slapstick comedy

AKA: SlapstickA comedy in which the humor is derived from physical interactions, often involving exaggerated but ultimately harmless violence directed towards individuals. Named after a device used by circus clowns - two boards which slap together loudly when swatted on someone s backside.On the web: A list of slapstick comedies at the IMDb., The Three Stooges: masters of slapstick