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(io9)   Which kind of slapstick is best? HERE COMES THE SCIENCE (to beat it into the ground)   ( ) divider line
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969 clicks; posted to Geek » on 14 Jul 2014 at 9:24 PM (1 year ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2014-07-14 06:44:52 PM  
I can explain it, but first I need to rotate 180 degrees so that I can put down this long board I'm carrying on my shoulder.
2014-07-14 06:52:58 PM  
Article is too long. I dunno, a guy getting hit in the balls? A chick getting hit in the balls?
2014-07-14 09:30:40 PM  
This kind:
2014-07-14 09:30:50 PM  
A chick hitting a guy in the balls with her balls.
2014-07-14 09:35:29 PM  
"If you want to make an audience laugh, dress a man up like an old lady and push him down a flight of stairs. If you want to make a comedian laugh, push an old lady down a flight of stairs."
-W. C. Fields
2014-07-14 09:43:41 PM

2014-07-14 09:54:04 PM  
Which kind of slapstick is best?

The kind where you crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women, to the tune of Yakety Sax
2014-07-14 10:15:19 PM  
The schadenfreude kind:

Couldn't find a small enough gif.
2014-07-14 10:22:44 PM  
2014-07-14 10:23:11 PM  
Hit in the balls > an anvil being dropped on the head > someone falling down in a movie trailer.
2014-07-14 10:26:18 PM  
Mr Bean in a mail bag. Cleese slapping Palin with a large fish. Curly doing anything. Lou Costello eating oyster soup. Harpo. (Umbilical Brothers, Not sure if slapstick)
2014-07-14 10:37:24 PM  

Mugato: Article is too long. I dunno, a guy getting hit in the balls? A chick getting hit in the balls?

It works on so many levels!
2014-07-14 11:24:25 PM  
Now, this is the perfect example of slapstick
2014-07-14 11:44:22 PM  
This is the best Slapstick
2014-07-15 04:20:26 AM
2014-07-15 05:48:29 AM  
Surely you can't be serious, subby?
2014-07-15 08:43:04 AM  
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