The Counts of Andechs and Motorway Service Stations: Citation Needed 1×07
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The Counts of Andechs and Motorway Service Stations: Citation Needed 1×07

September 2, 2019


Today’s show is sponsored by Terry Wogan’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”. [Wogan voice] ‘Open your eyes. Look up to the skies and see!’ [Laughter]
[Music] This is the Technical Difficulties.
We’re playing Citation Needed. In front of me I have an almost-randomly selected Wikipedia article from everybody’s favourite reliable source of knowledge, and these folks can’t see it. Every fact they get right is a point and a ding [DING] and there’s a special prize for particularly good answers, which is: Good Lord. — Good grief!
— [Grunts] So today we are talking about the Counts of Andechs. [Laughter]
The what, sorry? The cow — — The Counts of Andechs.
— *Counts* of Andechs. Oh, is that how they determine how many, er, sheets there are on a roll of bog roll? — Yes!
— That’s the Count of Andrex. Oh, okay. Of course, the Andrex Company was started by a Count Andrex of Bohemia. [Sesame Street ‘Count’ voice]
‘Ha ha ha! One! Ha ha ha!’ [Sesame Street ‘Count’ voice]
‘One sheet not enough! Two, not enough!’ ‘Three, getting there. But we’ll go for four! Just in case.’ You have to check in with him before you enter the toilet and gamble on how much you’re going to need. Yeah. He’s stood outside, sliding them under the door, sheet by sheet. [Laughs] ‘What is sheet five worth to you?’ ‘Ha, ha, ha, ha!’ ‘I have insatiable thirst for human blood!’ [Laughter] It’s the thought of the Count actually submitted to his baser, non-counting instincts one night… ‘Ha ha! Try to find virgin on Sesame Street. Impossible!’ [Laughter and groans] ‘Bert and Ernie… no hope there!’
[Laughter] ‘I go to their house, thinking two-for-one deal…’ ‘No! Things I see cannot be unseen.’ ‘One night, three-for-one! Big Bird very small.’ [Laughter] There was a lovely quote from the creators of Sesame Street when they were tired of commenting on the Bert and Ernie rumours, which was: ‘They’re puppets. They don’t exist below the waist.’ No, but they’ve got a man’s fist up their arse, ain’t they? [Laughter and groans] Somewhere back in that rant, you did mention Bohemia. Does anyone know what Bohemia actually was? — Er, Germany…
— An area of Germany, yeah. — What is now Germany.
— Or Austria, or… One of the many states that coalesced into Germany over the 19th century. It’s modern day Czech Republic. All: Oh! There you go. Prisoner of Zenda inspiration basically, Bohemia, wasn’t it? Prisoner of Zenda? Yes. Yes, the novel. Ruritanian, erm… I know the name but not much else, I’m afraid. Big castles and big pointy hats and large ‘taches and big swords and all that. — Are there large castles?
— Yup. ‘I love a lady with a flying buttress!’ [Laughter] ‘Gentlemen, I am crenellated.’ [Laughter] ‘Good Lord!’ ‘Repel all boarders!’ Sorry, I’m doing Terry Wogan’s Castle Defence there. ‘Repel all boarders…’ Terry Wogan’s castle defence of a *ship*, I think you’ll find, was ‘repel all boarders’. I think we’ve found the British version of Takeshi’s Castle. Well! Actually, no offence to T-Wogs himself, but… he is too low a level. Takeshi Kitano, am I right? Beat Takeshi. Massive, huge movie star of Japan. If you were doing it, it’d be Connery’s Castle. Ahh! That’s the level — or Moore’s Mansion or something like that, is what you would be looking at. Brosnan’s Bungalow! Dalton’s Dormer. Doesn’t quite work. I’ve got Brosnan’s Bungalow as just being an alternative Saturday morning kids’ show. Dick and Dom! ‘Now we’re going to look at some silly things outside.’ The thought of Roger Moore driving round in one of those little carts they have on Takeshi’s Castle, spraying people with water while laughing, in a military uniform. That’s what he does! Yeah, but he’d have a big cocktail in his left hand, wouldn’t he? [Suave Roger Moore voice]
