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Initial post: 6 Dec 2011 18:11:45 GMT
Spin says:
1, Blackadder
2. Only fools and Horses
3.Life of Brian
4. Planes, Trains and Automobiles.
5.Life is Wonderful (not a "comedy" but hilariously moving)
6.The Big Lebowski
7. Theres Something about Mary
8.Les Visituers
9. The Jerk
10. The Producers
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Posted on 8 Dec 2011 15:07:51 GMT
Trigger says:
Father Ted
Spaced
Only Fools and Horses
Arrested Development

I'll be back with some more thoughts tomorrow.

Posted on 8 Dec 2011 16:22:11 GMT
Father Ted
Men Behaving Badly
Red Dwarf
Dad's Army
The Good Life
Fawlty Towers
The Big Bang Theory
The League of Gentlemen
Black Books
Arrested Development

Posted on 8 Dec 2011 20:20:35 GMT
Marc Dennis says:
Red Dwarf.
Airplane
Naked gun
MASH
Morecombe and Wise
Muppets
family guy
tripping the rift

Posted on 8 Dec 2011 21:00:19 GMT
Frasier
Family Guy
The Closet (Le Placard)
Juno
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Bridesmaids
The Tao Of Steve
American Dad
Les Visiteurs
Fawlty Towers

Posted on 10 Dec 2011 19:25:04 GMT
Spin says:
Currently. and in my humble but correct opinion. Tim Vine is the best and most unique comedy artist at the moment. Although the "definition" of comedy has changed because of a desire to be "anti", true comedy remains.

Posted on 10 Dec 2011 22:53:54 GMT
Last edited by the author on 10 Dec 2011 22:54:48 GMT
The Big Lebowski
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
An Idiot Abroad
Californication
Frasier
Scrubs
Red Dwarf
Spaced

Posted on 14 Dec 2011 17:34:30 GMT
knightz says:
Only Fools
Father Ted
Blackadder
Men Behaving Badly
Red Dwarf (series 1-5)
Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Some Mothers Do Av Em
One Foot in The Grave
Family Guy
Simpsons (upto series 8)
Mr Bean
Have I Got News For You
QI
Bottom
Young Ones
Police Squad!
Naked Gun films
Airplane!
Ghostbusters 1+2
Dads Army
MASH (film + TV series)
Cheers
Frasier

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Dec 2011 18:01:06 GMT
Last edited by the author on 14 Dec 2011 18:06:05 GMT
LEP says:
Only Fools and Horses
Fraiser
Dads Army
Open All Hours
Porridge
Men Behaving Badly
Morcambe and Wise
The Two Ronnies
Father Ted
Last of the Summer Wine (earlier ones)
Fawlty Towers
Bennie Hill
Up Pompii
Blackadder (the Elizabethan ones)
Mash
One Foot in the Grave
Mr Bean
Friends

Not really in any particular order of greatness.

Posted on 14 Dec 2011 21:10:05 GMT
Last edited by the author on 14 Dec 2011 21:10:41 GMT
Mr. G. Jones says:
Only Fools and Horses
Rising Damp
Father Ted
Morcambe and Wise
Life's Too Short
Liverpool Football Club
The Conservative Party
The Real Royal Family
David Cameron
Nick Clegg

Posted on 30 Apr 2012 00:02:40 BDT
We can start a list with:

'The Great Race'
'Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines'
All the 'Carry On' films

Posted on 1 Jun 2013 15:17:54 BDT
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Caddyshack [for Bill Murray]
Airplane [no sequels or rip offs thanks]
The Ladykillers [Alec Guiness, none of your Tom Hanks remake nonsense]
Blazing Saddles

Posted on 9 Jun 2013 20:52:59 BDT
Jessica13 says:
One Foot In The Grave
Only Fools and Horses
Fawlty Towers
The Big Bang Theory
Men Behaving Badly
An Idiot Abroad
The Royal Family

Film
The Proposal had me in stitches!

Posted on 10 Jun 2013 06:43:57 BDT
The Big Lebowski
Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Red Dwarf
Spaced
Frasier
Californication
Scrubs
As Good As It Gets
Auf Wiedersehn, Pet
The Mighty Boosh

And I know its not a comedy per se, but some of the Walter Bishop moments in Fringe have me in stitches

Posted on 10 Jun 2013 07:32:51 BDT
Post Soviet says:
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Dumb And Dumber
Kingpin
Meet The Parents
Top Secret (Val Kilmer's first roles)
Father Ted
Tommy Tiernan (first dvd)
Dylan Moran (first dvd)
Eddie Izzard (in San Francisco)
Animal
Fawlty Towers

tried bits of everything

Posted on 10 Jun 2013 13:15:28 BDT
Last edited by the author on 10 Jun 2013 13:16:09 BDT
Cartimand says:
The Life of Brian
This is Spinal Tap
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Blackadder II
The Meaning of Life
The Office (UK version of course)
Steptoe and Son
Red Dwarf (up to around series 6)
The Young Ones
Fawlty Towers
Nightingales
King of the Hill
The Comic Strip Presents (well most of them anyway)

Posted on 10 Jun 2013 18:46:59 BDT
Post Soviet says:
Yeah Spinal Tap forgot...

Posted on 12 Jun 2013 17:46:42 BDT
D.S.Dk. says:
Monty Pythons Flying Circus
Not The Nine O'Clock News
Arrested Development. (Seasons 1-3 are fantastic . Season 4 is ok)
Big Bang Theory.
American Dad.

Mel Brooks: Blazing Saddles, High Anxiety, Spaceballs and History Of The World Part 1

For stand-up: George Carlin and Eddie Izzard

Posted on 12 Jun 2013 18:14:42 BDT
Shazzerman says:
Duck Soup
Fawlty Towers
Flying Circus
I'm Alan Partridge
The Lady Eve
Taxi (TV)
Blackadder II
His Girl Friday
Love and Death (Film)
The IT Crowd

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Jun 2013 21:40:34 BDT
Last edited by the author on 14 Jun 2013 21:43:07 BDT
Life of Brian Pineapple Express Freebie and the Bean The Choirboys Red Dwarf(in it's prime) Cheers Big Bang Stan and Ollie Joking Apart A Sharp Intake of Breath to name but a few.

Posted on 15 Jun 2013 17:07:17 BDT
Shazzerman says:
Forgot about Stan and Ollie...the one where they clean the scientist's chimney is my pick, and I will place it just beneath "I'm Alan Partridge" and lose "The IT Crowd".

Posted on 26 Feb 2014 13:56:27 GMT
1-The two ronnies
2-Minder(more a drama but still very funny)
3-Only fools & horses
4-On the buses(i know un-pc in this day and age but i don't care)
5-Little britton

Films
1-Mrs. Doubtfire
2-National lampoons vacation
3-Dumb & dumber
4-Planes, trains & automobiles
5-Nuns on the run

In reply to an earlier post on 27 Feb 2014 14:57:04 GMT
D. Climo says:
Married With Children
Father Ted
Family Guy
IT Crowd
Only Fools
Blackadder
Keeping Up Appearances

In reply to an earlier post on 27 Feb 2014 15:42:29 GMT
Love Married with children, Al bundy is the Homer simpson of Live action comedy:)

Al bundy "Women, you can't live with them... the end"
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