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Pope John Paul II (1920-2005) was pope from 1978 until 2005.
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'''Pope John Paul II''' (1920 - 2005) was pope from 1978 until 2005.
 
   
 
==Portayal on Spitting Image==
 
==Portayal on Spitting Image==
 
 
 
 
Originally the Pope was portayed as an grumpy, old conservative man speaking in Pig Latin. In later episodes he was depicted as some kind of rock star. The church leader wore sunglasses, sometimes played guitar or wore jeans. He spoke with an American accent and used phrases like "Yo..." and "Hey man". Sometimes he even claimed to be an atheist.
 
Originally the Pope was portayed as an grumpy, old conservative man speaking in Pig Latin. In later episodes he was depicted as some kind of rock star. The church leader wore sunglasses, sometimes played guitar or wore jeans. He spoke with an American accent and used phrases like "Yo..." and "Hey man". Sometimes he even claimed to be an atheist.
   
 
In a few sketches he expressed his frustration being the pope. His lips were dirty from kissing the tarmac every time he left the plane during an official visit. Also he was jealous of [[Desmond Tutu]]'s popularity.
 
In a few sketches he expressed his frustration being the pope. His lips were dirty from kissing the tarmac every time he left the plane during an official visit. Also he was jealous of [[Desmond Tutu]]'s popularity.
 
During his time on the show, The Pope was voice and puppeteered by [[Anthony Asbury]].
 
 
[[Category:Religious leaders]]
 
[[Category:Religious leaders]]
 
[[Category:Politicians ]]
 
[[Category:Politicians ]]

Revision as of 15:34, April 19, 2010

Pope John Paul II (1920 - 2005) was pope from 1978 until 2005.

Portayal on Spitting Image

Originally the Pope was portayed as an grumpy, old conservative man speaking in Pig Latin. In later episodes he was depicted as some kind of rock star. The church leader wore sunglasses, sometimes played guitar or wore jeans. He spoke with an American accent and used phrases like "Yo..." and "Hey man". Sometimes he even claimed to be an atheist.

In a few sketches he expressed his frustration being the pope. His lips were dirty from kissing the tarmac every time he left the plane during an official visit. Also he was jealous of Desmond Tutu's popularity.

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