3. Beardman and Dreadlocks Guy, the ultimate newsbombing double act.
5. Professional newsbomber Paul Yarrow, who has appeared in the background of more than 100 live broadcasts.
7. This chap looming near Gary Lineker’s head during the Olympics.
9. When this camera dropped in to say hello on the BBC News Channel.
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15. This unexplained horsehead man on a weather report in Baltimore.
17. The Stoke City Rollup Man, who rolled and smoked a ciggie live on Sky Sports News and isn’t a fan of Peter Crouch.
20. This beer-chugging football fan, live on ESPN.
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Patrick Smith is the UK media editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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