That's it, is it?

This Nationwide item is a legend in my family. I well remember watching it live, aged 9, back in 1974 (Christ!):

(Via BoingBoing)

2 thoughts on “That's it, is it?

  1. Fer crissakes! We used to have an empire...the greatest nation on earth...surely somebody, NATIONWIDE, got killed, arrested or robbed that same day? Much as I love being british, this is so embarassing.

  2. Viv Stanshall was influenced by this to use a similar scenario in one of his Rawlinson End sketches for John Peel (the village populace is jumping on faces etc.)

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