Cos we huv matched you pint for pint for the last 25 bloody years! Rab: There's nothing restores your faith mair in human nature than meetin some poor bastard that's just as mad as yersel. Rab: Yi can talk aboot the thirties, I lived through the thirties, I had TB and Ringworm and i saw the Jazz Singer four times-Rab 27310. Rab C. Nesbitt: Aye, we dae, we dae, we dae, aye... Jamesie Cotter: We started goin in tae pubs together, then we went on tae secondary school. But these machines are all the go. He regrets that move to this day. much love to glasgow, had a great birthday there. I've git somethin terrible tae tell yaes. That’s how deep Scotland’s racism goes. ok that was pretty good, except the joke about Dutch culture. Rab C. Nesbitt: [to the audience] What a business, all because I take a wee drink, eh... Tell yae wan thing - see all this shoutin? Norrie: You's can laugh. In 2009, a complete box set of series one through eight and all subsequent specials was released, making "More" available on DVD for the first time ever. I’d gie her one” – confirming that one would make nasty with an attractive female, “Ah’m gonnee kick your cunt in!” – this is rarely said to a female…. Holy shit, do they ever hate his guts. No matter how wild... or dangerous. Rab C. Nesbitt: [to audience] Are you lot still here? Progressing in 1989 to his own Christmas special Rab C Nesbitt's Seasonal Greet, the popularity of this much-rerun show spawned a further 8 series of alcoholic ranting. Rab C. Nesbitt: Jist oncest, Jist oncest. Topics include alcoholism, Neo Nazis and sexually transmitted infections. “This is what you get in life. Scottish sitcoms are a tough sell in the States. got it.-. I mean, honestly - can you?”, “Christmas carols? We escaped out the backdoor like The Beatles and ended up at The Arches, where hundreds of bodyguards wait to throw out anyone who even thinks about hash. The series is also known for its uncompromising use of Glaswegian accents and dialect, and its technique of breaking the fourth wall by frequently having Rab address the viewer directly. My wife will watch Still Game with me if we put the subtitles on, but Rab C. Nesbitt tapes are too old to have subtitles so I’m forced to go those alone. —, 7. Glasgow has the best kind of humour – gallows humour. It’s rare to see a young kid without a severe facial scar and this tradition goes back generations. The series has featured guest appearances from the likes of Norman Lovett, Peter Mullan, Rikki Fulton, Anita Dobson, Timothy Spall, Stanley Baxter, Kevin McNally, Clive Russell, Jerry Sadowitz, Viv Lumsden, Sylvester McCoy, Russell Hunter, Peter Capaldi and then-unknowns David Tennant, Ashley Jensen, Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Karen Dunbar, Jane McCarry and Paul Riley. —. Mary Nesbitt: Gash, how many fingers am I holding up? My brother was burnt to a crisp in a joyride. Kinda like the American South. One time my uncle had had enough and said the above quote which made me laugh so hard I did a McEwan’s spit take. Thanks to a family curse called “family,” I’ve been going to Glasgow every year since I was born and that fucking place just gets weirder and weirder and weirder. The human frame bared to the nerve. .  Rab C. Nesbitt was originally a recurring character in the BBC2 sketch series Naked Video (1986–1990). Jamesie Cotter: [Rab has been told that he has only a jaar to live if he doesn't stop drinking. Rab C. Nesbitt is a Scottish comedy series which began in 1988. If you can get away from booze the only other topic is Billy Connolly.  Following a two-year break, Elaine C. Smith confirmed on her Twitter page that a new year's special had completed filming on 10 October 2013, and was aired on BBC Two on 2 January 2014. Together with his eternal scheming friend, Jamesie Cotter (and his long suffering wife Ella) Rab introduces us to a myriad of colourful and downright scary Glasgow characters. The final series was aired in 1998. Nobody in the bus laughed though. Through several flashback sequences, we see the young Rab and his siblings putting up with a violent father who took his life failures out on his family. Thanks for your vote! My friend never ended up closing the deal because we were both staying at my Gran’s and he was too cheap to get a hotel. —, I was pissing next to an ugly guy who had a big, black, beard and he kept trying to engage me in some kind of dialogue. The history of Scottish culture is warring clans in the highlands