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49 Times This Morning Outdid Itself In The Ridiculous Stakes

By Ash Percival

With the majority of us confined to our living rooms at the moment, many are turning to daytime TV to keep us both informed and entertained during the coronavirus outbreak.

One such daytime show that’s currently experiencing a huge spike in viewers is This Morning, which attracted its highest ratings in more than two years on 18 March.

The show has taken a somewhat more serious tone over the last few weeks, guiding people through life during the pandemic – but it certainly isn’t always this way.

As a moment of light relief, we’re reliving some of the show’s more surreal moments by counting up all the times it outdid itself in the ridiculous stakes…

1. When this pensioner revealed she got through “a whole tube of KY Jelly” on the first night with her toyboy fiancé

2. When Alison Hammond accidentally pushed a man into the Albert Dock

3. When a woman married her dog in a live ceremony conducted by Alison, and attended by Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes

Meanwhile on daytime TV… pic.twitter.com/Barx6AQeYX

— This Morning (@thismorning) July 30, 2019

4. Not the strangest incident involving a dog on the show, however

5. When The Speakmans helped someone with their most unusual phobia yet

6. When Holly and Phil met “Britain’s sexiest cow”


— daytime snaps (@daytimesnaps) June 25, 2018

7. When Brendan Blethyn’s dog could not control his urges

8. When a singing donkey refused to co-operate

Will Harriet the singing donkey sing for us live on air?

No. No she won’t… @Schofe@RochelleHumespic.twitter.com/frpcpSo16R

— This Morning (@thismorning) November 19, 2018

9. When Ainsley Harriot scared the living daylights out of a pensioner called Jill

10. When Alison met Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and had zero chill

11. When the show got a little too swept up in Fifty Shades fever

12. When Holly and Phil whipped out a paddling pool for their mermaid guest

13. When a pony took an actual dump in the studio

14. When a whole segment of the show was dedicated to this

15. The entirety of The Wizard Of Oz-themed Halloween special

16. When Holly and Phil royally cocked up a competition by calling the wrong winner

17. When Phil and Holly completely lost it at these rude kids’ drawings

The kids drawing fails you’ve been sending in are quite possibly the funniest things we’ve ever seen!

If you love having fun with us on the show, we’d love your vote at this year’s TV Choice Awards ? https://t.co/9Rmpcgaf9Ipic.twitter.com/OoLD7DEVmE

— This Morning (@thismorning) July 2, 2019

18. When they did a feature on sex positions for the elderly, complete with live demonstrations

19. When Alison tripped and fell on a giant inflatable, and then couldn’t get up

20. Almost as brilliant as the time she got stuck on a door knob

21. When the show investigated this very important matter

22. When Alison nearly got arrested while presenting live from Pisa

We sent @AlisonHammond to Pisa to tell you all about our £300K competition… but never thought she’d have a run-in with the Italian police! ?

For a chance to win £300K, and perhaps bail Alison out of jail, enter here ? https://t.co/hQvl5Nm9WT

18+ UK only, T&Cs apply. pic.twitter.com/oOpd5AZo22

— This Morning (@thismorning) June 30, 2019

23. When Phillip went head-to-head with Kim Woodburn

24. When this happened

25. When Alison had an exclusive interview with the UK’s European Tree Of The Year nominee

26. When they invited a young girl along to do her impression of Big Ben

27. When Holly fell hook, line and sinker for Phil’s April Fool’s Day prank

28. When someone in the production team had to cut a mircopenis out of paper


— daytime snaps (@daytimesnaps) May 19, 2017

29. Likewise, when the man with the world’s biggest penis came on the show

30. When this teenager debuted his impressive collection of hoovers


— daytime snaps (@daytimesnaps) February 3, 2020

31. When Alison Hammond braved the ski slopes (with obvious results)

And this was before @AlisonHammond2 experienced the famous Val D’Isere après-ski! ? pic.twitter.com/c4g3zBgwUq

— This Morning (@thismorning) January 10, 2019

32. When they tried to help this poor soul out

33. When Gino D’Acampo cooked completely naked in the kitchen

34. When they managed to stretch this out for an entire seven-minute segment

35. When Holly and Phil had a close call with a pair of skunks that paid a visit to the studio

36. When Holly and Phil got to grips with the nation’s favourite sex toys

37. When this woman appeared and the nation collectively said, “Yeah, same”

38. When Holly got up close and personal with this lady


— daytime snaps (@daytimesnaps) September 20, 2017

39. When this woman tried to predict the future by chucking asparagus around

As @EamonnHolmes says… ‘dismiss the asparagus at your peril’!#BestBits@RuthieeLpic.twitter.com/y2hvDHRnfL

— This Morning (@thismorning) April 19, 2017

40. And they later employed the services of Marcus The Mystic Pig to predict the World Cup results

41. When Tinky Winky, Dispy, Laa Laa and Po sat down for a chat with Holly and Phil

42. When a feathered friend ran amok in the studio

43. When this motley crew dropped by

44. When Uri Geller tried (and ultimately) failed to stop Brexit

45. When this lady opened up about her paranormal love life


— daytime snaps (@daytimesnaps) December 7, 2017

46. When Alison Hammond had Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling in stitches during the most iconic interview ever

47. When this woman’s life flashed before her eyes

48. When Alison Hammond boarded a lifeboat

49. And of course, no This Morning round up would be complete without a bit of dunking beef, would it?

Via:: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/this-morning-most-ridiculous-moments_uk_5e78aa25c5b62f90bc4e17ff