24 Reasons Why We Miss Harry Hill’s “TV Burp”

Come back, Harry. Television needs you.

1. The opening titles were baffling.

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Harry Hill eating televisions that showed ITV programmes. Of course.

2. You never knew who he spoke to at the start.

3. In fact many things on this show weren’t explained.

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4. But his side-glances made you forget all this.

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5. There were also dazzling celebrity appearances.

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youtube.com Avalon Television / ITV Studios

 

6. Not forgetting SIR ALAN SUGAR…

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With the music going faster and faster and faster and faster.

7. YOU’RE FIRED.

8. Remember “This Week’s Apprentice In A Nutshell”?

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youtube.com Avalon Television / ITV Studios

 

A boastful statement by a candidate followed by their firing by Sir Alan in the same episode. Class.

There were so many notable moments on Harry Hill’s TV Burp.

9. Look no further than HOLE IN THE WALL!

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10. “The Many Faces of Louis Walsh”!

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Oh my Louis Walsh’s face was just brilliant.

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11. TV Burp was the perfect antidote to The X Factor.

 

12. They also tore apart every Paul Burrell programme.

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13. Sometimes the shows got their revenge though.

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youtube.com Avalon Television / ITV Studios

 

14. Only for Harry to take his revenge.

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youtube.com Avalon Television / ITV Studios

 

Clarification: David Dimbleby isn’t dead.

15. It was also the only show with actual puppets. Here Harry does some mouth-to-mouth on a teddy…

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… to the beat of the Bee Gee’s Staying Alive.

16. Best feature? “TV Highlight of the Week”.

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This one is a classic too.

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youtube.com Avalon Television / ITV Studios

 

17. The feature also got more random every series.

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18. Don’t forget TV Burp’s “Poetry Corner.”

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It was nothing as good as this feature though.

19. The best thing of this whole show by far, though? “But which is better? There’s only one way to find out…”

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20. Heather Mills or Hitler?

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21. Scones: “cream then jam” or “jam then cream”?

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22. Nookie Bear or Napoleon Bonaparte?

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23. Regular birds or Ladybirds?

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24. Priests or The Pope or Bishops or Monks?

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He used to say this.

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But not any more. Saturday Night ITV is now just tat.

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