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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer Quotes

The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer is a television show that first aired in 1970 . The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer ended in 1970.

It features Tommy Thompson as producer, and Alex Thomson (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer is 100 minutes long. The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer is distributed by Warner-Pathé Distributors (United Kingdom).

The cast includes: Arthur Lowe as Ferret, Peter Cook as Michael Rimmer, John Cleese as Pumer, Harold Pinter as Steven Hench, George A. Cooper as Blocket, Ronald Fraser as Tom Hutchinson, Vanessa Howard as Patricia Cartwright, Roland Culver as Sir Eric Bentley, Denholm Elliott as Peter Niss, and Graham Chapman as Fromage.

The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer Quotes

George A. Cooper as Blocket

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Harold Pinter as Steven Hench

  • (Harold Pinter) "How do you feel about the violent heckling which punctuated your speech?"
  • (Ronald Fraser) "I am not saying that the Labour Party was responsible for this disgraceful episode. But I will say this; it did seem to be organised."
  • (Harold Pinter) "I'd better go and look after Percy, he gets a bit broody."
  • (Harold Pinter) "Mr Blocket, you had been on rather acrimonious terms with the late Prime Minister"
  • (George A. Cooper) "We had our differences"
  • (Harold Pinter) "On one occasion, indeed on several occasions, you described him as a two-faced weasel-eyed git."
  • (George A. Cooper) "In the rough and tumble of parliamentary debate things are said that can often be misinterpreted but there was a lot of warmth there."

Peter Cook as Michael Rimmer

  • (Peter Cook) "What's the matter with Fromage?"
  • (John Cleese) "Oh, these recent sex surveys have him worn out."
  • (Peter Cook) "Don't worry Tom, we'll supply the tears."
  • (Peter Cook) "Peter, I was just jotting down a few reasons why you might want to leave IOP and come over to us at the Fairburn Organisation."
  • (Denholm Elliott) "Oh yes, I see, that's very well put. Yes, I particularly like the noughts."
  • (Peter Cook) "Hugh, I loved your speech on abortion. It was really gorgeous."

Ronald Fraser as Tom Hutchinson

  • (Ronald Fraser) "I'd just like to say that my talks with the President were wide-ranging, full, and exhaustive."
  • (Unnamed) "What about the Old Age Pension?"
  • (Ronald Fraser) "Don't talk to me about "unemployment", young man. I was unemployed before you were born."
  • (Ronald Fraser) "Good God. The Continental Pig."

Arthur Lowe as Ferret

  • (Arthur Lowe) "The survey shows that --"
  • (Arthur Lowe) "-- it shows that 90% of English families do not eat boot polish for breakfast."
  • (Mrs. Ferret) "Have you been fired?"
  • (Arthur Lowe) "Fired?"
  • (Arthur Lowe) "Hahaha. Fired? Hahahaha"
  • (Mrs. Ferret) "Then why is the car for sale?"
  • (Arthur Lowe) "Oh that? That's a mistake. That's one of Rimmer's cockups. That should read Fors Ale. A new beer we're advertising."
  • (Arthur Lowe) "Fors Ale; keeps you hearty and hale."
  • (Mrs. Ferret) "Well I've never heard of it."
  • (Arthur Lowe) "And you may never. Very hush hush."
  • (Arthur Lowe) "They'll be cutting off the electricity next."
  • (Arthur Lowe) "Care for a glass of Fors?"

Graham Chapman as Fromage

  • (Graham Chapman) "Good God. Is that our "Olde Humbug"?"

Roland Culver as Sir Eric Bentley

  • (Roland Culver) "Are we mad? ARE WE MAD? Are we mad? ARE WE Mad?"

Vanessa Howard as Patricia Cartwright

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