French and Saunders (1987– )

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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 ... See full summary »

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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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Jennifer: A lot of our viewers seem to be having a lot of trouble discerning the difference between a pension scheme and a unit trust.
Dawn: Oh yes, I get that one a lot. Now listen, people, I don't know how many times I can explain this to you. The first one is a PENSION SCHEME, and the second is a UNIT TRUST.
Jennifer: Well, that clears that up, then.
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Funniest people alive
27 September 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If you like a laugh then what more do u want?

Jen and Dawn are without a doubt the funniest comic duo in British comedy history! check out their lotr's parody and their titanic one! both A M A Z I N G! they seem to be able to become anyone they want to and nearly always better!!

id also recommend absolutely fabulous and THe Young ones (adrian Edmondson and rik mayell are soooooo funny!)

THey will have u laughing out loud and quoting lines for a week. addictive stuff!

comic talent at its best.


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