Running gag

I’ve got to go whee!  Clown skit for two or more speaking clowns

I’ve got to go whee!

I’ve got to go whee!  Clown skit for two or more speaking clowns





Editor’s note: this is an old skit.  I first remember performing at Boy Scout camp more decades ago than I care to admit.   There are (at least) two distinctive ways to perform this skit:   The first, as seen in the YouTube video below, is with multiple clowns, effectively playing ‘telephone’.   The clown on the end whispers to the clown next to him, “I’ve got to go whee!” (more…)

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Delivery running gag

Delivery running gag

The delivery running gag is a classic clown routine — I first heard of it with Otto Griebling, where he would wander through the stands of the circus carrying a small plant, calling out the name of a fictional person to deliver the plant to, such as Mrs. McGillicuddy-Smythe. He wouldn’t find her, of course, and leave …

Only to return later with another, larger plant again being unsuccessful, and left again … (more…)

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