battling for what tiny scraps of semi-arable land they could find. posted by AcidBanter. Jamesie Cotter: [Rab has been told that he has only a anno to live if he doesn't stop drinking.He's shared this with his drinking pals who include Andra and Dodie. Yer da found oot the day, that unless he gies in thae drink, he's only got a year left tae live. It wasn’t good enough. At the very beginning of the last video here you can see a guy with a handful of change say, “Did you just psyche me?” huh, so shitty conditions+poverty turns everybody into niggers? Despite what the Canadian Museum of Multicultural Love says, Canada was founded by Scots so I don’t need to explain why Canadians are so funny and America, well, America’s humor roots are New York and the Catskills. “THAT STOOD AGAINST HIM. Rab C. Nesbitt is a Scottish comedy series which began in 1988. Dodie: He must be a warlock right enough to huv found a unicorn in Govan. 16 Oct. 2020. It’s been forever. They’re a tough audience. This is a really esoteric one to end on but here goes: Glaswegians are cheap, it’s true, but you would be too if you lived in a city with no jobs and the most expensive everything in the world. Beat it! As of January 2010, a forthcoming new series has just started airing. —, When a young Canadian boy goes to Europe and sees other young boys playing soccer, he thinks crazy thoughts like, “Oooh, this looks fun. Jamesie Cotter: [passionately] Rab, there's that much to live for! This news has scared Jamesie into wanting to give up the drink]. —. Then it hit me: confrontation. During a recent Tortoise tour, guitarist Dave Pajo was chased down Glasgow’s Sauchiehall St. and almost killed for daring to wear rain gear. Although comedy in intent, the series explored many dark topics, including marital breakup, murder, long term unemployment, infertility, cannibalism and child abuse. Reality Machine Man: That's it ready. posted by AcidBanter. Gash Nesbitt: Uh, Thursday. You’d be fawning over him like a fucking schoolgirl and you’d talk about it every night for the rest of your life. They can recreate any human experience. LA and all that West Coast shit is barely as old as your Granny but when that was still the Wild West, the East Coast was a well-established country. They wanted to FUCK him. We thought a disabled guy must have parked it there till he used the lavvie. It wasn’t unusual to walk up Cunt Lane over by Shit River and maybe settle down on Fuck Off for a picnic (please don’t make me look this up, it’s in How the Scots Invented the Modern World). The show returned for a one-off special on 23 December 2008. You have no idea what you’re talking about. You’re stuck fucking sheep. 16 Oct. 2020. But most of you should just admit your history is as deep as a golf tee. It does not half give yae a helluva thirst. [Rab has been told that he has only a year to live if he doesn't stop drinking. We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly. I know New York City was a Dutch thing but as far as culture goes, you’re going to hand that over to the Scots and the Irish. Wee flannel-arsed naebodies sittin' behind a desk tryin' to make you sweat in your stool. But oyu wouldn’t know, hi you’re not Dutch. LOLOCAUST @ butthurt wangtaco. Rab C. Nesbitt: [to the audience] What a business, all because I take a wee drink, eh... Tell yae wan thing - see all this shoutin? What was I thinking bringing an umbrella out? “HERE, YOU MARRIED?” Scotts wish they were as cool as the Irish. Holla at me Gavin. In fact, they call it a fucking Glasgow Smile! It does not half give yae a helluva thirst. The Tenth Doctor is a transgendered barmaid! Cos we huv matched you pint for pint for the last 25 years! I mean even a man as yersel must have some ambitions left, somethin you want to do before you finally shuffle off this mortal coil! Rab C. Nesbitt: [pleased] Oh... Who the hell are you by the way? Its by far one the cheapest cities in the UK. “JUST YOU CARRY ON HEN. #5 and #9 made me laugh, so I tip my hat. DVD releases of the series began in July 2004, with John Williams productions issuing series one through five on DVD, with "Seasonal Greet" available on a separate DVD volume, and "Fitba" and "Home" being released together on a separate DVD volume. All he knows is 'shut up and keep going'. Rab C. Nesbitt: Rab, you and me, we go back a longs ways together. This news has scared Jamesie into wanting to give up the demon drink] Rab, te and me, we go back a longs ways together.