This comedy was to content the way Laugh-In was for form on television in the 1960's. The audience was treated to a show where two perfectly innocent looking brothers regularly doing truly subversive humor that either enraged the network executives or gave them heart attacks. The humour often included direct jokes on the Vietnam War, religion, sexuality and censorship in styles that would mirror Saturday Night Live and other later shows. Written by
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The Smothers Brothers planned to tape the 1969-70 season in San Francisco, center of the counter-culture movement at the time, but CBS cancelled the show in the spring of 1969. See more
It's a very difficult situation. People keep spending our money abroad and it's hurting our economy. People keep wanting to travel to other countries instead of staying in the good old United States.
Yeah, well, the way I think is that, see, President Johnson should just come up with something positive as an inducement to keep the people here.
But what could the president do to make people want to stay in this country?
Well he could quit.