- Channel 5
- Billy Pearce, Bob Carolgees, Bill Oddie, Nicholas Parsons, Kate Robbins, Ewen MacIntosh, Michael Haskins, Robert Ross and others
- Kenny Reid
- Kenny Reid
Clips show with Julian Clary, revealing the moments when laughter turns to tears. Includes the times a health scare soured the limelight for Little & Large, a stunt-fight turned to disaster for Russell Howard, and a ketchup-drenched photo got Kathy Griffin in hot water. Commentary by Arthur Smith, Ruth Madoc, Hattie Hayridge and more.
1. Russel Howard breaks his finger on Russell Howard's Good News.
3. Jordan Paris gets caught out stealing jokes on Australia's Got Talent.
4. Hale & Pace's microwaving a kitten sketch.
9. Benny Hill's humour becoming unacceptable in the late 1980s, and his show being axed by the BBC.
10. Little & Large being axed from the BBC, and Eddie's subsequent health problems.
11. Car in lake stunt goes dangerously wrong whilst filming Tom, Dick And Harriet.
13. Online comedy channel Van Banter pranks a man with a knife.
14. Steve Hofstetter tries to shut down a heckler that turns out to be a widower.
15. Adam Hunter officiates a wedding with inappropriate material.
16. News anchor Karl Stefanovic tries to tell The Dalai Lama a joke about pizza but it falls flat.
17. The Real Housewives Of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes tries to do stand-up comedy.
18. Michael Sorrentino (aka The Situation) bombs on The Comedy Central Roast Of Donald Trump.
20. Duncan Norvelle's "too camp" pilot for Blind Date.
21. Johnny Carson's joke about a toilet roll shortage causes a stampede on supermarkets.
This programme is Series 3, Episode 4 of Channel 5's When... Goes Horribly Wrong strand.
- Production company
- Also known as
- When Comedy Shows Go Horribly Wrong
- Laugh track
- First broadcast
- Sunday 18th February 2018 on Channel 5 at 9pm
- Episode length
- 180 minutes
- Last repeat
- Friday 22nd May 2020 at 10:00pm