Favourite Comedy Sketch Shows

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  1. stopmeandslapme

    stopmeandslapme Well-Known Member

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    Can't see past The Fast Show as it was:
    a) Fast
    b) Funny

    Monty Python deserves a mention as the early classic and so many sketches that will live on for ages.

    What's yours?
     
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    Not the 9 oclock news.
     
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    There was one on in the 90's called Absolutely that I thought was brilliant at the time. Some of it hasn't aged well though. I would go for Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse they still make me laugh.
     
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    Albert's Chip Shop Still pumping Pouchies lass....
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    [video=youtube;rDKvqSSt8mI]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDKvqSSt8mI[/video]
     
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    This and Hale and Pace.
     
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    That black pepper sketch at 3:46 was around 3:00 too long. Still, The Fast Show and Monty Python were guilty of using the same jokes over and over again.
     
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    Not the 9 o'clock News
    Alas Smith and Jones
    Harry Enfield and chums

    [video=youtube;ACMcjbmniC8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACMcjbmniC8[/video]
     
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    Being a musician, this still remains one of the funniest sketches ever.

    [video=youtube;R7GeKLE0x3s]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7GeKLE0x3s[/video]



    Followed by this

    [video=youtube;oaGpaj2nHIo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaGpaj2nHIo[/video]
     
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    Seeing the Hale and pace clip reminded me of these 2 sketches.
    I saw these live at the Hexagon (as it was then) in Reading in the mid 80s.

    [video=youtube;a5FfLo1KPRg]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5FfLo1KPRg[/video]



    [video=youtube;i0u_BQ2PDDs]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0u_BQ2PDDs[/video]
     
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    i liked the Two Ronnies mastermind sketch.
     
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    I tried that once. Answering the previous question. It's bloody difficult to do, but great fun <laugh>
     
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    stopmeandslapme Well-Known Member

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    I just remember this bit:
    "What does a man do standing up, a woman do sitting down and a dog do with its leg in the air?"
    "Pass"
    "No, shake hands"
     
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  13. its been fun thanks :)

    its been fun thanks :) ♬♬Badum-tish! ♬♬
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    for their time The Muppet Show -Spitting Image - were original and funny ...one of my favs was the Benny Hill Show
     
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    The Fast Show was good.

    But Python was brilliant. I see Python sketches in everyday life all the time - Spam (obviously), Deja Vu, Confuse A Cat, Upper Class Twit of the Year, The Four Yorkshireman, Is This The Room For An Argument?, Ministry of Silly Walks, Hell's Grannies, Vicious Keep Left Signs, How Not To Be Seen, Seduced Milkmen, Blackmail TV Show, Dirty Fork, Self-Defence Against Fresh Fruit, Nudge Nudge Wink Wink, Dead Parrot (not in the top ten), The Piranha Brothers and of course The Spanish Inquisition <laugh>

    Brilliant.
     
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    [video=youtube;ugJ0LEom5r4]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugJ0LEom5r4[/video]
     
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    Turns out the Mastermind spoof I was thinking of was by Benny Hill:
    [video=vimeo;40394442]http://vimeo.com/40394442[/video]
     
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    I don't think M&W were great at sketches, but were more suited to general chat and interaction with guests - some was scripted, obviously, but a lot was ad libbed by Eric and was brilliant.
     
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