Comedy sketches written and performed by renowned duo Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.
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 Various Characters (26 episodes, 1987-1995)
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As the title suggests, "A Bit of Fry and Laurie" is less of a specific format than a 'coat-hanger' for short sketches, starring the comical duo in various, recurring or unique roles: Stephen Fry, the sophisticated giant who usually plays the smug one, and comparatively small Hugh Laurie, usually playing the patsy. Written by KGF Vissers

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26 December 1987 (UK)  »

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Stephen: Delivery. In a modern society jokes must be delivered on time. If you experience any delivery where the timing is too...
Hugh: ...slow?
Stephen: ...or if the timing should be t...
Hugh: [interrupts Fry] quick, - or, if the joke never even...
[stops speaking]
Stephen: ...then the commission will be only too happy to look into it. The Comedy Charter. Peace of mind.
Hugh: Audience power.
Stephen: Your guarantee of satisfaction and delivery.
Hugh: Without dripping.
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Funny, insane, sometimes thought provoking and of course Fry and Laurie.
22 September 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie are known for their comical timing, wit and acting skills and until now one could only imagine what sort of mad magic will be created if they script down and act out a "sketch" themselves. A bit of Fry and Laurie encapsulates the talents of both of them in the perfect proportions to make the audience laugh. Not having to use a script, but just 'Bits' as the title suggests, makes it all the more light-hearted. The use of language to make something absolutely innocent, to outrageously funny is probably the most striking aspect. Sure they go overboard sometime, but hey like I said, its madness. Funny, insane, sometimes thought provoking and of course Fry and Laurie.


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