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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The award-winning Black Comedy series takes to the stage of London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

Director: Steve Bendelack
Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith
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 Various / ... (19 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Tubbs Tattsyrup / ... (18 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Edward Tattsyrup / ... (18 episodes, 1999-2002)
Jeremy Dyson ...
 Various Characters / ... (11 episodes, 1999-2002)
Paul Hays-Marshall ...
 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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Trivia

Papa Lazarou is inspired by a landlord, of the same name, that the writers had when they were sharing a flat, who would frequently phone them up and ask to speak to Steve Pemberton. He would continue saying "Hello, Steve," "Is Steve there?". The League soon changed the name to Dave. See more »

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Edward: You heard the man Tubbs
[beat]
Edward: get undressed.
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Crazy Credits

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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Followed by The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005) See more »

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Classic comedy that is sure to be a future cult.
23 March 2002 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

90% of British sitcoms bore me to tears but when they're good, they are very, very good. This is one of the very best. L.O.G. has to be the most inventive and original comedy series I've seen since the heyday of 'The Young Ones'/'Comic Strip Presents', and personally I find it much more consistently funny.

Set in the bizarre, isolated Northern town of Royston Vasey, L.O.G. mixes classic surreal Brit humour fans of Python and 'The Goodies' grew up on with dark and disturbing touches closer to David Lynch. There are nods to 'The Wicker Man', 'Dr Who', Quatermass, 'Tales Of The Unexpected' and the like, so fans of weird 1970s TV and movies will get more out of this than those unfamiliar with the territory. A very strange mixture that works brilliantly. Black, eccentric and extremely funny. I'm hooked!


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