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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
10 October 2002 (UK) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A parody of educational programs. Just don't believe anything in the show is true.
Awards:
2 wins & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Quite simply "brilliant". See more (9 total) »

Cast

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Peter Serafinowicz ... Scientist / ... (13 episodes, 2002-2005)
James Serafinowicz ... Student with Copybook (9 episodes, 2002-2005)
Nigel Lambert ... Narrator (8 episodes, 2002)

Robert Popper ... Jack Morgan (8 episodes, 2002-2005)

Olivia Colman ... Pam Bachelor (6 episodes, 2005)

Josie D'Arby ... Pealy Maghti (6 episodes, 2005)

Edgar Wright ... Scientist / ... (6 episodes, 2002-2005)
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Series Directed by
Tim Kirkby (14 episodes, 2002-2005)
 
Series Writing credits
Robert Popper (14 episodes, 2002-2005)
Peter Serafinowicz (14 episodes, 2002-2005)

Series Produced by
Karen Beever .... line producer (14 episodes, 2002-2005)
Robert Popper .... producer (14 episodes, 2002-2005)
Peter Serafinowicz .... producer (14 episodes, 2002-2005)
Peter Fincham .... executive producer (8 episodes, 2002)
Ash Atalla .... executive producer (6 episodes, 2005)
Mark Freeland .... executive producer: BBC (6 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Original Music by
Robert Popper (8 episodes, 2002)
Peter Serafinowicz (8 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Cinematography by
John E. Walker (9 episodes, 2002-2005)
 
Series Film Editing by
Chris Dickens (8 episodes, 2002)
Paul Machliss (6 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Casting by
Sarah Crowe (1 episode, 2005)
 
Series Production Design by
Rosy Thomas (14 episodes, 2002-2005)
 
Series Art Direction by
Tayyaba Irtizaali (1 episode, 2005)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Benjamin Brougham (1 episode, 2005)
 
Series Costume Design by
Wiz Francis (9 episodes, 2002-2005)
Georgina Napier (8 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Makeup Department
Vanessa Alves .... makeup designer (8 episodes, 2002)
Stuart Conran .... special makeup effects artist (4 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bianca Bewley .... assistant director (1 episode, 2005)
Steve Roberts .... assistant director (1 episode, 2005)
Tracey Warren .... assistant director (1 episode, 2005)
 
Series Art Department
Marc Everett .... art department / graphics / ... (9 episodes, 2002-2005)
Antony Hariades .... art department / special makes / ... (9 episodes, 2002-2005)
James Serafinowicz .... art department (8 episodes, 2002)
Peter Fentem .... property master (6 episodes, 2005)

Ben Wissett .... graphic artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Ian Currie .... sound recordist / location sound (9 episodes, 2002-2005)
Ian Gillespie .... dubbing mixer (8 episodes, 2002)
Matt Stronge .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 2005)

Anthony Faust .... adr mixer (unknown episodes, 2005)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Dom Greyer .... assistant camera (8 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Animation Department
Gideon Corby .... animator (9 episodes, 2002-2005)
 
Series Editorial Department
J.P. Davidson .... on-line editor (1 episode, 2005)
Peter Phillips .... vision mixer (1 episode, 2005)
 
Series Other crew
Nadia Ali .... production team (8 episodes, 2002)
Caroline Clark .... production coordinator (8 episodes, 2002)
Jenny Hay .... head of production (8 episodes, 2002)
Jane Jackson .... script supervisor (8 episodes, 2002)
James Lindsay .... location manager (8 episodes, 2002)
Ben Mangham .... location manager (8 episodes, 2002)
Theo Park .... production team (8 episodes, 2002)
Sophia Roberts .... archive researcher (8 episodes, 2002)
Matthew Mulot .... production team (5 episodes, 2005)
Lois Drysdale .... production accountant (2 episodes, 2002-2005)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (6 episodes) (season 2) | 9 min (8 episodes) (season 1)
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Certification:
Australia:M | UK:12 | USA:TV-PG (cable rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
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 »
Quotes:
Narrator:You don't have to be a brain surgeon to operate on the brain.See more »
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16 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Quite simply "brilliant"., 25 December 2003
Author: sambaron

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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