British comedy

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1.
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969 TV Series)
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The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe. (30 mins.)
 
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Fawlty Towers (1975 TV Series)
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Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away. (30 mins.)
 
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Only Fools and Horses.... (1981 TV Series)
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Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires. (95 mins.)
 
4.
The Black Adder (1982 TV Series)
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In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother. (195 mins.)
 
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The Young Ones (1982 TV Series)
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The crazy and sometimes surreal comedic adventures of four very different students in Thatcher's Britain. (410 mins.)
 
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The Day Today (1994 TV Series)
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A spoof of the British style of news broadcasting - including ridiculous stories, patronising vox pops, offensively hard-hitting research and a sports presenter clearly struggling for metaphors. (30 mins.)
 
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Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge (1994 TV Series)
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A mock of a TV show where the host is rude to many of his guests. (45 mins.)
 
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Father Ted (1995 TV Series)
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Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems! (25 mins.)
 
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Brass Eye (1997 TV Series)
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Controversal spoof of current affairs television, and the role of celebrity in the UK. (25 mins.)
 
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I'm Alan Partridge (1997 TV Series)
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Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich. (29 mins.)
 
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The Royle Family (1998 TV Series)
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A British sitcom about a family going through everyday life in the Royle family house. (45 mins.)
 
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The League of Gentlemen (1999 TV Series)
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An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people. (60 mins.)
 
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Spaced (1999 TV Series)
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Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford. (25 mins.)
 
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Black Books (2000 TV Series)
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Bernard Black runs his own bookshop even though he doesn't much like people who buy books and hates having customers... (25 mins.)
 
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Coupling (2000 TV Series)
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Six best friends talk about all aspects of sex and relationships on their never-ending quest to find true love. (30 mins.)
 
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Jam (2000 TV Series)
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A surreal, ambient mix of bleak comedy sketches. (24 mins.)
 
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Marion & Geoff (2000 TV Series)
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Keith is a taxi driver who records a monologue on his video camera, which relates the story of his failed marriage after his wife Marion left him for her work colleague, Geoff. (30 mins.)
Director: Hugo Blick
Stars: Rob Brydon
 
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Phoenix Nights (2001 TV Series)
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The misadventures of club owner Brian Potter who is determined to make The Phoenix Club the best working men's club in Greater Manchester. (25 mins.)
 
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Look Around You (2002 TV Series)
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A parody of educational programs. Just don't believe anything in the show is true. (30 mins.)
 
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Little Britain (2003 TV Series)
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Matt Lucas and David Walliams, the creators of this character-comedy sketch show, delight in all that is mad, bad, quirky and generally bonkers about the people and places of Britain. (29 mins.)
 
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The Mighty Boosh (2003 TV Series)
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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil... (30 mins.)
 
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My Wrongs 8245-8249 and 117 (2002 Short Film)
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Adapted from a monologue in his "Blue Jam" radio series, Chris Morris' first short film is a haunting... (12 mins.)
 
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Peep Show (2003 TV Series)
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Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life. (25 mins.)
 
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Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004 TV Series)
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This parody series is an unearthed 80s horror/drama, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. The series is set in a Hospital in Romford, which is situated over the gates of Hell. (30 mins.)
 
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Ideal (2005 TV Series)
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Moz is a drug dealer and has very strange clientele who come and go from his flat. (30 mins.)
 
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Nathan Barley (2005 TV Series)
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After publishing a rant about 'idiots' - frantically hip, ignorant scenesters - Dan Ashcroft finds these same people embracing him as his idol and his nerves constantly tested by his biggest fan, moronic scene personality Nathan Barley. (26 mins.)
 
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Saxondale (2006 TV Series)
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Tommy Saxondale is an ex-roadie with anger management issues and his own pest control business in Stevenage... (30 mins.)
 
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Screenwipe (2006 TV Series)
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Satirical TV show critique. (30 mins.)
 
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Snuff Box (2006 TV Series)
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Two hangmen (Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher) compete for women, money and happiness, venturing deeper in the ocean of depravity than any friends should in a whiskey-fuelled, cross-cultural friendship. (30 mins.)
 
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Psychoville (2009 TV Series)
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A group of seemingly unrelated strangers all receive a mysterious note stating "I know what you did," which sends their lives into a downward spiral. (30 mins.)
 
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Come Fly with Me (2010 TV Series)
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The Little Britain team parodies the various types of characters associated with life in a major British airport... (29 mins.)
 
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The Trip (2010 TV Series)
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Steve is asked to review restaurants for the UK's Observer who is joined on a working road trip by his friend Rob who fills in at the last minute when Coogan's romantic relationship falls apart. (172 mins.)