‘Ah, ha ha ha ha!’ That’s the greatest impression of anybody I’ve ever seen! Roger Moore driving a car, shooting water while carrying… It was so good, I popped a button on me shirt, Gary. I was that stunned by it. I think the idea is not that you have to knock out the paper targets… By the way, if you haven’t watched Takeshi’s Castle, this whole section’s lost on you. Open a tab, just give it five minutes, come back. It’s not that you have shoot out the targets — it’s that you have to knock his drink out of his hand, or dilute it sufficiently… No, surely it is you have to hit something very close to the cocktail, but if you hit the cocktail that’s a death sentence. If you water it down, you get lightly maimed. Ah, but you just cheat by having a cocktail umbrella. So that’s what they’re for! The Counts of Andechs, then, if I can drag this back to where we were. Oh yeah, yeah. In northern Dalmatia. Was it a bit spotty? Now, I didn’t know Dalmatia was actually a region. I’ve only just put two and two together. Yes! Same way that Alsace is a region. — Yeah, Alsace I knew…
— Weimaraner — Weimar. — Really!
— Yeah! — Yeah.
— Ah! All these little places that came together to form Germany. Sausage dough… Well, Dalmatia… Sausage dough! [Laughs] Weirdly, it was a very short and fat region. Which is where the sausage dogs come from. I always said that fox-hunting… instead of trying to ban it, just make them — I think it was actually a Monster Raving Loony Party idea, but it works: make them replace beagles with sausage dogs. That’ll even it out. Well, sausage dogs are hunting dogs, just for burrowing animals. Yeah, that’s what I mean. A sausage dog chasing a fox… Also, what’s the proper name for a sausage dog? Dachshund. Dachshund! Of course it is. That’ll be from the Dach region… Yes! It means ‘sausage dough’. Dalmatia’s not actually in Germany, though. It’s the right area of Europe. Does anyone want to take a guess where that is now? [Arnold Schwarzenegger voice] Austria. We’re going a bit further east. We’re also on the Adriatic Sea. Is it Hungary? Not on the Adriatic Sea, it’s not. — We’ve had Croatia and it’s not that.
— Point! [DING] Oh really! Okay. We’ve had Czech Republic, not Croatia. Yeah. Absolutely right. So we are looking for some counts in northern Dalmatia. They actually went extinct shortly afterwards, so it was a complete — Extinct?! I’m sorry… Were they Neanderthals? They were shot and eaten for their meat by colonizers. Are we talking about dogs? No, we’re talking about the counts. They went ‘extinct in the direct male line in 1251’. Because they didn’t have any girls, basically, and they all married off, right? Other way round, that they didn’t have any sons. — And girls don’t matter in the West.
— Oh, right, that’s what I meant, sorry. Yeah. We’re in the 13th century. It’s declining just on the male line. That’s changed in the UK, in the last few years, just before the birth of Prince… — Prince George.
— Thank you, I was about to call him Prince Wossname, — Nice.
— Which is possibly treason. Prince George. Thing is, that is kings and queens of the country sorted until… After our lifetime. Yeah, the 22nd century. — Yes.
— Wow. Sort that out. That’s what you call longevity. That’s what you call a permanent institution. We’ve got — I don’t know if it will be Charles or not, I’ve heard different… And then you’ve got… obviously you’ve got William, and then you’ve got him. So it’s all blokes for the rest of our life now. Yeah. Unless we get a gun and — no, sorry. [Laughter]
That’s actually… It’s going to be a sausage-heavy monarchy, everybody.
[Laughter] It has been, throughout history, a fairly… Yeah, default setting there. So I’m looking through, and there is just an enormous amount of genealogy, and names, and intrigue in the court here. Does anyone want to take a guess at some proper sort of Bavarian names that could be in this? Hans! No Hans, strangely enough. — That’s weird. That’s probably why they died out.
— They were all maimed! Wahey!
[Laughter] Does that mean they were Hans-free? [Groans]
Yes! — Point!
— Thank you, thank you… — No, no, I can’t give you a point, it’s not a fact.
— Biscuits! I’ve just realized that whenever I hit that button, I do this kind of — thing with my lips, like… [Slaps button]
I’m not sure why! Can we just get a freeze-frame of that now, of you going: Ludwig! Yeah, Ludwig’s a good shout, actually. Nope. — Arnold.
— John! Arnold is exactly right. Point! [DING] — Ah!
