Billy Connolly's hilarious guide to buying Wellington boots (1976) | RetroFocus

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Self-described "Wellie consciousness expert" and comedy genius Billy Connolly takes viewers on a tour of a Wellington boot store. Would the British Empire have prevailed had the colonies better understood this important piece of footwear? And what should you look for when buying the perfect pair of Wellies? This episode of 'This Day Tonight' aired in October 1976. For more from ABC News, click here: Subscribe to us on YouTube: You can also like us on Facebook: Or follow us on Instagram: Or even on Twitter:

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Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus : I grew up listening to my fathers vinyl record's of Billys music and comedies. To us Scots he is a national treasure. One of the greatest comedians ever to have graced this beautiful yet dark world

ian paterson : If it wisnae, for your wellies, where would ye be?

Freibuis : 1 month before I was even born!!!!

Sean O'reilly : This is why I love our ABC

Berg Fish : 🎼It's Rain again, Hallelujah!πŸŽ΅πŸ’¦ πŸ‘’πŸ’žπŸ™Œ

Dark Star : I have some pink wellies...πŸ˜‚

Joseph McDermott : *_"The Wellington is a way of life"_*

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Josh ua : Love him

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katrina crown : He is not funny never has been . Gets a laugh when he swearsΒ  that's about it. Sad really