Your most memorable tv moments.

(60 Posts)
TeamJavert Mon 24-Jun-13 23:15:07

Are there any scenes or moments from a television programme that have stayed with you? Documentary or drama? Funny,sad or scary?

TeamJavert Mon 24-Jun-13 23:24:49

And yes,I'm bored.

Campaspe Thu 27-Jun-13 19:14:20

Blackadder Goes Forth. The final episode where they go over the top. It makes my hairs stand on end!

Seeing the footage of the cranes at Winston Churchill's funeral (I wasn't born in 1965, but have seen it shown on TV).

Watching "The Box of Magic Delights" as an 11 year old and finding it quite sinister.

Francis Urquhart.

Oh, so many moments of great TV.

GameSetAndMatch Sun 30-Jun-13 18:38:32

Im so sorry but it IS from that programme with the awful know the one.

the boy scouts on the rollercoaster, eating! Ill never forget that pig-faced kid!

I hope the tv people edit that man out of it because that was classic tv that must be shown again in some way.

and the Queen with James Bond at the opening of the olympics. that was such a 'luke I am your father' moment grin

im sure ill think of more!

somewherewest Mon 01-Jul-13 19:18:53


Kylie & Jason's wedding on Neeeyyybours. I was around seven at the time. In fact I have so many happy memories of trashy 80s TV, especially the US stuff...The Hof being out-acted by a talking car on Knightrider, Tom Selleck being slowly engulfed by his own body hair on Magnum PI , McGyver building an entire tank out of chewing gum and a piece of string...Best TV decade ever grin.

The X-Files. I was a little bit in love with Mulder when I was thirteen.

A sad stepfather was violent towards my mother and I have really distinct memory of sitting in the living room with the TV on and Casualty starting, while it kicked off in the next room. I hate the fecking Casualty theme music to this day.

GameSetAndMatch Mon 01-Jul-13 19:22:31

somewhere sorry to hear about the casualty thing.

but love the descriptions of McGyver (yum) selleck (ewwww) and hoff (double ewwwww)

crazynanna Mon 01-Jul-13 19:27:57

Both AbFab.

Then scene where Patsy runs in, lights 2/3 cigarettes at the same time whilst shouting "Bastard asthmatic cab driver!" grin

And when Patsy wakes up in the burnt out kitchen with her beehive stuck up at one side singed. grin

piprabbit Mon 01-Jul-13 19:39:41

A schools' education programme that featured a fictional storyline about children designing a new sort of platform sandal/shoe which became massively successful and a bit of a fad. They were dangerous to wear though, so everyone had to be persuaded to give them up.

Block-a-boots, block-a-boots, block, block, block-a-boots. They're in fashion today.

piprabbit Mon 01-Jul-13 19:42:10

Block-a-boots on youtube, now that's what I call memorable TV!

Lemonies Mon 01-Jul-13 19:47:16

This is England.
The scene where Trev gets assaulted by Lols Dad.
Burnt into my mind, it still makes me flinch to think of it.

TwllBach Mon 01-Jul-13 20:01:43

Every single episode of ER ever written <fanatic>

Emma Thompson in Wit. There's just one scene towards the end, where she is dying, and she's lying on the hospital bed, breasts out, with this heart breaking narration and its just harrowing.

Home and away. Any scene with the Braxtons in it <drools>

MagzFarqharson Mon 01-Jul-13 22:05:41

Kim Woodburn making a sherry trifle on 'Come Dine With Me'- 'she then adds enough sherry to sink a Nana's knitting circle' - never fails! gringringrin

MagzFarqharson Mon 01-Jul-13 22:11:50

Agree with AbFab, every scene is brilliant - loved the one where they go to France and accidently stay in the gate house and play ping pong ! Hahaha!

crazynanna Mon 01-Jul-13 22:39:02

Magz. "Somebody has stolen the steering wheel!!!!"

GameSetAndMatch Tue 02-Jul-13 18:56:50

David Tennant on Top Gear the star in the car.

cant stand Tennant but he was hilarious on that. best one ever!

(I only watch it as I love Richard Hammond!) grin

NeverBeenToMe Tue 02-Jul-13 19:01:49

The giant kitten climbing the tower on The Goodies old gimmer

It scared the bejesus out of me!

MrsWolowitz Tue 02-Jul-13 19:05:44

When Maid Marion was killed in that terrible Robin Hood series a couple of years ago. I was like wait. What?

Rachel giving birth in friends and when Monica and Richard break up and carrying on dancing slowly.

When Sheldon hugs Penny at Christmas when she gives him that napkin signed by an actor he likes.

