Don't Do It Fedon

Don't Do It Fedon

Updated Dec 25, 2011 at 10:15PM EST by James.

Added Jun 01, 2010 at 07:39PM EDT by Sav.

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About

“Don’t Do It Phedon” is a phenomenon that is well known in Greece. It was first said by Uri Geller during a live performance for the TV show “The Successor of Uri Geller”.

Origin

During a live performance for the show “The Successor of Uri Geller” in Greece, Uri Geller was watching a rather dangerous act by one of the contenders. While the contender was pointing a nail-gun to his head, Geller stood up and shouted “Don’t Do It Phedon”. (trivia: the contender’s name was not Phedon, but Neofitos).

About the Show: The Successor of Uri Geller

The Successor is a television program starring Uri Geller. It started off in Israel, in 2006 and spread to international versions (again staring Uri Geller himself), including Greece. The Greek version was hosted by Christos Ferendinos and on the television network ANT1. The goal of the show is for Uri to find someone to adopt the same claims as his.

Coverage by television

The spot from Uri Geller’s rage was covered heavily by Greece television media, especially one of the most popular comedy television shows Radio Arvila:

Reception on the Internet

The short spot of Uri Geller shouting was the subject of several video parodies, remixes, re-enactments etc.

Video Remixes

Re-enactments on YouTube

Definition from slang.gr (the greek version of Urban Dictionary)

On the 23rd of December 2009, a definition (translated) of Don’t Do It Fedon was added to the greek spin-off of the Urban Dictionary, slang.gr

Groups and Pages on Facebook

“Don’t Do It Fedon” has been used as a catch-phrase and it has spawned numerous groups and fan pages on Facebook

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