— Arnold! The very first one: Arnold, Count of Dießen married to Gisela of Schweinfurt. Nice. Pigfurt? — Pretty much.
— Yes. If anyone wants to take what the ‘Furt’ in that is… ‘Schwein’ is definitely ‘swine’. Is it ‘river’? Not quite. You’re very close. Ford. Ford. Point over there. [DING] — ‘Pig crossing’.
— Literally ‘swine ford’. It’s where you put the pigs through the river. I love it. There’s a German footballer called Schweinsteiger. I always loved that: ‘Pig-farmer’. I love it when you do translate. My wife does that a little bit, you know, of translating foreign footballers’ names. ‘Huh huh! Pig farmer.’ And as soon as you’ve got that in your head… ‘Pig farmer.’ ‘He’s playing surprisingly well considering he’s been up since dawn.’ They don’t milk pigs, do they? So he doesn’t need to be up at dawn. No, we’ve missed the obvious one. We’ve missed ‘Otto’. Of course! There’s one of those. There’s also… Poppo. — Nice!
— Cool! He sounds like a children’s clown. Poppo the Second, Margrave of Carniola. — Yes! Yes!
— Ohhhh! Carniola! And thrice yes, please. And if he doesn’t introduce himself like that every time, there is something wrong. Probably doesn’t introduce himself very much at all any more. Well… if he didn’t at the time. ‘I am Margrave of Cariola.’ ‘I would like some petrol.’ I mean, we’re talking about someone who died more than 900 years ago. ‘I would like some hay.’ ‘I am Margrave of Cariola. Twix please!’ I’ve just got this idea of motorway service stations on medieval hay tracks now. Well, there would have been things like that. There would have been coaching… staging places. Yeah, it would have been a coaching inn. But I’m just having the idea that you pull off this slip road on this hay track, and there’s this utterly uninterested person trying to flog you fish and chips that have been sat there for ten hours. ‘You cannot get a frankfurter from these people.’ ‘For look at the prices they charge!’ ‘I shall go over to ye Manor of Ginster…’ ‘It is not warm. It is cold. These things should not be eaten in such a fashion!’ ‘But there be tax if we warm them.’ ‘But there be tax if we warm them, sir!’ ‘Yes, I know! I set the taxes!’ ‘Fine, fine. I shall eat it cold anyway. I am only on my way somewhere else.’ ‘I shall heat it on my horse’s exhaust.’ [Laughter]
Ohhh. I just realized that essentially, that pasty tax thing is like a medieval tax. It’s the kind of thing you’d expect King John to say in a Robin Hood story. Yes. A kids’ Robin Hood story, of course, that doesn’t involve death, but one that does involve taxing pasties. Yeah. Just a thought: ‘I wouldst have to pull over at a, at a staging-place; I have soiled my —’ Sorry, you’re dropping into Wogan again here. I can’t help it! ‘I have soiled my breeches and I must take a quick call.’ ‘These privies are cleaned twice a day. Please tell Management if you find a problem.’ There’s a little analog clock on the wall, going round, saying ‘Minutes since last…’ They’ve got one of those grabby machines! — Just on a string…
— Yeah. ‘You could never find a favour from these things!’ No, it’s just a peasant strung up by the feet. [Laughter] And you’ve only got so much rope to lower them down. — ‘I have a cunning plan!’
— ‘Get that one! Get that one!’ ‘His grip is not strong enough. They are rigged! They are rigged!’ ‘He has had some disease as a child!’ The bears are just massively weighted… No, they’re actual bears. ‘I do not even want this!’ I think we’re riffing a Maid Marion and Her Merry Men sketch here. — Right, okay. At the end of the show, Gary, congratulations, you win this one. YEEES! Oh, I’d forgotten that. I’d forgotten he does that every time, doesn’t he. You have won: Two hours racing around the coast, desperately trying to collect clams with a famous ballerina… in Darcy Bussell’s Mussel Hustle. So enjoy that! That’s been Matt Gray. That’s been Gary Brannan. That’s been Chris Joel. I’ve been Tom Scott, and we’ll see you next time! And that was our show! If you liked it, leave us a comment, or better yet, share it around to your friends. We’re trying not to be too needy, but… seriously, share it around! And there are more than thirty audio episodes of our reverse trivia podcast over at techdif.co.uk. [Translating these subtitles? Add your name here!]

