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Eastenders: Den & Angie

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insomniasucks Tue 23-Jun-20 19:58:10

Just watching and it has brought back so many memories. But who is the clumsy fucker who keeps ruining the scenes? <lighthearted>

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Comefromaway Tue 23-Jun-20 19:59:06

They called them extras in those days. No above your status supporting artistes!

TSSDNCOP Tue 23-Jun-20 20:21:33

Is it Lofty? Wasn't he the barman?

Comefromaway Tue 23-Jun-20 20:21:58

No, the window cleaner.

TSSDNCOP Tue 23-Jun-20 20:25:21

@Comefromaway Wiki has him as barman after leaving the army due to his chest

SinisterBumFacedCat Tue 23-Jun-20 20:28:59

I did wonder about the window cleaner coming inside the house, was that a thing in the 80’s?

dayswithaY Tue 23-Jun-20 20:29:43

Lofty was the barman who married Michelle after she got pregnant at 16 by Dirty Den.

Comefromaway Tue 23-Jun-20 20:43:04

I assumed it was because it was a pub he cleaned inside too. Don’t forget smoking indoors was legal back then.

Comefromaway Tue 23-Jun-20 20:44:04

Lofty was the barman, but it was the window cleaner interrupting that episode.

dayswithaY Tue 23-Jun-20 21:00:26

How strange that we were all so invested in a storyline where a man in his forties had sex with his teenage daughter's friend. That's the 80s for you.

SinisterBumFacedCat Wed 24-Jun-20 11:06:53

There was moments when Den was physically aggressive with Ange last night that they would not have now if they were writing a character as a “lovable rogue”, in the 80’s slamming your wife into the sofa was acceptable behaviour hmm

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