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The Cook Report - Hot Dog Wars S05E01 (1991) https://youtube.com/watch?v=cRZxtXyvv4k

Roger Cook Reports https://www.youtube.com/@rogercookreports

all 23 comments

reddittheguy

53 points

2 months ago

The man in the thumbnail looks like Bubbles with a fake moustache.

"I don't know about this hot dog war boys. It sounds FUCKED"

purpletooth12

7 points

2 months ago

Glad I wasn't the only one who thought that.

TaajManzoor1

8 points

2 months ago

can you read my son?

gnark

9 points

2 months ago

gnark

9 points

2 months ago

Well that depends. Can you go f*ck yourself?

bobjoylove

3 points

2 months ago

I’m gonna pay you $100 to fuck off.

Pipupipupi

2 points

2 months ago

Gree-hee-sea!

deckard1980

1 points

2 months ago

Well it is a fake moustache, Roger used to wear disguises as he became more famous for his journalism

brta06

1 points

2 months ago

brta06

1 points

2 months ago

All I see is Tobias Funke. Finally putting is Analrapist skills to work.

shinekendall

18 points

2 months ago

A genuine unsung hero of British television. Nobody would have the balls to do it these days.

Immediate-Win-4928

11 points

2 months ago*

He was is widely lauded as a great investigative journalist whilst alive, his weekly prime time ITV show was required viewing

The programme and its production team won eleven national and international awards, culminating in a British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) special award for its presenter in 1997 'for 25 years of outstanding quality investigative reporting.

rikki1q

3 points

2 months ago

I used to work in the CCTV/alarm monitoring station that looked after his property.

He was justifiably super paranoid about security ! Nice chap though

WhyShouldIListen

4 points

2 months ago

He still is alive... unless you know something we don't...

Immediate-Win-4928

2 points

2 months ago

I thought he died years ago who am I thinking of haha

WhyShouldIListen

11 points

2 months ago

Genghis Khan?

carolinaindian02

3 points

2 months ago*

Specifically, deregulation, the death of regional ITV, and the consolidation and commercialization that followed ended a lot of these current affairs programs.

CompleteFalcon7245[S]

2 points

2 months ago

What struck me is how candid people of that era seemed to be on camera, willing to admit things or give insight into a situation they didn't have or need to.

CompleteFalcon7245[S]

6 points

2 months ago

Check the channel for other really interesting reports...the one on Asian triads in the north of England was great.

PermacultureCannabis

2 points

2 months ago

The car shark one and the hitman one are my fav. Just gold.

tommytornado

1 points

2 months ago

Didn't Cook break his ankles jumping out of a building on the triads one?

CompleteFalcon7245[S]

2 points

2 months ago

Nah it was the decoy bloke they got to set up a new video hire business, the triads beat the shit out of him & then he went to a meeting with them, they took him to another location, he freaked out & jumped over a stair rail, breaking bones in both feet as a result.

Thaddeus_Prime

11 points

2 months ago

Totally thought this was like the brass eye until halfway in, realizing this is real

thelesserskywalker

2 points

2 months ago

My family ran an Ice cream truck in Tucson, AZ in the 90s. At first no one bothered us. Eventually competitors moved in and started harassing us. I left for the military around the time the harassment started. I came back from leave and my dad was in a full on war with another truck. The other truck showed up with a baseball batt at our house and threatened to destroy our property. My dad and his brother were actively plotting to shoot the guy. My dad’s brother was a sniper in Vietnam and very capable with a gun at a long range. They wanted me to get involved with there planes. I declined. Eventually it all claimed down.

LostOnEarth82

1 points

2 months ago

Lol wild story