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The One O'Clock News from the BBC in 1986
June 9, 2009 8:53 AM   Subscribe

A bad day in the news gallery? Talkback recording of everything going wrong during The One O'Clock News from the BBC in 1986: Part One, Part Two, Part Three. Unless of course, this was a typical day ... "I haven't got any scripts Mike! How am I supposed to run a show?" "Animate quantel or whatever you want to do..." [via]
posted by feelinglistless (12 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

 
This reminded me of the newsreader sketch from Chris Morris' Blue Jam.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 9:01 AM on June 9, 2009


Cut to commercial!! oh wait...
posted by LordSludge at 9:05 AM on June 9, 2009


Great post! More news porn!
posted by Jofus at 9:28 AM on June 9, 2009


That's pretty mild stuff really, by the standards of news gallery disasters - it all held together on air fairly well.
posted by Luddite at 9:29 AM on June 9, 2009


Is the sound real or post-editing comedy?
posted by mitocan at 9:36 AM on June 9, 2009


I really wish US television had continuity announcers. Or someone who just sits at a microphone in case something screws up.
posted by ALongDecember at 9:53 AM on June 9, 2009


Eurovision Song Contest talkback
posted by malevolent at 10:33 AM on June 9, 2009 [2 favorites]


Tha fair made my heart swell with patriotic pride, that did. Nation Shall Jabber in a Panicked Fashion Unto Nation.
posted by WPW at 10:35 AM on June 9, 2009 [1 favorite]


"Is the sound real or post-editing comedy?"

It's all real. There'd be more jokes if it was parody I think.
posted by feelinglistless at 11:42 AM on June 9, 2009


Bob Schieffer capably deals with a meltdown off the top of this 1977 edition of the CBS Evening News.
posted by evilcolonel at 11:42 AM on June 9, 2009


Here are some CNN blooper reels (with director's audio track -- NSFW language) and a few other miscellaneous bloopers from other networks thrown in to boot. 1 2 3 4
posted by evilcolonel at 11:52 AM on June 9, 2009


It would be nice to hear the soundtrack as transmitted, just for comparison.
posted by mr. strange at 2:42 PM on June 9, 2009


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