Look Around You (2002–2005)

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A parody of educational programs. Just don't believe anything in the show is true.

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 Scientist / ... (13 episodes, 2002-2005)
James Serafinowicz ...
 Student with Copybook (9 episodes, 2002-2005)
Nigel Lambert ...
 Narrator (8 episodes, 2002)
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 Jack Morgan (8 episodes, 2002-2005)
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 Pam Bachelor (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Pealy Maghti (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Scientist / ... (6 episodes, 2002-2005)
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A parody of educational programs. Just don't believe anything in the show is true.

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10 October 2002 (UK)  »

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The first (2002) series was a parody of the patronising 1970s "For Schools and Colleges" programmes, especially ITV's series "Experiment". The second (2005) series was a parody of Tomorrow's World (1965). See more »

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Narrator: In the meantime, thanks ants. Thants.
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Featured in The British Comedy Awards 2003 (2003) See more »

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Quite simply "brilliant".
25 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

With the United States churning out more garbage per minute than ever before by way of TV and cinema, this debut from Robert Popper and Peter Serafinowicz is a refreshing change.

Some might call it the greatest show of the last few years. Others might say the greatest show of the decade. I would say this is the funniest show ever to air on BBC2. Ever.

Eight ten-minute episodes in the style of the Open University programs we all know and love serve as nostalgic reminders of 'the way things were', sticking to the dean-pan formula to provide constant entertainment and never-ceasing hilarity.

Popper and Serafinowicz, who will no doubt continue to flourish, provide excellent comic timing, with this perfect parody.

With a second series in the works, things can only get better!

10/10, *****/*****, fabuloso!

------------------------------------------------------ Review by Sam Baron.


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