Somehow my son has discovered Yakety Sax, made famous by the Benny Hill show (which provides ample evidence that the Brits are no more sophisticated than we Yanks are, but I digress...). I came home the other night to find him blasting Yakety Sax while running around in circles. Welcome to the Twilight Zone, or maybe the funny farm. If only I'd had a video camera, I could have blackmailed him all through high school. But once again I digress.
To feed his new obsession, my son has discovered a bunch of videos on YouTube that make interesting uses of this tune. My personal favorite is The Shining:
How about some Star Wars?
Or Star Trek:
Lord of the Rings:
And finally, the incomparable Benny Hill himself:
There's even some 9-11 footage set to Yakety Sax, but even Yakety Sax can't make that funny.