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Old 14th Aug 2007, 14:27   #1
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Who lives here? Books, TV and movies:
  1. 29 Acacia Road - Bananaman
  2. 52 Festive Road, Putney, London - Mr Benn
  3. 12 Grimmauld Place, London - Sirius Black
  4. Pemberley, Derbyshire, England - Fitzwilliam Darcy
  5. Oxenthorpe Road, Puddleby-on-the-Marsh, Slopshire, England - Dr John Dolittle
  6. 23 Railway Cuttings, East Cheam - Tony Hancock
  7. 7 Eccles St., Dublin 7, Ireland - Leopold Bloom
  8. Danemead, High Street, St Mary Mead - Miss Jane Marple
  9. 2630 Hegal Place, Apt. 42, Alexandria, Virginia, 23242
  10. 32 Windsor Gardens, London Paddington Bear
  11. 12 Coleridge Close, Climthorpe, London - Reginald Iolanthe Perrin
  12. Apt. 56B, Whitehaven Mansions, Sandhurst Square, London W1 - Hercule Poirot
  13. 742 Evergreen Terrace, Springfield, USA - The Simpsons
  14. 1630 Revello Drive, Sunnydale, CA - Buffy Anne Summers
  15. 47 Charles Street, Mayfair, London & Brinkley Court, and Brinkley-cum-Snodsfield-in-the-Marsh, near Market Snodsbury, Worcs
  16. Nelson Mandela House, Peckham, London - The Trotters
  17. 62 West Wallaby Street, Wigan, Lancs - Wallace and Gromit
...and if you can think of any others...?
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Old 14th Aug 2007, 14:35   #2
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um... No 1 isn't Bananman because he lives on Acacia Avenue... but wasn't this one on University Challenge last week?

and No 3 is Sirus Black and the order of the Pheonix.
No 4 is Elizabeth's aunt and uncle in Pride and Prejudice isn't it?

No 13, the Simpson Family?
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oh and is 14 the .. oh, no I don't actually know that one I don't think...
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Nope, I remembered correctly, it is Acacia Road.

Also, 3 and 13 correct. 4, almost.
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No. 2 is Mr Benn.

No. 16 is Del and Rodney of Only Fools and Horses.
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Pemberley is the Darcys' country pile, isn't it?

EDIT: By the way, I'm sure I know no.5... memories stirring from my childhood... what is it? argh!
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Oh good one!

No. 6 is Tony Hancock I think.
No. 8 is Miss Marple.
No. 12 is Poirot?
No 13 - the Simpsons
No 11 - Reggie Perrin? I know he walked down a load of streets with poetical names, but not sure if he lived there.

Edit - No 16 was Adrian Mole or someone like that.

Edit - bit of cross posting there!
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4. is Mr Darcy's pile from P&P

14. is surely Buffy Summers

6. is Tony Hancock, which, weirdly, I know even though I've never watched any of Hancock's Half Hour.

8. is Miss Marple
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17. is Wallace ( & Gromit)?
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Well done all!
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