Obscure Pop Cultural Reference of the Day

Last night, Eileen referred to Gail as “Janette Krankie”.

Ian and Janette Tough were the Krankies, a Scottish comedy duo in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Because of her small stature, Janette often played the character of Wee Jimmy Krankie, a Scottish schoolboy. Ian played Jimmy’s father.

David Tennant, who plays the Doctor on BBC’s ‘Doctor Who‘, has jokingly said that he’d like the next Doctor to be Wee Jimmy Krankie.

Here’s Wee Jimmy in action:

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Former Maritimer living in the suburbs of Montreal.
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One Response to Obscure Pop Cultural Reference of the Day

  1. Jody says:

    I think Wee Jimmy is easier on the eyes than Gail Platt.

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