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February 26, 2011 1:52 PM   Subscribe

John Grisley's The Trial. Starring the Swedish comedy troupe, Grotesco
posted by empath (14 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite

 
Well we did the Swedish Chef. I guess we deserve this.
posted by clarknova at 2:10 PM on February 26, 2011 [4 favorites]


No furry restions, your onion!
posted by jonesor at 3:06 PM on February 26, 2011 [1 favorite]


I know some people who do some party Southern Accent and do it better than that. Can't listen to them either.
Grotesco indeed.
Somehow, nobody really deserves Swedish humor...
posted by Namlit at 3:15 PM on February 26, 2011 [1 favorite]


Part two.
posted by idiopath at 3:57 PM on February 26, 2011


from part two:
"erection your onion!"
"overschooled"
posted by idiopath at 3:58 PM on February 26, 2011


Demand open justice for Julian Assange ;)
posted by jeffburdges at 3:59 PM on February 26, 2011


I just wanna be your Morgan Freeman! A Morgan Freeman! You get to that?!
posted by inedible at 4:17 PM on February 26, 2011


Defendant betrays gallant attorney’s trust, doesn’t come clean about oyster...... gets chair.
posted by Huplescat at 5:12 PM on February 26, 2011


-What tine is it, Billy Bob?
-Lemon dirty.
posted by Sys Rq at 5:47 PM on February 26, 2011


There was a lot of outrage here when another comedy group had a performer in blackface. Why is this one different?
posted by Joe in Australia at 12:58 AM on February 27, 2011


I assume they have a shortage of black comedians in Sweden and secondly, it's not a sterotyped black person. It's just a white guy playing a black character relatively straight.
posted by empath at 1:41 AM on February 27, 2011


Extras on the curry
posted by Jibuzaemon at 10:50 AM on February 27, 2011


There was a lot of outrage here when another comedy group had a performer in blackface. Why is this one different?

The so-called "comedy" of the example you site consisted entirely of mocking black people, whereas this doesn't at all.

It's not a tough distinction.
posted by Sys Rq at 2:09 PM on February 27, 2011


Nevertheless funny, in part two, the Swedish text on top: (transl.) "we have problems with the subtitles because the actors don't seem to be able to speak English." Ho. Ho.
posted by Namlit at 4:13 PM on February 27, 2011


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