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Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday – Clowns React

Join us as we discuss Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday, a world renowned French movie starring Jacques Tati, a famous mime and clown who transitioned into movies.

Monsieur Hulot is an eccentric character, the likes of which inspired Rowan Atkinson when he was young. Equipped with his childing naivety and troublemaking skills, he sets to go on holiday to a French beach.\

0.00 Intro
1.19 Opening Statements
2.06 Comedic Devices
14.39 Favourite Moments
20.20 Trivia
26.26 Outro
27.57 Joke of the Day

Mr Hulot’s Holiday

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Middleditch and Schwartz – Clowns React

An unexpected masterpiece. Middleditch and Schwarts can forever change what you thought was possible with improvised comedy. In the first Clowns React episode for 2021,  Tune in to hear Tom and Ian barely contain themselves as they break down the comedic devices, their favorite moments and fun facts about the creators of the show. 

Middleditch and Schwarts is a 2020 improvised Netflix comedy special with a Rotten Tomato’s review score of One Hundred Percent. Dang! 

SPOILER ALERT: We highly recommend you watch the first episode ‘The Wedding’ before listening to this podcast 🙂 

0.00m Start 
0.23m Introductions
2.41m How Middleditch and Schwarts run the show
3.38m Comedic Devices 
13.53m Favorite Moments 
18.39m Trivia about the Creators 
23.30m Outro


Wiki Sources:

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Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House Of Fun – Clowns React

The brand new Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House Of Fun has come and brought joy to all the boys and girls this Holiday Season! In this Clown’s React we dissect their and talk about our absolute favourite moments from the show.

Aunty Donna is a performing group who, after amassing 300,000 Youtube subscribers, have created and released an absurdist show on Netflix called Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House Of Fun.

0.00 Intro
2.26 Comedic Devices
11.49 Favourite Moment
19.17 Outro
20.15 Joke Of The Day

Aunty Donna
Aunty Donna Youtube
Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House Of Fun Netflix

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You Nazty Spy! By The Three Stooges – Clowns React

You Nazty Spy is an old Three Stooges short film classic (try saying that 10 times quickly). We try out a brand new format to the Clowns React episode!

Tune in for weird maps, farce, and dinosaurs as we discuss this all time classic, a favourite of two of the Three Stooges, Moe and Larry.

0.00 Intro
1.27 Style Of Humour
4.50 Favourite Gag
9.16 Trivia
12.45 Outro
13.50 Joke Of The Day

You Nazty Spy!
The Map Screenshot

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Safety Last by Harold Lloyd – Clowns React

In this short episode we discuss Harold Lloyd’s Safety Last, a movie widely regarded to be his most famous feature film!

Safety Last is a silent era film featuring the then famous Harold Lloyd, a person recognised in his time for his funny films and witty humour. Join us as we dissect and laugh!


0.00 Intro
2.15 Music
3.38 Verbal Jokes
8.27 The Speed Of Film
10.10 The Finale
15.02 Style Of Funny
16.56 The Fabric Scene
18.56 Aiding The Story
24.48 Underground Elevator Gag
26.04 Outro
28.07 Joke Of The Day


Ian’s Microphone
Tom’s Microphone
Safety Last Movie
Buster Keaton Episodes
Full Tram

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Grocks Performance – Clowns React

The King Of Clowns only recorded performance is reviewed by Ian and Tom, two clown graduates. Grock, the King Of Clowns is a clown who primarily performed in Music Halls, who could speak 6 languages, and who could play 26 different instruments.

His success truly led from his performances though, and he was said to be the most famous and rich performer in the world at one point.


0.00 Intro
1.19 Opening Scene
4.55 Grocks Types Of Humour
7.30 Changing Outfit Gag
10.39 Thom Monckton’s Inspiration?
11.47 5 O’Clocksies
13.51 Use Of Set
15.12 Laughing At His Own Jokes
16.50 Grock And His Partners Relationship
17.56 Brief Talent Tangent
20.32 Grock And His Partners Relationship Pt. 2
26.35 Violin Schtick
30.12 Juxtaposition
32.23 Changing Stance Gag
33.16 Jump To Backrest
35.39 Strange Filming
37.41 Outro
38.34 Joke Of The Day


Grock The Clown – Stage Performance (“Bühnen-Sketch”, 1931)
Bühnen-sketch translation
Opening Sequence
Folding Arm Gag
Thom Monckton
Piano Bells
Piano Not Letting Him Play
Playing The Same Violin
Walking In And Out
Violin Schtick
Copying Accordion
Changing Stance Gag
Famous Trick
Joke Of The Day

The Cheeky Podcast is produced by Tomas Correia and Ian Richardson

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Clowns React – Duck Soup

Duck Soup is THE MOST popular movie created by The Marx Brothers. Spies, slapstick and political bureaucracy, this movie has it all. Join Tom and Ian as they delve into the physical and verbal comedy of this movie.


