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Other One, The

PIDDLING TITFER scripted by the Esmonde-Larbey GOOD LIFE dream team had RICHARD BRIERS and MICHAEL GAMBON, both playing themselves, as two reps who worked together but were rivals and hence were forever trying to usurp, cough, The Other One. Much Spanish-baiting (the Spaniards had their misunderstood dialogue subtitled). Notable scenes included Richard Briers calling himself “a lone wolf” in a pathos-trowelled moment where he was plainly trying to remain upbeat despite having no friends; plus Gambon’s enduring “Hello, hello, first cow of the day!” spiel whenever they drove past a field of bovines, because he’d said it once when he was a young boy and they’d got chocolate swiss roll at lunchtime.

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  1. Applemask

    September 1, 2019 at 12:40 pm

    How was it a hat

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