In 1969 London, the editor of an underground magazine and his friends get into wacky situations.
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 Ray Purbbs (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Alex Picton-Dinch (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Jill Sprint (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Hugo Yemp (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Dad (5 episodes, 1999)
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 Mum (4 episodes, 1999)
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 Professor Rickman (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Hippy / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
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 Dope Smoking Hippy In Court / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
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In 1969 London, the editor of an underground magazine and his friends get into wacky situations.

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Hippy nice...
29 July 2004 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Had this series on tape from its first airing as a fan of Mathews/Linehan and Simon Pegg and rewatched all six episodes recently and found it to be great.

Father Ted was too hard an act to follow and maybe the premise of a group of hippies didn't capture the zeitgeist of the time but compared to a lot of the so- called 'comedy' around today - and in the past - this is a treasurable gem.

The spirit of Neil from the Young Ones is evoked in the hippy adventures that take place and it's a chance to gaze upon the pre-Spaced Peggster in all his youthful glory.

Underrated and deserving of more than one series - this comedy troupe could have been involved in a Blackadder type comedic study of other social groups in subsequent six episode series.


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