Comedy Clicks – This Week – Morecambe & Wise

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that Christmas audiences reached over 20 million – The Morecambe & Wise Show

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About the Show

Opening Titles

Credits

 

Summary of Plot

The Morecambe & Wise Show was a long running and massively popular sketch series starring British comedy duo Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, plus a string of top-name international celebrity guests (of a bygone age), like André Prévin. – IMDb.

 

Number of Seasons / Episodes

9 Seasons

 

Characters:

Eric Morecambe – HIimself
Ernie Wise – Himself

 

 

Trivia

  • The Morecambe & Wise Show was a long running and massively popular sketch series starring British comedy duo Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, plus a string of top-name international celebrity guests (of a bygone age), like André Prévin.
  • It began airing in 1968 on BBC2, specifically because it was then the only channel broadcasting in colour, following the duo’s move to the BBC from ATV, where they had made Two of a Kind since 1961.
  • It won many awards including a BAFTAS and Writer’s Guilds of Great Britain Awards.
  • 71 episodes.

 

Clips

 

Five Best Moments

 

 

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