He had to undergo surgery to extract the spud from his backside, according to The Sun.
A&E nurse Trudi Watson told the paper: "He explained to me, quite sincerely, he had been hanging curtains naked in he kitchen when he fell backwards on to the kitchen table and on to a potato.
"But it's not for me to question his story."
She went on to reveal other objects removed from people's derriére, including a cucumber, a Russian doll and a carnation.
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'It was a million to one shot, doc, million to one.'