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The Morecambe & Wise Show 

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.
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Series cast summary:
Eric Morecambe ...  Himself 70 episodes, 1968-1977
Ernie Wise ...  Himself 70 episodes, 1968-1977
Ann Hamilton Ann Hamilton ...  Nurse / ... 42 episodes, 1968-1976
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ...  Themselves / ... 36 episodes, 1968-1976
Janet Webb Janet Webb ...  Diva / ... 34 episodes, 1969-1973
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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.

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Bringing you sunshine all the way...

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UK

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English

Release Date:

2 September 1968 (UK) See more »

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Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the King Arthur sketch in (#2.1), Peter Cushing played King Arthur. 8 years later, Peter Cushing went on to play Grand Moff Tarkin in "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope". The "Star Wars" films were influenced by myths, legends and fairy tales and the Legend of King Arthur was one of George Lucas's influences behind the "Star Wars" saga. See more »

Quotes

Eric Morecambe: [as Cyrano de Bergerac] What would it take for you to kiss me?
Penelope Keith: [as the Queen of France] Chloroform.
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Funny
28 March 2019 | by edthesuckSee all my reviews

This was a funny British sketch comedy show. It is quite old now but mostly the comedy they did is still funny today. A lot of physical and timeless jokes with great character work. The Christmas stuff they did is still quite classic.


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