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Tony Millan ...
 Various Roles (18 episodes, 1988-1991)
Angus Deayton ...
 Various Roles (17 episodes, 1988-1991)
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 Various Roles (13 episodes, 1988-1991)
Jan Ravens ...
 Various Roles (12 episodes, 1989-1991)
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Who is that fat bastard?

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Alexei Sayle: Here come the Lizards! Here come the Lizards!
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Steamboat Fatty
11 September 2006 | by (Ambrosia) – See all my reviews

If any single individual epitomised the alternative comedy movement of the '80's, it was Alexei Sayle. Looking like a newly released convict whose suit has gotten too small for him, he bludgeoned audiences into submission with a powerful blend of surreal humour and satire. Love him or hate him, you couldn't ignore him. 'Stuff' was a good vehicle for his talents, in which the man himself sped round London on a moped, ranting on topics as diverse as fox hunting, The Royal Family, and Margaret Thatcher, as well as sketches penned by David Renwick and Andrew Marshall, some of which wouldn't have looked out of place in their L.W.T. show 'End Of Part One'. I remember one funny ( and politically incorrect! ) item about a Japanese car factory in the Midlands run like a W.W.2 P.O.W. camp! Three different title sequences were used ( the best was the Walt Disney spoof with Alexei as Mickey Mouse! ), all ended with someone asking: "Who's that fat bastard?". Genius more like.


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