Silly Saturday: Australian Comedy 101

One of the all time classic Australian Comedians is Garry McDonald.  This comedian created a character called Norman Gunston, a somewhat pathetic television presenter in the awkward vein.  He presented himself as a real interviewer in order to subvert the subject matter through self-deprecation.  He even stood behind Gough Whitlam when Whitlam announced his sacking from the Prime Ministership.  A coup for a comedian and a boon for Australian comedy.  Here is Norman Gunston interviewing Sally Struthers at her most bewildered.

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