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Posted byEast Herts6 years ago

Richard Briers has died

And all I can think about is Felicity Kendall

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I posted this elsewhere, but feel it deserves a wider audience.

He also did the voices for Roobarb and Custard, the greatest ever children's cartoon (after "Jaime and the magic torch" and "chorlton and the wheelies", natch)

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That's sad.

I always thought there was a subplot of swinging / adultery in the Good Life, the relationships between corresponding husbands and wives seemeed very flirtatious.

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21 points · 6 years ago

Well he a Good Life. Boom boom.

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7 points · 6 years ago

Picks up phone handset, turns it round and puts it back down again

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I blame Cockneys Vs Zombies

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Even talking about his illness he would add humour. That's sad news - RIP

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And all I can think about is Felicity Kendall

Now I have the same problem. Old enough to be my grandmother though...

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London3 points · 6 years ago

This makes me so sad. Wanting to be Margo Ledbetter will never be the same.

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Lancashire4 points · 6 years ago

Felicity Treacle Kendall and Richard Sugar Flavoured Snot Briers were nothing but a pair of reactionary stereotypes, confirming the myth that everyone in Britain is a loveable middle class eccentric! And I hate it! Bloody bloody bloody!

Fatuousness aside, goodbye Mr Briers. I like to think he was basically Tom Good in real life as well.

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Southern fairy2 points · 6 years ago

Was he flattened by a ton of invisible lead soup?

"Can we stand around and eat pies while they're being flattened like flies, swatted by the tail of a mad, invisible horse? Of course not."

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I guess that dashes my hopes of any new Good Life episodes.

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actually employed0 points · 6 years ago

And now the news won't shut up about it...

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I've never heard of him. No, seriously.

Incoming downvotes, my flame retardant suit must be around here somewhere.

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