By: Greatest Comedy Sketches
“Nairobi Trio” from The Ernie Kovacs Show, 1956
Ernie Kovacs most representative sketch was probably this one, in which he put three men in ape suits and had them mime to a twee piano tune. Like a lot of Kovacs's work, it's not exactly funny, just remarkably offbeat ‘ and recognizable in dozens of comic descendants.
Ernie Kovacs, Apes