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15 Times Philomena Cunk Asked The Most Ridiculously Stupid Questions

Diane Morgan's mockumentary series features ridiculously stupid interviews with some of Britain's most intelligent people. It is wonderful.

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1. Philomena Cunk (Diane Morgan) is a comedy character, known for starring in fake documentaries. She asks deadpan questions to experts like this crime expert.

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2. And this expert on Winston Churchill.

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3. When she knew the absolute right way to interview a philosophy professor.

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4. When she asked a Shakespeare expert about this.

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5. When she inspected one of the world's first computers, made in the Victorian era, and then asked this.

She later said: "Babbage never foresaw the terrible consequences of his invention — a machine that would autocorrect his name to 'cabbage' every single time."
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She later said: "Babbage never foresaw the terrible consequences of his invention — a machine that would autocorrect his name to 'cabbage' every single time."

6. And when she asked Dr John Martin, professor of cardiovascular medicine, about Bon Jovi.

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7. (Some of the interviewees know that she is in character, but TBH it doesn't make it any less funny.)

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8. And when she related the British Empire to Star Wars.

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9. When she asked this about the explorer Sir Walter Raleigh.

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10. When she asked this pressing question about horses.

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11. When she summed up what this history professor was saying so viewers would understand it.

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12. She then followed it up with this.

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13. And when she stumped ITV political editor Robert Peston on this question.

It's a good question, though.
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It's a good question, though.

14. When she made Samuel Pepys relevant again.

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15. And finally, when someone fucked up her script.

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