When Ted Chippington next meets Stewart Lee, will he say “Long time, no sea of fog?”
And just as Stewart Lee credits Ted Chippington for getting him into the business, I – in my own meta intertextual way – am crediting Stewart Lee for inspiring me.
One of Ted Chippington gags from the 80s’ is…
Walking down the road the other day and a mate comes up to me and says “Long time, no see, Ted” and I said “Aye, I haven’t been on holiday for a long time.”
So we go from ‘see’ to ‘sea’ to…‘sea of fog’. That’s it.