I'm not familiar with the Brit humorists mentioned, but The Two
Ronnies and Mr. Bean are familiar to me.
I was a Mad fan, also. Maybe that's why we are all so smart, smart,
smart.... recalling Mad's satire on hypnosis, re: "Using effective
techniques like, you're getting sleepy, you're getting sleepy, you're
getting sleepy. We tried it and it didn't work, didn't work, didn't