The #ChuckyEggChallenge And 13 Other Bizarre News Fails
Today, presenters on BBC Breakfast have been chucking eggs at each other. Why? To celebrate the Six Nations. Even more confused? Yeah, us too.
Calling it the #ChuckyEggChallenge, they want viewers to throw eggs to one another with a rugby-style pass. You have to see how many you can do within 20 seconds, without the egg breaking. Riiiiight....
— BBC Breakfast (@BBCBreakfast) February 5, 2016
Clearly a slow day in the office.
However, this did remind us of other bloody weird things that have happened on the news before, starting with...
That time a giant blue penis appeared near Cornwall.
When the BBC revealed some weird new years plans
Happy Chinese New year!! And it's going to be a filthy one if BBC news subtitles are anything to go by..... pic.twitter.com/Mie1zV1MAs
— NewsToad (@NewsToad) January 31, 2014
When there were some scary weather conditions
— John Starling (@John_hi6) August 5, 2015
When they told us some interesting information about John Kerry
BBC News don't realise how funny that accidental mistimed subtitle was. pic.twitter.com/UQtq1g2UR3
— Ali Tant (@alistairtant) June 24, 2014
When a reporter swallowed a fly on air
When they claimed that 'frog' is a type of weather
— Silly Subtitles (@SillySubtitles) October 16, 2015
When someone put a dildo in a reporter's ear
When they mistook a football player for Paul McCartney
According to ITV News, Manchester United are looking to a former Beatle to resolve their recent problems. pic.twitter.com/3ej7yiSI5j
— Sean (@WafcSean) January 27, 2014
When a newsreader tried to pretend that a ream of paper was an iPad
Always grab your office supplies before going on-air. BBC news reader appears to be holding a ream of paper. pic.twitter.com/dy50GoEXMm
— Sarah Sears (@iamsas) September 18, 2013
When they really needed to scrub up on their knowledge of political figures
I think the person who writes the captions for BBC News has completely lost the plot pic.twitter.com/yvRVhzVLkN
— Adam Hess (@adamhess1) June 5, 2013
When a guy had a really niche degree
— Silly Subtitles (@SillySubtitles) August 28, 2015
When Obama was really concerned about owls
— Leticia (@jumpingflorican) December 27, 2014
We're not actually convinved that this one is a mistake...
— Jimbo Loony (@JimboLoony) September 27, 2014
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