Late Late Toy Show bingo: stony faced six-year-olds, accidental stars
During tonight’s show, award yourself a mince pie each time you spot one of the following
Ryan Tubridy on the set of last year’s Late Late Toy Show. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons
A 3D wool motif on Ryan Tubridy’s jumper appears larger than the man himself.
A child makes an unintentional metaphor about the downfall of American civilisation while talking about Lego.
A new alternative to the hoverboard is accurately predicted by your mother as “an accident waiting to happen”.
Twitter explodes at a remark re-enforcing gender roles through the medium of Star Wars merchandise.
A child cycles/scooters/Powerwheels treacherously close to a camera followed by a panicking researcher.
An audience couple, dressed as Mrs Claus and a gingerbread man, are caught on camera pretending that they’re not arguing.
A kid with glasses reviewing a book says something smarter than 50 per cent of this season’s Late Late Show guests.
Union bosses, dressed as elves, infiltrate the recording and hold the studio hostage.
Tubs: “And did you like this one?” Stoney-faced 6-year-old: “No.”
A pre-recorded insert of sick kids playing with toys makes everyone cry, and rightly so.
There is a silly string/watergun incident that is meant as a bit of fun but actually contains violent undertones.
Someone remarks that high-tech toys aren’t as good as “a rock on a string”.
A children’s choir actually captures the spirit of Christmas.
A tiny, long microphone designed to pick up noise from tech toys instead just broadcasts the rustle of Tubs’s jumper.
A child with an unusual talent (beatboxing / karate / contortion / interpretive dance of water protests) becomes a viral sensation.