Harry Hill is taking a trip on a hot air balloon when he suddenly leans over the edge to see a duck, on his perilous trip back to earth he learns about truth, honesty and friendship.
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Harry Hill stars in this surreal comedy show, revolving around the previous week's shows on British television.

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Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

When he thinks his hamster Abu has just a week to live, Harry Hill and his gran take the hamster to Blackpool. However, Harry's twin Otto wants to kidnap Abu and sends Ed and Kisko to pursue them.

Director: Steve Bendelack
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Adventure | Comedy | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

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Comedy | Game-Show | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

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Hugely influential, surreal and anarchic parody of the variety show format. Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer introduce a selection of eccentric characters. The show often appears to be completely random, ramshackle and nonsensical.

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Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York. He's a gay lawyer, she's a straight interior designer.

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You've Been Framed (TV Series 1990)
Comedy | Reality-TV
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Selection of comic home video clips.

Stars: Harry Hill, Jeremy Beadle, Lisa Riley
Russell Howard's Good News (TV Series 2009)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

British comedian Russell Howard shares his views on the topical news of the previous week.

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Time Gentlemen Please (2000–2002)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The Pub Landlord is a small-minded, bullet headed Little Englander whose prejudices mask a surprisingly sensitive, vulnerable and confused man. He is King of his own world but outside of ... See full summary »

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Fruit Fancies (TV Series 1994)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Stars: Harry Hill, Brenda Gilhooly, Matt Bradstock
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In 1999 Channel 4's Harry Hill Show, loved by thousands, was cancelled amid public outcry and rancour. Star and writer of the show Harry Hill has not spoken to the Badgers, his Big Brother ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Hill
Stars: Harry Hill, Al Murray, Burt Kwouk
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 Himself (26 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Alan Hill (26 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Himself (25 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Little Alan Hill / ... (17 episodes, 1997-1998)
Sheila Dunn ...
 Harry's mother (12 episodes, 1997-2000)
Hélène Patarot ...
 Mai Sung (11 episodes, 1998-2000)
Angie O'Connell ...
 Dancer (11 episodes, 1998-2000)
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Harry Hill is taking a trip on a hot air balloon when he suddenly leans over the edge to see a duck, on his perilous trip back to earth he learns about truth, honesty and friendship.

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Classic surreal comedy
19 April 2001 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Another great piece British comedy. I don't think they will ever make another series, but we can dream. So what if every show was a variation on the same theme, that allowed the jokes to build, though I'm sure it left some new viewers somewhat perplexed. I really hope Harry Hill is given the opportunity do do something on his own terms again with a decent budget. TV burp was entertaining but its compressed production schedule and late night slot could not support the more complicated sketches that would often feature in the Harry Hill Show. Curse Channel 4 for burying the third series! I want to see Burt Kwouk doing the hey little hen dance again. A release on DVD is long overdue.


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