Science Comedy

Science can be funny as well as fun. Here’s some evidence.

Mitchell and Webb – anti-pseudoscience

The Big Bang Theory – theoretical physicists sitcom

Ricky Gervais

Douglas Adams – Parrots, the Universe and Everything

Tim Lee – Powerpoint comedy

Brian Malow – Science Standup

Dara O’Briain – more anti-pseudoscience standup

Dean the Welsh Neuroscientist

Stanford Students – Biological Musicals

And Ali G making fun:

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Geek humour at its best:

Clean Science Jokes

Molecules with Silly Names

Science Comics

Finally, here is a classic clip from Yes, Prime Minister, demonstrating the power of push-polling (otherwise known as bad-science questionnaires):

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