Bernard Black runs his own bookshop even though he doesn't much like people who buy books and hates having customers. Next door to Bernard's shop is the Nifty Gifty gift shop run by Fran, ... See full summary »
Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.
Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich.
The adventures of Tim and Daisy who rent a room in Marsha Klein's house under the pretense that they are a couple. Also in the house is frustrated painter Brian. Together with TA fanatic Mike and Daisy's girlfriend Twist the duo get into a series of situations with hilarious results. Written by
Tim's first line of Season 2 - "As far back as I can remember I've always wanted to be a graphic artist" - is a play on the classic opening line of "Goodfellas", when Henry Hill (voiced and played by Ray Liotta) says, "For as long as I can remember I always wanted to be a gangster." See more »
The opening sequence of episode 2.7 is a parody of that used on "The Royle Family" (1999), another British comedy series. See more »
Simon Pegg, Master of Modern Comedy and the gorgeous Jessica Stevenson (yes I did say gorgeous!) have written and starred in what I consider to be the best British comedy ever.
From Colin the lovable dog to Brian the nutty artist who lives downstairs, the script and acting is 5*.
Set in London with a fantastic cast including the hilarious Nick Frost as Mike (later Ed in Shaun Of The Dead along with Simon Pegg as Shaun and Jessica Stevenson appearing in cameo role) and Julia Deakin as Marsha, the permanently drunk landlady who lives upstairs, you know you're in for a great night on the TV.
It was a shame that there was only ever 2 series made however I can understand why it ended when it did.
Best character??? Brian as the somewhat over-emotional artist (Anger, Pain, Fear, Aggression...)
My favourite moments in the series??? Tyres enjoying the effects of the rave culture with the help of various household noises!!!
Best Line (episode 1) Tim : Daisy this is Brian... Daisy : oh hi, Do you rent downstairs?... Brian : Do you mean am I gay?
All In All - ENJOY!!! You Americans don't know what you're missing!!!
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