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Why Don't You Just Switch Off Your Television Set and Go and Do Something Less Boring Instead? 

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1993   1973  
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Nick Patten ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1973)
Alison Smith ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1973)
Lucy Nickson ...
 Musician (1 episode, 1993)
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On the contrary...
4 December 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I thought this program was quite fun. I remember watching it, being quite young but enjoying it. Although having said that, some of the things they suggested you do were ridiculous.

I have a very vivid memory of watching them get a coat hanger, snip it up with pliers and turn it into a V shape... now obviously that makes a very good object to stick in the back of your pony tail doesn't it?

I was stupid enough to try it (the one and only time I ever did bother copying anything from the show) and I was stuck with a a piece of metal tangled up in the back of my head... shh memories.

I do quite miss the show though. I don't remember much of the presenters but looking back they were pretty middle class.


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