Laughing Matters: Mr. Show, “The Limits of Science”

Sometimes comedy illuminates hard truths with a pointed urgency that other means can’t quite achieve. Sometimes comedy is just funny. This series of posts is mostly about the former instances, but the latter is valuable, too..

I spend my days writing about the latest surgical tools and medical advances. When my weary mind drifts, I invariably land on this sketch from the late, great Mr. Show.

“Leeches suck out the sick inside of you that witches put there.”

Previous entries in this series can be found by clicking on the “Laughing Matters” tag.