- In the 2001 film, John Browdie gets a funny moment at Fanny Squeers' expense.Fanny Squeers: [to her friend Tilda] Oh, I'm in no hurry [to get married], Tilda. I can wait.John Browdie: So can the young men, it seems.
- Everything to do with the Crummles' theatre company in the 1980 stage version. To add a little context, this is the Royal Shakespeare Company (which at the time contained some of the best theatre actors in the UK) taking the concept of Bad "Bad Acting" and dialling it Up to Eleven. The bowdlerised version of Romeo & Juliet they present at the end of the first half is utter hilarity at its finest.
Funny / Nicholas Nickleby