Earlier today on Corporate Compliance Insights (another blog I manage), I posted the video of George Carlin’s epic Baseball versus Football comedy routine as part of the site’s “Coffee Break” section.
I also posted posted it to Reddit with the headline “If there is a better sports-related comedy routine than this, I’ve never heard it“. Well, that might not actually be true.
As Redditor Grimeden pointed out, there is at least one more legendary sports-related comedy routine that has to be in any discussion of “best ever”. It is, of course, Abbott and Costello’s classic “Who’s on First” bit. I’m not quite sure how I forgot about this one, but I did. Silly me.
Now the question is: which one is better? George Carlin or Abbott & Costello?
And to answer that, I present both videos and request your vote.
Also, if you think there is another sports-related comedy routine that is better than either of these two, please post a description and link in the comment section. Who knows, if we get enough “other” votes, I may heave to set up a bracket-style tournament to determine this one.
Here is the poll (as I assume most of you have seen both of these before) and the videos below for reference.
Video: George Carlin on Baseball versus Football
Video: Abbott and Costello “Who’s on First”