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Little Britain USA

Has anti-Semitism become more "acceptable"?

by Jewlarious.com Staff

Published: January 24, 2009


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Visitor Comments: 32

(32) Taylor, April 11, 2009 8:44 PM

Matt Lucas

The man playing the old lady is Matt Lucas who is a very proud Jew. Little Britain makes fun of the stupid people in the world who judge people based on stereotypes. If one would watch an episode or series one would see they are making fun of the small minded people of the world. It's as though they are putting a mirror in front of their face and showing them how ignorant they appear. If one would watch this show they would see they make fun of all people but they are making fun of the people who are racist of many types of ethnic groups, types of people and people with disabilities. They do a wide range of skits of many different stereotypes. It's their way of telling the world how cruel they can be in hopes it mind change their way of thinking toward someone who is different.

(31) c s, April 1, 2009 11:04 PM

listen to yourselves!

i admit that it is much easier to sit back and be "liberal" and laugh along with jokes that are funny, but sit and think for a second. We have enough anti-semitism nowadays that for a Jew to prosecute himself is absurd. why add to the prosecution? This only shows a lack of pride as a Jew. Another ethnic group would not laugh at an extremely deragatory remark made about them, so why would me? Be strong, and have some of you own self-pride!

(30) Capt Martin Clayton, February 21, 2009 11:23 PM

Anti Semitism - Little Britain

St Albans - UK Althoughthe clip has a remark which you could take as Anti - it is very funny.. the two guys are from North London and ARE JEWISH!! and I could tell that joke in mixed company without any problem oh, and yes I am a Zaida and of course Jewish.. Great web site, keep it up.. Capt Martin (Zaida)

(29) Ben Taylor, February 2, 2009 9:50 AM

Too Sensitive

First, I am a proud Jew. Second, as a whole we (and all minorities) have become too sensitive at times. If there was real malice or hatred behind bits like this that would be one thing, but it's obvious that they are poking fun at ignorant anti-semitics. This is perhaps the one group that deserve to be made fun of. David Leach (25) stated the case very well. As Sgt. Hulka stated in the movie "Stripes"..."Lighten up Francis".

(28) Dvirah, January 28, 2009 3:20 PM

Two for the Price of One

I found this funny, but also a warning. Still, in a jocular spirit, I'd say that one racial "flaw" is OK but to have two...! Wonder what Sammy Davis Jr. would have said...

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