91 Comments

  • Reply StGSteve April 30, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    More biscuits!

  • Reply IcEye89 April 30, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    Back in the good old days – a couple of weeks ago – these used to be longer! Things were so much better back then.

  • Reply Victor Kalbskopf April 30, 2014 at 5:20 pm

    @TomScott how do you come up witht the prize names?

  • Reply HANS BIMMER April 30, 2014 at 5:31 pm

    Honestly, I'm a little bit saddened by the fact that this was not actually recorded from inside of a nuclear bunker.

  • Reply Mapo Doufu April 30, 2014 at 5:47 pm

    HOW have I just discovered this, laughed the whole way through! Excellent work!

  • Reply IceMetalPunk April 30, 2014 at 8:23 pm

    One of the prizes should be a children's novel about a shipment vehicle and his friends, written by Stephen Fry's comedic partner. It's Hugh Laurie's Lorry Story.

  • Reply Matic Golob April 30, 2014 at 8:32 pm

    Tom, maybe you should try watering those poor flowers behind you someday 😉

  • Reply Molly McEnerney April 30, 2014 at 9:53 pm

    You have to switch his martini with one which is stirred and not shaken.

  • Reply Molly McEnerney April 30, 2014 at 9:56 pm

    If only there had been one Hans, he would have been a lonely Hans solo.

  • Reply Dristan Ross VII April 30, 2014 at 11:10 pm

    I for one favor the term "pseudostochastically selected" over "almost randomly selected"

  • Reply lightningbro May 2, 2014 at 7:06 am

    I want to get a soda, but Citation Needed, but I want a soda, But Citation Needed.

  • Reply Julie Ann Grasso May 3, 2014 at 5:08 am

    Blast, I've run out of new videos to watch on Tom Scott's channel 🙁

  • Reply Jaroslav Malec May 10, 2014 at 5:37 pm

    British humour… What can I say…

  • Reply ianj1828 May 21, 2014 at 4:33 pm

    absolutely Excellent!

  • Reply Collegiate Match Fishing August 16, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    What? I only caught about 1/10th of this. Is this even English, and I thought Texas inside jokes are obscure?

  • Reply cat2kill August 25, 2014 at 9:59 am

    Hello form your Croatian viewer 😀

  • Reply Kyle Brown November 19, 2014 at 2:14 am

    When he says that Ludwig wasn't a name on the page on Bavarian kings, that's untrue; There were three King Ludwigs, the third of whom was the last king of Bavaria.

  • Reply Nillie November 26, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    Good to know that Tom is against terrorism and/or infanticide.

  • Reply Anya Thurmes January 24, 2015 at 5:16 am

    Okay but the segue from defecation to vampirism around 1:10 reminded me of kappas, a Japanese swamp-dwelling monster which apparently drinks human blood… via the anus. (Since many myths arise as explanations of otherwise inexplicable phenomena, one wonders how many exsanguinated bodies with distended anuses were found in the swamps of ancient Japan.)