NatashaBee Tue 02-Jul-13 19:22:59

The montage at the end of the final episode of 6 Feet Under <cries>

GameSetAndMatch Tue 02-Jul-13 19:41:25

HOW could I have forgotten the giant kitten on the goodies????? shock

yes, that scared me too!

and remember the planet of the apes series? the baddies face at the beginning of the titles. urko or something he was called?

hated monkeys/gorillas/apes ever since!

When Harold Bishop's daughter (Kerry?) was shot dead by poachers in the marshes, leaving Joe Ramsey bereft and to bring up baby Skye alone. (Neighbours)

A really scary tv film starring Tinker from Lovejoy about children escaping from something awful. Terrifying (well it was at the time)

Jonathan Creek episode with the bath in the tower still gives me the creeps.

Sherlock. Amazing TV.

MunchkinsMumof2 Tue 02-Jul-13 23:00:17

The end of Cold Feet when Clare Baxendale's character is killed in a car crash, dh and I sobbedblush blush

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Tue 02-Jul-13 23:05:37

Sylvester McCoy as Doctor Who when the daleks climb the stairs for the very first time in Remembrance of the Daleks.

Lost a few nights sleep over that grin

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Tue 02-Jul-13 23:08:34

..and "Don't tell him, Pike!" from Dad's Army. I must have seen it at least 362 times, but it still makes me laugh. Every time, without fail.

SinisterBuggyMonth Wed 03-Jul-13 00:38:20

Last ep of Black adder Goes Forth, the final scene with the Poppy Fields. I was 14yo, stayed with me for days.

PariahHairy Wed 03-Jul-13 03:28:18

That bit of house of cards, if you have seen it you will know the bit.

PariahHairy Wed 03-Jul-13 03:30:46

Also the punch in that this life, marvellous.

PariahHairy Wed 03-Jul-13 03:34:39

Never really got the impact of the last blackadder, I know I should feel sad, but I really don't blush

IWillStartOnMonday Wed 03-Jul-13 07:12:18

Eastenders - 'You're not my muuuvvvveeerrr' ..... 'Yes I ammmmmmm'

24 - When Jack Bauer puts on the bullet proof suit in series 8 and goes after Logan.

Most of The West Wing end of series moments stay with me, but Brothers In Arms at the end of series 2 has to be the best.

GameSetAndMatch Wed 03-Jul-13 19:06:17

Friends when they all find out about Chandler and Monica

Phoebe : 'they dont know that we know they know'

Rachel: and Joey you cant tell em

Joey (totally perplexed) -couldn't if I wanted !

HoobleDooble Thu 04-Jul-13 09:21:32

The bit with Hilda Ogden opening Stan's glasses after he dies on Corro.

Freak Ferguson getting sent to prison on Prisoner Cell Block H All the inmates slow clapping and chanting, then fade into "He used to send me roses ...."

The very end of Friends when they all hand in their keys to the apartment.

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Thu 04-Jul-13 10:08:41

The episode of Dawson's Creek when Jen dies

shock sad


HoobleDooble Thu 04-Jul-13 16:37:22

The elephant on Blue Peter

CalamityKate Thu 04-Jul-13 16:47:59

I saw an episode of - I think - Going Live years ago. Pip Schofield was in it.

There were two teens with Downs Syndrome, a boy and a girl, doing a ballet routine to "Music of the Night". Michael Crawford was on the programme and he cried. I'm pretty sure everyone cried. I cried and I was quite young and Not A Crier in those days. It was beautiful and I've never forgotten it.

cocolepew Thu 04-Jul-13 16:47:59

The Sopranos. Tony is in the swimming pool with Carmela and he moved towards her and starts to kiss her. Sexiest thing EVER.

Dr Green dying in ER.

The rape of Dr Melfi in The Sopranos and the will she won't she tell Tony.

The first episode of AbFab where they are walking up the garden path drunk and Patsy's body (underwear) is unpopped and hanging over her skirt.

Batman and Robin, sex dolls, chandelier falling all Only Fools and Horses.

Christmas in the Queen Vic, when Den gives Angie the divorce papers

KenDoddsDadsDog Thu 04-Jul-13 16:51:28

Pauline Fowler hitting Arthur with the frying pan
Ashes to Ashes end where they show you that they are all dead and why

GameSetAndMatch Thu 04-Jul-13 17:11:55

fork handles! four candles!

KenDoddsDadsDog Thu 04-Jul-13 17:44:15

Yes gamesetandmatch !! Brilliant !

Still18atheart Thu 04-Jul-13 17:52:49

Princess Diana's Funeral
The Blue Peter Elephant
The last episode of friends
The last episode of Top of the Pops
The Top Gear episode where they drive a Bugatti Veyron from Italy to London

GameSetAndMatch Thu 04-Jul-13 17:55:00

kendodd ive been waiting ALL day to get to come online and add that one! cant believe no one else remembered that one.

mind you, i only rememeberd this morning as i went to buy scented candles and said '4 candles!'.

