Comedy Nation (1998– )

TV Series  -  Comedy
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 24 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 1320 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Comedy Nation" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Comedy Nation (1998– )

Comedy Nation (1998– ) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Comedy Nation.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1998  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Da Ali G Show (TV Series 2000)
Comedy | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Hipster Ali G. interviews a variety of guests from the world of crime prevention, drug enforcement and the judiciary to discuss the issues of crime and drugs in Britain and America. Ali G, ... See full summary »

Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Steve Ellington, T.N.T. Crew
Ali G, Innit (Video 1999)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Ali G travels throughout Britain, interviewing unsuspecting leaders and politicians.

Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Alex Alonso
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.

Director: Larry Charles
Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the... See full summary »

Director: Mark Mylod
Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Emilio Rivera, Gina La Piana
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A bunch of London buddies call themselves the "Jolly Boys," and devote most of their spare time to swilling beer, goofing off, and generally pursuing unambitious good times. But one day, ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Payne
Stars: Milo Twomey, Andy Serkis, Rebecca Craig
Brüno (2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Flamboyant Austrian fashionista Brüno takes his show to America.

Director: Larry Charles
Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, Clifford Bañagale
Peep Show (TV Series 2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.

Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Olivia Colman
Live from the Lighthouse (TV Special 1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Director: Geoff Posner
Stars: Stephen Fry, Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins
Comedy

A billionaire offers a hefty sum of money to a man who can woo & marry his lesbian daughter.

Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Dan Mazer
Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Geoffrey Roper
Punch (1996)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

At the count a boxer sees his deceased wife, is he dead too?

Director: David Yates
Stars: Ricky Grover, Andy Linden, Gary Delaney
Grimsby (2016)
Comedy

A new assignment forces a top spy to team up with his football hooligan brother.

Director: Louis Leterrier
Stars: Mark Strong, Isla Fisher, Rebel Wilson
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Fiona Allen ...
 Various / ... (10 episodes, 1998)
...
 Various (9 episodes, 1998)
David Sant ...
 Various Roles (4 episodes, 1998)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

sketch comedy | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 January 1998 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in The Comedy Vaults: BBC2's Hidden Treasure (2014) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Rare and Genius Comedy
1 November 2007 | by (Preston, England) – See all my reviews

I can understand why many people would be bewildered and possibly almost frightened by this sort of comedy; it was raw and it was completely uncompromising.

Comedy Nation was a platform for new talent to break into television, it was a very jumbled sketch show with many writers and performers adding pieces; it was completely un-linked and totally unrefined. Yes there were some dodgy pieces, but there was also a great deal of genius on show; it seems everybody currently producing alternative British television comedy had a part in this show and it served very well as a stepping stone for some of the best acts on TV. The likes of Kevin Eldon, Julia Davis, Peter Serafinowicz, David Mitchell, Robert Webb and Johnny Vegas; to name a few.

Comedy Nation contained the kind of sketches that left you stunned; The Divine David, a kind of beat up, bitter transvestite, Simon Munnery's 'league against tedium', and of course, the Gaa Haa clown, the embodiment of insanity. I suppose you either like it or you don't, but if you don't, I think you're really missing out.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Chinese lady on the toilet? nhannan
Discuss Comedy Nation (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?