  • Reply PSpurgeonCubFan March 25, 2015 at 7:38 pm

    hooray for costume changes

  • Reply ThisIsARubbishName April 7, 2015 at 7:57 am

    Darcey Bussle's Muscle Hussle.

    You went well, is there any more coming out this year?

  • Reply Marcel Gerber April 9, 2015 at 1:38 am

    And… I'm from Schweinfurt 😉 (But I haven't ever heard of Gisela of Schweinfurt)

  • Reply Kinzokan June 23, 2015 at 4:40 am

    The medieval crane machines would obviously have employed lepers; they can't hold on to anything. So you'd have a group of men just shouting at this poor leper to pick up a live bear, all for a penny.

    To be fair, I'd pay to have a go at that.

  • Reply tigercake558 August 15, 2015 at 4:59 pm

    that terry wogan impression – fantastic.

  • Reply callum k October 21, 2015 at 10:24 pm

    i like all of your guy's voices

  • Reply OWJ Burnham January 31, 2016 at 10:03 am

    Rest in Peace, Terry Wogan. The news came out as I was watching this. Uncanny.

  • Reply CWrathall1994 February 1, 2016 at 11:33 pm

    Rip terry wogan

  • Reply Noel Goetowski February 3, 2016 at 3:01 am

    Takeshi's Castle has been shown in the US under the name of MXC: Most Extreme Elimination Challenge. It's been dubbed over in English, but the scripts were entirely rewritten. It's great.

    Almost as great is a Famicom game developed by the eponymous Takeshi called Takeshi's Challenge. It's listed as one of the worst video games ever made (just before Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing) due primarily to its severely nonintuitive gameplay, wonky controls, and almost complete lack of premise.

  • Reply Alistair Wall February 5, 2016 at 11:18 pm

    RIP Terry Wogan

  • Reply lamecodename February 9, 2016 at 11:54 am

    I just keep replaying the first 7 seconds 😀 it never gets old

  • Reply imarobotking February 15, 2016 at 12:20 am

    this is one of my favourite things on YouTube, pure jokes! xD

  • Reply HowlingSnail April 24, 2016 at 12:45 pm

    I'm pretty sure The Counts of Andechs was a Doctor Who story.

  • Reply Adam Mullarkey June 4, 2016 at 10:48 pm

    3:39 That is quite clearly Woody Woodpecker.

  • Reply Petlanovics June 13, 2016 at 5:09 pm

    5:35 Wait. Hungary is just casually mentioned and isn't made into a cheap hungry joke? This is my new favorite episode! 😀

  • Reply Firstname Lastname June 28, 2016 at 6:02 am

    I've been watching these in the playlist, and I've noticed most are fine but others, like this one, are exceedingly british. Why do you all keep doing voices and saying random stuff? It's almost impossible to parse any meaning as an outsider. Really the strange thing is that a lot of the episodes don't have this problem, which makes me wonder what happens to make the occasional one obscenely full of obscure references.

  • Reply wesmatron July 9, 2016 at 8:58 am

    The impressions had me howling

  • Reply Livid Soda August 13, 2016 at 6:49 pm

    That sketch was both a Maid Marian and her Merry Men thing and also an excerpt from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, imo.

  • Reply Baccatube79 August 29, 2016 at 8:19 am

    Just for the records: "Hans" is short for Johannes (John) and, therefore, not a name in nobility. It's like you wouldn't baptize a Prince of England "Bill", either.

  • Reply Hendlton August 30, 2016 at 4:11 pm

    Oh, my god, I've somehow missed this one. This is amazing.

  • Reply Eri Lassila September 1, 2016 at 7:24 pm

    You win a bodhran player who will give you a pedicure. He bucks up the feet and fucks up the beat!

  • Reply Naþan Ø October 12, 2016 at 7:33 am

    Proposal: We need to mæk "fñord" a þiʃŋ.

