It’s one of Roddy Doyle’s most famous creations and spawned the immortal line, ‘is that a turkey or a baby?’.
Yep, the Snapper made its way back to our screens last night when TV3 showed the classic comedy as part of its festive schedule.
Every house in the country seemed to be tuning in to the tale of Sharon Curley and here are some of the best tweets…
Most Dublin film ever?
I’m about to watch #TheSnapper and am so glad to be in Dublin for this very important communal experience
— Emma Kelly (@TooManyEmmas) December 27, 2016
— Kate O’Malley (@KOM_acc) December 27, 2016
“I suppose a ride is out of the question… I’ll go up and brush my teeth so” ???????? #TheSnapper … What a classic ????
— Laura Byrne® (@laurabyrne2008) December 27, 2016
No matter how many times I see ‘that scene’ it never fails to make me wanna throw up! #TheSnapper
— Audrey O’H (@Audge3000) December 27, 2016
“7lb12oz whaaa? “
“Is that a turkey or a baby? “
“That’s a good size baby. Small size turkey mind”#thesnapper
— Erstwhile Woman (1963-2015) (@BridledScold) December 27, 2016
“Get out of me way ya dozy bollocks” Says the man just went from North strand over the Liffey to get to the Rotunda.#thesnapper
— Keniby (@kenibyk) December 27, 2016
“If it looks like Burgesses arse, I’ll still love it” ???????????????????????? #thesnapper
— sinead (@sinead_moore) December 27, 2016
“I haven’t cried since I was a kid”
“Ya cried during the world cup”
“Sober! Sharon, sober! drunk doesn’t count”. ???? ???? #TheSnapper
— Mary Mc Intyre (@Mc1988) December 27, 2016
— John O Brien (@JohnOBr82) December 27, 2016
— nikkiviper (@kloogen) December 27, 2016
“Did ya not see me?…..over by the veg-et-ables…” has to go down as one of the great lines in cinema history #thesnapper
— Fran Heavey (@franheavey81) December 27, 2016
— Z O E (@ZOELEXA_) December 27, 2016
My favourite part about living where i am is watching #thesnapper and then seeing the lead actress at mass on sunday morning
— Caroline Flynn (@carolinenicolaa) December 27, 2016