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Poll Question: do you like this british TV-comedy show,
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    Posted: October 01 2011 at 20:29
I think Allo Allo is the best british comedy show after Monty Python, Fawlty Tower and Blackadder, what do you think of this marvelous show, with so many great caracters, and many funny moments.

like this one

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Icarium Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 01 2011 at 20:32

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'Twas a fun show.  The episodes were virtually interchangeable (every episode had all the same jokes) but that was part of its charm.  And you gotta love Officer Crabtree.



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Lizten carefully, Iĺll zay this only onze ů (if I remember my French correctly).
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Rene's response - "Well, in that case, could you please speak slowly?".
 
Crass, ridiculous and brilliant! Loved it.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote topographicbroadways Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 11 2011 at 05:22
Originally posted by refugee refugee wrote:

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lol that show had so many catchphrases. All of them hilarious though. 
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Yes, it was very good. The best comedy by David Croft (and Jeremy Lloyd).
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As some of you know, David Croft died recently - as Crabtree said, "Mister Cruft has pissed awee!"
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Loved it!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Hemulen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 14 2011 at 09:14
Originally posted by Moogtron III Moogtron III wrote:

Yes, it was very good. The best comedy by David Croft (and Jeremy Lloyd).


It was a great show, yes, but personally I don't think anything he wrote would ever top Dad's Army.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Jim Garten Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 14 2011 at 10:59
Originally posted by John McIntyre John McIntyre wrote:

As some of you know, David Croft died recently - as Crabtree said, "Mister Cruft has pissed awee!"




Loved it - shallow, predictable, repetitive, smutty, childish, borderline racist, brilliant!

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Sorry guys, always thought it a wretched little comedy. Must just be me then. Unhappy 
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Moogtron III Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 15 2011 at 07:30
Originally posted by The Hemulen The Hemulen wrote:

Originally posted by Moogtron III Moogtron III wrote:

Yes, it was very good. The best comedy by David Croft (and Jeremy Lloyd).


It was a great show, yes, but personally I don't think anything he wrote would ever top Dad's Army.


I like Dad's Army too. The humour in that series was maybe a bit more diverse than in 'Allo Allo. Still, me personally, I prefer 'Allo 'Allo.


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It was a silly comedy full of silly and predictable and repetitive jokes but I watched it every single week and found it hilarious as a teenager.

The German chap with the little tank was always amusing as he was so blatantly gay.

But I had a thing for Helga (Kim Hartmann)... especially in her underwear.

And that poor old fallen Madonna with ze big boobies...
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Not to mention the most incompetent Gestapo men in history - Himmler's nephew, Otto Flik & the brilliantly named Englebert Von Smallhausen

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote LinusW Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 20 2013 at 17:02
Originally posted by Jim Garten Jim Garten wrote:




Loved it - shallow, predictable, repetitive, smutty, childish, borderline racist, brilliant!


I agree, agree, agree, agree, agree, agree and agree!


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Originally posted by aginor aginor wrote:

I think Allo Allo is the best british comedy show after Monty Python, Fawlty Tower and Blackadder, what do you think of this marvelous show, with so many great caracters, and many funny moments.

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For an 'old school' British smut fest it was certainly miles better than the Carry On movies, Are You being Served?, It Ain't Half Hot Mum and Hi Di Hi etc but to place it in the same company as Python and Blackadder is the best gag Croft Perry and Lloyd never wrote.Wink
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