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Bruce Forsyth’s many famous catchphrases and quotes after the hostess dies aged 89

NATIONAL value Sir Bruce Forsyth was best famous for his catchphrases – winning him the hearts of TV viewers opposite Britain.

With a TV career travelling some-more than 75 years, Bruce has seemed on dozens of programmes during his time on screen.

 Bruce Forsyth was good famous for having copiousness of catchphrases during his career
Bruce Forsyth was good famous for having copiousness of catchphrases during his career
 In the 1970s and 1980s he presented The Generation Game
In the 1970s and 1980s he presented The Generation Game

The entertainer, who died at the age of 89, was famous for his roles on The Generation Game, The Price is Right and Strictly Come Dancing to name just a few.

The maestro hostess had returned home from hospital on Friday afternoon, flanked by medics, after spending 5 days in complete caring due to a serious chest infection.

In new years his Strictly catchphrases have turn partial of the bland lives – or slightest Saturday nights around Christmas time – with “Nice to see you, to see you…nice”, “You’re my favourite”, and “Keep Dancin'” among some of the many popular.

 He presented it with Anthea Redfern who he after married
He presented it with Anthea Redfern who he after married
 On the show he had several catchphrases including 'Nice to see you, to see you...'
On the show he had several catchphrases including ‘Nice to see you, to see you…’

But what were his best catchphrases? We’ve taken a demeanour at the oldies and the goodies.

“Nice to see you, to see you…” – Back in the 1970s and 1980s Bruce would open The Generation Game programme any time with the observant which the assembly would finish off with “nice!”

The TV fable brought this back into renouned use during his years on Strictly Come Dancing between 2004 and 2014.

“Didn’t he/she/they do well?” – Again this began during his army on The Generation Game, but Bruce would mostly use it on Strictly after couples achieved their dance routines.

His certain spirit often increased dancers’ spirit after being given an upsetting measure by the judges.

Later on The Price is Right he would contend “Oh, wasn’t that a shame” when contestants lost out on prizes.

 Bruce after presented the UK chronicle of The Price is Right
Bruce after presented the UK chronicle of The Price is Right
 His many renouned word on the show was 'Oh wasn't that a shame'
His many renouned word on the show was ‘Oh wasn’t that a shame’

“You’re my favourites” – Proved a renouned and humorous catchphrase – since the 89-year-old star would contend it to everyone.

“Keep Dancin'” – Although creatively introduced by Bruce and co-presenter Tess Daly years ago, Strictly has defended the word following his retirement in 2014 and it has now turn synonymous with the programme. It’s still used now by Tess and her new partner, Claudia Winkleman.

Here’s the full list of Bruce’s best:

  • Nice to see you, to see you … good – The Generation Game  1971
  • Didn’t he/she/they do well?  – The Generation Game 1971
  • Good game, good game! – The Generation Game 1980s
  • I’m in charge! – The Generation Game 1980s
  • You’re such a lovely audience, so much better than last week’s – The Generation Game 1980s
  • What do points make? – Various TV 1980s
  • It’s a bit Mother Goose, isn’t it? – The Generation Game 1980s
  • Oh, wasn’t that a shame! – The Price is Right 1980s
  • Print it, imitation it – The Generation Game 1980s
  • Cuddly toy, cuddly toy! – The Generation Game 1980s
  •  He was the third horde of the series, operative with hostess/models Emma Steadman, Kimberley Cowell and Emma Noble
    He was the third horde of the series, operative with hostess/models Emma Steadman, Kimberley Cowell and Emma Noble
     He was so renouned as a horde it became famous as Bruce's Price is Right
    He was so renouned as a horde it became famous as Bruce’s Price is Right
  • All right, my loves? – The Generation Game 1980s
  • You get zero for a pair! (not in this game) – The Generation Game 1980s
  • Give us a twirl! – The Generation Game 1980s
  • A possibility to go for the automobile – Play Your Cards Right  1990s
  • OK dollies do your traffic – Play Your Cards Right  1990s
  • Do you wanna gamble on it? – You Bet 1990s
  • We asked a hundred people – Play Your Cards Right 1990s
  • Higher! Lower!  Bruce Forsyth – Play Your Cards Right 1990s
  • I’m the personality of the container which creates me such a propitious jack – Play Your Cards Right 1990s
     In new years he has been best famous for presenting Strictly Come Dancing with Tess Daly
    In new years he has been best famous for presenting Strictly Come Dancing with Tess Daly
     Bruce presented the show from 2004 until he retired in 2014
    Bruce presented the show from 2004 until he retired in 2014
     Some of his favourite phrases were 'Keep dancin' and 'You're my favourites'
    Some of his favourite phrases were ‘Keep dancin’ and ‘You’re my favourites’
  • And here they are, they’re so appealing – Play Your Cards Right 1990s
  • Nice to whirl you… Strictly Come Dancing 2000s
  • I’ve done up my mind – you’re the best – Strictly Come Dancing 2000s
  • And from everybody here – and we do meant everybody – Strictly Come Dancing 2000s
  • You’re my favourites – Strictly Come Dancing 2000s
  • Keeeeeep dancin’! – Strictly Come Dancing 2000s
  • Not like that! – Strictly Come Dancing 2000s
  • Let’s meet the stars of the show – Strictly Come Dancing 2000s
  • It’s the moment of law – Strictly Come Dancing 2000s

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