Battleaxes And Henpecked Husbands

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01The Battleaxe20060404

has been a mainstay of comedy for generations. From Greek literature to Last of the Summer Wine, she has been portrayed by large and small women, all with the tone of voice that could freeze water at 50 paces. Brian Murphy explores the history of the battleaxe with some choice clips of her at her best.

01The Battleaxe20060404

has been a mainstay of comedy for generations. From Greek literature to Last of the Summer Wine, she has been portrayed by large and small women, all with the tone of voice that could freeze water at 50 paces. Brian Murphy explores the history of the battleaxe with some choice clips of her at her best.

02 LASTThe Henpecked Husband20060411

A man of extreme weakness or total apathy, the henpecked husband has been at the sharp end of comedy for generations - usually at the sharp end of his wife's tongue.

02 LASTThe Henpecked Husband20060411

A man of extreme weakness or total apathy, the henpecked husband has been at the sharp end of comedy for generations - usually at the sharp end of his wife's tongue.