Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.
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 Mark Corrigan (54 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Jeremy Usborne (54 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Super Hans (36 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Sophie Chapman (33 episodes, 2003-2015)
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Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.

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Welcome to the private world of Jeremy and Mark - two very ordinary weirdos.

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In an interview for The Culture Show (2004) Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain said that two of the main inspirations for Peep Show were the scene in Annie Hall (1977) where Alvy and Annie are talking and their real thoughts are shown as subtitles, and also the documentary Being Caprice (2000) (which in turn was inspired by Being John Malkovich (1999)), which used a POV style of filming that they thought was an arresting technique which would go well with the inner thoughts/voice-overs of Mark and Jeremy. They also cited Danny in Withnail & I (1987) as an inspiration for the quirky, drug-addled Super Hans (also the dynamic of an even weirder third character alongside a double act). See more »

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Watch this now you big silly
21 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is quite possibly the most amusing show I have ever seen. I would echo the comments on here about it being under appreciated. It truly is up there with The Office, Fawlty Towers, Blackadder and all of these. Indeed in my view it is better.

If you haven't seen this watch it. Now. It has become somewhat of a cult between my friends and I, verging on obsession.

So, how does it work? It's hard to say. At first the POV thing comes somewhat as a gimmick but actually you really don't notice it. This programme would be brilliant without it. However the way thoughts can be heard, the person POV followed etc really adds to the programme.

The characters are brilliant and all entirely believable whilst being completely ordinary. They are not special in any way. Their situations are on the whole ordinary too... This is just pure comedy based on situations, characters, dialogue and plots. Every aspect is perfect.

There's a bit of Mark and Jeremy in all of us, that's why it works.


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