He’s just trying to get my attention, anything to give his life meaning.
This is a person who quotes Python at the drop of a hat, so the notion he would mistake a comedy with Cleese in with anything else is absurd.
A few years back in order to celebrate x amount of years of British comedy certain classic shows were given a revamp.
Porridge starred Fletcher’s grandson, also a career criminal, and went down very well. A couple of lost episodes of Dad’s Army were remade with a new cast, again to great success.
Not so much Are You Being Served, the homophobic portrayal of Mr Humphries was panned by critics and viewers alike.
They won’t be making any more of those.