By Wook Kim
March 26, 2007 at 02:00 PM EDT

There is a piece of music called “Yakety Sax” — it’s the relentlessly up-tempo saxophone instrumental that you probably know as “that song from The Benny Hill Show.” Performed by Boots Randolph, it’s a cheery ditty that transforms even the lamest of chase scenes into comedy gold, as demonstrated below.

We’ll revisit this theme in future posts. We’ll close with this nice example of the so-called Hill Effect.