-the-final-series/

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some fantastic avatars in there for anyone fancying a bit of a change

I'm having this one...


Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2115 on: September 06, 2021, 01:24:43 PM »

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2116 on: September 06, 2021, 06:08:14 PM »
some fantastic avatars in there for anyone fancying a bit of a change

I'm having this one...


Oh fuck me straight to the last post that made you LOL thread!

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2117 on: September 06, 2021, 06:28:01 PM »
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Syd as Chuck Berry (blacked up, and looking like a sleep paralysis demon)
Utter genius.

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2118 on: September 06, 2021, 08:43:51 PM »
Utter genius.
Agreed.
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Syd runs on the spot while Eddie thrusts a Cumberland finger at us
Every so often this afternoon, that phrase a Cumberland finger has floated back into my awareness and made me grin broadly.

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2119 on: September 07, 2021, 03:40:21 PM »
Probably already posted but it appeared on Curious British Telly's twitter



I'm now hoping against hope for the total lack of existence of Syd&Eddie slash.

Syd’s glasses are so thick they prevent any skin beneath them from becoming tanned.



Grotesque.

Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2120 on: September 07, 2021, 03:43:20 PM »
https://franticplanet.wordpress.com/2021/09/05/little-and-large-the-final-series/

He suffers so you don't have to

This was like getting free therapy for childhood trauma.

L&L final series was my generations equivalent to Elsagate youtube videos.

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2122 on: September 08, 2021, 12:31:37 PM »
I'd forgotten that House Party had people from The Bill turning up in character. Weird.

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2123 on: September 30, 2021, 08:42:05 PM »



Haven't checked in here for a while and I'm faced with this abomination.


That said, there's nothing 'little' about Syd there!














I mean his cock.

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2124 on: September 30, 2021, 09:38:42 PM »
That's no way to talk about Eddie!

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Re: Little & Large Xmas special 1980. Extraordinary.
« Reply #2125 on: October 05, 2021, 06:20:13 PM »
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This week’s finale is very exciting for me, with a bat and spooky skull, and the legend LITTLE AND LARGE’S MONSTER MEGA MIX

As an (almost) Halloween treat, could some kind soul please upload the Monster Mega Mix to YouTube or that, for I much desire to see it. Just for Syd in action as Freddy alone. And you can't go wrong with an L&L Mega Mix in any case.

Tags: GEE MUSKY "Say goodnight, Syd!" "Goodnight, Syd!" Stands back in amazement Not as good as The Wire Pathetic Tit and Fat Cunt Syd finds blood in his urine while Eddie watches, laughing Eddie gleefully shows Syd videos of his affair with Syd's wife Eddie hands pictues of Syd's shrivelled penis around studio Eddie stamps on Syd's birthday cake in big, shitty boots Eddie scratches 'Cancerous Cunt' onto Syd's windscreen Eddie puts kiddie porn on Syd's laptop and phones the papers Eddie spits in Syd's face at Syd's mum's fueral Wild-eyed Eddie grins while emptying ashtray into Syd's mouth Syd has a nervous breakdown while Eddie pisses into his collar Eddie uses Syd's arsehole like a cunt Eddie stubs his cigar out on Syd's arm, to rapturous applause Eddie leads the audience in a song called Slit Your Wrists, Syd Eddie ties a cord around Syd's balls, tightening it each day Eddie sews Syds areshole closed and keeps feeding him and feeding him Eddie kills Syd's dog and eats it in front of him, laughing Eddie forces Syd to suck on a gun like a big cock Eddie tea-bags Syd's late wife - at her funeral Eddie throws a pint of cum at Syd's daughter Eddie shoves a bloated finger deep into Syd's urethra Eddie ties Syd down and fists him up to the elbow Syd pisses in Eddie's cornflakes, but then Eddie swaps bowls Eddie frames Syd for 9/11 Eddie slowly crushes Syd's glans in a car-compactor Eddie stretches his foreskin over Syd's face, down to the chin Eddie milks Syd's prostate with a rusty coathanger Eddie draws a big spunking cock on Syd's forehead Eddie eats a kilo of turds and regurgitates them all over Syd Syd tries to slash his wrists, but Eddie nicks his razor blades Eddie puts Syd into a decompression chamber till he pops Eddie bums Syd while wearing Garfield as a condom Eddie strips Syd naked and then dumps him outside Harrods Eddie uses Syd as an ashtray Eddie dresses up as Deputy Dawg and mouth-rapes Syd "Rock on Sydneh!" Eddie kicks Syd up the bum Eddie something something Syd something something PAIN Eddie works his Tobasco-covered fist slowly down Syd's urethra Eddie takes a big shit in Syd's toilet at his wife's wake Eddie puts a snake in Syd's bed, then drugs him Snoozo Musky gee Syd Little's.... Timing. Eddie curbstomps Syd then makes him gnaw on the bones of his dead wife Eddie injects sodium bicarbonate into Syd's eyes, wanking Eddie coils his scrotum around Syd and mummifies him Eddie drops a fat sweaty log into Syd's favourite coffee mug Eddie burns Syd to death in a large wicker microphone Eddie makes Syd fully understand the concept of 'pegging' Eddie does a line of bisto and forces Cannon and Ball to spitroast Syd Eddie fish-hooks Syd in front of an industrial fan, exposing his skull Eddie staples Syd's eyelids open and throws him in a salt mine Eddie buries Syd up to his neck on a beach and farts in his mouth Eddie calls Syd at the airport and shouts BOMB down the phone Eddie scrapes smegma from his priapistic phimosis on Syd's tongue Eddie removes Syd's limbs and chucks him into a vat of Tipp-Ex Eddie hands Syd over to a cannibalistic cult for a fiver Eddie begins to give Syd a Glasgow smile but doesn't stop ever Eddie forces Michael Gambon at gunpoint to eat Syd's burnt cock Eddie forcibly addicts Syd to skag Eddie dive-bombs Syd from a Junkers Ju 52 Eddie pops his bum-grapes right into Syd's coffee Eddie hog-ties Syd between two shire horses and starts yelling Syd discovers that Eddie has replaced his rash cream with H2SO4 Eddie sews concealed razor blades into Syd's favourite love-seat Eddie films Syd wanking over Mr Hands, calls the tabloids Syd does Simon Templar stunt, but Eddie has cut the brake cables Eddie compares Syd unfavourably to Bobby Davro and laughs and laughs Eddie wipes after a post-hangover shit using Syd's Sunday best Syd eats his shit with broken glass before Eddie forces him to Eddie gets Gary Gizmo to punch Syd in the gut Eddie splices Syd's genes with that of sea-cucumber