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Mrs. Scum was an old woman who appeared on "Spot the Braincell" and sketch from the Mr. Neutron episode entitled "Mrs. Scum" and another game show sketch. She is an utter idiot when she was old, yet when she was young, she was quite smart. She married Mr. Neutron and the rest of her life was unknown, but she won 2 gameshows, in her later years.

Mr. NeutronEdit

Mrs Scum Oh 'ello Mr N, terrible about Enfield, innit? It's all gone. So's Staines ... lovely shops they used to have in Staines... and Stunmore, where the AA offices used to be. I don't know where we'll pay our AA subscriptions to now. Do you know where we'll have to pay our AA. subscriptions to now, Mr N?
Mr Neutron I didn't know you were a member of the AA Mrs S.C.U.M.
Mrs Scum Oh yes. Ever since the Corsair broke down in Leyonstone ... they towed it all the way to Deauville FOC. (Mr Neutron looks blank) Free of Charge. Well my husband Ken, K.E.N., he said...
Mr Neutron Oh, forget about your husband, Mrs S.C.U.M. - or may I call you Mrs S?
Mrs Scum You can call me Lindra, if you like.
Mr Neutron No, I'd rather call you Mrs S.
Mrs Scum Oh...
Mr Neutron (as if trying to soften the blow) And you can call me Mr N.
Mrs Scum Well... that's what I was calling you.
Mr Neutron Mrs S, there is something I have to tell you...
Mrs Scum Yes, Mr N?
Mr Neutron I have just won a Kellogg's Corn Flake Competition.
Mrs Scum Oh Mr N! That's wonderful!
Mr Neutron I got the ball in exactly the right place. The prize is £5,000 in cash, or as much ice cream as you can eat.
Her eyes go round as saucers and all thoughts of returning to her marital bed vanish under the impact of such imminent wealth.
Mrs Scum £5,000!
Mr Neutron I was thinking of taking the ice cream.
Mrs Scum (alarmed) Oh no!
Mr Neutron It's been so hot recently.
Mrs Scum You couldn't eat that much ice cream Mr N.
Mr Neutron Mrs S, I can eat enormous quantifies of ice cream without being sick.
Mrs Scum Oh no! Take the £5,000! Please take the £5,000.
Mr Neutron I was thinking. If we got married...
Mrs Scum Oh yes! (she sits very close to him)
Mr Neutron We could use the £5,000 to buy a spoon...
Mrs Scum Oh! We could buy a lot more than that!
Mr Neutron And then fill up with ice cream.
Mrs Scum No! Forget about the ice cream. We need the money.
Mr Neutron We need nothing. For there is something I have not told you Mrs S.C.U.M.
Mrs Scum Oh please call me Mrs S.
Mr Neutron No I would rather go back to calling you Mrs S.C.U.M., Mrs S.C.U.M. I am the most powerful man in the universe. There is nothing I cannot do.
Mrs Scum Oh Mr N.
Mr Neutron I want you to be my helpmate. As Tarzan had his Jane, as Napoleon had his Josephine, as Frankie Laine had whoever he had, I want you to help me in my plan to dominate the world!
Mrs Scum Oh Mr N. That I should be so lucky!
Mr Neutron You're not Jewish are you?

"Spot The Brain Cell"Edit

Cut to three bishops shouting from actual studio audience.
Bishops Open the box! Open the box! Open the box! Open the box! Open the box!
A simple 'Take Your Pick' style set with Michael Miles grinning type monster standing at centre of it.
Michael Miles And could we have the next contender, please? (a pepperpot walks out onto the set towards Michael Miles) Ha ha ha... Good evening, madam, and your name is?
Mrs. Scum Yes, yes...
Michael Miles And what's your name?
Mrs. Scum I go to church regularly.
Michael Miles Jolly good, I see, and which prize do you have particular eyes on this evening?
Mrs. Scum I'd like the blow on the head.
Michael Miles The blow on the head.
Mrs. Scum Just there. (points to the back of her head)
Michael Miles Jolly good. Well your first question for the blow on the head this evening is: What great opponent of Cartesian dualism resists the reduction of psychological phenomena to physical states?
Mrs. Scum I don't know that!
Michael Miles Well, have a guess.
Mrs. Scum Henri Bergson.
Michael Miles Is the correct answer!
Mrs. Scum Ooh, that was lucky. I never even heard of him.
Michael Miles Jolly good.
Mrs. Scum I don't like darkies.
Michael Miles Ha ha ha. Who does? And now your second question for the blow on the head is: What is the main food that penguins eat?
Mrs. Scum Pork luncheon meat.
Michael Miles No.
Mrs. Scum Spam?
Michael Miles No, no, no. What do penguins eat? Penguins.
Mrs.Scum Penguins?
Michael Miles Yes.
Mrs. Scum I hate penguins.
Michael Miles No, no, no.
Mrs. Scum They eat themselves.
Michael Miles No, no, what do penguins eat?
Mrs. Scum Horses! ... Armchairs!
Michael Miles No, no, no. What do penguins eat?
Mrs. Scum Oh, penguins.
Michael Miles Penguins.
Mrs. Scum Cannelloni.
Michael Miles No.
Mrs. Scum Lasagna, moussaka, lobster thermidor, escalopes de veau à l'estragon avec endives gratinéed with cheese.
Michael Miles No, no, no, no. I'll give you a clue. (mimes a fish swimming)
Mrs. Scum Ah! Brian Clough
Michael Miles No. no.
Mrs. Scum Brian Inglis, Brian Johnson, Bryan Forbes.
Michael Miles No, no!
Mrs. Scum Nanette Newman.
Michael Miles No. What swims in the sea and gets caught in nets?
Mrs. Scum Henri Bergson.
Michael Miles No.
Mrs. Scum Goats. Underwater goats with snorkels and flippers.
Michael Miles No, no.
Mrs. Scum A buffalo with an aqualung.
Michael Miles No, no.
Mrs. Scum Reginald Maudling.
Michael Miles Yes, that's near enough. I'll give you that. Right, now, Mrs Scum, you have won your prize, do you still want the blow on the head?
Mrs. Scum Yes, yes.
Michael Miles I'll offer you a poke in the eye.
Mrs Scum No! I want a blow on the head.
Michael Miles A punch in the throat?
Mrs. Scum No.
Michael Miles All right then, a kick in the kneecap?
Mrs. Scum No.
Michael Miles Mrs Scum, I'm offering you a boot in the teeth and a dagger up the strap.
Mrs. Scum Er...
Audience Blow on the head! Take the blow on the head!
Mrs. Scum No, no. I'll take the blow on the head.
Michael Miles Very well then, Mrs Scum, you have won tonight's star prize, the blow on the head.
He strikes her on head with an enormous mallet and she falls unconscious. A sexily dressed hostess in the background (Graham) strikes a small gong. The three bishops rush in and jump on her. Cut to sign:

LICENCE FEES FROM 1ST JANUARY 1969
COLOUR TV AND RADIO £11-0-0
TV AND RADIO £6-0-0
RADIO ONLY £1-5-0

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