In a parody of 1980s Conservatism, Rik Mayall is Alan B'Stard MP, the most machiavellian Tory of them all.
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Tells the adventures of Conservative MP Alan B'Stard, a man who doesn't have any morals at all. He stops at nothing to make himself richer and more powerful in the party and is involved in drugs, adult films, fraud (making up charities with the initials C.A.S.H when writing on cheques) and even murder but believes that he will never be caught as he is a Conservative MP and therefore all powerful. He has almost complete power over another MP - Piers Fletcher-Dervish who is nearly completely brainless. His wife Sarah B'Stard has very loose morals (both of them have affairs mostly every day) and has hated her husband from five minutes after they got married and tries to use Alan to get anything she wants. Each episode contains recent news items and Alan moves with the times with things like the end of the cold war, the Nazi hunt in the late 80's as well as the Animal Freedom Party. Keeping up with the huge amount of cash, Alan moves (in the 4th season) to the European Union to continue ... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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Piers: Gosh, you're Victor Crosby? You were in my newspaper!
Alan: Was he really, Piers? The last time I had something that white and flabby in my newspaper, it had just been fired in batter!
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Not Rik's best.
22 September 2017 | by (Butt Town) – See all my reviews

I enjoy this show but it's very average. It's just him trying to make conservatives look as bad as possible and it's not always funny. The first season has some weird transvestite character that seems to have no reason to be there but it ends up being the funniest character. Having Charles Gray in two episodes really helped, they should have kept him in the show.


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