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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31 January 1984 (UK)  »

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The show is considered to be a spin-off of "Not The 9 O'Clock News", which Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones were regular performers and they wanted to keep the show and it's humor in tradition of "Not The 9 O'clock News". Chris Langham was also a performer on "Not the 9 O'clock News". See more »

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Referenced in Live from the Lighthouse (1998) 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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