• Oi! (possibly Oy?)

    From Andrew Morris@21:1/5 to Doug Elrod on Sat Aug 15 19:41:51 2015
    To crib a line, GEEEEEEZUS. It's amazing what you find when you trawl
    through the archives:

    On 2005-07-11 18:57:38 +0000, Doug Elrod said:

    In article <tMtAe.135830$PR6.76873@tornado.texas.rr.com>,
    "ClabberHead 5.0" <clab27@gt.rr.com.I.Hate.Spam> wrote:

    "MSampo" <msampo@aol.comfortable> wrote in message
    In article <7%cAe.9147$js.3826@fe10.lga>, "Dave" <asv@hastd.com> wrote:

    Hi - I forget the name of this episode - the one thing I remember is
    a British/Australian guy in it and _every_ time he's on screen one of the >>>> guys yell "Oi!". Anyone know the name?
    Thanks, Dave K

    Sounds like "Alien from L.A."--episode 516.


    I hate to disagree with the great Sampo, but I think he's thinking of Space >> Mutiny ep 820

    Yes, this ought to be in a FAQ (is it? :-)). Commander Jansen's second-in-command, Scott Devers (played by Graham Clark), looked a lot
    like "Jacko", whose Energizer battery commercials were punctuated by him saying "Oi!". See <http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0413823/bio>.

    Weirdly enough, this riff survived on long enough to make it into the
    Rifftrax for "Rock 'n Roll Nightmare," in reference to another faux

    I am astonished, though not terribly, to find that the answer to just
    what "battery commercial" the guys were referencing showed up here
    about 10 years ago.

    Andrew "Retro-Man" Morris

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