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Season 2 Episode 2

Take That

Aired Weekdays 8:00 PM Sep 04, 2000 on Funny or Die UK
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Take That
Jamie is invited to Gary Barlow's youth hostel room for a Take That reunion party. As time passes and nobody appears, Jamie thinks the story of a reunion is just a stunt by Gary, but then a surprise visitor arrives - it's a surprise to Jamie, anyway.moreless

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


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    • QUOTES (6)

      • 'Open Road'
        "Gary is such a baby he thought 'Ghostbusters' was scary."

        "Gary's best bit in ''Allo 'Allo' was when Arthur Bostrom came on and said things like 'Good moaning (morning)'."

        "When he appeared on America's 'Ed Sullivan Show' in 1957, Gary's performance was considered so unsexual, he could only be filmed from the waist down."

        "Like a heptagon, Gary Barlow is seven-sided."

        "Despite the widely-held belief, it was in fact James Watt and not Gary Barlow, who originally established horsepower as a unit of measurement."

      • 'Let Me Entertain You'
        "This video features a cameo from terrifying actress Miriam Margolyes."

        "When he's bored, Robbie likes nothing better than to place empty white plastic bags on the branches of trees."

        "This video was actually filmed in the middle of a giant peach and directed by a talking millipede."

        "The US leg of Robbie's stadium tour will see him supported by The Black Abbots."

        "Robbie's next single will be a duet with Princess Michael of Kent."

      • 'Do What You Like'
        "Gary is such a huge Richard O'Sullivan fan that he's had his kitchen built to directly resemble the one in 'Robin's Nest'."

        "Gary thinks it's funny when there's fat people on 'Tricia'."

        "Gary is a big Ali G fan and has done a message for his answerphone that goes 'Booyakasha'."

        "Gary was inspired to write this song after watching an episode of 'First Of The Summer Wine'."

        "And the angel said unto them: fear not; for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day, in the city of David, a saviour, which is Christ the Lord. (St. Luke 2, 10-11)"

      • 'Love Ain't Here Anymore'
        "Recognise the location for this video? That's right - it also features briefly in the 1967 Czech film adaptation of Marcel Proust's 'A La Recherché Du Temps Perdu'."

        "Gary's pet hates include dogs, cats and hamsters."

        "Gary has just been signed to record the soundtrack to 'Say what you see!', the forthcoming Roy Walker biopic."

        "Gary returns to our screens next month where he will be seen duetting with His Holiness in LWT's 'An Audience with... The Pope'."

        "Gary's pre-Take That jobs included children's entertainer, bus conductor, waiter, and heading the Royal Commission investigating the effects of British nuclear tests in Australia."

      • 'A Million Love Songs'
        "Gary Barlow takes his name from his original name which is actually Gary Barlow."

        "On leaving Take That, Gary planned to launch his solo career with a cover of Phil Collins' 1984 smash 'Sussudio' but then he forgot."

        "Gary's celeb fans include 'Devils Advocate' stars Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves and Darcus Howe."

        "Despite his vast wealth, Barlow's home would still be at risk if he did not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loans secured on it."

        "Ay Caramba! Gary is a Simpsons fanatic and recently forked out £23.98 for two videotapes, each containing 3 full episodes!"

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      • Features music videos from Take That ('A Million Love Songs', 'Love Ain't Here Anymore', 'Do What You Like', 'Back for Good'), Robbie Williams ('Let Me Entertain You'), and Gary Barlow ('Open Road').

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