Thursday, January 04, 2007

Vicar Of Dibley marries an accountant

According to the viewer stats, on Xmas day more Brits watched The Vicar of Dibley than any other TV programme.
This most British of sitcoms involved the Vicar getting married (eventually) to her sweetheart who was an accountant - for reasons I nver found out. It didn't seem to be an integral part of the plot.

However his profession did permit an old accountancy joke to be heard by millions of viewer when the Vicar (played by Dawn French) asked a rhetorical question:

'What do accountants do when they're constipated? They get their pencil and work it out.'

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