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This parody series is an unearthed 80s horror/drama, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. The series is set in a Hospital in Romford, which is situated over the gates of Hell.
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I remember this from a couple of years ago. It was very enjoyable as a surreal comedy. Highly recommended. It was fast paced and full of laughs. Rather sadly, I haven't heard anything about another series. I hope it comes back to our screens.
I'm rather surprised that no-one else has commented on this. It was advertised pretty well at the time.
If it's ever repeated, watch it, you won't be disappointed. It's a bit like Spaced, so if you like that, you'll like this. Actually I hope they do repeat it because although I remember that I liked it, I don't remember any particular jokes, apart from a man exploding, hmm...
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