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welfordwrites: Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion. Spike Milligan

littlegingerkid: Glastonbury update: I'm going in. If I don't emerge, you can write 'I told you Billie Eilish was a teenage death cult' on my gravestone (instead of the Spike Milligan)

sisterloli: I was thinking in work. How would today's cancel culture react to Spike Milligan?

ProfDaveAndress: He actually said he’ll bring in the army TO supply teachers… Reminding me of Spike Milligan’s immortal sergeant: “Right, today the lieutenant is going to talk to you about Keats. And I bet not one of you higgerant bastards knows what a keat is!”

TheClonesLad: Spike Milligan - Grovelling Bastard - YouTube Okay, tears down the face time with again. Deserves another repeated airing.

danieljmckee: Charlie Drakes the worker is an incredibly strange sitcom. Somewhere between spike Milligan and an avengers episode

cabcat5: Spike Milligan quote of the day "Good evening and now the late news. To be exact, 20 minutes late"

JonTrevithick: On its initial UK release in 1975, 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail ' was supported by Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers in 'The Case of the Mukkinese Battlehorn'.

CarmenStanescu2: Deal: Puckoon by Spike Milligan

goldenclassics: Stage set for drama galore at Blackpool's Grand Theatre: ... join Sherlock Holmes in The Valley of Fear, follow the life of comedy legend Spike Milligan in Ian Hislop's new play SPIKE and the chance to ...

MelanieJaxn: Are you going to come quietly, or do I have to use earplugs? -Spike Milligan

alistaircoleman: I should have learned by now, but currently in Facebook Jail for posting a Spike Milligan joke. Facebook DOES NOT understand comedy.

jonnywonnydodah: How long was I in the army? ....... Five foot eleven. - Spike Milligan

8_milligan: Danny Baker's TV Heroes - Spike Milligan

TomSprints: Needed to get out today, so drove down to Winchelsea, to see my favourite stained glass, in St Thomas’ Church (and to pay my respects to Spike Milligan, who is buried there). I had the church to myself. I greatly love Douglas Strachan’s 1930s windows. Here’s the main one:

doey_ann: If, there is intelligent life out there, the reason its intelligent. Is, that it never came here. Spike Milligan. Goodnight.x

BritishComedy: A tribute night honouring the genius of Spike Milligan is coming to Louth Riverhead Theatre on Sunday 3rd July. Producer John Hewer explains his quest for The Bed Sitting Room:

MadcowArt: Featured Art of the Day: "Spike Milligan Ballpoint Portrait". Buy it at:

Suesan0814: The best cure for sea sickness, is to sit under a tree - Spike Milligan

Poem2Poem: "Help, help," said a man, "I'm drowning." / "Hang on," said a man from the shore. - Spike Milligan

welfordwrites: A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree. Spike Milligan

RickLondonGreen: Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion.Spike Milligan

seatsixtyone: The Deccan Queen is the premier train between Mumbai & Pune, or Bombay-Poona as Spike Milligan would have known it, born in Pune in 1918. The DQ has just got new swank cars with electric sigris (I admit I had to look up 'sigri' - I've learnt a new word!).

KevinFMcDermott: This morning 'pon me is the need to say Terry Pratchett, Spike Milligan, Kate Bush and The Beatles aloud. It makes me feel better, hopeful. Further Good Mornings to y'all.

bixbeiderbot: The Beiderbecke Affair - 3. "We call it the white economy" JILL: In the words of the great Spike Milligan, everybody's gotta be somewhere. MR WHEELER: Mr Chaplin, Mrs Swinburne, why are you here?

GSWSyndicate: Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion.Spike Milligan

geekychappy: Watched Q (what's left of it) My first experience of Spike Milligan as a child was Q8. The absurdist sketches that would end with a unified chant of "What are we going to do now?" was a companion to but purer form of Monty Python (who I later discovered were inspired by Spike).

ChinnyHonk: Spike Milligan - Jack Hobbs Dysentery Anecdote

RhubarbVaselino: This, from the actual UK government in 2022, would have been a Spike Milligan, Monty Python or Two Ronnies sketch in the late 20th Century: - asked when workers should expect to see their wages go up in line with inflation, a spokesman said: “I wouldn’t put a time frame on it.”

bug_in_a_cage: "There was a young girl called Nelly Who had a nylon belly. The skin was so thin We could all see in, It was full of Custard and Jelly." - Spike Milligan

GCSalter: If I thought I could get away with it, I would probably select these words for my gravestone. Perhaps I could pull a Spike Milligan and get it done in Gaelic or something so it wouldn't offend people.

