Jam (2000– )

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A surreal, ambient mix of bleak comedy sketches.

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Series cast summary:
Christopher Morris ...
 Chris / ... (6 episodes, 2000)
Amelia Bullmore ...
 Alison Shive / ... (6 episodes, 2000)
David Cann ...
 Dr. Michael Perlin / ... (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Receptionist / ... (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Doorman / ... (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Mr. Ventham / ... (6 episodes, 2000)
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A collection of bleakly dark comedy sketches pushing the boundaries of taste, decency and television in general, shot using new and different techniques and fading slowly in and out of each other against a slow musical soundtrack. Regular themes include death, insanity and, most often of all, the medical profession. Written by Anonymous

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Aired without any advert breaks or credits; instead, each episode ended with a black screen and the words "www.jamcredits.com". At this website the full credits for the week's episode were shown, a first for any TV show or film.The site moved to "www.channel4.com/entertainment/tv/microsites/J/jam", but both have now ceased to exist. See more »

Goofs

During the Thick Agency sketch in episode 1, the CCTV footage of Julia Davis approaching the help desk shows both the boom mic and camera operators standing behind her. The camera is visible again moments later in the sketch, reflected in the help desk's window. See more »

Quotes

Businessman: I provide a service despatching stupid people for the things they're best at. Like winning arguments. Stupid people are great at winning arguments because they're too stupid to realize they've lost.
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Featured in The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) See more »

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I Will Be Your Friend
By Sade
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Lady Junes Linguistic Leprosy...
2 July 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love it as I love most of Chris's work and I'm also a huge fan of Mark (Mr. Lizard) Heap, Kevin Eldon, David (thats your knee) Cann, Roz McCutcheon and Amelia Bullmore, who combined make this soooo good. little seen but much influence which is quite ironic considering what I'm going to say next.

I believe I have found Christopher's influence for this series. Yes 'Lady Junes Linguistic Leprosy', I listened to this for the first time in years, and it made me wretch up images from this marvelous show. Nothing wrong with that it's not a criticism, on the contrary, this is as good as influences get. Knowing Chris, as any stalker worth his salt would, I know he listens to a lot of eclectic music and probably came to this, like many of us, through Eno and Ayers involvement.

I could be wrong though... nah


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