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This BBC comedy skit show is the brainchild of longtime comedy duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. Each episode would feature satire on British life, television, and parodies on big box office films such as Batman Forever and Pulp Fiction. The duo also invited notable Brits such as Patsy Kensit, Lulu, and Kate Moss. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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[Holding up a T-shirt with the word Chanel written across]
Jennifer: How much you think that cost?
Dawn: T-shirt? Three pound fifty, tops.
Jennifer: Forty quid.
Dawn: No!
Jennifer: Forty quid she paid for that, I couldn't believe it. You know how's I know? Dry clean, apparently. Dry clean a t-shirt, I couldn't believe it. I should be dry cleaning her knickers next time.
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never ceases to enthrall
1 October 2003 | by (uk) – See all my reviews

with 4 dvds out in america and promises for new specials i doubt if french and saunders will ever end and thank god. to be honest with french and saunders you either love em or hate check out their profiles and try to get your hands on every one. if you love them why not check out their website including the ever chatting forums who are always up to date on news ed


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