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 Sir Les Patterson circa 1982
Charles
 Posted: Feb 7 2018, 04:17 PM
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Can you imagine the uproar from the PC brigade if Barry Humphries performed this in 2018?


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 Posted: Feb 8 2018, 03:28 PM
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Good old sense of humour, that's gone due to the PC taking the piss out of everything. http://fairdinkumnewschat.com/biggrin.gif http://fairdinkumnewschat.com/biggrin.gif
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 Posted: Feb 8 2018, 05:41 PM
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I could never watch Sir Les Patterson, I had come across too many of them in real life. Needless to say, I haven’t watched the clip.

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 Posted: Feb 8 2018, 07:10 PM
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QUOTE (Alicia @ Feb 8 2018, 05:41 PM)
I could never watch Sir Les Patterson, I had come across too many of them in real life. Needless to say, I haven’t watched the clip.


Mrs C shares your sentiments Alicia. She describes him with one word, "Revolting". http://fairdinkumnewschat.com/wink.gif

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 Posted: Feb 9 2018, 02:00 PM
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There's a little bit of Chad Morgan (the act, not the man) in Sir Les.

The man is a lovely gentleman - the act is an early version of Sir Les.

Agreed though, the character is revolting by todays standards. http://fairdinkumnewschat.com/biggrin.gif http://fairdinkumnewschat.b1.jcink.com/uploads/fairdinkumnewschat/lbill.gif

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 Posted: Feb 9 2018, 06:26 PM
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Frankly I had more time for "Sir Les" than I did for "Dame Edna".

All in all I did not find Barry Humphries funny.

Sorry Bill, but I don't see Humphries in the same league as Chad.


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 Posted: Feb 9 2018, 06:45 PM
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I didn’t have any time for Barry Humphries either. To me he always came across as arrogant and patronising. I can’t handle a lot of the modern ABC style “comedy”or “comedians”. I do realise they are not supposed to appeal to a lot of “ olds”. http://fairdinkumnewschat.b1.jcink.com/uploads/fairdinkumnewschat/smiley_don_t_know.gif grumpy old woman I suppose. http://fairdinkumnewschat.com/mad.gif http://fairdinkumnewschat.com/laugh.gif
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 Posted: Feb 10 2018, 06:42 AM
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As an aside, I can't even begin to get Chad Morgan (the performer), I used to try and see what other people are apparently seeing, but..... http://fairdinkumnewschat.b1.jcink.com/uploads/fairdinkumnewschat/smiley_don_t_know.gif

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 Posted: Feb 10 2018, 09:59 AM
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I don't like him or any of his characters. Maybe if I hailed from Melbourne I would find him wonderful. .

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