Definition of 'slapstick'
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And we all agreed that because of the mix of comedy and slapstick challenges it would benefit from having a comedian to host it.The Sun (2011)
The slapstick humour adds to the sense of dislocation, as does the constant shifting between past and present.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Some saw it as a throwback to uncool sitcoms of the past, others loved its broad humour and slapstick laughs.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There's no wit here, just slapstick comedy.Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
There are some scenes, heavily reliant on the conventions of slapstick humour, which could be construed as comic.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
The indie auteur Green bites the bullet here, mixing mellow interludes of dopey banter with slapstick stunts and action excess.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Sadly, although the two doctors play it straight, we end up with the policeman clowning around and performing slapstick antics.Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2011)
This is an enjoyably silly sequel that, in an astute move, relies heavily on the physical comedy and inventive slapstick of the small yellow minions.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Played by the latter, he wanders through a colourful yarn that includes artful violence and broad slapstick comedy, with a dance routine thrown in for good measure.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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