Mel Brooks Movies - History of the World Images. History of the World, Part I is a American anthology comedy film written, produced, so they will need a stand-in to pretend to be him. Thus Jacques (also Brooks), the garçon de pisse (a.k.a. "piss-boy"), is chosen to impersonate the real king. Mel Brooks – . Oct 16, · I don't know is the piss boy is the reference to the Mel Brooks film, but for the positive point if you cut him, it's easyly explain: During the french revolution, the people starves. And anyone working for the state (even a slave job like piss boy) make envious.