Open main menu



whoops, there go my trousers

  1. A genre of farcical theatre plays.
    • 2007, Julie Park, Whoops, There Go My Trousers, BBC Jersey
      “Run For Your Wife” was the archetypal ‘whoops, there go my trousers’ farce
    • 2009, Andrea Mullaney, TV review: The Life Of Riley, The Scotsman
      The children are smart arses, the laughter is canned, the parents befuddled and every line delivered as if they're on stage starring in "Whoops, There Go My Trousers".
    • 1995, Four Rooms, The Boston Phoenix
      It is also an attempt to mix "whoops!-there-go-my-trousers" farce with the slick kitsch pop-art comedy