18 Facts About Andy Pipkin


Lou Todd and Andy Pipkin are fictional characters from the BBC sketch comedy series Little Britain, played by David Walliams and Matt Lucas respectively.

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Andy Pipkin is typically seen wearing an awkward juxtaposition of trainers, blue tracksuit trousers, a T-shirt with slogans such as "I ran the World" or "Frankie Says RELAX - Don't do it" and a 1970s-style leather jacket with the sleeves pushed up to near the elbow.

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Andy Pipkin is impatient, selfish, has no respect for other sentient beings, appears to be unintelligent, has no interest in the world outside his local area, and is incredibly lazy.

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Andy Pipkin is dressed mostly in scruffy clothing such as well-worn jogging bottoms and a dirty vest.

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Andy Pipkin has an unseen or unheard from brother called Declan, and previously had a woman called Maria as a caretaker before Lou.

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Lou and Andy Pipkin are arguably the most iconic characters in Little Britain, as they have appeared in every episode except the pilot.

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Andy Pipkin often asks Lou for unusual things, usually without even looking at whatever he is asking for.

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Andy Pipkin then rejects the item after Lou honours the request.

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Andy Pipkin's behaviour is sometimes directed towards other wheelchair users: in one episode he pushed a date he didn't like down some steps.

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Typically, Andy Pipkin's behaviour is rather mundane, such as pulling his trousers up by himself or going to the toilet.

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Whilst Lou searches for food to survive on until they find rescue, Andy Pipkin finds and apparently checks into a nearby hotel where, among other things, he helps himself to food from the buffet table, participates in a Limbo competition, plays tennis, takes scuba diving lessons then returns to his shelter with a cocktail.

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Andy Pipkin then ignores the hosts' instructions by literally naming the items shown when the aim of the game is to describe the item shown behind the hosts.

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Andy Pipkin then continues to name things during a commercial break.

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Andy Pipkin later died in the episode which shows Lou and Andy getting prepared for the funeral.

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Andy Pipkin then gets back in his wheelchair, turns round, and begins to wheel himself home.

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Series 3 deleted scenes show Andy Pipkin starting to display his intelligent side on screen:.

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Later, Andy Pipkin, after watching Rachel Stevens and Rowan Atkinson in a spoof of Spiderman, claims that he wants to touch Rachel Stevens's breasts saying that, since he is in a wheelchair, it could be arranged.

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Andy Pipkin later begs Lou for chocolate from the Christmas tree.

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