0.00 Introduction
1.32 Beginning Of Movie
3.38 The Leader of Freedonia
6.17 The Motorcycle Gag
8.56 The Mirror Scene
11.20 The Peanut Scene
13.16 Toms Favourite Joke
13.55 Strange Moments
19.11 The Fourth Brother
23.20 The Phone Line Gag
26.40 The War Scene
30.31 The Sliding Socks Gag
31.32 Outro
32.28 Joke Of The Day


The Duck Soup Movie
Not “Quatro”, Quartet
Duck Soup Idiom
The General – Buster Keaton
Clowns React – The General
Highlighted Histories – Charlie Chaplin
Cheeky Interview – Simon Wright
Steven Wright

The Cheeky Podcast is produced by Tomas Correia and Ian Richardson

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Clowns React – Best Cirque du Soleil Clown Acts

Tom and Ian are back! After a brief hiatus, we are back with a Clowns React of the Best Cirque du Soleil Clowns video! We watch the best of the best in Cirque du Soleil’s performances, and dissect what makes them funny.

Starring famous clowns such as David Shiner, Yuri Medvedev, Eric Koller, and Rene Bazinet.

TIMESTAMPS: Things we Talk / Laugh About

0.00 Introductions
2.11 Totem Clown Act
5.45 O Clown Act
10.37 Luzia Clown Act 1
13.32 Allegria Clown Act 1
19.44 Saltimbanco Clown Act
26.34 Volta Clown Act
31.15 Kurios Clown Act
35.09 Dralion Clown Act
40.55 Kooza Clown Act
45.12 Conducter Clown Act
47.46 Luzia Clown Act 2
51.09 Director Clown Act
55.35 Allegria Clown Act 2
58.15 Outro
58.45 Joke of the Day

BEST OF CLOWNING | Cirque du Soleil
Ryan Shinji
Facundo Gimenez Instagram
Victor Key
Amaluna Clowns
Silent Movie David Shiner
Allegria Timeline

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Clowns React – Bean The Ultimate Disaster Movie

In this ‘Clowns React’ Episode, Tom and Ian talk about the comedic devices and ideas featured in the famous Rouhan Ankinson film “Bean, The Ultimate Disaster Movie’. 

‘Mr Bean’ is originally a T.V sitcom character first presented in 1990. This persona is a great example of someone who uses many comedic techniques such as “Clown Logic’ to solve problems in unusual ways. 

Timestamps Episode 12

0.00 Introductions 
2.08 Bean The Ultimate Disaster Moive Introduction and opening credits analysis
5.15 Character introductions 
7.42 Bathroom Scene 
14.57 Office Scene
17.35 Fun Park / Projection Ride Scene
19. 17 Beans Multiple Arrests 
22.53 Toms Favourite Moment
28. Beans Character/ Unlucky Idiot /Comparrison to Placebo Clown Show
32.05 Hospital Moment 1 / Removing the Bullet
35.34 Comedic Devices of Removing the Bullet
36.59 Hospital Moment 2 / Waking Up the Daughter 
40.15 Outro
41.20 Joke of the Day
42.24 End

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The General by Buster Keaton – Clowns React

Ian and Tom discuss Buster Keaton’s favourite film that he starred and directed, ‘The General’. Come and listen as they laugh their way through this silent movie classic, based off of the real life historical event of ‘The Great Locomotive Chase’.

TIME STAMPS : Things we Talk / Laugh About

0.00 Introductions
1.36 “The General” Introduction
3.22 Cracking Into It
8.07 How Funny is it? + The Rail Handcar Incident
14.05 Slide Counts
15.47 Ian’s Favourite Part
18.55 The Trifecta of Character
22.30 Humour in the Everyday
24.27 Tom’s Favourite Moment + Hallucinating Carriages
27.20 “The Great Stone Face” + Verbal Humour
30.27 Film Facts
36.08 Outro
37.33 Joke of the Day
38.51 End
38.56 EXTRA


Buster Keaton’s Stunts
Big Lever that requires Hand Waving (i.e. Rail Handcar)


Joke 1
Joke 2