Three female comics perform sketches dealing with a wide variety of topics, from irritating flatmates to workplace issues to people who pretend to be ill to get free things or special treatment.
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Three female comics perform sketches dealing with a wide variety of topics, from irritating flatmates to workplace issues to people who pretend to be ill to get free things or special treatment.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is a big fan of the show, and subsequently offered Sally Phillips a recurring guest part as the Finnish Prime Minister on Veep (2012). See more »

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Various Characters: [OCD Doctor] I don't want to look at your stitches!
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Featured in The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments (2004) See more »

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brilliant!
13 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

Thank goodness for Bravo, which is airing Smack the Pony in the U.S., otherwise I would never have gotten to see this hilarious show. The actors of Smack the Pony's cast are somehow able to act each part with deadpan perfection, and the writing is always unpredictable and hilarious. One particularly nice feature that Smack the Pony has taken advantage of is that each sketch is short and to the point, UNLIKE other sketch comedy shows (one in particular with the initials S.N.L.) that just drag on and on, wallowing in their own stupidity. It's no comparison, really.. P.S. Americans might need to watch the show with closed captioning turned on occasionally.


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