Not the Quieter Elephant

16 02 2012

So I’ve had to explain to more than one person the rather lame aural joke that is “Quieter Elephant”, despite the pretty explicit tagline of this blog.

It reminded me of a “song” in an old episode of the UK’s “Not the 9 O’Clock News“, which used to air on BBC2, while (you guessed it) “The 9 O’Clock News” aired on BBC1.

Here’s a rather young-looking (1982) Rowan Atkinson (Mr Bean as he later deteriorated into), and Mel Smith (who some may recognise as the albino in Princess Bride when he was short of money) with Pamela Stephenson  and Griff Rhys Jones singing “Kinda Lingers”. And if you don’t get that joke, I ain’t explaining it…




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