In the latest installment of "What to Watch", IMDb's TV Editor Melanie McFarland chats with "Mad Men" stars Jon Hamm, January Jones, John Slattery, and series creator Matthew Weiner about the drama's extraordinary legacy, as AMC prepares to air its final seven episodes.
An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
After hearing comedian Frankie Boyle say that all comedian over 40 should quit because they're not angry enough any more, 42-year-old Stewart Lee ponders youth, piracy, pears and the hatefulness of the Top Gear presenters.
In the final episode, in which the Curious Orange becomes the citric equivalent of Davros from Doctor Who (1963), Curious Orange was originally to have been defeated by Tom Baker. Baker declined, saying that the part was "not for him". See more »
The best work so far of comedy duo Lee & Herring, these two live series, both originally broadcast Sunday lunchtimes, are just brilliant! Continuing with their running gags & catchphrases you see the usual familiar faces, such as the actor Kevin Eldon, appearing as a number of characters. And because it is live often things don't go quite to plan!
Sketches & features include Histor's Eye, The Organ Gang, When Insects Attack, The Unusual Priest, Sunday Heroes, The Curious Orange, When Things Get Knocked Over Spill Or Fall Out Of Cupboards, Lazy Comedy Slags, There'll Always Be Milk, Nostradamus, Trevor & Nathalie, King (or Queen) Of The Show and, of course, Simon Quinlank to name just a few.
Why oh why didn't the BBC give them another series?
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