The Fast Show (1994–2000)

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UK comedy sketch show depicting most forms of stereotypical mid-90's British society.

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Charlie Higson ...
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Arabella Weir ...
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Simon Day ...
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Caroline Aherne ...
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Paul Shearer ...
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Maria McErlane ...
 Various Roles / ... (15 episodes, 1996-2000)
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Donna Ewin ...
 Chanel 9 Girl / ... (13 episodes, 1996-2000)
Rory Jennings ...
 Toby / ... (11 episodes, 1996-2000)
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UK comedy sketch show depicting most forms of stereotypical mid-90's British society.

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30 March 1998 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In 2010, chef Jamie Oliver advertised his forthcoming cookery series (examining the cuisine of several European/Mediterranean countries) speaking in the made-up language used by Chanel 9 News. See more »

Quotes

Director: Chip? Take five - we need to reset the wire.
Chip: Set meself on fire? All right.
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Crazy Credits

Paul Whitehouse performs "Please Me Release Me (Let Me Go)" in character as Kenny Valentine in the Series 1 title sequence. See more »

Connections

Featured in Jennifer Saunders: Laughing at the 90s (2011) See more »

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Release Me
Written by Eddie Miller, Robert Yount, and Dub Williams
Performed by Paul Whitehouse
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12 March 2000 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

The British lead the world in comedy by a long way. I love Australian comedy, but as far as consistancy, quantity and quality, the Brits have it all over us. The US, on the other hand, have so many poor quality shows, it's disgraceful. There are some gems, such as Seinfeld, earlier Simpsons, and The Tom Green Show, but all in all, there's a lot of cliched garbage. The Fast Show is a fine example of great British humour. There are so many great characters to enjoy- Monkfish, Dave Angel and Carl Hooper being some of the very best. Butmy favourite by far and away is Swiss Tony. The first episode I ever saw of the fast show, had 'the big O', Swiss Tony sketch. Then and there I realised that this was a classic show, and I haven't missed an episode since.


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