Over the weekend I watched the first episode of the Mel Brooks version of a Robin Hood TV series. I was surprised with how much of that first episode, alone, made it into the movie “Robin Hood: Men in Tights.” There was a lot of jokes and bits that didn’t really land to my modern sensibilities, but to my mid-40’s self, there was a lot I still recognized in the satire and parody.

Any other early efforts in TV that are a worthwhile hunt based on how the subsequent treatments came out?

  • bbbhltz@beehaw.org
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    3 months ago

    I didn’t know there was a TV series of this. It would explain a lot because I have memories of jokes that are not in the film, so perhaps they are from the series. Decades of confusion might be resolved!

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      3 months ago

      I’m really curious about watching the rest of the series, because I’m sure there’s going to be other stuff there that shows up in other films. The first thing I recognize that shows up in Spaceballs is going to blow my tiny mind.