A satire show using puppets that are charicatures of major public figures.

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 Margaret Thatcher / ... (114 episodes, 1984-1996)
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 Queen Elizabeth II / ... (89 episodes, 1986-1996)
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 Neil Kinnock / ... (68 episodes, 1984-1991)
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 John Major / ... (63 episodes, 1987-1993)
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 Prince Philip / ... (62 episodes, 1984-1994)
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 Prince Philip / ... (61 episodes, 1990-1996)
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 Douglas Hurd / ... (49 episodes, 1991-1996)
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A satire show using puppets that are charicatures of major public figures.

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26 February 1984 (UK)  »

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Spitting Back  »

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The series' first benefactor was Clive Sinclair, who funded the initial puppet development costs to the tune of £20,000, although he pulled out before the first pilot episode was made. The series made a puppet of him. See more »

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Alistair Burnett: [end of program] And now, back to the puppets...
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Spitting Image was hilarious
30 July 2006 | by (Egypt) – See all my reviews

Spitting Image was an extremely funny show. It stopped at nothing & ridiculed everyone, from politicians to royal rivalry. It is a pity it ended & didn't get the chance to parody Blair, Prescott & Buyers, i am sure they would have had a great time coming up with sketches as good as the thatcher era. as for de_niro_2001 from Scotland, i guess he can't appreciate humor or lacks one, or maybe because the show made fun of Scotland one time, when they showed a list of some things that Scotland brought the world: Dr Finlay, Lulu, English tourists, wee wee on the floors of trains,that really horrible Dundee cake, a monster that doesn't exist & lots of silly dancing. Scotland, not far from London.....not far enough! that was a classic!


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