There is one thing that is known to make many people laugh around the world, and that is a Classic British Television Comedy.
There are many Classic American Television Comedy Shows too, but what a lot of Americans don’t know is that these have in many cases been cloned from an original British Comedy Series that had a similar plot.
Examples of these are Sanford & Son (originally Steptoe & Son), All In The Family (originally Till Death Us Do Part), and there are also more recent shows like The Office, Coupling and Men Behaving Badly that were copied, not all with the same success though.
Some, like The Good Life were even shown in the USA under a different name, this one being changed to Good Neighbors.
Some Classic British Television Comedies like Are You Being Served, The Benny Hill Show, Mr. Bean, Blackadder or Monty Python’s Flying Circus could not be repeated with a different cast, and all have been highly successful around the world.
I present to you my latest page on Squidoo, Classic British Television Comedies, which features a number of these classic shows, together with some of the best video clips.
I hope you enjoy these, and if I missed a show that you like, please let me know.