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5.0 out of 5 stars Benny is still the best!
This is one of the funniest videos around by the true master of comedy, Benny Hill. Side-splitting humour! A terrific selection of sketches are featured and every one a gem! It's little wonder that a Benny Hill show was always regarded as a 'special event' for the viewing public! He makes you laugh out loud, he was so funny!
Published on 12 May 2001 by McGillfan

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0 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars ITS NOT HE'S BEST
HE MADE A LOT BETTER THAN THIS.BUT THEN ITS SEXIST, NOT POLITICALLY CORRECT,DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS DVD IF YOUR LOOKING FOR HIS BEST.
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Benny is still the best!, 12 May 2001
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McGillfan (United Kingdom) - See all my reviews
This is one of the funniest videos around by the true master of comedy, Benny Hill. Side-splitting humour! A terrific selection of sketches are featured and every one a gem! It's little wonder that a Benny Hill show was always regarded as a 'special event' for the viewing public! He makes you laugh out loud, he was so funny!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars just what you expect, 6 Jan 2010
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Well, Benny Hill is ... Benny Hill. And that's what you get. Love him or hate him, there's no middle ground, and this gives you a good selection of BH at his best.
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good value Benny but no extras, 27 Feb 2005
This review is from: Benny Hill: The Best Of Benny Hill [DVD] (DVD)
A good compilation which has a diverse collection of Benny skethches including Chow Mein and plenty of head slapping but there are no extras and it would be nice to have complete episodes
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11 of 14 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Naughty but nice, 21 Jan 2006
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Andy Millward (Tiptree, Essex, UK) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Benny Hill: The Best Of Benny Hill [DVD] (DVD)
The very fact that he is the personification of the movement against political correctness should see a full Benny Hill revival any day now, much as Frankie Howerd (who died in the same week as Benny Hill) among many other comic actors have received overdue adulation long after their deaths. True, when you revisit this material - which is a very mixed bag and not necessarily the true essence of Hill's comedy - you will find much that is patchy, dated and repetitive, and some that is simply not funny. There is also, thankfully, plenty that is sublime.
Hill's work may seem to the layman unsophisticated and vulgar, including as it did slapstick from the era of music hall, naughty-but-nice double-entendres, silent chase gags deriving straight from Chaplin, cheeky songs, impressions, scantily-clad women (collectively Hills' Angels), plenty of misogeny and racial stereotyping. It was also hugely influential to the following generation of comics: I defy you to see Harry Enfield's repertoire of comic characters without seeing shades of Benny Hill's stable of beautifully observed alter egos.
In fact, Hill was a man of rare intelligence and serious intent, dedicated to his very studied rabelaisian art form as an artist might be to his school. In other words, Hill was quite deliberate his work and concerned about how it was perceived. The eventual loss of his Thames TV contract as the tide of humour turned was a huge blow to an unmarried man for whom work was his life, and undoubtedly contributed to his untimely demise.
There are plenty of compensations in this record of Hill the performer, not least his wonderfully mobile face, that of a man who scarcely grew from being a naughty schoolboy. The young boy's monologue is a classic, artfully written and timed with the same perfection you would expect of his own comic heroes from the burlesque shows - particularly Jack Benny, the source of Hill's stage name. And remember that he will be resurrected. Don't say I didn't warn you!
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pure Classic Entertainment, 31 Jan 2009
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P. Robinson (Barrow-in-Furness UK) - See all my reviews
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Benny Hill is one of my all time favourite comedians and this DVD does not disappoint. I was over the moon when I found out it contained the airport sketch with Mr Chow Mein, Benny's Chinese Character, completely and utterly politically incorrect but all in good taste. If you enjoyed the Late Mr Hill and his head slapping antics, this is definately a must own dvd
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0 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars ITS NOT HE'S BEST, 6 Jan 2013
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HE MADE A LOT BETTER THAN THIS.BUT THEN ITS SEXIST, NOT POLITICALLY CORRECT,DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS DVD IF YOUR LOOKING FOR HIS BEST.
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