DemonJim: Fun film fact: Despite being in the key demographic in the mid 80s, I have still never seen The Goonies. I always thought it was a Spike Milligan / Peter Sellers film (even more reason to watch it) and was well into adulthood before realising my error. Do I win £5?

goonshowpod: This is what Spike was doing the day before The Last Goon Show Of All was recorded in 1972 - fishing bits of car out of a pond in Wisley

BBCentury: The Goons on Parkinson: Peter Sellers reads Spike Milligan's original character description for Eccles...

aphorismsgalore: Spike Milligan: All I ask is a chance to prove that money can't make me happy.

littlemore20: Spike Milligan and Eric Sykes

JontoKaye2: Rereading 'Where Have All The Bullets Gone' by Spike Milligan. To be honest, I never found him that funny on screen, but as a comedy writer and indeed, as a biographer, he stands pretty much unchallenged...

turniptickler: Mr Spike Milligan

MichaelWarbur17: Spike Milligan writes to Peter Sellers about fellow Goon, Harry Secombe.

paulsimpsonHN: “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder - get it out with Optrex”, Spike Milligan, dad’s favourite comedian

LudoJanssens: The song is about the ebony (black) and ivory (white) keys on a piano, but also deals with integration and racial harmony. The title was inspired by Paul hearing Spike Milligan say, "Black notes, white Ebony and ivory live together in perfect harmony

welfordwrites: All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy. Spike Milligan

phreakops: even Spike Milligan at his peak couldn’t top this madness

Nicholas70paul: Spike Milligan interview (Clive Anderson, 1995)

toooldforit: Said the General of the Army 'I think that war is barmy' So he threw away his gun: Now he's having much more fun. Spike Milligan

LyndaChalmers6: Remember Spike Milligan’s comment on grave headstone - I told you I was sick.

MorganMadej: Ah, the good old days with Spike Milligan!

davidlaird11: An Evening With Spike Milligan .

Poem2Poem: "Help, help," said a man, "I'm drowning." / "Hang on," said a man from the shore. - Spike Milligan

jappleby123: Spike (Terence Alan) Milligan’s grave in Winchelsea.

cathjohn: Spike Milligan. Smile. Especially now we're free of masks which made my face looked thin

nigel_cartlidge: Here is a poem from the wonderful poet Spike Milligan. I hope it puts a smile on your face as well.

adamsmith1922: The Goon Show: V01 – The Dreaded Batter Pudding Hurler – Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe

GSWSyndicate: Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion.Spike Milligan

Thouotes: "A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree." - Spike Milligan

1gre_bot: A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree. - Spike Milligan

chortle: Saturday catch-up: Why, 60 years on, Spike Milligan's Bed Sitting Room is as relevant as ever

Grooverecords1: Spike Milligan, Spike Milligan with Jeremy Taylor Live at Camb by Groovevinylstore

GoddardEm: More importantly she was a lover of the sea & this Spike Milligan poem... "I must go down to the sea again, To the lonely sea & sky, I left my vest & socks there, I wonder if they're dry" Here's to you mum X

beerandbivalves: Is that Spike Milligan where Maurice should be? Bee Gees statue to be removed for repairs

NicholsErt: If you don't think you've laughed enough today .... Spike Milligan - Parkinson 1980 - Jack Hobbs Dysentery Anecdote

b1llygreen: St Thomas' Church in Winchelsea. This church dates back to 1290 and is the final resting place of English comedian Spike Milligan. Winchelsea is the smallest 'town' in England

OlgasGirls: Intrepid explorers of paramedia! Today's upload in DIBGY, THE BIGGEST DOG IN THE WORLD (1973)! A British children's film that has 1. A giant sheepdog 2. A greedy circus ringmaster 3. Spike Milligan & Jim Dale From the director of THE MAGIC CHRISTIAN!

