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Love the fact that 7mate are running re-runs every day. Recently saw the library inspector episode - classic stuff.

Yep, Gv, some comedy just never dates.

I make sure I watch a lot of new comedy shows such as Broad City, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Saturday Night Live & Silicon Valley but reruns of Frasier, Lead Balloon, Curb your Enthusiasm and a number of other US & UK productions just can't be beaten.

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Yep, Gv, some comedy just never dates.

I make sure I watch a lot of new comedy shows such as Broad City, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Saturday Night Live & Silicon Valley but reruns of Frasier, Lead Balloon, Curb your Enthusiasm and a number of other US & UK productions just can't be beaten.

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I started viewing some of these Youtubes yesterday and had a great time and your comment that some comedy never dates is so true. I somehow ended up watching some Jonathon Winters' (Mork's son if I remember correctly) standup routines from 1964 no less? Just about [censored] myself laughing!

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I started viewing some of these Youtubes yesterday and had a great time and your comment that some comedy never dates is so true. I somehow ended up watching some Jonathon Winters' (Mork's son if I remember correctly) standup routines from 1964 no less? Just about [censored] myself laughing!

I've got to post up some more Jonathan Winters stuff - he truly was a genius.

You may have seen the following clip but for the benefit of others ... features both Winters and the late Robin Williams

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I've got to post up some more Jonathan Winters stuff - he truly was a genius.

You may have seen the following clip but for the benefit of others ... features both Winters and the late Robin Williams

Great stuff. I had watched that clip when Jonathan died but still gets me going. The one that got me in fits yesterday was from the Jack Paar tonight shows from the 60's. I had never heard of him but he was before Johny Carson. The skit was Jonathan doing a take on your typical scary movie, so he does a great impressionist voice of Boris Karloff as the mad scientist in the haunted house with a demented housekeeper etc.

I am a techno ignoramus so have no idea how to load up the Utube link but it is a gem!

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Great stuff. I had watched that clip when Jonathan died but still gets me going. The one that got me in fits yesterday was from the Jack Paar tonight shows from the 60's. I had never heard of him but he was before Johny Carson. The skit was Jonathan doing a take on your typical scary movie, so he does a great impressionist voice of Boris Karloff as the mad scientist in the haunted house with a demented housekeeper etc.

I am a techno ignoramus so have no idea how to load up the Utube link but it is a gem!

Here it is ... btw EH, to post up a youtube link - just highlight and copy the address bar for whatever clip you're wanting to post up - then "paste" it over here (you've got to "right click" to get up all your options)

It will initially appear here as the writing on the address bar but upon posting, the link will magically appear ...

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ABC has recently started playing repeats of the Aussie comedy "Problems". Which reminded me how funny Samm Simmons was. He made it onto Conan Obrien's show last year and did some great segments on "Dirty Laundry". There's also a standup show he did on ABC that's available on youtube.

He reminds me a little of Andy Kaufman, just because he can be so obscure sometimes.

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We seem to have gone Cyrillic all of a sudden here! Aguitte I don't agree with what you say but I defend your right to say whatever the hell you are trying to say I think, if only I knew what that was.

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We seem to have gone Cyrillic all of a sudden here! Aguitte I don't agree with what you say but I defend your right to say whatever the hell you are trying to say I think, if only I knew what that was.

just another pinko left wing nutcase earl...........ignore him

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just another pinko left wing nutcase earl...........ignore him

Could be a spy.

It took years of ASIO training for me to come to this conclusion.

Luckily ,DC , you were able to help spot him.

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Was reminded the the other day of a couple of beautiful sledges from years gone by.

1.

Mark Waugh to James Ormond: "Fark me, look who it is. Mate, what are you doing out here? There’s no way you’re good enough to play for England.”

Ormond back to Waugh: "Maybe not, but at least I'm the best player in my family."

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As Daryl Cullinan came out to bat, Warne told him he had been waiting 2 years for another chance to humiliate him. Cullinan replied: "Looks like you spent it eating."

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Glen mcgraw to a west indian batsman.

What does brian laras kok taste like.?

W/indian I dont know ask your wife.

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Jimmy Fallon with guest Christina Aguilera from last week ...

'Musical impressions' (Jimmy even does a version of Bowie doing "Grand Old Flag")

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