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72,898. I watched a lot of YouTube videos of cute geeky girls playing ’80s cover tunes on ukuleles. Technically, this wasn’t part of my research, but I had a serious cute-geeky-girls-playing-ukuleles fetish that I can neither explain nor defend. Ernest Cline, Ready Player One
20,682. This is the future – video-tape tells the truth. (GBH Films & Video) Boogie Nights 1997 starring Mark Wahlberg & Burt Reynolds & Julianne Moore & Don Cheadle & John C Reilly & William H Macy & Heather Graham & Luiz Guzman & Philip Seymour Hoffmann & Philip Baker Hall et al, director Paul Thomas Anderson, boss man
43,098. Your video is now ready for use. Insert cassette. Rewind to beginning of tape and press play. Happy viewing. (Comedy & Video) The Young Ones: Nasty, Mike
43,099. Michael and I are going to indulge in an all-night orgy of sex and violence. Yeah. First we’re going to have sex with the headless astronaut. It’s a video nasty! (Comedy & Video) ibid. Vivian
46,207. When the whole world is bored with automated mass-distributed video music our descendants will despise us for having thrown away the best of our culture. (Music & Video) Alan Lomax
62,288. Cost of a VCR in 1981 – equivalent to US $3,500 today. (1980s & Television & Video) The 80s: The Decade That Made Us, National Geographic
102,406. Michael has taped every Dundies award and now he’s making me look through hours of footage to find highlights. The Office US s2e1: The Dundies
83,648. I’m not really used to doing videos with so many people around. (Office & Computer Games) The Office US: Local Ad s4e9, Meredith
83,831. Video: Name: David Brent. Occupation: Inspirer. Status: None of your business ... when do I start. (Office & Video) The Office US: Search Committee I s7e26
103,096. When Ben Rogers first picked up a camera he didn’t know he was about to film the last two years of his life. (Crack & Addiction & Video) Ben: Diary of a Heroin Addict, Sky 2008
103,097. When Ben Rogers began filming his life he’d been battling his addiction for fourteen years. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,098. His veins were so damaged he had to inject into his groin. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,099. A lot of Ben’s life was a lie … Just about Ben. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid. sister
103,100. Ben was diagnosed with Deep Vein Thrombosis. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,101. I know I’m dying … I hate it. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid. Ben
103,102. I’ve never been a bad person. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,103. The next day Ben Rogers checked himself into the Detox Unit at Harplands Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent. He died 24 hours later from a brain haemorrhage caused by withdrawal from drugs. ibid. caption
103,138. I’ve been addiction to heroin and methadone for twenty years. (Addiction & Heroin & Video) Detox or Die, BBC 2004
103,139. I was devoted to heroin like a convert to a new faith. It might sound weird but being a junkie gave me a sense of identity. (Addiction & Heroin & Video) ibid.
103,140. I am utterly sick of being an addiction. (Addiction & Heroin & Video) ibid.
103,141. I made a conscious decision to become a junkie. (Addiction & Heroin & Video) ibid.
103,142. It really wasn’t that great. (Addiction & Heroin & Video) ibid.
113,187. It’s got a sort of jazz reptile feel. (Jazz & Video) The Comic Strip Presents s3e4: The Yob, music video dude
119,184. Excuse me I have video footage … I have some footage for sale. (GBH Films & Video) Nightcrawler 2014 starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Rene Russo & Riz Ahmed & Bill Paxton & Marco Rodriguez & Michael Papajohn & & James Huang & Kent Shocknek & Pat Harvey & Sharon Tay et al, director Dan Gilroy
119,185. I’m promoting you to executive vice president of video news. (GBH Films & Video) ibid. Lou to Rick
128,597. Most people think that the video speaks for itself, an image is worth a thousand words, but these videos are not what they appear to be in most cases. (Miscarriage of Justice & Video & Robbery) Exhibit A s1e1: Video Forensics, Netflix 2019, Grant, video expert
128,598. There are many frailties with digital video evidence. (Miscarriage of Justice & Video & Robbery) ibid.
128,599. The George Powell case of Texas: George is a good nine inches taller than what she [shop assistant] described. (Miscarriage of Justice & Video & Robbery) ibid. defence dude
128,600. His animation [prosecution expert] was particularly fraudulent. (Miscarriage of Justice & Video & Robbery) ibid.
128,601. It’s not him. (Miscarriage of Justice & Video & Robbery) ibid. Grant, video expert
134,546. Another device that plugged into TVs: video cassette recorder: viz. Tomorrow’s World … By 1985 more households had VCRs than cars. (Home & Television & 1980s & House & Video) The Home that 2 Built s1e3: Eighties, BBC 2020
135,748. Unemployment Officer: So, what kind of work are you interested in?
Mandy: I like mindless tasks. Something I can do with my hands. (Work & Working Class & Job & Health & Safety & Video) Mandy I: 2020
135,749. Please watch the video … Did you watch the video? Great, I’ll see you Monday then. Have you been smoking? (Work & Working Class & Job & Health & Safety & Video) ibid. Banana factory’s induction course: tiny television in corner of staff room
135,750. Please pay attention to this short health and safety presentation. Processing and distributing up to 20,000 bananas of day, we are proud to have the 6th highest volume of any banana processing and distribution centre in the UK and north Europe region. And all this with the 3rd best health and safety record. Let’s keep it that way. This is Mick. Mick was brought on board to replay Jill who was sadly killed in a banana processing and distribution incident. (Work & Working Class & Job & Health & Safety & Video) ibid. Health & safety video
135,751. These are laminates. It’s particularly important that you familiarise yourselves with this one: this is a deadly spider from north Africa. If you see it, you must spash it with your hammer. And remember the Go Bananas code: 1 to STUN, 2 to KILL, 3 to MAKE SURE! (Work & Working Class & Job & Health & Safety & Video) ibid.