Thursday, May 05, 2011


You can watch the buildup if you like, but the key line - one of the most memorable in television in that era - starts up around 7:30.

For vaudeville fans, there is also this


Dubbahdee said...

The second clip with the driving test is simply genius. The joke is simple, but what raises it above the ordinary is the riskiness of pushing it further and further. You think they have taken it as far as it can go...but no, once more into the breach! And it just makes you laugh harder. Same joke, just replayed for escalating laughs.

Sponge-headed ScienceMan said...

I love Jim's line when his colleagues can't believe he doesn't remember his last name. "I been busy!" I feel that way some days.