Animated sketches satirising the major news stories of the week.




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Series cast summary:
Dave Lamb ...
 Charles Kennedy / ... (17 episodes, 2001-2004)
Jan Ravens ...
 Camilla Parker Bowles / ... (12 episodes, 2001-2002)
Jon Culshaw ...
 Alex Ferguson / ... (11 episodes, 2001-2002)
Mark Perry ...
 Gordon Brown / ... (11 episodes, 2001-2002)
 Anthony McPartlin / ... (7 episodes, 2003-2004)
Lewis Macleod ...
 Chris Eubank / ... (7 episodes, 2003-2004)


Animated sketches satirising the major news stories of the week.

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Animation | Comedy


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27 March 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le politikon  »

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An advert for the video/DVD compilation "The Best of 2DTV" was banned in early 2003, as it featured a sketch wherein President George W. Bush puts his video in a toaster. UK law states that adverts may not be offensive to individuals and that representations of living people can only be used with their permission. See more »


Gollum: [Gollum wakes up after celebrating Lord of the rings had won the oscars] Oh Sméagol head is hurting. Bad Sméagol drank to much at oscar's party. NO! What Sméagol get up to last night
[screams as he discovers Michael Jackson is in his bed]
Michael Jackson: OW! You're bad!
Gollum: Hidease creature in Sméagol beds. No Sméagol never drink vodka cherry again. NO!
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Referenced in 100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) See more »

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Satirical genius
3 April 2004 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

'2DTV' is one of the funniest, most entertaining shows on British TV at the moment. It is every bit as witty and satirical as it's predecessor 'Spitting Image' and really has some brilliant sketches to remember, featuring characters such as George Bush, Tony Blair and the Royal Family. Though Britain has fallen a little behind America when it comes to comedy, there can be no doubt that we will comedy kings again if we can produce more shows with the same wit and humour as '2DTV'. It fairly makes up for the loss we suffered in 'Spitting Image' which was also a classic and it was a real shame to see it axed. But '2DTV' fills the hole perfectly. A classic which satire fans cannot afford to miss.

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