Something for the weekend
"Something for the weekend?" is a euphemism traditionally used by barbers in the United Kingdom when offering condoms to their clients. It is mostly used verbally, but the first known recorded example is from a sketch by the Monty Python comedy team on a 1972 record.
Something for the Weekend has since been the title of several works and broadcasts:
- Something for the Weekend (1980s BBC TV series), a BBC sketch comedy show that aired on Friday evenings in the late 1980s.
- Something for the Weekend (Channel 4 TV series), a 1990s "lad"/"ladette" show presented by Denise van Outen
- Something for the Weekend (2006 BBC TV series) a British television programme mixing live cooking and guest interviews with clips of previously broadcast general-interest programmes.
- "Something for the Weekend", a song by The Divine Comedy on the album Casanova
- "Something 4 the Weekend", a song by the Super Furry Animals on their debut album Fuzzy Logic
- "Something for the Weekend", a song by British duo Fred & Roxy.
- Something for the Weekend, book written by Jamie Oliver (published by Penguin, 2005. ISBN 0-14-102258-2)
- Something for the Weekend, a book by Alan Coren, (published by Sphere Books, 1987. ISBN 0-72-212560-1)
- Something for the Weekend, a Saturday morning show on Nottingham Hospitals Radio, hosted by Steve Hopewell
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