Bizarre, anarchic and frequently silly comedy sketch show written by and starring double act Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.
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Vic Reeves ...
 Various / ... (12 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 Bob / ... (12 episodes, 1993-1995)
Charlie Chuck ...
 Uncle Peter (12 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 Announcer (12 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 Robert DeNiro / ... (10 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 Jimmy Lea from Slade / ... (8 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 Don Powell from Slade (7 episodes, 1993-1995)
Rupert Bates
(5 episodes, 1993)
Mike Wattam
(5 episodes, 1995)
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Bizarre, anarchic and frequently silly comedy sketch show written by and starring double act Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.

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Like A Tudor Vaccum Cleaner
6 May 2006 | by (The Orchestra) – See all my reviews

I love Reeves And Mortimer in a way that can only be described via dance. However since you cannot see my dance, I will review it.

Reeves And Mortimer are geniuses. Who else could make farting Frenchman, pan fights and a pub in an organ so monumentally hilarious? Shooting Stars is the one everyone remembers but this is so good I'd like to cover it in fudge.

For those that are not initiated, the show was divided between many bizarre sketches (70's glam band Slade on holiday, Men In Bras, numerous TV mickey takes) and the pair's rather bizarre attempts to host a show, usually interrupted by Uncle Peter and a man demanding "booze for'baby".

In short buy it, treasure it and praise the lemonade for this fine pair!


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