Long running BBC comedy show consisting of sketches and humourous musical routines involving the large Ronnie Barker and the small Ronnie Corbett. Most sketches involved both men, but occasionally only the one. Barker was excellent at fast talking and complicated dialog. Each week Corbett would tell a short joke and in doing so he'd digress and tell a dozen or more unrelated jokes on his way to the main punch line. Each series contained a mini comedy series as well as characters that'd return weekly. Also on the bill would be a musical piece from a well known singer/group. Written by
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A sketch featuring The Two Ronnies impersonating DJ and presenter Jimmy Savile
was subsequently edited from the BBC's 2012 DVD release "The Complete Collection" following posthumous revelations that Savile was one of the UK's most prolific child molesters. See more
[the usual ending to "The Two Ronnies"
And now, it's goodnight from me...
...and it's goodnight from him.
Referenced in The Few Doctors