This morning Howard said Benjy is a good joke writer....

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  1. Fan in TX

    Fan in TX Well-Known Member

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    or he would not have hired him or keep him employed as a joke writer. I am being serious with this question...where are Benjy's jokes in the show? Howard does not do a monologue and I do not hear Howard doing jokes during the show, just banter between the staff, Robin's shit news, and Howard's terrible, uninteresting interviews. Can someone point out where the Benjy (sp) jokes are?
     
  2. Joe Bauers

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    Howard obviously doesn't know funny.
     
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    All funny things Howard says during the show Benjy probably wrote it.Bengy just doesn't laugh after every joke like Jackie used to.
     
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    It's easy to spot a Benjy joke.
    Wait until the subject is over, and somebody else begins talking about something else.
    then BOOM Howard will interrupt and crowbar a Benjy "joke".

    [video=youtube;k1aMOsqpr88]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1aMOsqpr88[/video]
    9:00-9:47 is the best example that I can think of.
     
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  5. Joe Bauers

    Joe Bauers Well-Known Member

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    I don't either
     
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    Howard is correct!

    Benjy(like Howard) has a briefcase full of GREAT Jokes and Material.
    They both refuse to share it with the listeners.:hat:
     
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    Benji is a joke.
     
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    I think Benjy's a funny person. I love his stunts and his schtick.

    I also like the Benjy vortex and his subtle mocking of Howard.

    However his jokes, when coming out of Howard's mouth are generally awful
    I think his most famous line is "parting the hairs"
     
  9. Herc

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    Benjy works for "Reggie Wages". Thus he's good in the cheap bastard's eye . . . :coffee:
     
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    Those coming in late bits were always a scream.
     
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    ....................and his fake girlfriend is a tranny
     
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    After Jackie left, Jackie couldn’t get another job writing jokes. If Benjy left, no one would hire him either.
     
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    Near the end of Celeb Superfan Roundtable, listen as professional comedy writers (writers that apply to jobs and have to come up with funny lines), take a shit on Benjy. Every one of them said they wouldn't hire that unfunny shithead and think he isn't funny.

    [video=youtube;5gKtN2QXbcY]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gKtN2QXbcY[/video]

    If these pros can't tell you if someone's funny or not, I don't know who could.
     
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    Yeah, I heard that too. You could always tell where Jackie's jokes were because (1) they were usually funny and (2) you could hear Jackie cackling in the background. I have no idea where Benjy's jokes are.

    My guess is that Benjy works very cheap and that's why Howard keeps him on. Its easier to pay Benjy a pittance than actually pay a real comedian.
     
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    Benjy is a Former Homeless Person/Intern. Not a legit Comedy Writer like Jackie . . . :coffee:
     
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    This is Howard's real take on Benjy. He's not funny, but he works cheap.
     
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    Back in the day, Jackie handed Howard jokes made on a note pad as events happened. Benjy probably does it on the computer and it pops up on Howard's screen. Still, I don't hear anything funny coming out of Howard these days and certainly nothing that sounds like something Benjy would write.
     
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    when howard says a joke that should've been said 5 seconds ago
    when howard is on an emotional stream of consciousness and abruptly interjects a refined quip
    when you see benjy vigorously scribbling something on howard tv and then howard looks at his monitor and reads it

    if you begin to pay attention you'll find it quite easy to pick out benjy's jokes
     
  20. somedude61

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    Benji's jokes are the ones that are at the end of a discussion and are usually the lamest comment Howard makes about something. Yes, that is a big fuck you to Benji.