YMMV: The Benny Hill Show

  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff:
    • The French Love Benny Hill, as well as Americans and Romanians, much to the British's puzzlement. The show has not aged well in its native Britain, but remains popular overseas.
    • Chileans and some Argentinians also remember it kinda fondly.
  • Memetic Mutation: Setting a chase scene (or anything, really) to the show's theme song by Boots Randolph's "Yakety Sax".
  • Never Live It Down: 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, Phill Jupitus notes that Stephen Fry's beret makes him look like Hill, and Fry segues into a brief, appreciative retrospective.
  • Values Dissonance: Hill's Asian character was controversial even at the time, and completely cringe-inducing now.