Dave Allen at Large (1971–1976)

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Dave Allen ...
 Himself (32 episodes, 1971-1979)
Michael Sharvell-Martin
(18 episodes, 1971-1979)
Jacqueline Clarke
(17 episodes, 1971-1978)
Robert East
(14 episodes, 1973-1979)
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Dave Allen: [smiling] The Irish are very good at populating other countries, in more ways than one. So for all you know, you might be laughing at your brother.
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"Why are there no unicorns in the world today?"
13 July 2012 | by (The San Francisco Bay Area) – See all my reviews

"Because they missed the boat." Sayeth Dave Allen in one of his many riffs on religion and fables thereof. I watched Dave Allen imports from the UK throughout the 70s and 80s, and loved every minute of them.

I don't have too much to say about Dave Allen or his show, other than he was a comic genius. His vignettes, his stand up material where he usually sat in his chair on a stage before an audience as he delivered zingers and funny stories, it was all entertaining.

Unlike Benny Hill who did largely burlesque, Dave Allen's material was a little more high brow. His sketches and jokes didn't rely on sex nor body functions, and usually were just poking innocent fun at history and society as a whole.

There's nothing much more to add, other than don't think about his humor too much. Take it for what it is. Just love and laugh the legacy he's left us.

Enjoy.


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