One of the generic puppets used as an extra in many scenes was a Lord Lucan
look-alike. He would often appear as a waiter, barman or just in the background of many sketches in foreign settings. The real Lord Lucan Vanished without trace in 1974 on suspicion of murdering the family nanny and there had been numerous unsubstantiated sightings of him published in the press for years afterwards. See more
Oh, you were lucky if you could get cheese in my day! You had to make do with a blanket folded sides-to-mittle!
I'll sides-to-middle her in a minute!