Man watching pointless episode of 'Pointless'

Funny story written by Ben Macnair

Saturday, 18 April 2020

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Oh, Gary, what are you talking about.

Gary Johnson, 48-year-old consumer of popular culture, has wasted 45 minutes of his life watching a bloopers and out-takes edition of 'Pointless'.

Complaining to wife, Lorraine, he grumbled: 'That's forty-five minutes I won't get back. It was just some random bods, whose back-stories we didn't get to learn about, and Richard and Alexander laughing at their own jokes. Still, it could have been worse. I was watching 'Have I Got News For You' yesterday. Honestly, I have had funnier Zoom meetings, lately. I know he doesn't look the type, but Dave in Accounts is so funny when he wants to be.'

'If you say so,' said Lorraine, her eyebrows touching the ceiling.

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