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And in the news tonight...

December 25th, 2013 (06:53 pm)

...the drunken bell ringer who forgot to let go and caught his ding dong merrily on high...

Am I the only one who finds the legendary Fork Handles sketch...well, okay, but possibly a tad overrated? Don't get me wrong, but I far prefer this:



And the word play in this one is excellent:



If I could find it, I'd link to the one about TV programmes mentioned in Shakespeare, but sadly it doesn't seem to be anywhere online...

Anyone else agree?

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Posted by: Diaries of a dolphin (luckykaa)
Posted at: December 25th, 2013 07:25 pm (UTC)

I always loved the mastermind one. Good wordplay always works for me. This Mitchell wand Webb one has quickly become one of my favourites:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01mrwlh

Posted by: gillyp (gillyp)
Posted at: December 25th, 2013 08:57 pm (UTC)
All the right notes

I remember, when Ronnie Barker died, thinking, oh no. it's going to be fork handles all night long. And I was right. I've always loved the raspberry blower best, myself. And there'll always be a place in my heart for Jehosophat and Jones

Posted by: Stevie Carroll (stevie_carroll)
Posted at: December 28th, 2013 10:37 am (UTC)
Brig -- Good Show by sallymn

Those two are indeed excellent.

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