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23 Of The Sassiest Things Graham Norton Said During Eurovision

So. Much. Shade.

1. “OK… That’s three minutes we’ll never get back, but look at it this way: We’ll never have to hear that song again.”

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On Albania's entry.

2. "Oh, so this is where we feign interest?"

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On the post-song filler section.

3. “Give them a nudge, every vote counts... Oh, I do hope we get some votes tonight.”

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Speculating on the UK's nil points status.

4. "Even in 2015 it’s like there’s a tin can and string connecting us to some of these countries."

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When Slovenia's live feed cut out during the results.

5. “He said he did something terrible as a boy. We don’t know what it was. It might have been write this song.”

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On Norway.

6. Eurovision host: "It's really interesting to see people's emotions when they win." Graham: "It's not that interesting though, is it?"

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Tell it like it is, Graham.

7. “They’re dressed like posh hospital workers from the future.”

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On the UK.

8. “Her outfit does involve some roadkill. I fear some Georgian crows were harmed in the making of this act.”


On Georgia.

9. “She’s got that pan scourer thing in her hair.”

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On Norway.

10. “Oh, Miriam, you’re hilarious.”


If we're playing the opposites game...

11. “Well, I’m not sure how that worked as a television spectacle."

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On the live-band post-songs interlude.

12. "I think the man at the smoke machine nodded off at the beginning of that."

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So much snark.

13. “Her name was unpronounceable so she decided to go by her nickname, which is Boggie. She could have called herself anything. Trixie-bell, Floo-Floo, but no. Boggie.”


On Hungary.

14. “That, if not the winner, is certainly top three.”

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Saying what were all thinking about Sweden's "music."

15. “You still there? It’s over. It really is over!”


On one of the many, many long ballads.

16. “Huh? She’s pulled.”

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On Estonia.

17. “Sweaty and smiley.”

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On a particularly enthusiastic drummer.

18. “And it is quite a good song, but you won’t notice because you’ll be distracted by the…oh, let’s call them dancers.”

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19. “Oh, and Australia.”

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Saying what we were all thinking about the antipodean interlopers.

20. “Now we enter the 'awkward chat’ portion of the evening."

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21. "Well that awkward chat's over... so let's start another one!"

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On the post-song filler section.

22. “Well, already this is a great night for him. He’s actually made it through the semi-final. Which doesn’t happen much. Eight attempts, they’ve got through twice.”

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On Cyprus.

23. "It’s obviously dress-down Saturday in Denmark."

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On the Danish points-scorer's casual attire.

Graham, your sass has been duly noted.

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