Sunday, February 24, 2008

But we were happy in those days!

And now, on a similar theme, here's the ultimate "You think you had it hard?" competition:

And an earlier version of the same, but with John Cleese and Marty Feldman. Virtually the same, word-for-word:


Stefan Ewing said...

It's been years since I saw that Python sketch (and of course I had never seen the one with Feldman in it).

Am I imagining things, or is one of the characters named Obadiah?

Seems to be the very inverse of one-upmanship. One-downmanship?

Stefan Ewing said...

Yes, Feldman/Jones's character is "Josiah," and Chapman's character in both sketches is "Obadiah."