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  • Mortimer and Whitehouse Gone Fishing
  • yosemitepaul
    Free Member

    Watching Bob Mortimer drink a bottle of fizzy water in one go and the resulting after effects. A comedy classic.

    cogglepin
    Full Member

    Aye, I nearly wet myself!

    nuke
    Full Member

    Watching Bob Mortimer drink a bottle of fizzy water in one go and the resulting after effects. A comedy classic.

    Yes…. absolutely comedy gold 😂

    chrisyork
    Full Member

    Totally second this, the missus doesn’t get it which I’m happy with!
    It’s only partly about the fishing and mostly about those two brilliant men and their ways….

    kelvin
    Full Member

    …and Ted.

    chrisyork
    Full Member

    Their impressions of Ted crack me up too, I’d be happy for there to be endless series of it!

    IdleJon
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    Watching Bob Mortimer drink a bottle of fizzy water in one go and the resulting after effects. A comedy classic.

    I cried laughing, and thought I must have woken up the rest of the house. (I was watching it late on Friday evening.) I replayed it for the girls the next day and cried laughing again.

    simondbarnes
    Full Member

    It was genius television 👌

    longdog
    Free Member

    Ted was on form looking rather splendid last night. I hear Bob has had some health issue last week, but can’t find any detail. Anyone else heard?

    CheesybeanZ
    Full Member

    From an online story.

    He made the surprise revelation on Richard Herring’s podcast last night, saying: “I am not very well. I am not very healthy at the moment.

    tewit
    Free Member

    Yeah. Said he’s been in hospital again after filming. Seem to remember reading about him suffering from rheumatoid arthritis years ago, but had been free of it since he was 34, but it has come back he says. Poor chap.

    martinhutch
    Full Member

    Healing vibes for Bob. If him or Attenborough pop off now, society will collapse.

    fasthaggis
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    Hmm, that’s interesting,while I’ve enjoyed watching the new programs,there has been a nagging feeling in my mind that Bob wasn’t quite on form.I know it’s edited to death,but he often seemed a bit down on some of the life chat moments. Hope it’s just a blip and he is looking after himself.

    Spin
    Free Member

    Hope it’s just a blip and he is looking after himself.

    I thought he was looking pretty crap and I get the impression he doesn’t look after himself. I really, really hope I’m wrong because he is a living national treasure.

    jamj1974
    Full Member

    Bob Mortimer is a genius. I hope his health doesn’t decline as fast as it has in recent years.

    revs1972
    Free Member

    He took quite a tumble at the start of episode 2. Must have hurt a bit

    Watty
    Free Member

    That’s interesting fasthaggis. I hadn’t seen any of the new series until watched this week’s episode and thought something was a bit ‘off’! I just thought they’d run out of things to say and hadn’t considered he was unwell. Get well soon Mr Mortimer.

    StirlingCrispin
    Full Member

    News articles quote Bob as saying, ““I think because I was a smoker and an incredibly fast runner and a very dramatic dancer and I put that all in my younger years.”

    In the current series (episode 3?) Bob also discusses that he’s been told his replaced arteries will need stenting soon. On the bright side, at least this is being monitored.

    Keep well Bob!

    pondo
    Full Member

    Beautiful, beautiful television.

    jonnyfelloff
    Free Member

    Noticed that in the opening sequence animation Ted was with them on the peer. Nice touch.

    joeydeacon
    Free Member

    Dunno if it’s already been posted, but he’s also just released his first novel (Bob, not Ted).

    TheWrongTrousers
    Full Member

    Watching Bob Mortimer drink a bottle of fizzy water in one go and the resulting after effects. A comedy classic.

    Which episode was that in ?
    I thought I’d seen them all, but don’t remember that !
    Must be getting old(er)

    simondbarnes
    Full Member

    Which episode was that in ?

    The one from a couple of weeks ago

    DickBarton
    Full Member

    Episode 2 of the latest series…

    stevenmenmuir
    Free Member

    His interview with Richard Herring has just dropped.

    mert
    Free Member

    Actually watching this now i’ve found a reliable stream in Sweden.

    Really can’t see the point in fishing generally, but it’s still very fun to watch (still on season 1 though…)

    the-muffin-man
    Full Member

    So are all of us men of a certain age taking notes about our health?

    I think I need to get my testosterone levels checked as I ticked most of those symptoms mentioned.

    Re fishing – I quite fancy taking it up, but I’m also very aware I need to do more social stuff and not sit on my own for hours on a river bank.

    mahalo
    Full Member

    go on holiday on 24th – book comes out on 27th! gutted

    Dunno if it’s already been posted, but he’s also just released his first novel (Bob, not Ted).

    longdog
    Free Member

    I think I need to get my testosterone levels checked as I ticked most of those symptoms mentioned.

    Re fishing – I quite fancy taking it up, but I’m also very aware I need to do more social stuff and not sit on my own for hours on a river bank.

    Every time I ask to get my testosterone and thryoid levels checked they’re low but within normal so the GP will do nothing despite my general shit health, symptoms, and family history of low thyroid (mam and brother). I’ve asked if I could just try some of each to see if it helps, but no, your within normal, just low normal.

    As for socialising totally, especially as I’m not working due to health issues, and were in a new place so I’ve no contacts here at all. I live 50m from a fishing river, but it’s just an other solo activity.

