Three of Pete Johansson’s funniest sketches


Three of Pete Johansson’s funniest sketches

Canadian comic legend Pete Johansson has been making us laugh across the pond here in the UK for years, on stage and on screen. He’s made appearances on Russell Howard’s Good News, won awards at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and even released his own Netflix comedy special.

His socially progressive comedy is a good fit for the younger generation of comedy connoisseurs, so he should be a top consideration if you’re looking to book a celebrity comedian for your next event. We’ve rounded up three of the funniest clips of Pete Johansson online for you to enjoy:

I Hate British Kids

Pete Johansson’s sketch about British kids who play music on the bus is both acutely observed and side-splittingly funny. We’ve all been there, not making eye contact and hoping it will go away, scared of someone half our age.

Pain Management

Like the British, the Canadians are a fairly reserved nation – but one thing we surely all have in common is a fear of cringey situations. In this sketch, Johansson retells in excruciating detail having had to leaf through a pornographic magazine… with his mother.

Does This Joke Make Me Look Fat?

We may have moved on from the days of ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus,’ but there are still huge social differences between men and women. This sketch explores – entertainingly – the differences between men and women when it comes to medical matters and more. Well worth a watch.

Pete Johansson was born on 6 November 1973 to hockey player Earl Ching Johnson and nurse Joanne Johansson in Spokane, Washington, United States. His father was a member of the Stanley Cup Winning Detroit Red Wings in the 1950s. He is the brother of famous actor Paul Johansson, who is best known in the industry for his role as Dan Scott in ‘One Tree Hill.’
Currently Johansson is based in United Kingdom, but started performing when he was in his teens in Canada. He performs all over the world. He has performed in Australia and Middle East too. He travels frequently to find exciting and new gigs to play.
He moved to United Kingdom in 2008 and within a short period earned the recognition with his outstanding stand-up comedy. He is a favorite here. He is a frequent visitor to London Comedy Store venue, sometimes for the purpose of recording his live CD.
He is a favorite at festivals and was nominated for an Edinburgh award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His first festival performance was at The Just For Laughs at the age of just 24. His other festival performances include Altitude Comedy Festival in Mayrhofen in Australia.

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