The League of Gentlemen (1999–2002)

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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.

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 Barbara Dixon (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
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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.

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In the original BBC Radio 4 series, the name of the town was "Spent", most of the sketches were spread across the first two television series and there were unique answerphone messages from a Papa Lazarou-like character. See more »

Quotes

Mickey: What time is it, Ross?
Ross: You've got a watch on.
Mickey: I know, but what time is it?
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For the Christmas special, Papa Lazarou yells "Merry Christmas" during the credits, and his eyes appear at the very end of the credits. See more »

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Referenced in Have I Got News for You: Episode #32.5 (2006) See more »

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Welcome to Royston Vasey. You'll never leave!
4 January 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

'The League of Gentlemen' is a work of genius. Not only is it completely original, but it manages to combine horror with laughs, resulting to perhaps, a new breed of black comedy. Deterring from the reality-based storylines of the common modern comedy shows, the LoG goes on another direction, twisting the boundaries of the trite 'real' world, so as that it becomes a whole new freakishly morbid and surrealistic dimension. Don't get me wrong, it really isn't THAT twisted... or maybe it is... Anyway, its up for you to decide...

'The League of Gentlemen' is also strongly addictive. Yes, the tagline is correct... Welcome to Royston Vasey. You'll never leave!


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