Tuesday, July 8, 2014
We've been running some of Sid Caesar's classic comedy bits from Your Show of Shows and Caesar's Hour, and you've been asking for more. So here it comes.
Some of the funniest skits on Your Show of Shows were standout successes because they were acted out by Sid Caesar, Carl Reiner, Imogene Coca, and Howard Morris.
One of the funniest classic skits featuring these four is The Clock, which aired in 1953. In the little town of Bauerhof, Bavaria, the people were all proud of their amazing clock. Every hour on the hour, four little figures emerged to strike the hour with a choreographed routine before returning to their stations inside the mechanism.
Every hour, that is, until the clock started to malfunction. And then...
(A SPECIAL NOTE FOR NEW EMAIL SUBSCRIBERS: THE VIDEO IS NOT VIEWABLE DIRECTLY FROM THE EMAIL THAT YOU GET EACH DAY. YOU MUST CLICK ON THE TITLE AT THE TOP OF THE EMAIL TO REACH THE JEWISH HUMOR CENTRAL WEBSITE, FROM WHICH YOU CLICK ON THE PLAY BUTTON IN THE VIDEO IMAGE TO START THE VIDEO.)