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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The public service announcement sketch in the 6th show of Series 1 which Mel Smith's character suffers a heart attack and dies foreshadowed the real life death of Mel Smith on 19th July 2013, which Smith died of a heart attack at the age of 60. See more »

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Referenced in Comedy Connections: Alas Smith and Jones (2007) See more »

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15 February 2001 | by (Iceland) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best sketch-based shows I've seen. I'm a big sucker for this kind of british humour and this show really made me laugh my pants off (quite literally actually). Both Smith and Jones are great comedians which give even greater performances. Highly recommended.


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