Quite Interesting Television

Most television leaves me decidedly unimpressed, which is why I prize QI more than diamonds.

Gentile :doh: Genteel, funny, and above all intelligent – due in large part to the host, Stephen Fry – I think this may be my favourite show period.

In the latest episode we learned that French writer Guy de Maupassant hated the Eiffel Tower so much his favourite restaurant was inside the tower itself, because he didn't have to look at it.

When one of the panelists pointed out that de Maupassant could have just asked for a table facing the other way Fry remarked

He was a French writer trying to make a point, and therefore a git.[/url] πŸ˜†

Of course YouTube has plenty of clips from the show, here's one that always leaves me weeping with laughter.

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12 thoughts on “Quite Interesting Television

  1. Watched it myself tonight.I could listen to Stephen Fry read a phone book.He seems to be able to make almost anything sound fascinating.

  2. Absolutely sprogger, he has such an amazing voice.:star: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ :star::hi: Leazz πŸ™‚

  3. the little video was contageous. funny. a little hysteria now and then is probably good for you. clears the pipes. πŸ™‚

  4. Unfortunately it got totally smashed. No way to repair it. :(:star: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ :star:Isn't he just. New episode tonight. :yes:

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