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    Just 19 Of The Funniest Things To Happen Live On British TV

    "The sun is beating down, we've seen lots of doggers..."

    Whoever thought that live television could go without a hitch was utterly wrong. However, it has left us with some pretty memorable moments, and I decided to share some of my favourites.

    1. On ITV Evening News, when viewers didn't receive the usual polite greeting.

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    2. When Alison Hammond almost got arrested in front of the Leaning Tower of Pisa!

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    3. And who could forget when Alison sent a sailor over the edge when giving a weather report?

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    4. Queen of Essex, Gemma Collins, certainly entered live TV history when falling through the stage.

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    5. Gillian McKeith fainting right before a Bushtucker Trial has been imprinted in my memory.

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    6. If this clip taught us anything, it was to always lock your door during a video call.

    a man sat at his desk during a video call with his two children in the background

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    7. That moment when BBC Breakfast reported live while on an actual rollercoaster.

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    8. As a Cheryl stan, this mic failure during her live performance for Stand Up To Cancer hurt to watch.

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    9. Whoever decided to let Gino D'ACampo cook live on This Morning: thank you.

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    10. On Sunday Brunch, I fully sympathised with Richard Blackwood for not knowing how to zest a lemon.

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    11. Whenever I'm sad, I watch this video of David Cameron during a ~very~ serious interview.

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    12. Carol Kirkwood reporting on the wonderful views and — sorry, what was that?

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    13. This Saturday Night Takeaway winner stole the show with her reaction.

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    14. Viral sensation, Jill, looked terrified when a whole production crew ended up in her front room for Mother's Day.

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    15. On Channel 4 News, this weather report ended up impressing an entire nation.

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    16. That time on This Morning when viewers almost witnessed John Torode's kitchen going up in flames.

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    17. Guy Goma turned up at the BBC for a job interview, but ended up being on live television instead!

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    18. If you've ever had a work mishap, you can probably sympathise with Victoria Derbyshire missing her cue during a BBC News bulletin.

    9. When @vicderbyshire couldn’t get her high heel shoes on at the start of a BBC News bulletin

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    A BBC News bulletin is usually a quick round-up of the headlines, but at the start of this particular one, viewers could see Victoria Derbyshire struggling to put her heels back on in time. The slightly muffled "oh God" and the squeaking of the shoes make me cringe every time.

    19. When Matt Hancock got ~emotional~ during his appearance on Good Morning Britain.

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    Do you have a favourite live TV blunder that lives in your head rent free? Let us know in the comments!