True, but the comedy character is still more often than not. a man. Society, rightly or wrongly still says, on some level, men can look after themselves and women need protecting. It could be argued, that the reason actors like Mollie Sugden can appear in a slosh scene is that they donít come across as needing to be looked after.
: Good point Pauk but isn't a lot of slapstick
: that the comedy character is
: "bullied" and gets it but
: potentially gets the dame or authority
: figure back. Look at the wallpaper sketches
: for example.