By the way, US readers, who are perhaps puzzled by the absence of any mention here of the rowing competition between Oxford and Cambridge universities, should note that "boat race" is Cockney rhyming slang for "face".
Huh. Different picture. The "honker" resemblance is still there, I think, but now he looks more like John Madden on crack.
There's another bit of cockney rhyming slang set into a song that fits. What a mouth, what a mouth, What a north an' south, Blimey! What a mouth ee's got! To my knowledge the only person to play him on screen is Roger Lloyd Pack better known for the role of Trigger in Only Fools and Horses. That was in 1991 in Selling Hitler, the story of the forged Hitler diaries. Which was almost a comedy. Well I laughed.
Gaaaah! My eyes!
Mary, doesn't that warrant an "image may be disturbing" disclaimer? ;)
Nevertheless, the long-lost uncle of The Honkers from Sesame Street has been found in the person of David Irving:
He doesn't get invited to family gatherings anymore.