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Old 25-05-2014, 07:27 PM   #210
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Butterflies was a British sitcom series written by Carla Lane broadcast on BBC2 from 1978–83..The situation was the day-to-day life of the Parkinson family in a bittersweet style. There were both traditional comedy sources (Ria's cooking, family squabbles) and more unusual sources such as Ria's unconsummated relationship with the outwardly-successful Leonard. Ria was still in love with her husband, Ben, and had raised 2 potentially fine sons, yet found herself dissatisfied and in need of something more.. Throughout the series Ria searched for that "something more" and found some solace in her unconventional friendship with Leonard.. In a 2002 interview, Carla Lane explained, "I wanted to write a comedy about a woman contemplating adultery"..In the first episode, an expository discussion between Ria and Leonard alludes to the significance of the series' title: "We are all kids chasing butterflies. You see it, you want it, you grab it, and there it is, all squashed in your hand." She adds, "I am one of the few lucky ones, I have a pleasant house, a pleasant man and 2 pleasant sons. My butterfly didn't get squashed." Ria's husband Ben collects and studies Butterflies..Lane was awarded an OBE in 1989, but returned it in protest at the CBE awarded to the managing director of Huntingdon Life Sciences, a contract animal testing laboratory...Wild WoodYouTu..
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Paddy died in a fire and was burnt pretty badly. So the morgue needed someone to identify the body. His 2 best friends,Seamus and Sean, were sent for. Seamus went in and the mortician pulled back the sheet..

Seamus said "Yup, he's burnt pretty bad. Roll him over".

So the mortician rolled him over. Seamus looked and said "Nope, it ain't Paddy.."

The mortician thought that was rather strange and then he brought Sean in to identify the body.

Sean took a look at him and said, "Yup, he's burnt real bad, roll him over."

The mortician rolled him over and Sean looked down and said, "No, it ain't Paddy."

The mortician asked, "How can you tell?"

Sean said, "Well, Paddy had 2 arseholes."

"What? He had 2 arseholes?" asked the mortician.

"Yup, everyone knew he had 2 arseholes. Every time we went into town, folks would say, 'Here comes Johhny with them 2 coombes....' man walks into a bar with a giraffe..The giraffe falls over. The man goes to leave and the bartender says, "Oi. You can't leave that lyin' there." And the man says, "No. It's not a lion. It's a gir"..

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