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Posted: 21 Dec 05, 20:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's a bit of a cliche, but a lot of people think that being a rock singer and being a stand-up comedian are very similar (and a number of people do both, of course); as Freddie was so good at playing a crowd, how do you think he would have been at spoken word performances, stand-up comedy being an obvious example?

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Posted: 21 Dec 05, 21:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

THank god he never did that. Freddie wasn't funny when it came to talking


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Posted: 21 Dec 05, 22:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie was pretty funny in interviews and conversation...But I don't think he makes me laugh as much as Roger.

I once had a dream where Queen had their own variety hour telly show, really comical.


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Posted: 22 Dec 05, 00:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Queen Variety Hour?

I think it'd fly.

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Posted: 22 Dec 05, 08:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Roger's areas of expertise would make his segment most likely be about either cars or f****ing everything that moves (if even a tenth of those stories about him in the 70's are true!)


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Posted: 22 Dec 05, 08:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

LadyMercury wrote:

Freddie was pretty funny in interviews and conversation...But I don't think he makes me laugh as much as Roger.

I once had a dream where Queen had their own variety hour telly show, really comical.


I once had a dream that I was at Knebworth (which I wasn't, as this was four years before I was born) and during the concert, while Freddie was singing, his mic cut out. John then started singing the Pizza Hut song while Freddie tried to fix his mic (by banging it repeatedly off the stage) and the whole audience joined in, clapping along over their heads. It was really funny.


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Posted: 22 Dec 05, 12:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Munchsack wrote:

LadyMercury wrote:

Freddie was pretty funny in interviews and conversation...But I don't think he makes me laugh as much as Roger.

I once had a dream where Queen had their own variety hour telly show, really comical.


I once had a dream that I was at Knebworth (which I wasn't, as this was four years before I was born) and during the concert, while Freddie was singing, his mic cut out. John then started singing the Pizza Hut song while Freddie tried to fix his mic (by banging it repeatedly off the stage) and the whole audience joined in, clapping along over their heads. It was really funny.


I tried "fixing" my mic cable very recently using that exact method - it didn't work, but at least it made me feel better and gave me the satisfaction of vengeance on a shoddy mic cable that I'd already soldered 3 fucking times. As for the Pizza Hut song, I've always imagined John, if put on the spot, would just stare at the audience in terror and buzz like Garth did in Wayne's World. Cool dream though.


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Posted: 22 Dec 05, 16:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Suigi wrote:

The Queen Variety Hour?

I think it'd fly.

Tech help with John, guitar playing and star gazing with Bri, god-knows-what with Rog, and Freddie gets to do his sing-along dealie before every show with the crowd.


Hey, the Beatles were Fab! at comedic timing in A Hard Day's Night, Help, Magical Mystery Tour.

And look at the old Sonny & Cher TV Variety TV show or The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.

I think with the right comedy writers, Dierctor, Producer, they definitely could have tried their hand at film and TV comedy/satire.


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