Hugely influential, surreal and anarchic parody of the variety show format. Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer introduce a selection of eccentric characters. The show often appears to be completely random, ramshackle and nonsensical.
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1991   1990  
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Vic Reeves ...
 Various / ... (15 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Captain Birdseye / ... (15 episodes, 1990-1991)
Fred Aylward ...
 Les (15 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Applauding Undertaker / ... (9 episodes, 1990-1991)
Emma Cafferty ...
 Judith Grant (8 episodes, 1990-1991)
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Hugely influential, surreal and anarchic parody of the variety show format. Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer introduce a selection of eccentric characters. The show often appears to be completely random, ramshackle and nonsensical.

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25 May 1990 (UK)  »

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Bob Mortimer plays the character 'Judge Nutmeg' on the show, which alludes to his former career as a solicitor which he abandoned to join the show. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Vic Reeves: What do we cry when we see the Man With the Stick?
Audience: What's on the end of the stick, Vic?
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Featured in The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz (2007) See more »

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Absolute rubbish!
1 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Vic Reeves Big Night Out" is stupid humour for the very juvenile mind. There is more intelligent humour to be found in a children's day care center than in this show.

I like surreal humour as much as the next person, but I swear I could feel my brain cells dying off while viewing this waste of time.

Fortunately, Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer redeemed themselves later with the enjoyable and stimulating Randall and Hopkirk(Deceased).

If you have not yet purchased this show on DVD, keep "Vic Reeves Big Night Out" out of your DVD collection. If this is what a Big Night Out is like, I'd rather stay in.


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