mandag 9. november 2009


As the news arrive that the Royal Mail have found Benny Hill unfit for a stamp, because "... concerns were raised by our public relations team as it was in direct opposition to company's policies on harassment in the workplace", it is as good a time as any to remind oneself of the greatness of one of the funniest men in television.

Here is the wonderful avant garde cinema sketch:

What is of course really funny about it, is that it is not making fun of French movies, but of the pretentious drivel fans of such movies come up with to "analyze" them. It is not the director, but the journalist that is the laughing-stock of the sketch.

And just notice, at 1 minute and 37 seconds, how he ...

True genius!

5 kommentarer:

  1. I often find Mr. Hill less than funny, but this was timeless. Truly brilliant!

  2. Oh, you mean to say it's not your doggy style? *snicker*

    Watch this blog for more great Hill moments in the coming days.

  3. Heaven became a funnier place when Benny arrived there!
    Yakety axe!

  4. Hm, I've never seen anything by Benny Hill. I think. Only parodies. Time to do something about that.

  5. Bjørn: Poor man. Hill at his best was fabelous. At his worst he was ... rude.


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