GameSetAndMatch Thu 04-Jul-13 17:56:41

oh, and TOTP when Rick Parfitt of Status Quo fell over the drum kit!

YY the blue peter elephant too.

and on a sombre note, 9/11 and 7/7.

KenDoddsDadsDog Thu 04-Jul-13 18:05:31

It's such a brilliant scene. Love Two Ronnies.

FoofFighter Thu 04-Jul-13 18:08:25

"It's a TIARA!!!!"

A death at the end of season 4 of Dexter (shan't spoil in case people are catching up!) sobbed my heart out for hours sad

The music from Dr. Who, Tales of the Unexpected, News at Ten, and World in Action giving me the heebies as a child heard wafting up the stairs <shudders>

Lots and lots in ER, Clooney lifting the boy up out of the water in the storm drain, someone's unfortunate encounters with helicopters grin

FrankellyMyDearIDontGiveADamn Thu 04-Jul-13 18:14:14


FrankellyMyDearIDontGiveADamn Thu 04-Jul-13 18:17:16

God I have such fat fingers blush As I was trying to say:

Becoming parts 1 & 2 - Season 2 Finale of Buffy

Two Cathedrals - Season 2 Finale of West Wing

The episode of Scrubs when Jordan's brother died sad

Monica & Chandler get engaged - "I never dreamt I'd be so lucky to fall in love with my best friend" <wails>

Ghostwatch. Aged 14 and at home with best friend and younger brother. Took me weeks to be able to go upstairs on my own again....

GameSetAndMatch Thu 04-Jul-13 18:59:41

foo agree, same with themes you can never forget.

blue peter
tales of the unexpected
coronation street
magic roundabout
brady bunch
black beauty
doctor who
the original star trek theme
muppet show
and so many more.

joydivisionovengloves Thu 04-Jul-13 21:56:30

Omar's death In The Wire, Dr Green dying in ER, the whole of the Pine Barrens episode of The Sopranos and also the scene where Tony and Silvio kill Big Pussy

guineapiglet Thu 04-Jul-13 22:50:13

All of Band of thing on tv for last 30 years....

Follyfoot- brilliant drama from the 70s

Yosser in Boys from the Blackstuff ' gis a job'
Makes me cry even now sad

The guineapig in Tales of the Riverbank.... Sparked a lifelong obsessionlove!!

NeverBeenToMe Fri 05-Jul-13 14:14:23

For some reason, every time I garden, I think of the episode of Tales of the Unexpected where a character can hear flowers screaming as they are pruned. Scary series, back in the day!

GameSetAndMatch Fri 05-Jul-13 21:27:14

this does absolutely nothing for me but hasnt anyone said about mr darcy emerging from the lake?

colin firth gets a good deal of burning loins alerts on mn, not me tbh but im surprised as thats a memorable scene?

Ellenora5 Sun 07-Jul-13 20:11:12

Armchair Thrillers, scared the bejaysus out of me

Del Boy falling through the bar after saying to Trigger, play it cool Trig paly it cool

Sammo (ithink) using Heroin in Grange Hill, my mother didn't want us to watch it

GameSetAndMatch Sun 07-Jul-13 21:05:39

I think matchpoint and celebrations today a t Wimbledon will be up there too! tennis

Clawdy Mon 08-Jul-13 14:25:01

Tim and Dawn finally getting together in the last episode of The Office.

NonSecateurs Mon 08-Jul-13 17:12:39

Oh YYYY to Tim and Dawn!! Love it!

Shortbutsosweet Mon 08-Jul-13 19:02:56

Sopranos all episodes but especially pine barons, Adriene being found out and tony being shot.
Dallas who shot jr?
Eastenders finding out den had fathered Chelles baby and Ian finding out David was having an affair with Cindy.
ER all episodes but especially when Mark found out his cancer had returned.
carol and Doug finally getting together for good.
The sadness of Carter and his wife losing their baby.
This life
Cold feet

Nosleeptillgodknowswhen Mon 08-Jul-13 19:08:01

Has to be watching Julian Clary (live) talk about 'fisting the Chancellor's red box'. A real moment in history!!

EstelleGetty Mon 08-Jul-13 19:09:49

Tracey Barlow nutting Charlie Stubbs with a hideous statue on Corrie. Tre Azam saying 'shite bollocks dancing' and 'titties and fish' on The Apprentice. grin

GameSetAndMatch Mon 08-Jul-13 19:14:42

Larry hagman corpsing on the variety show and his mum went on and saved the day.

bucks fizz and the skirts on eurovision blush.

nosleep did you hear Julian Clary on cbb talking about a hotel called the white swallow> grin

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