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Comedy genre hospital wards

Because not everyone likes clowns
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This is a spinoff of my previous idea, but substantially different.

Some doctors dress as clowns for children for therapeutic purposes, but not everyone finds clowns funny. Consequently, they should be confined to a single set of wards aimed at people who find that humour therapeutic. However, other people have different kinds of humour, and there should be other wards, such as the 'sixties carry-on innuendo ward (patient must sign a non-PC disclaimer form first), Pythonesque ward (machine that goes PING!) and so forth. On admission, the patient expresses a preference for a particular type of humour and is admitted to the appropriate ward.

nineteenthly, Feb 14 2010

Hospital innuendo http://www.youtube....watch?v=vT2wE0fLdWg
What happens when it goes wrong, [nineteenthly, Feb 14 2010]


       [+] Benny Hill
FlyingToaster, Feb 14 2010

       [+] Goon Show
8th of 7, Feb 14 2010

       The advantage there would be the ability to use cartoon biophysics.
nineteenthly, Feb 14 2010

       //The advantage there would be the ability to use cartoon biophysics// [+]
mouseposture, Feb 14 2010

       You make me think of virtual cartoon biophysics as a placebo, [mouseposture]. Someone comes in with a crush injury, so you show them a video of a cartoon character squashed flat who then pops back to their normal state. That might really, really piss some people off though.
nineteenthly, Feb 14 2010

       this type of thing could do so much good for so many people.
vfrackis, Feb 14 2010

       ... except the ones on the Flintstones ward .... treatment there is a bit primitive ...
8th of 7, Feb 14 2010

       I was reminded of the Mitchell & Webb hospital too (19thly's link)
hippo, Feb 14 2010

       I could also have linked to the machine that goes PING! of course.
nineteenthly, Feb 14 2010

       Is that just in the Foetus-Frightening Room, or is it generally available ?
8th of 7, Feb 14 2010

       Welcome to the Oliver Norvell Hardy Memorial Ward. Patients are required to sign a waiver before entering.
DrBob, Feb 15 2010

       The The Thick Of It ward would be something to behear.
calum, Feb 15 2010


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