Comedy about the ups and downs in the life of Bob Slay, an utterly obnoxious, rude, arrogant, and indolent, but extremely successful, marketing executive. His shy and downtrodden colleague ... See full summary »
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2001   2000  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Strutter (2006–2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

Michael 'Mike' Strutter is a fictional character of an MTV show, Strutter. He was created and is played by Paul Kaye, the comedian and actor behind the character Dennis Pennis.

Stars: Paul Kaye, Paul Garner, Lucy Montgomery
Dennis Pennis R.I.P. (Video 1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Pennis lives, in Cannes, New York and London, or does he? Because someone wants to take him down...

Stars: Paul Kaye, David Walliams, Vicki Pepperdine
Very Important Pennis (TV Series 1995)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Stars: Paul Kaye, Demi Moore, Joan Collins
Anyone for Pennis? (TV Movie 1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Stars: Paul Kaye, Keith Allen, Clive Anderson
Mongrels (2010–2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A look into the dysfunctional lives of a group of friends, in a typical American sitcom. But, there's a twist. It is a sort-of spoof of The Muppets, with HBO, UNCENSORED humor, with a lot ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Tetsell, Rufus Jones, Katy Brand
Chalk (TV Series 1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The comic and extremely chaotic adventures of the long suffering staff and pupils of Galfast High, probably the worst High school in the country, whose deputy headmaster, Mr. Eric Slatt, ... See full summary »

Stars: David Bamber, Martin Ball, Amanda Boxer
Blackwood (2014)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The classic English ghost story gets a revision when a college professor finds himself plagued by spectral visions.

Director: Adam Wimpenny
Stars: Ed Stoppard, Sophia Myles, Russell Tovey
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Two Thousand Acres of Sky tells the story of single mum Abby Wallace, who escapes her inner city lifestyle with her two children to a small Scottish village.

Stars: Michelle Collins, Paul Kaye, Michael Carter
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle... See full summary »

Director: Michael Dowse
Stars: Paul Kaye, Beatriz Batarda, Kate Magowan
Fantasy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

With magic long since lost to England, two men are destined to bring it back; the reclusive Mr. Norrell and daring novice Jonathan Strange. So begins a dangerous battle between two great minds.

Stars: Bertie Carvel, Eddie Marsan, Marc Warren
Citizen Kaye (TV Series 2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Paul Kaye
The Sunday Show (TV Series 1995)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Stars: Donna McPhail, Richard Arnold, Veronica Webb
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Bob Slay (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
Derren Litten ...
 Vaughan Rogers (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
...
 Maggie (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
...
 Terence Bentley, the Marketing Director / ... (12 episodes, 2000-2001)
Hannah Storey ...
 Julia (7 episodes, 2001)
...
 Lauren Hudson (5 episodes, 2000)
Dariel Pertwee ...
 Briony (4 episodes, 2000-2001)
Edit

Storyline

Comedy about the ups and downs in the life of Bob Slay, an utterly obnoxious, rude, arrogant, and indolent, but extremely successful, marketing executive. His shy and downtrodden colleague Vaughan, who always ends up picking up the pieces, their frumpy chocoholic secretary, Maggie, who is on the verge of resignation, their sex-mad Marketing Director boss, and Bob's beautiful model girlfriend all join in the situation. Bob schemes and plots (but never does any work, nor care how many people he hurts), yet always wins in the end. Written by David Waterson

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 February 2000 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Tunarin päiväkirja  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
10 out of 10, British comedy at it's best.
6 March 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

i would love to see series two of perfect world again, i haven't seen it since it aired on bbc2. i currently own series 1 and think it is absolutely fantastic. Paul Kaye is an absolute comedy genius and deserves to go very far. what a show, it doesn't come funnier than this. Bob Slay is one of the best characters in a sitcom, he's cruel, ruthless, and very funny. he is always putting himself in a corner but at the end he always comes out on top. his hapless assistant Maggie gets the brunt of Bobs cruelty, but she holds her own in a battle of sneakiness. Vaughan is another character who gets thrown to the sharks by Bobs ruthlessness, and he rarely has any kind of comeback. the marketing director however thinks of Bob as a son and is somewhat mentally challenged when it comes to behaving appropriately. all in all this is comedy writing and acting at its very best and there should definitely be a third series.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Series 1 and 2 DVD region 2 stew80
This should be release on DVD johanwalen
DVD stew80
Discuss Perfect World (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?