Smith & Jones (1984–1998)
"Alas Smith & Jones" (original title)

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Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it.

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Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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For the "Sword of Kagnazax" sketch. Mel Smith wore a muscular body suit for the Conan-like Flagor the Barbarian. See more »

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2 December 1999 | by (Tallinn, Estonia) – See all my reviews

The plot summary said that S&J is sometimes tasteless... Whatta? I've seen a lot of that series but I've never seen a tasteless scetch! Well - you could say they are "tasteless" not tasteless. Have you seen their clothes: red shoes and green ties. And the scetch they were by the pool with their "swimming costumes" on... That's really something. The actors are just amazing. The series is one of my favourites. I just don't understand why they stopped doing it?


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