Originally Posted by keep it simple
Wow, yes :) I didn't know Mrs Slocombe travelled that far! Only us of a certain age eh?
Yes, her influence would seem more chronological than geographical. My Dad was a big fan of the show, which says something. Old style British panto comedy - junior school double entendres and sexual innuendo. As opposed to modern American comedy, which seems to mostly be battles for social supremacy between alpha wisecrackers.
Then you have Aussie comedy, which is often about rednecks :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdgTpBvp9n4