Bo' Selecta! (2002–2004)

TV Series  |   |  Comedy
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 913 users  
Reviews: 14 user | 1 critic

Comedy Involving celebrity stalker Avid Merrion and whole host of "Celebrities".

0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 15 titles
created 29 Dec 2012
 
a list of 819 titles
created 07 Feb 2013
 
a list of 52 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 157 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 45 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Bo' Selecta!" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bo' Selecta! (2002–2004)

Bo' Selecta! (2002–2004) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bo' Selecta!.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1   Unknown  
2004   2003   2002  
6 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Celebrity Juice (TV Series 2008)
Comedy | Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A comedy TV show starring the fictional character Keith Lemon.

Stars: Leigh Francis, Fearne Cotton, Holly Willoughby
Fonejacker (2007–2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Kayvan Novak pretends to be a group of different people and prank calls restaurants and other companys

Stars: Kayvan Novak, David Whitney, Ed Pearce
Trigger Happy TV (2000–2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Stars: Dom Joly, Lara Doree, Brett Allen
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Following the death of Michael Jackson, Leigh Francis takes on the role of his "tribute" to the fallen star one last time.

Director: James De Frond
Stars: Leigh Francis, David Gest, Emma Bunton
Harry Enfield and Chums (1994–1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies.

Stars: Harry Enfield, Kathy Burke, Paul Whitehouse
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Popular BBC sketch show that introduces a whole host of memorable characters such as Tim-Nice-But-Dim, Wayne and Waynetta Slob, The Old Gits and teenagers Kevin and Perry. The show spawned a slew of spin-off series and films.

Stars: Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Kathy Burke
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: Marcus Mortimer
Stars: Peter Kay, Dave Spikey, Archie Kelly
The Fast Show (1994–2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

UK comedy sketch show depicting most forms of stereotypical mid-90's British society.

Stars: Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson, Arabella Weir
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

Keith Lemon (Leigh Francis) is preparing to take his invention, the securipole, which he has been attempting to lift off the ground for twenty years, to a business convention in London. ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Angunawela
Stars: Leigh Francis, Kelly Brook, Laura Aikman
Facejacker (TV Series 2010)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Stars: Kayvan Novak, Danny Babington, Rahim Gharache
Gillette Soccer Saturday (TV Series 2000)
News | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Jeff Stelling and co keep up to date with Saturday's goals

Stars: Jeff Stelling, Charlie Nicholas, Matt Le Tissier
Match of the Day 2 (TV Series 2004)
Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The highlights and analysis of the second day of football in the english top flight league

Stars: Guy Mowbray, Colin Murray, Adrian Chiles
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Various Characters / ... (26 episodes, 2002-2004)
Edit

Storyline

Comedy Involving celebrity stalker Avid Merrion and whole host of "Celebrities".

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Thank you, please!

Genres:

Comedy

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 September 2002 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Bo' Selecta! Vol. 3  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Both the Michael Jackson sketches and the Mel B sketches of Series 3 were filmed in four days, two for each character, although not on consecutive days. See more »

Goofs

In the Michael Jackass episode where Michael Jackson is "Moonwalking", the camera crew is reflected in some shop windows as the pass. See more »

Quotes

Reporter: So, David what's the latest on your transfer?
David Beckham: It's not a transfer! It's a real tattoo and it says, "My Name is David"! Huh-huh!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Frankie Boyle: Live (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

I'm Not Sure If Avid's Still Got It
14 August 2004 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

It wasn't until last Summer that I found out BO SELECTA actually existed . I was completely unaware of the first series and only saw the second one which caused me to split my sides

BO SELECTA isn't a show that can be described as original , it's like ALI G meets SPITTING IMAGE while overdosing on LSD and Spanish fly . Avid Merrion ( Leigh Francis ) is a " stalker " who pursues unsuspecting celebs most of whom are young blond and female . It might not be sophisticated but it is very funny to see the girls from Liberty X telling Avid to " F*** off " . There's also surreal sketches with Francis done up like Mel B , David Beckham and best of all Michael Jackson who isn't the strange creature who lives at Neverland ranch but is a funky homeboy - Rick James meets Samuel L Jackson . It's difficult to describe how funny it appears on screen . I could describe the time Michael went to New York with Blanket Baby - " I call that motherf***er Blanket Baby because I put a blanket over the motherf***er's face . That's right HEE HEE " - and asked if anyone saw a " Lionay " - " Where the motherf***in' lionay at ? You seen the lionay bro ? " , but I'd be unable to do it justice . I'll just say watch it and weep with laughter

Unfortunately Francis has become a victim of his own success and series three reflects this . The format has been changed to a talk show akin to THE MUPPET SHOW where guests like Sean Pertwee , Abi Titmuss , Johnathan Ross etc are in on the joke and most of the series fails because of this . Series two worked so well because guests thought they either talking to a genuine weirdo or they were appearing on a children's show with a puppet bear. Anyone remember Jennifer Ellison's face when the bear's " tail " popped out ?

There are still some good points to the third series like having Michael Jackson appearing in the comedy series PORRIDGE with Ronny Barker " Ronny just said remember the time on Going Live when Five Star were on ? That little motherf***er phoned up at said ' I wanna know why Five Star are so f***in' s**t ? ' That's right "

Mel B might think she's still got it , but I'm unsure if Leigh Francis has


4 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Who is the funniest character on Bo Selecta? murphyismydog
Nadine darkangel2003
NEW SUMMER SERIES Johnnnnnnnnnn
US DVD Release? misterolsentwin
Why is this popular? Salvador102
Proper Bo jobyspragg
Discuss Bo' Selecta! (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?