    Tried the cycling club and they’re just too fast even when it’s supposed to be a steady social (seems the faster guys come along for a easy ride, but just end up pushing on all the time); walking group is no-use due to knackered knee limitations; tried the men’s shed and a couple of other men’s groups, but they’re not for me, just don’t click with me; thought about community allotment stuff, but none near and tbh I’m non-use for digging and stuff with health.

    Sorry for the poor me post, I guess it hit a spot.

    Testicles seem ok though! They’re made of stern stuff, even survived getting the snip. Yeh all that fun of the snip and I’m still firing live ammo!

    mrwhyte
    Free Member

    Fishing doesn’t have to be a solo activity. I often go by myself as I find it meditative. However I also do a few socials.
    Join a local club, they have get togethers, work parties and matches etc.
    Lots of supportive Facebook groups too. I am organising a trip with a newcomer to pike fly fishing to take him out on the Somerset levels.
    Check out the Angling Trust for get in to fishing days and local clubs.
    I am based in Devon, so happy to take anyone here out for a few hours.

    IdleJon
    Full Member

    So are all of us men of a certain age taking notes about our health?

    I think I need to get my testosterone levels checked as I ticked most of those symptoms mentioned.

    +1. I contacted my GP yesterday – blood test booked in 3 weeks. (3 weeks wait for a blood test – WTF!)

    Curiously, when I read up about low testosterone, one of the symptoms is ‘forgetting words’. Not general forgetfulness, which I don’t have, but forgetting words which come back to me a few minutes later. I’ve been getting more concerned about this in the last few months – it’s this as much as low energy, etc that’s prompted me.

    reeksy
    Full Member

    On the subject of low thyroid years ago when we couldn’t conceive my Dr said I had marginally low thyroid and it could be causing my low sperm motility. He got me to take a supplement called Thyroplex.
    https://www.bioceuticals.com.au/mobile/preview/ThyroPlex

    Amazingly within a month of taking this stuff my wife was up the duff.

    grim168
    Full Member

    Has anyone done one of those numan type online bloodtests. I’m 54 and a lot of Bob’s conversation rings a bell

    DickBarton
    Full Member

    Been watching and although I’m not as old as them, I am thinking it makes sense to get checks sooner…away just now but when I get back I’ll be calling doc to get some checks done, still a bit young for prostate check but will be asking for 1 of those as well…suspect I’ll be told to go away but I reckon if things can be spotted sooner then they can be fixed ‘easier’.

    johnjn2000
    Full Member

    Mildly annoying how you can all just call the doc and get tests. I kid you not we are usually 20+ in the queue and greeted with a recording which states “Unless your condition is classed as urgent please hang up” If you do get to number 1 in the queue you are then triaged by the reception staff and unless they agree that you are an urgent case they will not grant you an appointment. So if I wanted a blood test, no chance.

    IdleJon
    Full Member

    Mildly annoying how you can all just call the doc and get tests.

    My surgery uses Ask My GP, and the GP rang me about 4 hours after I explained the issue. We have a very good GP surgery. One of my friends is a GP and his practice is getting rid of Ask My GP because they get too many time wasters using it. I’m not sure that ringing my GP to ask about why I’ve been feeling bleurgh for months, and do they do routine prostate tests is time wasting? (On the last bit, they don’t unless you have symptoms. That’s not good.)

    pondo
    Full Member

    Paid the Mach Loop a visit this week, that’s my equivalent of fishing – beautiful scenery, normally people to talk to if you want to, plenty of space if you don’t, and if anything DOES come through, it has the same unexpected surprise as a decent bite. 🙂

    johnjn2000
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    @idlejon, sounds like your set up works. Ours was pulled together with 2 other practices under a group called Soverign Health Partnership. Since then it has bombed with regards to seeing a Dr. It used to be hard and you might have to wait a couple of weeks but you could book something, now, nothing. It will only lead to more people using A&E (which they can’t now do as the local hospital has gone into emergency measures) or more people getting properly ill when it could have been caught soon.

    It really is frustrating when you see healthcare proffessionals telling us all to look after ourselves and get checked out, when you can’t. My last DR appointment I ended up paying 45 quid for a Push Dr virtual appointment and it finished by saying “So I will send the notes to your GP and if you can set up an appointment” No, no I can’t!

    DickBarton
    Full Member

    Unsure how easy it’ll be to get an appointment, but I’ll try. Given the TV adverts being pushed for cancer checks I’m hoping it won’t be a no before getting a chance to ask.

    longdog
    Free Member

    Mildly annoying how you can all just call the doc and get tests.

    I wish. To try to get an on the day appointment you have start phoning at 8am, it’s usually around 100 redials before I might get an answer, then the places might have all gone. If they have you might be able to book an appointment in a couple of weeks time. Otherwise it’s try again at 8an tomorrow.

    If you do get ‘seen’ ours are all phone appointments either morning or afternoon, no specific time. We did manage to actually get our son seen face to face after a phone appointment.

    I’m currently waiting for to see a consultant about my wrists after having to get referred to a new one as we’ve moved health boards, currently 5 months waiting to hear from them so they can carry on a treatment I was getting in our old health board.

    My daughter’s a nurse to I know the issues, but it’s no fun when you’re suffering.

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