New Adventures of Queen Victoria by Pab Sungenis

New Adventures of Queen Victoria

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  1. leftwingpatriot

    leftwingpatriot said, 9 months ago

    Well, then half a joke.

  2. SKJAM!

    SKJAM! said, 9 months ago

    See my note on another BBC radio show yesterday…

  3. Sherlock Watson

    Sherlock Watson said, 9 months ago

    I think the first one would be “The Mosquitoes’ Greatest Hits”; Irving really knew how to bang those drums.

  4. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, 9 months ago

    Maybe Pink Floyd the Wall.
    Or Jeff Wayne’s Musical War of the Worlds.(one hell of a lot better than the name suggests.)

  5. richardelguru

    richardelguru GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    Damn you Pab, I’ve got “A lazy lagoon a tropical m….”
    stuck in my head now [cue seagull over music track]

  6. 3hourtour

    3hourtour GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    …I don’t know. What my little buddy would pick, but I would pick Chubby Checker’s ‘Limbo Rock’…♬All day,all night,Mary Ann♬…..

  7. JR6019

    JR6019 said, 9 months ago

    They had instrumental versions of Bizet’s opera Carmen with them on the island. They used them to do a musical version of Hamlet, hoping a producer (Phil Silvers, I think) looking for a hit will rescue them. He doesn’t. He steals their ideal and leaves them there.

  8. R.U. Kidding

    R.U. Kidding said, 9 months ago

    My recollection is they had a number of records with them that were used in various episodes. Not sure why they were brought along on a three-hour tour, how they survived the shipwreck or how they played them, but there you are.

  9. Pauljmsn

    Pauljmsn said, 9 months ago

    My Desert Island Discs pick would be “The How-To-Build-A-Raft-And-A-GPS-From-Coconuts-And-Bamboo Mambo”.

    Come on, let’s be PRACTICAL, people!

  10. Chris Sherlock

    Chris Sherlock said, 9 months ago

    @JR6019

    They had instrumental versions of Bizet’s opera Carmen with them on the island. They used them to do a musical version of Hamlet, hoping a producer (Phil Silvers, I think) looking for a hit will rescue them. He doesn’t. He steals their ideal and leaves them there.


    Yep, it was Silvers as Harold Hecuba.

  11. Chris Sherlock

    Chris Sherlock said, 9 months ago

    @R.U. Kidding

    My recollection is they had a number of records with them that were used in various episodes. Not sure why they were brought along on a three-hour tour, how they survived the shipwreck or how they played them, but there you are.


    Another point…if Professor Roy Hinkley was so dang smart, why couldn’t he come up with some sort of rig that would get them off the island?

  12. heatherjasper

    heatherjasper said, 9 months ago

    I’m sure that any records they brought along with them would multiply and diversify, just like their clothing did on that island. Think about it. Not even Mrs. Howell would pack all that fine stuff for a three-hour tour.

  13. Jerry Carlson

    Jerry Carlson said, 9 months ago

    @R.U. Kidding

    In my memory they used Offenbach’s “Baccarole” from “Tales of Hoffmann” for Ophelia’s big number in “Hamlet”; something Mary Ann tap-danced to and a “Let Me Entertain You” instrumental for Ginger in the beauty contest episode; “Alouette” backing up Ginger’s voice at the recreation of the Howells’ first date; and whatever backup the ladies had as “The Bumblebees” to impress the Mosquitoes.

    BTW, I noticed that GI, F Troop, and the Flintstones – has anybody noticed other examples? – all had Beatles knockoff and haunted house episodes; GI and Flintstones also had mad scientists exchanging their brains and voices. That last had to be the most fun for the GI actors – adopting each other’s expressions and mannerisms while their voices were dubbed.

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