Top 5 sketches 'of all time'? Page 2

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lofthouse

  • Thursday 10th October 2013, 6:34pm
  • Nowhere, England
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I like their F.U.N.E.X? Sketch

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Alfred J Kipper

  • Saturday 12th October 2013, 8:15am
  • Aldershot, England
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Quote: Magnus D @ October 9 2013, 9:48 PM BST

Here's

Benny Hill- Fun in the Kitchen http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x8z94e_benny-hill-fun-in-the-kitchen-hq-or_shortfilms


Cheers Magnus, enjoyed that one. Benny Hill in his best era, early 70s. Brilliant delivery, material funny but stretched, in truth. Many of his sketches could do with tighter writing or editing, but maybe he needed longer ones to fill out the show, TBHS was an hour long, with ads. Or maybe he was just indulgent, never really worked out which it was, but indulgence was a BH trait.

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chipolata

  • Saturday 12th October 2013, 11:07pm
  • England
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Not sure about the other four, but I'd definitely have Ted and Ralph from The Fast Show, and Ted telling Ralph his wife has died during a drinking game: "Tomato - Ted - aubergine - your - potato - wife's - turnip - dead."

Laughing out loud

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Magnus D

  • Wednesday 6th November 2013, 9:47pm
  • Kirkwall, Scotland
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Back again, just wanted to add this sketch to the list. I think this one is debatable, but imo its one of the finest sketches of the modern era for how it blends comedy and a serious tone, its one of the only times watching a sketch show where I've been genuinely moved-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pp02ubGuTIU
Mitchell and Webb- Old Holmes

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lofthouse

  • Thursday 7th November 2013, 7:23pm
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Good call

M&W sketches are very hit and miss IMO

But when they're good they're good

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zooo

  • Thursday 7th November 2013, 7:29pm
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Quote: Magnus D @ 6th November 2013, 9:47 PM GMT

Back again, just wanted to add this sketch to the list. I think this one is debatable, but imo its one of the finest sketches of the modern era for how it blends comedy and a serious tone, its one of the only times watching a sketch show where I've been genuinely moved-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pp02ubGuTIU
Mitchell and Webb- Old Holmes


Oh yes, that one almost made me cry when I first saw it.

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PorkPie

  • Wednesday 13th November 2013, 10:58am
  • Halifax, England
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Robb Wiltons Fireman sketch

Two Ronnies Racing Pigeon sketch

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Ben

  • Saturday 16th November 2013, 8:46pm
  • England
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The Mastermind sketch is indeed a thing of beauty. It always annoys me when people think Ronnie Barker wrote it though.

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lofthouse

  • Sunday 17th November 2013, 10:39pm
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I once heard pretty much the exact sketch on The Burkiss Way

obviously the questions were different

But it was the same premise

Don't know who got there first though

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Badge

  • Monday 18th November 2013, 12:15am
  • London, England
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Quote: lofthouse @ 17th November 2013, 10:39 PM GMT

I once heard pretty much the exact sketch on The Burkiss Way

obviously the questions were different

But it was the same premise

Don't know who got there first though


I think we've had this before. The Burkiss Way was written by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick. The Ronnies Mastermind sketch was written by David Renwick. Seems like the person who got there first was the same person.