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6 Gogglebox pearls of wisdom: Episode 3

Think the Goggleboxers only teach us about what's on telly? Think again.

Each week, our favourite TV families drop some beautiful pearls of wisdom and hilarious one-liners. We wrap up the best of both.

The Goggleboxers reflect on the fashion crimes of Michael Portillo from Great Railway Journeys

Anatasia: “He looks like a canary that’s bleeding!"
Yvie: “Lemon slacks on a lemon camel!”
Jad: “He’s camel-flauged.”
Keith: “The chairs match his pants.”
Symon: “He’s an upside-down carrot.”

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Why Take Me Out is a pertinent reflection of modern romance

Tom: “It’s like how we date today. Guy comes out – boom, you’re hot. Let’s go get laid on the Gold Coast.”

On the age-old potato/potarto debate

Adam: “No one says potarto.”
Tom: “I don’t get that argument because there’s only one [correct answer]. Potato.”

When Wayne and Tom watch the first gay wedding on Neighbours

Tom: “Never thought this day would come… That we’d actually be watching a gay marriage. I wouldn’t have thought this five years ago.”
Wayne: “I’m surprised we’re even watching Neighbours.”
Tom: “Well, history has been made. Now we never have to watch that again.”


Only a few hours until THE WEDDING OF THE YEAR begins! ?????? #Neighbours

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Kerry looks back on her favourite decade

“Oh, the ‘80s. Apart from AIDS, it was a really good time.”

The Goggleboxers react to the news that legendary actor Burt Reynolds passed away aged 82

Emmie: “I’d forgotten about him, when was the last time you saw Burt Reynolds? Well, you won’t see him anymore, he's gone."


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