Talk:Spike Milligan

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Oh In Colour[edit]

The series Oh In Colour from 1970 is not mentioned in the television section. This was separate from the Q series altho it was similar and was put on shortly after the first one, Q5. It even has its own Wikipedia page to link to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oh_In_Colour. 82.2.125.203 (talk) 12:40, 1 December 2013 (UTC)

The Kitchener approach?[edit]

'Major Jenkins did not like him because Milligan constantly kept the morale of his fellow soldiers up, whereas Major Jenkins's approach was to take an attitude towards the troops similar to that of Lord Kitchener.'

Not clear what the Kitchener approach is meant to indicate. Valetude (talk) 23:03, 21 April 2014 (UTC)

'Influenced'[edit]

The singular 'Monty Python' seems a little odd. He did influence Monty Python heavily, but he also influenced an entire generation of comedians. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Markstevenpaul (talkcontribs) 18:49, 25 June 2014 (UTC)

Advertising, Wounding and his War Memoirs[edit]

I recall seeing Spike advertise a British Leyland car on T.V. but I can't remember exactly when. It was funny, though I doubt he wrote the script for it (though he may have chipped in with an idea or two). I do remember that he said he did the advert for free, saying "I believe in this car" or something like that.

According to an interview he gave on TV to someone (I don't think it was 'Parkinson'), Spike reckoned that it was the wound he picked up at Damiano, Italy that was the starting point of his history of depression.

Spike only had 6 books that were War memoirs - "Adolf Hitler: My Part..." to "Goodbye Soldier". Someone has incorrectly included "Piecework". — Preceding unsigned comment added by Taff Hewitt (talkcontribs) 22:24, 22 October 2014 (UTC)