- "If this is justice, I'm a banana"
- ―Ian Hislop
Ian and getting sued a running joke on Have I got New For you which is based around Ian being the most sued man in the country. Due to Ian being the editor of Private Eye, he has a long history of the being taken to court for making libel comments.
This has been referenced and joked about on the show.
- "Ian Told Me"- Paul claims that Ian told him about the content of the super injunctions which, as Ian pointed out, technically meant he'd breached it.