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Am I the only one who cannot watch Sir Brian Cox because he is creepy?

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nevergoogle Sun 24-Feb-13 21:14:38

I just cannot listen to his voice. I've just had to ask DH to change the channel because I was getting all irritated.

Am I alone?

wannabedomesticgoddess Sun 24-Feb-13 21:16:49

You mean professor Brian Cox?

UnrequitedSkink Sun 24-Feb-13 21:17:07

No you are completely NOT alone! I spent ages last night trying to explain to DH how creepy I find him! Dh was not very impressed, he thinks Prof Cox is wonderful. Blech.

UnrequitedSkink Sun 24-Feb-13 21:18:16

His voice is weird, his skin is too smooth... And women think he's some kind of sex symbol. It's very odd.

peeriebear Sun 24-Feb-13 21:18:56

I think he's interesting and knowledgeable, but very wet and Frank Spencery.

member Sun 24-Feb-13 21:19:20

That's why I'm on the iPad - dh seems to think the sun shines out of his arse

MrsBucketxx Sun 24-Feb-13 21:19:26

he isnt creepy, just very boring I struggle to keep awake watching every week.

AngelWreakinHavoc Sun 24-Feb-13 21:19:49

I think he is lovely blush not sure what it is about him.

wannabedomesticgoddess Sun 24-Feb-13 21:20:11

His wife is a MNetter.

nevergoogle Sun 24-Feb-13 21:22:03

yes professor, i knew he had a fancy name.

i like science, i enjoy what he says, but I wish he would hire somebody else to say it.

nevergoogle Sun 24-Feb-13 21:22:53

oh i'm sure his wife would find my DH creepy. grin

akaemmafrost Sun 24-Feb-13 21:24:07

Someone on my FB has just said they definitely WOULD!

I was hmm really?

nevergoogle Sun 24-Feb-13 21:27:16


emsibub Sun 24-Feb-13 21:28:13

He's not creepy!! He's dishy! He seems like such a free spirit

emsibub Sun 24-Feb-13 21:29:15

I definitely would!

UnrequitedSkink Sun 24-Feb-13 21:29:59

I read an article once written by his wife about what it was like living with a man and knowing other women would be all over him given half a chance. I found it really interesting, although I am unlikely to ever be in that position. wink

Trazzletoes Sun 24-Feb-13 21:31:34

Heehee I thought you meant the "other" Brian Cox grin now I find HIM creepy!

Cotapaxi Sun 24-Feb-13 21:32:01

I love his programmes, very interesting and he is pretty inoffensive and easy on the eye.

JakeBullet Sun 24-Feb-13 21:32:44

Oh I definitely would toogrin .

His wife is a MNer you sau?

blushI am so sorry for lusting over your DHgrin .

JakeBullet Sun 24-Feb-13 21:33:56

His programmes are fab though. Have LOVED this series. ...bought the book and recorded every episode. Fascinating stuff.

nevergoogle Sun 24-Feb-13 21:36:38

Really? His voice doesn't make your hands go all claw-y?

sadeyedladyofthelowlandsase Sun 24-Feb-13 21:40:26

I can listen to him on the radio and not be annoyed, but I can't watch him on the telly.

I imagine he'd be a feathery stroker (apologies to Mrs Cox).

nevergoogle Sun 24-Feb-13 21:41:40

grin at feathery stroker

freddiemisagreatshag Sun 24-Feb-13 21:42:40

<barges on to thread>

Do you mean Mr Gia?


MagzFarqharson Sun 24-Feb-13 21:42:49

'Hi, it's me - Professor Briiiiiiiiian Cox. I'm just like you. . . . but a bit more science-y!' Sketch from V.I.P. - can't find link sorry.

But absolutely not taking the piss cos I fancy brainy geysers!

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