Big Train (1998–2002)

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A British sketch comedy show where people in ordinary situations suddenly find themselves in absurd situations.

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2 | 1

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2002 | 1998
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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 Various Roles (12 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Various Roles (12 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Various Roles (12 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Various roles (7 episodes, 1998-2002)
Amelia Bullmore ...
 Various roles / ... (7 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Various roles (7 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Various roles (6 episodes, 2002)
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 Various roles (6 episodes, 2002)
Barry Davies ...
 Stare-Out Commentator (6 episodes, 1998)
Phil Cornwell ...
 Stare-Out Commentator (6 episodes, 1998)
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A British sketch comedy show where people in ordinary situations suddenly find themselves in absurd situations.

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Like reality, only better!

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[catering students are attending a lecture - a sign on the desk says "Cake Department"]
Cake Chef: So, in conclusion, these cakes really are selling extremely quickly. They're selling like nobody's business. They're flying off the shelves, these cakes. Maybe it's because we warm the up first, I don't know, but they are being bought at a tremendous rate. In fact, I don't think I've seen anything sell with such speed as these warmed-through cakes. People are snapping up these cakes like, well, like they're ...
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Big Train
Performed by Max Greger and his Orchestra
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Much better than repetitive Fast Show
30 April 2002 | by (London) – See all my reviews

As much as I like the Fast Show for it's homelyness, many of the charachters and sketches become to predictable, repetitive and sometimes are forced to reach that 'hilarious' catchline.

Big Train is the solution. Many original sketches sometimes never repeated. Show Jumpers obsessed with being fireman? and people say this isn't original?

As for the World Stare Out Champs with Barry Davis and the summarisers, just superb. More of this please!


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