A short series portraying six different people who all live in a town called Ottle; all played by Steve Coogan.
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 Paul Calf / ... (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Inspector Lynch (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Debs (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Councillor Hillary Crabbe / ... (2 episodes, 1995)
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 2nd Prison Officer / ... (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Reverend Dowd (2 episodes, 1995)
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A short series portraying six different people who all live in a town called Ottle; all played by Steve Coogan.

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Generally hilarious
19 March 2002 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

STAR RATING:*****Unmissable****Very Good***Okay**You Could Go Out For A Meal Instead*Avoid At All Costs

Steve Coogan has brilliantly captured the essence of six distinguishable stereotypes and worked them to successful effect.The best episodes are Dearth of a Salesman,Get Calf and The Curator,which are all side-splitting.Handyman for all Seasons and Thursday Night Fever are certainly very good,but the series is let down by the irritating and very unfunny Natural Born Quizzers.Still,in something this good ,there'll invariably be one rotten egg ,and other than that,it's must see stuff.Coogan's a genius.****


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