Michael Gove and Pob: separated at birth?

It seems today is the unofficial “let’s all laugh at Michael Gove day” in lefty blogosphere land. Thanks to an anonymous contributor for this Eye-esque comparison of the shadow schools secretary and a beloved 1980s children’s TV character, although in fairness to Pob* he probably has a more defined chin.

*”Pob who?” Those younger than mid-20s (or in the market for nostalgia) may wish to check out this video.

Celebrity look-a-likes: Michael Gove and Pob

3 Comments

  1. New post –> Michael Gove and Pob: separated at birth? http://cli.gs/ugNps

  2. Balls/Gove quiz video from @cherylsmith is now at 1500 views. http://bit.ly/26ARsd @edballsmp might also enjoy this –> http://bit.ly/5wIvJU

  3. RT @psbook Michael Gove and Pob: separated at birth? | Political Scrapbook http://cli.gs/ugNps

  4. RT @ronggordon: RT @psbook Michael Gove and Pob: separated at birth? | Political Scrapbook http://cli.gs/ugNps <- So funny!

  5. RT @psbook: Michael Gove and Pob: separated at birth? # http://cli.gs/ugNps @cardiff_blogger

  6. Daniel says:

    http://bit.ly/5wIvJU Michael Gove and Pob #justsaying

  7. http://bit.ly/5wIvJU Michael Gove and Pob #justsaying

  8. http://bit.ly/5wIvJU Michael Gove and Pob #justsaying

  9. @lifeoutof10 HA! I hadn't seen it until you mentioed it then one google search later and I found http://ht.ly/1JQvI

  10. Michael Gove and Pob really were separated at birth http://bit.ly/5wIvJU

  11. RT @TrottyD: Michael Gove and Pob really were separated at birth http://bit.ly/5wIvJU

  12. [...] comparison between Michael Gove and beloved TV puppet Pob has inspired the following submission from a reader. [...]

  13. @caitlinmoran Michael Gove is Pob! http://bit.ly/5wIvJU

  14. RT @Conorpope: @caitlinmoran Michael Gove is Pob! http://bit.ly/5wIvJU

  15. RT @LiamMcKee http://is.gd/dhV4w #gove #pob #lookylikeys

  16. Well done @tom_watson for calling Michael Gove "a pipsqueak". He also looks like a puppet –> http://is.gd/djhjx http://is.gd/c7B1K

  17. Teresa says:

    RT @psbook: Well done @tom_watson for calling Michael Gove "a pipsqueak". He also looks like a puppet –> http://is.gd/djhjx http://is.gd/c7B1K

  18. Michael Gove and Pob: separated at birth? http://bit.ly/cq1aCq via @AddToAny

  19. Becca says:

    RT @psbook: Michael Gove and Pob: separated at birth? http://bit.ly/hFKxYV

  20. Anthony Parrott says:

    I made this picture and put it on Facebook. you’re welcome! ;-)

  21. Anthony Parrott says:

    The main difference between Pob and Gove, is that Pob spat at the viewers.

  22. Richard Bradbury says:

    Er…sorry, a bit lost there…explain to me what the difference is again?

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