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We'll all be murdered in our tigers! [Nov. 21st, 2007|04:19 am]
Hello folks, original carbon copy Goon D.Goonnedy coming to you via self igniting spon statue (just tuppence at any good brick radiogram outlet).

[Falling Tree]

Owowow! Who left that record playing?

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From: countyerluk
2009-09-17 11:56 pm (UTC)

Secombe's laughter

Hello. This is a long shot, but here goes. Having listened to the Goon Shows you'll be well aware that Milligan, Sellers and Secombe all emit or suppress spontaneous laughter at some time or another.

Of the three, Secombe's laughter was the least suppressed, and is at times quite infectious. This is especially when he became helpless with laughter, which itself added to the joy of the show. There have been some particularly memorable moments of this kind, and I am seeking a lead for one in particular. This is one in which Secombe is in character as Neddie Seagoon. He is singing loudly to the sound of a big base drum beating 'boom boom boom...'. Suddenly he can't contain himself, and breaks into a sustained fit of laughter. I grew up listening to the Goons, and this is one of his most sustained fits of spontaneous laughter I'd ever heard, if not THE most sustained fit.

Here's the problem. I can't think which show it is. I remember thinking to myself "I'll remember that". However, years later, I can't. All I can remember is that incredible laughing fit. It's so memorable that there must be other Goon fanatics who remember, and I'm hoping that someone noted which show it was.
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