publication date: Monday, July 10, 2017 (part of Summer 2017)

category: Television

clue: Nobody did as much to popularize "Yakety Sax" as this British comedian, whose eponymous show mixed burlesque humor with wordplay and slapstick comedy at an accelerated pace.

explanation: The Benny Hill Show is remembered for using "Yakety Sax" as the theme music and frequently speeding up footage to make its scenes sillier. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Jesse King, and Elaine Beckland


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