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#1 Mumby Magic

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 07:12 AM

Don't ask me where the number 2 has come from this morning but was watching Cannon and Ball last night and enjoyed a sketch - Shock Horror!

In England it seems that it's the Two Ronnies and Morecambe and Wise and all the rest follow below. Is this true?

Speaking of the above acts I believe M and W have more classic sketches whilst T R's are the more consistent.

Your thoughts?

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#2 hindle xiii

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 07:17 AM

Run DMC and Aerosmith.


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Posted 03 July 2013 - 07:50 AM

 Cissie and Ada (Les Dawson and Roy Barraclough)



#4 Bostik Bailey

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 08:22 AM

Don't ask me where the number 2 has come from this morning but was watching Cannon and Ball last night and enjoyed a sketch - Shock Horror!

In England it seems that it's the Two Ronnies and Morecambe and Wise and all the rest follow below. Is this true?

Speaking of the above acts I believe M and W have more classic sketches whilst T R's are the more consistent.

Your thoughts?

Who were pants, who were your faves?


M&W were more consistent but two TR sketches stick out as all time classics:

Four Candles (obviously)

The one with two blokes having separte conversations on public pay phones

#5 Wolford6

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 08:50 AM

The Miliband Brothers


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#6 Futtocks

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 08:50 AM

Ronnie Barker wrote many sketches and submitted them under his real name, which only came to light much later. The wordplay of the Two Ronnies could be unbelievably rapid-fire and clever, while Morecambe & Wise had their own more oddball magic.

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#7 Leeds Wire

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 08:59 AM



#8 scrape_goose

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:12 AM

Vic and Bob

#9 Futtocks

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:15 AM

Flanders & Swann (one for the teenagers, there).

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:38 AM

Flanders & Swann (one for the teenagers, there).

 

And I thought Armstrong & Millers homage to them was also very good.


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#11 Futtocks

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 09:48 AM

And I thought Armstrong & Millers homage to them was also very good.

Indeed it was. :D

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#12 Mumby Magic

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 11:55 AM

M&W were more consistent but two TR sketches stick out as all time classics:

Four Candles (obviously)

The one with two blokes having separte conversations on public pay phones


Don't know if they were. The two Ronnies always had a comedy series amongst their sketches. Phantom Raspberry Blower for example.

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#13 Derwent

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 12:11 PM

Pete & Dud by a distance

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#14 gingerjon

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 12:18 PM

Pete & Dud by a distance

 

This.

 

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#15 Old Frightful

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 02:13 PM

Don't ask me where the number 2 has come from this morning but was watching Cannon and Ball last night

A number 2 and Cannon and Ball in the same sentence.

Sounds about right.

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