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To think there is something sinister about Prof Brian Cox?

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lili2010 Fri 08-Apr-11 13:13:16

That I can't quite put my finger on....

Again10 Fri 08-Apr-11 13:15:24

He's hideous! Can not understand the attraction - sinister but not in a good way - in a creepy way.

curlywurlycremeegg Fri 08-Apr-11 13:15:28

It's the fact that even when you can't see him, you can tell from his tone of voice that he has that bloody inane grin plastered on his face.

curlywurlycremeegg Fri 08-Apr-11 13:16:30

Brian Cox -> grin

wigglesrock Fri 08-Apr-11 13:17:00

I agree, I find him a bit creepy, its the hair, too shiny

curlywurlycremeegg Fri 08-Apr-11 13:18:09

arghhhh, I now can't get that image out of my head.....I would love to learn about whatever it is he is postulating, so I can impress DH, but have to change channel after 30 seconds

MillyR Fri 08-Apr-11 13:18:17

I think he has made a pact with the devil. He isn't aging in a natural way.

Iklboo Fri 08-Apr-11 13:19:36

Aw, he's OK is our Brian. Although, coincidentally, my smallest cat's tail hair looks pretty much exactly like Prof Brian's barnet.

He terrifies me, I don't even like the sound of his voice, I cannot watch him.

<shudder>

I can imagine him coming closer and closer to the screen, all the while hypnotizing you with his monotonous drone, then slowly ripping off his skin to reveal a grinning clown face.....

grovel Fri 08-Apr-11 13:21:57

He is profoundly weird. He'll come to nasty end, you mark my words.

Magna Fri 08-Apr-11 13:23:10

Glad its not just me that doesn't like me smile

Its the grin and his face is always shiney even DH commented on how shiney his face is.

shareastory Fri 08-Apr-11 13:24:04

glad i am not alone, voice, hair, teeth......he sort of looks like cross between a mod and someones mum!!!!!

DaisySteiner Fri 08-Apr-11 13:24:47

It's his lips that creep me out.

lili2010 Fri 08-Apr-11 13:29:18

He has a strange evangelistic manner, yet he claims to be an atheist. It doesn't add up. He's up to something. I'm on to him.

moonstorm Fri 08-Apr-11 13:31:37

He doesn't say anything that hasn't been said before. I got really excited about his programs, but it's all the same old stuff. He's the new BBC thing that we've all got to love... I'm sure he's a nice person, though...

Bucharest Fri 08-Apr-11 13:31:41

Oh, I feel sane again.
Every woman I know thinks he is the dog's bollocks, and while I appreciate he's talking about complicated shit with a regional accent so we're all supposed to think he's the Jamie Oliver of constellations or something, I just want to grab him and stick him by his lips to a window like a gonk.
He does that Tony Blair thing with his hands as well, like he's massaging an invisible breast. Never a good sign.

bristolcities Fri 08-Apr-11 13:33:30

It's because he would actually make quite a pretty women!

SpeedyGonzalez Fri 08-Apr-11 13:35:51

Bucharest!!!

PMSL!

Poor Brian Cox. I hope he doesn't read this thread. He's a MNer, didn't you know? wink

Narketta Fri 08-Apr-11 13:36:27

I think the reason he knows so much about space is because he's actually an alien. grin

lili2010 Fri 08-Apr-11 13:40:38

I thought he might be a wizard. Prof Wizard Brian Cox.

HipHopopotomus Fri 08-Apr-11 13:58:19

I don't know who he is but he gets mentioned on MN LOTS!

JanMorrow Fri 08-Apr-11 13:59:27

GASP!

starfleet Fri 08-Apr-11 14:06:54

This thread has made me laugh so much my work colleagues must think I'm mental! I'm still sniggering now grin

I share the same regional accent as The Prof being from the same town and all. They have a huge picture of him in the reception area of his old school which made me laugh when i went to visit said school. But then again they also have a picture of whatsherface - she played Raquel in Corrie - hanging up there as well.

Iklboo Fri 08-Apr-11 14:09:38

Oh I'd SO send DS to a school that Professor Brian Cox & Sarah Lancashire went to grinwink

mumatron Fri 08-Apr-11 14:14:31

he reminds me of Johnny Depps version of Willy Wonka confused

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