Who are the Comedy Legends ?

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Who are the Comedy Legends ?

Twitter can be a place of great information transfer. Unfortunately, I heard some very saddening news minutes ago.  Rik Mayall has past on

To quote Superpook "He made anything funny"

To honor the bloke that gave me so many laughs I thought we should have a laugh ourselves...so

Who are the great comedy legends?

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Such sad news, enjoyed watching the majority of shows he was in, some I never got chance to see, as comedians go the others I enjoy watching are sketches/movies from the Monty Python crew Rowan Atkinson and Morecambe and Wise.

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Benny Hill    just makes you want to give the slappy on a bald head.

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I just heard myself, I am so saddened by this, he was one of the best ambassadors for the new wave comedy movement that defined my generation and I will miss him very much.

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These guys know how to make a populous laugh

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Like you Falcon, I woke and discovered through reading everyone's tweets that the people's poet has passed. It's a very sad day indeed, and being brought up with a british father I was inundated with all kinds of british comedy. From Benny Hill, Eric Sykes, Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, and the great Young Ones.

But to say who is a comedy legend? Rik definitely, Ben Elton, Nigel Planer, Ade Edmonson.  I could go forever, but let's not forget Billy Connolly.

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Seinfeld , & Ricky Gervais the Extras , & the Office UK, watched em' a few times now,  to early to become legends but funny ,

Michael Crawford made me giggle along with John Cleese & a few other English actors from different shows.

New Zealand"s own Billy T James was funny as bro, thou the tv shows were not (NZ Legend)

Jennifer Saunders was a classic female performer

Some Black American comics have got good shows as well from the 90's ,maybe more family orientated

I didn't get a chance to watch many overseas shows growing up so I missed out on alot of the shows some have mentioned ,the ones I've mentioned were specially viewed on a " when can" basis

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Let's not forget these two

Whether it is Ab Fab, or the Vicar of Dibley. Champagne comedy.

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