|The things people say on live television...|
|Michael Buerk :|
watching Philippa Forrester cuddle a male astronomer for warmth during BBC1's eclipse coverage remarked "They seem cold out there, they're rubbing each other and he's come in his shorts."
Ken Brown :
commentating on golfer Nick Faldo and his caddie Fanny Sunneson lining-up shots at the Scottish Open "Some weeks Nick likes to use Fanny, other weeks he prefers to do it by himself."
Ulrika Jonsson :
was a humble GMTV weathergirl talking about snowfall when she revealed "I had a good eight inches last night."
Lorraine Kelly on GMTV:
"This year's hairstyle is called a shag and our resident stylist is here to give our model one."
Mike Hallett :
discussing missed snooker shots on Sky Sports "Stephen Hendry jumps on Steve Davis's misses every chance he gets."
Richard Whiteley :
asking Carol Vorderman to display a word on Countdown: "Ah, 'erection', let's see it up please Carol."
David Dickinson :
talking about an antique door-knocker on Bargain Hunt, said to expert Nigel Smith "You're a bit of a knockers man."
"Yes," he replied. "I've come across quite a few in my time."
Chris Tarrant :
discussing the first Millionaire winner Judith Keppel on This Morning "She was practising fastest finger first by herself in bed last night."
Ross King :
discussing relays with champion runner Phil Redmond "Well Phil, tell us about your amazing third leg."
Beatrice Hillyer :
discussing the availability of fresh water in Baghdad when she informed TVam viewers "Just after the liberation, I was getting it twice a day in my hotel room."
James Allen :
interviewing Ralf Schumacher at a Grand Prix, asked "What does it feel like being rammed up the backside by Barrichello?"
Steve Ryder :
covering the US Masters Golf "Ballesteros felt much better today after a 69."
Steve Cram :
covering the men's 200 metres at the World Athletics Championships "Pumping away, Marlon Devonish has got the Olympic champion inside him."
Chain Letters host Allan Stewart :
discussing a 6ft 5in contestant called Richard when he told two women competitors "That's enough Dick for both of you."
Expert David Batty :
examining a bowl with a pineapple-shaped lid on Antiques Roadshow when he exclaimed "This is the most magical, wonderful knob I have ever seen."
Carenza Lewis :
about finding food in the Middle Ages on Time Team Live said: "You'd eat beaver if you could get it."