Men should think twice before making widowhood woman's only path to power. Gloria Steinem
I remember seeing this when it was first broadcast, but this was at a time when there were only two TV channels, BBC & ITV. So every programme of each of his series, as well as all other comedy series, (Charlie Drake, Arthur Haynes, Tommy Cooper etc), were lapped up. At the time I think I laughed at Hancock more because one was expected to laugh, and then later I wondered if it really was all that funny. But then comes a third stage when a different level of appreciation is reached and I find it genuinely funnier now. But in several of the episodes of Hancock it was Kenneth Williams who generated more laughs, and Hancock recognised this. Feeling he was being overshadowed, he launched out on his own, ditching his regular script writers as well as Sid James, leading eventually to his tragic end. But, yes, this one IS amusing, more than the oft-cited 'Blood Donor' I think.
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