Well, the internet has done it once more.... At the weekend I had one of those odd thoughts that flashes in your noggin, and you wonder where the hell it came from. It was quite an odd one too, for some unknown reason (maybe I'd been eating a lot of cheese), I suddenly thought of Frank Skinner dancing in his pants!!! Now rest assured, this wasn't some odd perverse kink resting in the depths of my brain, y'see I'd already seen him do it before... on his TV Show, probably a good 15 years or so ago. I think that odd computerised 'Dancing Baby' phenomenon was all the rage at the time, and Skinner did a parody of it. But have I thought of it once between now and then? Not till the weekend I hadn't no.
I was convinced that I must be the only person on the planet to remember it, but called up YouTube anyway just to confirm it.... Incredibly, all I had to type in was "frank skinner d...." and YouTube kindly filled in the blanks, yes "frank skinner dancing in pants" has received almost 83,000 views since Langstond78 posted it! Amazing!
I don't know exactly what it is about this clip (is it the cheery smile? the jaunty arm and leg movements? the pants??!), but after 15 years it still made me snigger (ah, maturity and sophistication are wonderful things!).
So now it's only fair that I share Frank Skinner dancing in his pants with you too! (no, really, there's no need to thank me, it's all part of the service).
And this is what I think he was parodying:
Richard Cowper cover gallery
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