In these troubling times, it is always good to remember milestones of the past…

…such as the time a 25ft-long statue of Jeff Goldblum appeared in London!

I swear I’m not making this up – it really happened!


The statue – dubbed ‘Jurassic Jeff’ – sat alongside Tower Bridge. It was installed in the city back in 2018 to celebrate 25 years of Jurassic Park (1993).

Was the statue the result of a higher power? Was it the result of genetic engineering? Was it meant to signal the dawning of the Age of Goldblum?!

Erm… no.


The statue was installed by NOW TV simply as a really cool, really bitchin’ ad campaign. Heck, what better way to celebrate a Jurassic Park anniversary (and promote the movie’s availability on NOW TV) than with a 25ft Jeff Goldblum?!

25ft… 25 years… can you see the connection?

Speaking at the time of the installation, a Twitter post on the official NOW TV Instagram account read:

“Can you believe #JurassicPark is 25 years old? To celebrate, we’ve created a Jurassic-sized homage to heartthrob Jeff Goldblum.”

And what a homage. What a magnificent homage indeed.

Who needs dinosaurs when you have Dr. Ian Malcolm sprawled in front of Tower Bridge?

Sadly, ‘Jurassic Jeff’ is no longer a fixture of London life – he was removed a long time ago. NOW TV were so preoccupied with whether they could remove him, they didn’t stop to think if they should.

Let us never forget.


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