Old mainstream humour you just wouldnt get away with now

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by Aunty Stella, Apr 19, 2009.

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  1. Whilst reading about the (as I now know) great Michael Bentine on another thread tonight, I ended up looking on Youtube for some of his stuff that then inevitably led to a lot of Goons and Milligan stuff.

    Got to admit, I fcuking p1ssed myself :) Those guys were genius at being totally none PC without actually being that insulting.

    A good example was Milligans "Pakistani Daleks"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0n88tZQc4Q

    Not insulting at all, funny as fcuk but just would not be tolerated today. The even better thing being that Spike (an Indian by birth) explained it afterwards as being a sketch about mixed race marriages in a time that didn't tolerate them :) Now that is fcuking un PC/PC genius :)

    Or Bentines own introduction to the Foreign Legion

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqXiqiC5dS8&feature=related

    I'm not talking about what we can watch on Comedy Central or the millions of other Cable / Sat channels, or could watch on BBC2 after 9 o'clock all those years ago like the brilliant Bernard Manning, these were prime time TV viewings going out to all and sundry.

    So, any other classic prime time "none PC" comedy viewing that is genuinely funny but just wouldn't pass todays PC t0ssers?
     
  2. Lovely post there Stella :D

    Bentine and coy., were ahead of their time.

    80's alternative comedians? paah!!! Wannabees.

    harry Worth quite under rated too, and Barry Cryer spends too much time feeding others and staying behind the scenes IMHO.

    A song sung many moons ago throughout Jockland. By Alistair McDonald IIRC.

    "I've got a Granny
    and she's a Hindustani.

    She's my Hindustani Granny from Bombay.

    When she gies me Chapattis, Curried Mince n Tatties,
    I'm on the loo all day"

    Many more verses.

    I also have various old Banda copied limericks from the 70's that would see the PC brigade go doo lally tap!! :D
     
  3. Til Death Us Do Part
    Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren: Goodness Gracious Me ????
    Charlie Williams the Comic
    Frank Carson
    "The Comedians" on Youtube, :lol:

    Great days, now banned. :evil:
     
  4. Charlie Williams!! Good gawd forgot about him :D

    Saw Frank Carson (Falkirk) legless on stage and indecipherable. Dave Allen on stage at Butlin's as a kid very blue.

    Stan Boardman we misss you, you Focker!!!
     
  5. Especially love the line;
    "I remember that with one jab,
    of my needle in the Punjab"

    Goodness Gracious Me
    Her: Oh doctor, I'm in trouble.
    Him: Well, goodness gracious me.
    Her: For every time a certain man
    Is standing next to me.
    Him: Mmm?
    Her: A flush comes to my face
    And my pulse begins to race,
    It goes boom boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom
    Boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom-boom-boom,
    Him: Oh!
    Her: Boom boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom
    Him: Well, goodness gracious me.

    Him: How often does this happen?
    When did the trouble start?
    You see, my stethoscope is bobbing
    To the throbbing of your heart.
    Her: What kind of man is he
    To create this allergy?
    It goes boom boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom
    Boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom-boom-boom,
    Him: Oh!
    Her: Boom boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom
    Him: Well, goodness gracious me.

    Him: From New Delhi to Darjeeling
    I have done my share of healing,
    And I've never yet been beaten or outboxed,
    I remember that with one jab
    Of my needle in the Punjab
    How I cleared up beriberi
    And the dreaded dysentery,
    But your complaint has got me really foxed.
    Her: Oh.

    Her: Oh doctor, touch my fingers.
    Him: Well, goodness gracious me.
    Her: You may be very clever
    But however, can't you see,
    My heart beats much too much
    At a certain tender touch,
    It goes boom boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom
    Boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom-boom-boom,
    Him: I like it!
    Her: Boom boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom
    Him: Well, goodness gracious me.

    Him: Can I see your tongue?
    Her: Aaah.
    Him: Nothing the matter with it, put it away please.
    Her: Maybe it's my back.
    Him: Maybe it is.
    Her: Shall I lie down?
    Him: Yes.
    Her: Ahhh...

    Him: My initial diagnosis
    Rules out measles and thrombosis,
    Sleeping sickness and, as far as I can tell,
    Influenza, inflammation,
    Whooping cough and night starvation,
    And you'll be so glad to hear
    That both your eyeballs are so clear
    That I can positively swear that you are well,
    Ja-ja, ja-ja-ja-ja.

    Her: Put two and two together,
    Him: Four,
    Her: If you have eyes to see,
    The face that makes my pulses race
    Is right in front of me.
    Him: Oh, there is nothing I can do
    For my heart is jumping too.
    Both: Oh, we go boom boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom
    Boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom-boom-boom,
    Her: Goodness gracious,
    Him: How audacious!
    Her: Goodness gracious,
    Him: How flirtatious!
    Her: Goodness gracious,
    Him: It is me.
    Her: It is you?
    Him: Ah, I'm sorry, it is us.
    Both: Ahhh!
     
  6. It ain't half hot mum still gets the blood pumping in various circles....

    Especially the depiction of the Indian Bearer.... by a guy who was born, raised and learnt to speak the language in India.... He couldn't speak English for quite some time apparently.
     
  7. Slighty of thread

    I have met Charlie Williams and I work with a woman who knew him, he came accross as being a real hard bastard, he was ex-professional footballer wouldn't have liked to come accross him on the football field.
     
  8. Nothing to do with the thread but this was there on the Pakistani Daleks page

    Scorchio

    And this one had me cracking up

    Oirish rocket
     
  9. What about Q

    Spike & co totally hatstand!
     
  10. Jim Davidson's "Chalkie White"......"Nick, Nick" :D