GrahamMack: Spike Milligan - Parkinson 1980 - Jack Hobbs Dysentery Anecdote

CLoughlan: Spike Milligan’s tombstone:” I told you I wasn’t well”. When will we all accept the evidence and act There is no alternative.

basil_dusk: Blue plaques for Spike Milligan, Eric Sykes and James Robertson Justice

redmondmichael1: "Writers like Spike Milligan and Arthur Matthews (Father Ted) have a huge talent for writing gibberish and making it brilliant...Michael Redmond adds his name to that list." Andrew Moffat. Available now at

JohnWaga: The brilliance of the much missed genius of Spike Milligner!! Spike Milligan - Parkinson 1980 - Jack Hobbs Dysentery Anecdote

da5705: On page 120 of 256 of Mussolini, by Spike Milligan

truefactsbot: Pierre Brassau was, in fact, an ape and the display was hereditary, and run in most families. SPIKE MILLIGAN

qwertyuiop51559: Spike Milligan - Parkinson 1980 - Jack Hobbs Dysentery Anecdote

incomedy: Why, 60 years on, Spike Milligan's Bed Sitting Room is as relevant as ever - Chortle

Poem2Poem: "Help, help," said a man, "I'm drowning." / "Hang on," said a man from the shore. - Spike Milligan

Suesan0814: The best cure for sea sickness, is to sit under a tree - Spike Milligan

chortle: Why, 60 years on, Spike Milligan's Bed Sitting Room is as relevant as ever | 'Stark, ribald and surreal' satire gets a fresh outing

comedynews: Why, 60 years on, Spike Milligan’s Bed Sitting Room is as relevant as ever

incomedy: Why, 60 years on, Spike Milligan's Bed Sitting Room is as relevant as ever - Chortle

stephenrr: The best cure for seasickness, is to sit under a tree. -Spike Milligan

MikeHaskins11: Is this "(c) The Keepers" officially sanctioned merchandise? Because that's definitely not a Spike Milligan illustration that they're using!

tgpb85: Another "boy who..." but I loved reading this one too. Spike Milligan-esque absurdity and also beautifully lyrical in places. I'm just in awe at how high the standard is nowadays.

da5705: 4 of 5 stars to Monty by Spike Milligan

Toukochan: "Spike Milligan, the "good looking Goon from Rangoon". - from the Lid Off, a BBC radio documentary. Surprised I didn't hear this one used more often. Also has Peter Sellers saying he sees Bluebottle as a 12-year-old.

GSWSyndicate: Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion.Spike Milligan

SarcasmLiving: Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion. Spike Milligan

back21980s: and Jacques, le garçon de pisse. The large ensemble cast also features Sid Caesar, Shecky Greene, Gregory Hines (in his film debut), Charlie Callas; and Brooks regulars Ron Carey, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Cloris Leachman, Andreas Voutsinas, and Spike Milligan.

beaubodor: Spike Milligan - Parkinson 1980 - Jack Hobbs Dysentery Anecdote

MikeHaskins11: 11 June 1975 BBC 1 showed The Melting Pot a pilot sitcom starring Spike Milligan and John Bird as two illegal immigrants who "end up in a boarding house full of all nationalities - except English". An entire series was then made but to date has never been broadcast.

mAbdlfattah: Funny Quote of the Day: "A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree." - Spike Milligan

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ItzTheShire: Whenever I think of Curry now, I think of that Pakistani dalek skit. Thanks Spike Milligan

sbutler2210: Currently reading Spike Milligan's Puckoon, and bloody hell the amount of extremely casual racism is staggering…

mikebirdy: Friday fun: Many people died of thirst but only the Irish are born with one. ( Spike Milligan)

Grytpyp3Thynne3: The latest exciting project from talented co-writers Ian Hislop (BBC’s Have I Got News For You team captain and editor of Private Eye) and Nick Newman (writer and satirical cartoonist), is all about the life and career of the inimitable comedy genius…

clifford_heaven: The very first comedy I heard was “The Goon Show” on the radio as a young kid. Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan and Harry Secombe. Later progressed to “Monty Python” You can’t get any more slapstick than that.

welfordwrites: Long John Saliva was the spitting image of his Dad. Spike Milligan.

daytippler: A little known fact. When Spike Milligan was in America, He wrote the script for what later became a horror film. Creature from the black L.A. Goon.

TomDevl44610021: An Evening With Spike Milligan .

MikeHaskins11: Peter Sellers once talked Graham Stark into climbing into the boot of his car to help him check for a strange noise. Spike Milligan used to tell the same story as though it had happened to him instead. Maybe Sellers made a habit of playing this trick!

13thBlueKnight: 'Unto us' (Spike Milligan).

Poem2Poem: "Help, help," said a man, "I'm drowning." / "Hang on," said a man from the shore. - Spike Milligan



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