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John Cleese in polish advertise


PrzemekE 1 | 11  
24 Feb 2008 /  #1
Have you seen the new ad of polish bank with great actor John Cleese (Monty Python)?. Type 'cleese' and 'wbk' in youtube to see it. I really, really enjoy it a lot ;). And the end is really killing me, enjoy!
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
24 Feb 2008 /  #2
It's not bad. I think that it unfortunately portrays the ignorance of Englishmen in differentiating foreign languages. The end kills u, it is typical John Cleese. Cleese was a talented actor but a bit of an arse in real life apparently
OP PrzemekE 1 | 11  
24 Feb 2008 /  #4
He is really good. He agreed to do this ad only when they (leo burnett poland imho) let him to interfare into script (but they did not say how much they paid him;p). it is going to be whole series, and this is first part. Hope next will be also good as this one.
Filios1 8 | 1,336  
24 Feb 2008 /  #5
Faulty Towers- Best T.V Series, ever :)
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
24 Feb 2008 /  #6
Hotel Zacisze to Polish people. On those trays, uno dos tres Manuel thought. I loved it as a kid. I loved the anagrams at the start, Fawlty Towers became Flowery Twats.

The best anagram ever was Virginia Bottomley, I am an evil tory bigot. That was SUPER clever.
Eagle20 16 | 119  
24 Feb 2008 /  #7
I loved the anagrams at the start, Fawlty Towers became Flowery Twats

Yes, they were good.

For me the best Fawlty Towers was with the rat.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
24 Feb 2008 /  #8
Basil the Rat if I remember. The Kipper and the Corpse was probably the best
Eagle20 16 | 119  
24 Feb 2008 /  #9
Basil the Rat if I remember

That's right.
Filios1 8 | 1,336  
24 Feb 2008 /  #10
Basil the Rat if I remember. The Kipper and the Corpse was probably the best

No, I think the best one is where Basil goes completely crazy, and is in the hospital and says to the nurse: "My God, you're ugly!" haha, my favorite part of all Fawlty Tower episodes. I believe this episode is called The Germans, as there is a group of Germans staying at the hotel. Hilarity ensues.
osiol 55 | 3,922  
24 Feb 2008 /  #11
But when John Cleese was writing for Monty Python, he usually did this with Graham Chapman. John Cleese, allegedly, would do all the hard work, while Graham Chapman would just sit there smoking his pipe. Then suddenly, he'd look up from his pipe and blurt out some random thing which would quite often go on to become the thing that made it really funny and that everyone remembers, even to this day.

Norwegian Blue.
Eagle20 16 | 119  
24 Feb 2008 /  #12
I believe this episode is called The Germans, as there is a group of Germans staying at the hotel. Hilarity ensues.

I wasn't going to mention the War.
Filios1 8 | 1,336  
24 Feb 2008 /  #13
hehe, or:
"Well, you started it!"
"No we didn't!"
"Yes you did! You invaded Poland!"
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
1 Mar 2008 /  #14
There was controversy over this. People from Pcim, or however u write it, complained that it was somehow insulting to them that Cleese mentioned their village
Michal - | 1,865  
1 Mar 2008 /  #15
Faulty Towers- Best T.V Series, ever :)

It was good in its time but looks very dated now.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
1 Mar 2008 /  #16
It was right up there for sure. Humour can last MichaƂ, I watched it when I was home and still found it funny
espana 17 | 910  
1 Mar 2008 /  #17
michal one who says negative things about Poland and Poles
POLONIPHOBIC
mr oink oink
osiol 55 | 3,922  
1 Mar 2008 /  #18
michal one who says negative things about Poland and Poles

and now we can add Fawlty Towers to his list of dislikes.

Cleesophobic
benszymanski 8 | 465  
1 Mar 2008 /  #19
Actually if anyone here has TVN Lingua channel (on N telewizja is ch. 46) they are re-running the Fawlty Towers series at the moment.
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
1 Mar 2008 /  #20
apparently matty's mum's from pcim
szkotja2007 27 | 1,499  
1 Mar 2008 /  #21
Going off topic a bit but I cant believe Doda advertises Irn Bru ! Fantastic !
Polanglik 11 | 303  
1 Mar 2008 /  #22
It was good in its time but looks very dated now.

Fawlty Towers ..... best comedy series ever !

It's one of the few comedy series one can watch over and over .... I never get tired of watching it ......... a classic where John Cleese is at his peak of hilarity :o)

The episodes are just as funny now as they were when they were first aired on tv !

I think the best one is where Basil goes completely crazy, and is in the hospital and says to the nurse: "My God, you're ugly!" haha, my favorite part of all Fawlty Tower episodes.

'The Germans' has to be my favourite also .... especially when Basil is being tucked into hospital bed by the nurse ....

Basil : My God you're ugly!'
Nurse : I'd better call the doctor
Basil: You don't need a doctor, you need a plastic surgeon !
Michal - | 1,865  
2 Mar 2008 /  #23
michal one who says negative things about Poland and Poles

John Cleese is hardly Poland or anything Polish.
smileyChirk 1 | 9  
3 Mar 2008 /  #24
I think it sad when talented people take money for selling stuff.
It's even sadder when I realise I can't.
Wroclaw 44 | 5,387  
3 Mar 2008 /  #25
John Cleese in polish advertise

Not funny at all.
cyg 5 | 119  
4 Mar 2008 /  #26
Very, very funny. The ad rocks.
Mufasa 19 | 358  
4 Mar 2008 /  #28
lollollollol

Hahahahaha. This is brilliant!
Michal - | 1,865  
4 Mar 2008 /  #29
think it sad when talented people take money for selling stuff.

He was big in his time and it is harder for these people to find work later in life so they belittle themselves selling things. I certainly could not do such a silly thing myself.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
29 Mar 2008 /  #30
What's wrong with selling things? Everyone needs a new direction at some point

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