A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.
A rather naive, middle-class man is admitted to a hospital ward and finds that he is sharing it with a working-class layabout and an upper-class hypochondriac. All three of them cause headaches for the hospital staff.
Gordon Brittas is the manager of the Whitbury-Newtown Leisure Centre. Despite his ambition and good intentions, everything seems to go wrong when he's around, despite the best efforts of ... See full summary »
BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies.
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
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Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones are the stars of the sketch show "Alas
Smith & Jones" (1984-1998).Here in Finland we're watching the older
episodes, from the 80's.There you can see how the world has changed.The
show can often be very funny, just hilarious.It's the skill of the
comedians who make it all work.They both have huge amount of energy and
chemistry, that raise the show from mediocrity to something really
memorable.It's also a brilliantly written show.Smith and Jones have
also been writing it, so they're versatile talents.If you want to laugh
hard then this may be your show.Otherwise watch something else-
something not funny.
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