Little Britain (2003–2006)

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Matt Lucas and David Walliams, the creators of this character-comedy sketch show, delight in all that is mad, bad, quirky and generally bonkers about the people and places of Britain.

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 Fat Pat (21 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Meera (20 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Tanya (14 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Margaret / ... (13 episodes, 2003-2005)
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Based on the highly successful Radio 4 series, Little Britain is a hilarious exploration of the British Isles and its curious inhabitants after a successful pilot earlier this year. The programme travels from the Scottish highlands, through Wales, the tranquil English countryside and the less tranquil council estates of Britain's inner cities, while the narrator (Tom Baker) adds his insightful and eloquent comments for those less familiar with these fair Isles Written by Anonymous

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Graham Linehan:  (director of the pilot episode) appears in the first of the two prime minister sketches, as the reporter from "Whizzer and Chips". See more »

Quotes

Roy: You are being a little specifc, yes.
Mr Mann: Ok, have you got any books...?
Roy: Well, yes, we've got hundreds of them.
Mr Mann: I'll take them please.
Roy: Alright!
[begins stacking books into crate]
Roy: You, er, you must really like reading!
Mr Mann: Oh no, unfortunately I'm blind.
[Roy waves hand in front of Mr Mann's face]
Mr Mann: [Mr Mann waves hand in front of Roy's face]
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The narrator, Tom Baker, says a different random thing about Britain and/or its people as the opening credits play in each episode. See more »

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Featured in Britain's 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches (2005) See more »

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Fun, but a bit repetitive.
2 August 2004 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Caught this on BBC America and have been Tivoing it ever since. The characters are great, but some tend to do the same joke over and over again. So, though this may not be a wonderful show for extended viewing, the first few episodes you see will have you in stitches.

Overall, I've seen about 7 episodes and haven't gotten tired of it yet. The show draws its humor from a deep well of absurdity, a natural resource the British seem to have in abundance.

They tell me I'm required to put 10 lines of text in this comment, so for the rest of this message, I will make giraffe noises.

Thank you.


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