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Spike Milligan (1918–2002)

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Where Have All the Bullets Gone? (1985) 374 kappaletta
The Goon Show Scripts (1972) — Tekijä — 300 kappaletta
Goodbye Soldier (1986) 268 kappaletta
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A Book of Milliganimals (1968) 154 kappaletta
The Little Pot Boiler (1963) 149 kappaletta
Dustbin of Milligan (1961) 144 kappaletta
A Book Of Bits Or A Bit Of A Book (1965) 127 kappaletta
The Looney: An Irish Fantasy (1987) 125 kappaletta
Badjelly the Witch (1973) — Tekijä — 121 kappaletta
Bedside Milligan (1969) 120 kappaletta
The Compulsive Spike Milligan (2004) 110 kappaletta
The Bedsitting Room (1970) 85 kappaletta
Depression and How to Survive It (1993) 85 kappaletta
The Book of the Goons (1974) 84 kappaletta
Gunner Milligan (1995) 82 kappaletta
The Spike Milligan Letters (1977) 69 kappaletta
The Q Annual (1979) 63 kappaletta
Open Heart University (1979) 61 kappaletta
Hidden Words: Collected Poems (1993) 54 kappaletta
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The Nation's Favourite Children's Poems (2001) — Esipuhe — 50 kappaletta
Goblins (1800) 47 kappaletta
The Lost Goon Shows (1987) 47 kappaletta
A Mad Medley of Milligan (1999) 43 kappaletta
Spike Milligan: Man of Letters (2013) 40 kappaletta
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The Murphy (2000) 34 kappaletta
The Great McGonagall Scrapbook (1975) 33 kappaletta
Milligan Book of Records (1975) 33 kappaletta
Spike Milligan: A Celebration (1995) 27 kappaletta
Milligan's Meaning of Life (2011) 27 kappaletta
The Magical World of Milligan (2009) 22 kappaletta
Dip the Puppy (1974) 18 kappaletta
Fleas, Knees and Hidden Elephants (1994) 17 kappaletta
The Goon cartoons (1982) 17 kappaletta
More Goon Cartoons (1983) 13 kappaletta
More Spike Milligan Letters (1984) 13 kappaletta
Get in the Q Annual (1980) 10 kappaletta
That's Amazing (1988) 9 kappaletta
William McGonagall - Freefall (1992) 8 kappaletta
The Mirror Running (1987) 7 kappaletta
Mala pinta (2018) 7 kappaletta
The Goon Show, Volume 11: He's Fallen in Water! (1995) — Tekijä — 6 kappaletta
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Spike (2003) 5 kappaletta
Condensed animals (1991) 5 kappaletta
The Goon Show, Volume 21: The Missing Battleship (2003) — Writer; Reader — 5 kappaletta
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The Melting Pot (1983) 3 kappaletta
The Goon Omnibus (1978) 2 kappaletta
Goon Show Classics 3 2 kappaletta
The Goon Show, Volume 22: The Booted Gorilla (2004) — Performer — 1 kappale
The Goon Shows: v. 3 (EMI Comedy Classics) (1996) — Performer — 1 kappale
Box of Books (1984) 1 kappale
The Goon Show 1 kappale
The war memoirs 1 kappale
Goon Show Classics 2 (1996) 1 kappale

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Knights of Madness: Further Comic Tales of Fantasy (1998) — Avustaja — 301 kappaletta
History of the World, Part I [1981 film] (1981) — Actor — 225 kappaletta
The Muppet Show: Season 3 (1978) 142 kappaletta
The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry (1998) — Avustaja — 97 kappaletta
The Penguin Book of Irish Comic Writing (1996) — Tekijä, eräät painokset26 kappaletta
Animal Stories: Tame and Wild (1979) — Avustaja — 23 kappaletta
The Hound of the Baskervilles [1978 film] (2004) — Actor — 18 kappaletta
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie [1972 film] (2007) — Actor — 8 kappaletta
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 5, January 1974 (1974) — Avustaja — 6 kappaletta
The Best of Spike Milligan (2003) — Actor — 5 kappaletta
The Last Remake of Beau Geste [1977 film] (2014) — Actor — 4 kappaletta
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 8, April 1974 (1974) — Avustaja — 4 kappaletta
Nothing Solemn: An anthology of comic verse (1973) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
Penny Points to Paradise [1951 film] — Actor — 2 kappaletta

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Favourites: On the Ning Nang Nong; The Land of the Bumbly Boo; and best of all, The Bongaloo.
 
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PollyMoore3 | 1 muu arvostelu | Apr 23, 2024 |
This book is marketed as an uproariously hilarious spoof of Conan Doyle’s Hound of the Baskervilles. It isn’t.

None of the wit is witty. None of the humor is humorous. All of the 'yucks' fall with a dull thud. Even the illustrations fail to amuse and entertain.

This book is just woefully unfunny.

It’s full of vulgar language, and endlessly repetitive ‘gags’:

“My fee is ten guineas an hour with a down payment of one hundred guineas.”
“Holmes was still wearing one black boot and one brown boot.”
“Quack! Quack! Stop that duck”.
“I was headed toward High Tor where I tort I taw a puddy tat.”

And those four ‘jokes’ comprise a good third of the entire book. In case you missed any one of those tired old chestnuts, don’t worry…Milligan will be recycling them yet again in another page or two. Talk about a needle getting stuck in the groove!

Even the less tired wisecracks fail to provide any laughs:

‘ “What do you make of it?”
“I would make a rice pudding of it.” ’

Pause for laughter...& Cue the crickets.

‘ “You have arms, I suppose?"
“Yes, and legs.” ’

Boy, those crickets sure are getting louder.

‘ “Halloa,” cried Dr. Mortimer, “What is this?”
“This is England,” I said. “I thought you knew.” ’

The crickets are just an incessant noise machine at this point.

If this is representative of Spike Milligan’s work, how in the world did he manage to have a career as a comedian?

Save yourself the aggravation, and just read the original Hound of the Baskervilles instead.
… (lisätietoja)
½
 
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missterrienation | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 19, 2024 |
 
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Dermot_Butler | 1 muu arvostelu | Nov 8, 2023 |
Limited, if classic, compilation of Goon Show scripts, enlivened by a plethora of drawings and some priceless character descriptions.
½
 
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EricCostello | 1 muu arvostelu | Oct 7, 2023 |

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