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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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: We're using AC-DC because it is heavy metal.
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Brilliant! Please...BBC America - play more of this great show!
17 January 2005 | by (LA, California) – See all my reviews

I happened upon this inspired bit of British comedy after watching Goodness Gracious Me (hit and miss). I was curious why there would be a ten minute show on TV. At first, I actually thought it was a children's instructional science program. Indeed, it is easy to to be fooled. The tone, pacing, narration, are all uncannily like those insipid PBS programs I'd watch when home sick from school or when the teacher wanted a hour off during class.

So now I know all about iron... I now count my iron flakes every day and make lists of clusters in my iron log book. Thank you.

Of course, the programmers at BBC America are a capricious lot. Their scheduling has all the consistency of runny tapioca pudding. One week it's on, another week, not to be found. If I would watch this silly, insane show, even it it meant I had to watch the last five minutes of crap like My Family or Coupling. OR, at least release a DVD coded for the US audiences! I'd buy it!


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