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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Rather than have credits, each show ended with a black screen with "www.jamcredits.com" on it. See more »

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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 »

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Chris Morris: When dancing, lost in techo trance, arms flailing, gawky Bez, then find you snagged on frowns, and slowly it dawns, you're jazzing to the bleep tone of a life support machine that marks the steady fading of your day old baby daughter. And when midnight sirens lead to blue flash road mash, stretchers, covered heads and slippy red macadam, and find you creeping 'neath the blankets, to snuggle close a mangle bird, hoping you soon too will be freezer drawed. Then welcome. Mmm, ooh chemotherapy wig....
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Featured in The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) See more »

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The Great Sound of Letting Go
By Moodswings
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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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