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 Casper Christensen (53 episodes, 2001-2003)
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 Kenny Nickelman (53 episodes, 2001-2003)
Klaus Bondam ...
 Niels Buckingham (48 episodes, 2001-2003)
Lars Hjortshøj ...
 Robert Lange Dølhus (48 episodes, 2001-2003)
Katja Kean ...
 Lisa Bremer Harris (48 episodes, 2001-2003)
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 Kim Dorowsky / ... (43 episodes, 2001-2003)
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 Liva Eberhart / ... (28 episodes, 2002-2003)
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The unpredictable comedian Casper, the pitiful sports-commentator Kenny and the eccentric boss Buckingham are just some of the loving characters we meet in this series about money, sex, and career - all revolving around the political incorrect TV-production, JumpStart. Written by hjbuhrkall

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The show takes place 8290 km from Las Vegas, but the title (= Far away from Las Vegas) also refers to how different the character's lifestyle and the show itself is to the glamorous, American way. Being an adaptation of the American genre sit-com. See more »

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Niels Buckingham: HORSE! That was the answer I was looking for! These mensa-questions are far too easy: What is 7 times 18? HORSE! Caus' if you've got a horse it's STRAIGH FORWARD. HELLO Tinky-winkey, and PIKACHU. I gotta go, it's almost lunch-time
Casper Christensen: But Niels, it's only 9:30am
Niels Buckingham: Yes, on YOUR clock, but what about the clocks on the arms of people in Montreal?
Wulff: In Montreal it's 2am... now...
Niels Buckingham: Exactly! And who want's to stop a Canadian lumberjack-type like me from cutting himself a lovely slice of pot roast? GO en peace...
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Referenced in Klovn (2005) See more »

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So Far
Composed by Thomas Troelsen
Performed by Superheroes
'Langt fra Las Vegas' theme song featured in the opening and end credits of all episodes
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Danish humour vs. US. humour
9 July 2004 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

The series 'Langt Fra Las Vegas' is really funny. At least seen from a Dane's viewpoint. I always laugh at the overly grossed and perverted Buckingham, the inexplainably stupid Robert Dølhus, the unfortunate but always charming Kenny Nickelmann and all the others. The show was made in Denmark, by Danes, to be viewed by Danes and naturally the humour would have to be Danish too. I've watched a long list of American stand-up comedy shows and I didn't at all find them funny. I've watched German shows and didn't really get to laugh much though that was probably the shows' intention. I've even watched Polish, Brittish and Turkish humour and neither of that really made me laugh the same way as Langt 'Fra Las Vegas' does. It's kinda the same as with 'Casper % Mandrillaftalen' or 'Banjos Likørstue'. It really isn't that funny if you're not Danish and don't get the twisted humour. In the same way Danes might not find it that interesting to laugh at David Letterman poking the same jokes night after night with his 'Will it Float'-girls and what have you. Therefore my conclusion is this. Since every nation has evolved individually so has the humour in every nation. And what might seem funny in some countries may be considered horrible in others. 'Langt Fra Las Vegas' is an excellent show seen from a Danish point of view.


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