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The books

  • Right Ho, Jeeves
    • The telegram war between Bertie and his Aunt Travers. Read it here, in all its glory.

 Aunt Travers: Deeply regret Brinkley Court hundred miles from London, as unable hit you with a brick. Love, Travers.

    • Bertie and Jeeves's eyebrow competition.

 I consulted Jeeves once more in the language of the eyebrow. He raised one of his. I raised one of mine. He raised his other. I raised my other.

Then we both raised both. Finally, there seeming no other policy to pursue, I flung wide the gates and Tuppy came shooting in.

"Now what?" I said, as nonchalantly as I could manage.

"Why was the door locked?" demanded Tuppy.

I was in pretty good eyebrow-raising form by now, so I gave him a touch of it.

    • "And if I portrayed the scene with anything like adequate skill, the picture you will have retained of this Fink-Nottle will have been that of a nervous wreck, sagging at the knees, green about the gills, and picking feverishly at the lapels of his coat in an ecstasy of craven fear."
    • And culminating in the aforementioned Gussie Fink-Nottle's epic drunken speech at the Market Snodsbury grammar-school prize-giving, which is often cited as Wodehouse's funniest passage.
  • Cow creamer!
  • The entirety of Joy in the Morning (US: Jeeves in the Morning), but especially the moment at which Bertie finds himself 'a gazelle short.'
  • "If that doesn't leave me without a stain on my character, well, then I don't know what it does leave me without a stain on." AAARRRRGH I FRIGGING LOVE THAT.
  • The climatic rugby match in The Ordeal of Young Tuppy:

 "He was so crusted with alluvial deposits that one realised how little a mere bath would ever be able to effect. To fit him to take his place once more in polite society, he would certainly have to be sent to the cleaner's. Indeed, it was a moot point whether it wouldn't be simpler just to throw him away."

  • In "Jeeves and the Yule-Tide Spirit", Jeeves advises Bertie against pursuing Bobbie Wickham, calling her "volatile and frivolous." Later in the story Bertie tells Jeeves that he's about to eat his words: Bobbie just gave him an excellent plan to prank Tuppy Glossop by puncturing his hot water bottle, "and this is the girl you were calling volatile and frivolous."


The TV series

  • The end of the episode "The Hunger Strike," with Bertie's perfectly innocent "Me? W-what have I done?" a few moments after he'd accidently shot a chandelier off the ceiling with a hunting rifle.
  • Whenever Jeeves shows disapproval on any of Bertie's (or Bertie's friends) crazy fashion statements. From a white Mess jacket with brass buttons to a tie with horseshoes on it to Bertie's mustache. Made even funnier with Stephen Fry's wonderful facial expressions.
  • Jeeves convinces Aunt Agatha that she's seeing ghosts. 'Nuff said.
  • The Running Gag where Stilton Cheesewright threatens to break Bertie's "rotten spine in three (then four, then five, then six) places!"
  • Anytime they take the piss out of Roderick Spode and his "blackshorts".
  • The first time we see Bertie kiss a girl, he basically just grabs her and starts making out with her cheek. And then her dad sees them...
  • The show's first genuine slice of Ho Yay which comes completely out of nowhere, spoken by Jeeves Disguised in Drag:

 Jeeves: Why are you men holding hands like that? Is that some sort of English custom?

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