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Old January 18 2013, 03:26 PM   #31
Gov Karnstein
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Re: American Comedy Vs. British Comedy "TV"

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5. I don't think we have anything like Monty Python's Flying Circus.
Britain has a plethora of sketch comedy groups, many of which have been given their own TV shows, but yeah, I can't remember ever seeing anything similar on American TV. Saturday Night Live seems to be the closest you have, although the cast is constantly changing on that, it does feature a fair bit of absurdist comedy though.

Kids in the Hall remind me a lot of Python, although they are Canadian of course.
The Carol Burnet Show is the comedy sketch show I remember best.
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