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Posted: 19 Oct 08, 06:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Queen and the world of Comedy"

Although Queen did put a lot of comedy in some of their video clips and they where known for their tongue in cheek factor. Queen has and have always liked (mostly British) the world of comedy. It's very impressive on how many connections they had/have with the world of comedy. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that all those comedians got Queen, and knew what they stand for and what they really where about,....a lot of rock & fun.

Here is a list of facts, appearances, sketches and songs etc. My question: does anybody know any other Queen/comedy connection or facts?

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Bad News (aka the Young Ones): Brian produced their cover version of Bohemian Rhapsody. Nigel Planer also appeared on the original London "We will rock you" (cast).
http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=0wM58YXp2x0
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_News

Hale and Pace: Brian May produced their comic relief charity hit single "The Stonk":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVIoCahD7yw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MfNmfCz8ZU
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Stonk#The_Stonk

Smith and Jones: Brian May appeared in their show and Smith and Jones also introduced Queen at Live Aid, dressed as cops.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVGF6qwlO30
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1rGsNzAgWg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alas_Smith_and_Jones

Peter Kay: Brian and Roger appeared in his comic relief charity single "is this the way to Amerillo. Peter Kay appeared at the Queen + Paul Rodgers Hyde Park concert in 2005.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6liAimpfH3k
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Kay

Matt Lucas: appeared on the "Killer Queen" documentary. He is a Queen-fan.
http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Britain

Al Murray: They appeared twice on his show and Mr.Murray recently song with Queen and Paul Rodgers during one of their 2008 shows(O2-arena)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjbaYNrjOvY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlLVndoSHEY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pqjbenIUCI
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Murray

Ben Elton: comedian and (script)writer of wwry musical.
http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=5MqDiHWnd3A
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Elton

Lee Evans - Bohemian Rhapsody:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGbrcPqNCuQ
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Evans_(comedian)

Rick Miller - Bohemian Rhapsody
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_x7PJUIJk8
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Miller_(comedian)


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Posted: 19 Oct 08, 07:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Peter Kay and Patrick McGuinness appeared at the Queen+Paul Rodgers gig in Manchester 2005.

Graham Norton sang Bohemian Rhapsody and Fat Bottomed Girls in the Father Ted episode The Mainland.

Tenacious D performed Flash as part of their live set found on The Complete Masterworks DVD.


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Posted: 19 Oct 08, 11:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Brian May on Paul o Grady show

http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=EbRqlbujvhk

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Posted: 19 Oct 08, 11:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



David Jones wrote:

Peter Kay and Patrick McGuinness appeared at the Queen+Paul Rodgers gig in Manchester 2005.

Graham Norton sang Bohemian Rhapsody and Fat Bottomed Girls in the Father Ted episode The Mainland.

Tenacious D performed Flash as part of their live set found on The Complete Masterworks DVD.

Indeed, thank you David:

Graham Norton sang Bohemian Rhapsody
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aWg0QbZMnM

Tenacious D performed Flash
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3goWGmlg4A

And how could i/we forget: Wayne's world
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTheG--2NE0



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Posted: 21 Oct 08, 20:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Brian May en Cruz y Raya:


http://pl.youtube.com/watch?v=k-KIPYohspg




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Posted: 21 Oct 08, 22:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You guys forgot this! Shame on you ;-P

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0ji_p2gHhM


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Posted: 21 Oct 08, 22:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Queen had a lot of comedic references and things to do wit comedians and such, but I think Slade were even more into the world of comedy.



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Posted: 22 Oct 08, 04:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I was appalled to see Al Murray running about the stage the other night.I'm surprised Brian likes his crappy humour so much.


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Posted: 23 Oct 08, 06:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



inu-liger wrote:

You guys forgot this! Shame on you ;-P

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0ji_p2gHhM
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Yeah inu, that one is great and it displays the Queen tongue in cheek factor very well "can i go to lunch now" "no you can't".





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Posted: 23 Oct 08, 06:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Very recent;

Queen music (Flash Gordon) on Family Guy:

On the new episode from "Family Guy / Road to Germany" they used "Battle Theme" from the Queen soundtrack "Flash Gordon", including Brian Blessed "standby my Hawkmen, dive!!". Great episode, especially the Mccain / Palin reference ;)

Whole episode ("Battle Theme" from 16 min 45 sec.)

http://www.megavideo.com/?v=QQNRTQYW>

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Posted: 23 Oct 08, 12:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



skunkboy69 wrote:

I was appalled to see Al Murray running about the stage the other night.I'm surprised Brian likes his crappy humour so much.


Why? The bloke's a genius.







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Posted: 23 Oct 08, 19:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Cosmos Pisses Itself.

Surely the the must hysterical album ever.

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Posted: 25 Oct 08, 09:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh look, there's QZ's very own TROLL appearing again to try to wind us up with his 'superior' views on TCR.
You may feel that you're funny likening TCR to comedy, but in fact YOU are the biggest joke on this ( or amy other) page.

Attention seeking, ass-wiping, childish little spoilt pratt, just to be CLEAR.


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Posted: 26 Oct 08, 07:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Most of the Queen fan base is a joke


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Posted: 26 Oct 08, 12:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



FriedChicken wrote:

Most of the Queen fan base is a joke

What's your contribution to thisĀ  post? "Most of the Queen fan base is a joke" , that's it...right!

Thank you, very, very , very much!! really very, very funny! you're a genius FriedChicken! Your point is taken regarding your comments on Queen fans and your own contribution to this post.