  • Reply insert cheesy pun here October 19, 2016 at 2:48 am

    It's kind of funny thinking of Gary Brannon's (sp?) wife translating footballers' names and laughing. She has the sweetest voice. (If you haven't heard it, listen to one of the older Reverse Trivia episodes. It's adorable.)

  • Reply Robert Lenn January 5, 2017 at 11:25 pm

    Dahmer's Cottage

  • Reply Luke Watson February 11, 2017 at 1:05 am

    The Czech Republic comprises Bohemia and Moravia (which is incredibly important to beer – it contains the town of Pilsn).

    Dachshund literally translates to Badger Hound, their long front paws were for digging out setts.

  • Reply s6th February 15, 2017 at 5:21 am

    You've never been camping until you've gambled for sheets of toilet paper…

  • Reply CanadianOwl April 6, 2017 at 2:57 am

    Takeshi's Castle was re-edited and re-dubbed into MXC in North America

  • Reply Eli Korn April 14, 2017 at 4:36 pm

    takeshis castle. is named after minamoto takeshi who had to defend a castle with 1000 men against 10000 and then ninja killed the emperor.

  • Reply SuperShadowChaos7 April 24, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    0:36 – Matt, what about the tally for American passenger trains?

  • Reply infectedzombieguy May 22, 2017 at 5:32 am

    I've never seen Takeshi's Castle before, but I used to watch MXC all the time as a kid, which is just that show, but dubbed over to be really crass.

  • Reply CWrathall1994 May 23, 2017 at 9:06 pm

    RIP Roger Moore 😭

  • Reply Lawrence Calablaster May 26, 2017 at 8:14 pm

    I kept dying in the "medieval roadside stop" bit xD

  • Reply The Impish Dullahan June 4, 2017 at 2:44 am

    2:29 I prefer my gentlemen to be machicolated. The are just some things that crenels make less fun.

  • Reply WubbGmbaa June 8, 2017 at 2:45 am

    The cluster of GoPros and mics look like something out of a sculpture garden.

  • Reply Vincent Killion June 14, 2017 at 4:42 am

    I've never watched Takeshi's Castle, but I have watched MXC. Does that count?

  • Reply Scott Smith July 23, 2017 at 10:28 pm

    Bavaria is one of the regions that coalesced into the modern German state, Bohemia is further south and east.

  • Reply Logan Brown August 2, 2017 at 5:40 pm

    Where did the 'mystery biscuits' come from.

  • Reply Logan Brown August 2, 2017 at 5:44 pm

    Also, Matt's surprisingly quiet during these.

  • Reply Jim Donegan October 4, 2017 at 11:44 am

    I have just filled myself with food from ye manor of Ginster. Good programmer nourishment.

  • Reply Joe Kerr October 18, 2017 at 10:34 pm

    I actually live in Diessen wher these counts orogimated from.

  • Reply macaddict1337 November 2, 2017 at 10:55 am

    steiger actually not farmer its an old Term for a mineworker, and fuhrt actually a naturall crossing on a river where its particulary shallow

  • Reply Nick Bond November 9, 2017 at 11:24 pm

    I've lost count of the number of times I've watched this one. It's certainly one of my favourite episodes. Can't wait for the new season later this month!

  • Reply Jennifer Lesan November 11, 2017 at 9:59 pm

    Prisoner of ZENDAAAA!!!!!!!!! By Sir Anthony Hope. My favourite book! I can't believe he mentioned it! Ok, so I know I'm three years late…

  • Reply eloiseannicle November 16, 2017 at 11:09 am

    Citation Needed: Button poppingly funny

  • Reply Kelly Corless December 2, 2017 at 9:29 pm

    2:30–4:30 felt like I was listening to people speak a language that I kinda sorta knew

  • Reply IllidanS4 December 10, 2017 at 11:33 pm

    I feel kinda sad that the outside world thinks Bohemia is in Germany 🙁

  • Reply FennicYoshi December 17, 2017 at 9:01 am

    What, three facts? Nice.

