Sean Lock's best jokes: 10 of the funniest lines from the 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown comedian

Wednesday, 18th August 2021, 12:25 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th August 2021, 9:59 am
Sean Lock's best jokes: 10 of the funniest lines from the 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown comedian (Photo by Jo Hale/Getty Images)

Comedian Sean Lock has sadly passed away at the age of 58 after a battle with cancer.

Lock was best known for his stints on Jimmy Carr’s Channel 4 comedy panel show 8 Out Of 10 Cats, and the spin-off series 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

His deadpan comedic style won him fans all over the world, with the comedian admired for his simple gags, and self-deprecating humour.

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Here are ten of the funniest lines from Sean Lock.

Top ten Sean Lock gags

"I’d like to be more in tune with other people’s feelings… so I can pinpoint their weaknesses and go for them more effectively when I do.”

“I hear voices. But I ignore them and just carry on killing.”

“I’ll tell you one thing: I think Nasa killed Michael Jackson. He died the same week as the anniversary of the initial moon landing, of the first moonwalk. They resent the fact that any time anyone puts ‘moonwalk’ into Google or anything, it cones up with him sliding backwards with a hat on and not the billions they spent going up to do a moonwalk. They hated that, and they killed him.”

“I’m not sure what my biggest fear is. It’s either me saying yes to Strictly… or them saying no.”

Jimmy Carr: “Do you think British people judge others on their accent?” Sean Lock: “I judge people long before they’ve opened their mouths.”

Jimmy Cаrr: “Whаt do you guys [Seаn Lock аnd Bill Bаiley] do?" Seаn Lock: “I hаve fond memories of holding your hаnd аnd running into the seа… while the cаrаvаn pаrk burned behind us. ”

Jimmy Carr: “If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? Sean Lock: “Well, obviously the front.”

“I like the bonfire thing. I had to take the RSPCA advice quite seriously because they said you should check under your bonfire for sleeping hedgehogs. I couldn’t find any, but luckily I had some in the freezer.”

Jimmy Cаrr: “Cаn you tell me аbout а typicаl dаy in Seаn Lock’s life?" Seаn Lock: “It’s just eight hours of sleep, six hours of hiding, two hours of regret аnd аpologies, аn hour of scrаtching, аnd then а little television.”

Jon Richаrdson: “There аre times during the week when I think аbout you аnd I hаve no ideа whаt you do." Seаn Lock: “I spit аt pigeons while sitting in а tree.”

A version of this article originally appeared on NationalWorld.com