Actor and comedian Mark Little was in a medical waiting room waiting for his number to be called when he realized something important.
He'd need something funny to say when his number was called. In fact, he reached out for suggestions.
Little was inspired after witnessing a man yell "Bingo!" when his number was called, because we all know we'd rather be doing that than hanging out at the fracture clinic.
Guy at the fracture clinic just got his number called (B-18) and shouted “Bingo!” Huge laugh from the waiting room.… https://t.co/nBgiKhQcLu— MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD (@MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD)1552919580.0
Update: just got called in but it caught me off guard so I whispered “Thanks.” Gonna try to think of something to s… https://t.co/rhSgGMT7G7— MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD (@MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD)1552920273.0
This is a classic. You can always go with this because it suits so many different situations.
@markmarklittle “Winner winner, chicken dinner”— Bryn Hughes (@Bryn Hughes)1552919992.0
We hate it when this happens!
@markmarklittle "you sunk my battleship!"— snimom (@snimom)1552919640.0
Sticking with the Bingo trend...
@markmarklittle maybe you should tell mr. yukks that 18 is actually in I line. guy's never played an honest game of Bingo in his life!— john (@john)1552920727.0
@markmarklittle as a guy who've work at a waiting room, i can assure you we hear "bingo" 3-5 times a day and it's t… https://t.co/fQi3OTtKMY— francis (@francis)1552920305.0
You had one job!
@markmarklittle missed opportunity :( https://t.co/mGQ7p0VyTd— a devastating '97 slave to the traffic light (@a devastating '97 slave to the traffic light)1552920126.0
It's worth a shot.
@markmarklittle "Boom goes the dynamite" could REALLY work depending on your delivery. (Scream-shouting it.)— Justin Waddell (@Justin Waddell)1552921844.0
But of course!
@markmarklittle yahtzee!— Mediocre Guy (@Mediocre Guy)1552920250.0
@markmarklittle Whoever b52 is needs to yell ROCK LOBSTAAAAAAH— BrowntoBure (@BrowntoBure)1552934905.0
Why are you like this, random internet stranger?
@markmarklittle *under your breath* “oh to B-17 again”— Adam Aglietti (@Adam Aglietti)1552931836.0
This person goes ALL IN.
@markmarklittle Next time, queue up The Price is Right theme song on your phone. Hit play when they call your numb… https://t.co/VXXNFwiTsI— IdoWhatILike (@IdoWhatILike)1552931748.0
Little eventually thought of something that might work.
Just thought of one for if they fit me with a cast. Gonna tell the room “If you’re here to audition for the film, I… https://t.co/voJdlW6iYJ— MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD (@MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD)1552920686.0
Update: doc is dealing with the patient beyond the curtain first. He said, “let me guess, black ice?” Big laugh. If… https://t.co/wzU7R2dDgg— MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD (@MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD)1552921740.0
But it didn't land.
Brutal. He said “so what brings you in today?” but i was expecting “let me guess, black ice” so I still replied “do… https://t.co/aGv7gAZdBt— MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD (@MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD)1552927872.0
But there is a bittersweet ending to all of this.
Good news: on my way out, some guy's number got called and I shouted "Bingo!" before he could say anything. MASSIVE… https://t.co/NO6YlR0CE3— MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD (@MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD)1552930058.0
Bittersweet ending: my closer bombed. I dunno, maybe it was too personal for the venue, but I could see them gettin… https://t.co/AZdEkQ0zo8— MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD (@MARK LITTLE VERY GOOD)1552931868.0
There's always next time, Mr. Little.