  • Reply nitehawk86 December 18, 2017 at 11:16 pm

    In America Takeshi's Castle is Most Extreme Elimination Challenge. Don't get eliminated!

  • Reply Etepeteseat 7 December 19, 2017 at 2:33 pm

    Here in America, we had MXC. It's not identical to Takeshi's Castle, but it's another Japanese obstacle course game show with English-language commentary played for laughs.

  • Reply Mojos Bigstick December 27, 2017 at 9:28 am

    Guys, that was brilliant!

  • Reply Sammie1053 January 17, 2018 at 2:28 am

    Not going to lie, my ancestors were Bohemian, and I'm PISSED they didn't know where that is/was.

  • Reply Eric Hanchar February 21, 2018 at 7:15 am

    "Repel all boarders!" "How do you repel boarders? "Stop changing the bed linens!"

  • Reply MONOCHROME BOI February 26, 2018 at 9:27 pm

    Impossible to find a virgin on Sesame Street? Christ Almighty, there's about 10 different kids there every week, I pray they weren't counting them. Hehe, count.

  • Reply Daan Wilmer May 25, 2018 at 12:51 pm

    The royals don't need to be killed to be disqualified from the crown, you could also convince them to become catholic. Catholics are considered "naturally dead" as far as inheritance of the crown is concerned.

  • Reply mspenrice June 26, 2018 at 9:45 pm

    Automatic like for the Wogan alone

  • Reply Bruno Semi July 3, 2018 at 2:38 pm

    Actually "Schweinsteiger" is a "pig's mining supervisor".
    I'm gonna ignore the pronounciation fails here.
    Greetings from Germany

  • Reply Smokey Jef July 3, 2018 at 10:22 pm

    Beat Takeshi was more than an actor, Gary… He was fuckin' everything.

  • Reply Dave Kirwin August 1, 2018 at 8:10 am

    Literally everyone one of these has me in stitches. It makes me feel like I'm there, sitting in a kitchen having a random conversation with mates. (and yes, I am watching these 4 years too late)

  • Reply unni September 27, 2018 at 1:17 pm

    3:39

  • Reply Planetfall October 9, 2018 at 2:23 am

    1:50 Made me cackle at the top of my voice! XD

  • Reply Max Conner October 26, 2018 at 1:33 pm

    Well Schweinsteiger means something else pig climer

  • Reply Cyan Dino October 28, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    Neil Cicierega's Castle!

  • Reply Matthew Tolentino October 29, 2018 at 7:55 am

    No Hans, because Hans is a peasant's name, and the proper noble name would instead be Johannes.

  • Reply Nooby Noob October 29, 2018 at 9:27 pm

    4:54

  • Reply Keenen Flowers November 9, 2018 at 10:26 pm

    Wow Burt & Ernie controversy in 2014?

    Steve Hawking was right, time travel (at least into the past) IS real.

  • Reply Prophet November 25, 2018 at 1:51 pm

    Not a fan of former Formula 1 racer Mike Shoemaker

  • Reply Anna H January 11, 2019 at 1:05 am

    I came here just to hear the phrase "sausage heavy monarchy"

  • Reply Frank Harr March 25, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    No, Bohemia is bout half of present-day Czech Republic.

    Cary on.

    Also, um, sorry to break in again, five years late, but uhhhhhh, Dachs is German for Badger. And it is Daks, not Daxs.

    Please continue.

  • Reply Czech mate April 15, 2019 at 1:51 am

    Bohemia is modern day Czech republic
    screams in 9 years of Czech history education

  • Reply RegiRuler May 29, 2019 at 4:08 pm

    I've watched every episode of MXC and I kinda understood the Takeshi's Castle section? It was moreso the British references I didn't get.

  • Reply panda4247 July 2, 2019 at 8:19 pm

    how about a nice William Shatner's rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody?

  • Reply Trek001 September 1, 2019 at 2:23 pm

    Somebody had a good day with the subs at 3:39

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