History YMMV / TheBennyHillShow

11th Nov '15 4:12:12 PM JakesBrain
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** In the "France" episode of ''Series/{{QI}}'' (which originally aired in January 2009), [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCTjL9zlaWA Phill Jupitus notes]] that Creator/StephenFry's beret and glasses make him look like Hill, and Fry segues into a brief, appreciative retrospective.

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** In the "France" episode of ''Series/{{QI}}'' (which originally aired in January 2009), [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCTjL9zlaWA Phill Jupitus notes]] that Creator/StephenFry's beret and glasses make him look like Hill, and Fry segues the two plunge into a brief, appreciative retrospective.
25th Sep '15 6:53:03 PM mlsmithca
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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Much to the puzzlement of the British, many of whom regard Benny Hill with a reaction somewhere between discomfort and disgust, ''The Benny Hill Show'' was very popular in the United States, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, France, and Romania, among other countries. The show has [[ValuesDissonance not aged well]] in its native Britain, but remains popular overseas.

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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Much to the puzzlement of the British, many of whom regard Benny Hill with a reaction somewhere between discomfort and disgust, ''The Benny Hill Show'' was (and, in some cases, still is) very popular in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Australia, France, Italy, Finland, and Romania, among other countries. The show has [[ValuesDissonance not aged well]] in its native Britain, but remains popular overseas.
25th Sep '15 6:49:42 PM mlsmithca
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* NeverLiveItDown: Many Americans still associate British humor primarily with Benny Hill. The Brits definitely do ''not''. That's not to say he's entirely despised; in the "France" episode of ''Series/{{QI}}'', [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCTjL9zlaWA Phill Jupitus notes]] that StephenFry's beret makes him look like Hill, and Fry segues into a brief, appreciative retrospective.

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* NeverLiveItDown: Many Americans still associate British humor primarily with Benny Hill. The Brits definitely do ''not''. That's ''not''; his programmes have not been re-run on terrestrial television since 1992, or on cable or satellite since 1999. However, that's not to say he's entirely despised; despised:
** In 2006, Channel 4 aired a documentary called ''Is Benny Hill Still Funny?''
in which a cross-section of adults too young to remember the series when it was still on the air watched a half-hour compilation of sketches. Not only did they find them funny (the "Wishing Well" sketch featuring an appearance by David Prowse was the group's favourite), they didn't find them particularly offensive.
** In
the "France" episode of ''Series/{{QI}}'', ''Series/{{QI}}'' (which originally aired in January 2009), [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCTjL9zlaWA Phill Jupitus notes]] that StephenFry's Creator/StephenFry's beret makes and glasses make him look like Hill, and Fry segues into a brief, appreciative retrospective.
25th Sep '15 4:04:03 PM mlsmithca
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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff:
** The French Love Benny Hill, as well as Americans and Romanians, much to the British's puzzlement. The show has [[ValuesDissonance not aged well]] in its native Britain, but remains popular overseas.
** Chileans and some Argentinians also remember it kinda fondly.
*** The show was very popular in Mexico as well.

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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff:
** The French Love Benny Hill, as well as Americans and Romanians, much
GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Much to the British's puzzlement. puzzlement of the British, many of whom regard Benny Hill with a reaction somewhere between discomfort and disgust, ''The Benny Hill Show'' was very popular in the United States, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, France, and Romania, among other countries. The show has [[ValuesDissonance not aged well]] in its native Britain, but remains popular overseas.
** Chileans and some Argentinians also remember it kinda fondly.
*** The show was very popular in Mexico as well.
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* NeverLiveItDown: Many Americans still associate British humor primarily with Benny Hill. The Brits definitely do ''not''.
** That's not to say he's entirely despised. In the "France" episode of ''{{QI}}'', [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCTjL9zlaWA Phill Jupitus notes]] that StephenFry's beret makes him look like Hill, and Fry segues into a brief, appreciative retrospective.

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* NeverLiveItDown: Many Americans still associate British humor primarily with Benny Hill. The Brits definitely do ''not''.
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''not''. That's not to say he's entirely despised. In despised; in the "France" episode of ''{{QI}}'', ''Series/{{QI}}'', [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCTjL9zlaWA Phill Jupitus notes]] that StephenFry's beret makes him look like Hill, and Fry segues into a brief, appreciative retrospective.
15th Aug '15 8:14:08 PM tvinsomne
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*** The show was very popular in Mexico as well.
23rd Apr '15 5:25:44 AM GnomeTitan
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* ValuesDissonance: Hill's Asian character was controversial even at the time, and completely cringe-inducing now.

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* ValuesDissonance: ValuesDissonance:
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Hill's Asian character was characters (often wearing thick glasses, and always speaking in a comically exaggerated Chinese accent) were controversial even at the time, and completely cringe-inducing now.now.
** Many of the jokes that are judged as sexist today were considered much more acceptable in the seventies.
24th Nov '14 9:12:12 AM Eegah
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* ValuesDissonance: Hill's Asian character was controversial even at the time, and completely cringe-inducing now.
12th Nov '14 5:53:28 PM astrakhan
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** That's not to say he's entirely despised. In the "France" episode of ''{{QI}}'', [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCTjL9zlaWA Phill Jupitus notes]] that StephenFry's beret makes him look like Hill, and Fry segues into a brief, appreciative retrospective.
25th Aug '14 11:35:24 PM Kinswaous
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* NeverLiveItDown: Many Americans still associate British humor primarily with Benny Hill. The Brits definitely do ''not''.
9th Dec '13 3:41:57 AM StFan
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* [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff French Love Benny Hill]]: As well as Americans and Romanians, much to the British's puzzlement. The show has [[ValuesDissonance not aged well]] in its native Britain, but remains popular overseas.

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* [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff:
** The
French Love Benny Hill]]: As Hill, as well as Americans and Romanians, much to the British's puzzlement. The show has [[ValuesDissonance not aged well]] in its native Britain, but remains popular overseas.


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