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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Between the 8th and 9th season. Mel Smith directed 1997's "Bean" starring Rowan Atkinson as the iconic British comedy character Mr. Bean. Rowan Atkinson was a regular performer on "Not the 9 O'clock News" which starred Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones. See more »

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Referenced in Doctor Who: Smith and Jones (2007) See more »

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One of the best...
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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