Talk:4 Poofs and a Piano
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The changes made recently by User:Jasonoscar appear to be pushing a point of view. Even Jonathan Ross himself compared his attitude to that of Jim Davidson and suggested that the paper Lavender News hadn't seen the first few minutes of his Friday Night programmes.
Well hello and welcome to Friday night with me, and I have won yet more awards ladies and gentlemen. I can't believe it we've won more awards. ....... Also Lavender News, which is a paper that campaigns for gay rights has voted me best straight gay friend 2008. (He bows to audience applause). Apparently I'm the celeb who's been nicest to gays this year, and I am proud to receive this award but it made me think have they never seen this show? (Screen shows four previous intro clips from the show):
1 Speaking of unemployment, let me introduce the men who regularly take the sack on the chin..
2 .. are never happier than when their privates are in the rear
3 .. who often end the night with a mouthful of Gordon's
4 .. who are never happier than when they're being taken up the Orinoco
Maybe they tune in after the first few minutes. It's only when I found that Jim Davidson came second that it all made sense to me.
The above is an extract from Friday Night with Jonathan Ross on Friday 22 February 2008.
- Have to agree, the article does NOT read as encyclopedic- far too chatty, not enough references- where did whoever wrote this get this whole section: "The boys in the group were also bewildered by the accusation that they were perpetuating the stereotypical gay man image. As the first openly gay group on a national main stream television programme, they couldn't understand why certain members of the gay press and those within the gay community expected them to act 'straight' rather than being themselves. If being themselves meant they were stereotypical, then they were happy to be so." With no references, this is pure supposition- I'll cut the section severely unless someone can come up with some?Himynameishelen (talk) 17:21, 27 February 2008 (UTC)
Ross introduces the band each Friday night with an innuendo-laden joke directed at homosexuality or the supposed sex lives of gay men, while the watching TV audience see how the band reacts to the joke's punch line.