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710. Zaniness

  1. Allen, Gracie (19021964) actress who played scatterbrained wife of George Burns. [TV: The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show in Terrace, I, 303304]
  2. Ball, Lucille (1910) American comedienne; unchallenged queen of scatterbrains. [TV: I Love Lucy in Terrace, I, 383]
  3. Caesar, Sid (1922) pillar of zany 1950s comedy. [TV: Your Show of Shows in Terrace, II, 290291]
  4. Harvard Lampoon mocking, satirical periodical. [Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
  5. Hellzapoppin Olsen and Johnsons screamlined revue de-scribed by one drama critic as a demented vaudeville brawl. [Am.Theater: Misc.]
  6. Keystone Kops , the slapstick film comedians specializing in wild chases (1912-1920). [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 399]
  7. Krazy Kat tremendously zany, popular comic character that delighted Jazz Age intellectuals. [Comics: Payton, 372; Krazy Kat in Horn, 436]
  8. Mad magazine popular publication featuring zany approach to life. [Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
  9. Monty Pythons Flying Circus ingenious, satiric show that uses both live action and animation. [Br. and Am. TV: Terrace, II, 108]
  10. Sales, Soupy (1926) American entertainer; childrens funny man. [TV: The Soupy Sales Show in Terrace, II, 305]
  11. Skelton, Red (1910) comedian with zaniness personified in characters such as Freddie the Freeloader and Clem Kaddiddlehopper. [TV: The Red Skelton Show in Terrace, II, 238]
  12. Three Stooges, the (Moe Howard, 18971975) (Shemp Howard, 18951955) (Larry Fine, 19021975) masters of slapstick in the extreme. [TV: Terrace, II, 366]