The Mighty Boosh (2003– )

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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »

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 Howard Moon / ... (21 episodes, 2003-2007)
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 Vince Noir / ... (21 episodes, 2003-2007)
Michael Fielding ...
 Naboo (21 episodes, 2003-2007)
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 Bob Fossil / ... (20 episodes, 2003-2007)
Dave Brown ...
 Bollo / ... (18 episodes, 2003-2007)
Peter Kyriacou ...
 Polar Bear / ... (11 episodes, 2003-2007)
Dean Mitchell ...
 Zoo Keeper (9 episodes, 2003-2004)
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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo the Enigma and his ape familiar Bollo (in series 2 and 3). Written by The_Infamous_Sock

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Come with us now on a journey through time and space... To the world of the Mighty Boosh!


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Michael Fielding (who plays Naboo) is the brother of Noel Fielding (who plays Vince). See more »

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Tommy Nooka: [to Howard Moon] Stop! Stop! I am too old. You and your wife must go without me.
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The Mighty Boosh
Written by Julian Barratt
Performed by Julian Barratt & Noel Fielding
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Most Original Comedy For Ages
14 September 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I've been raving about this comedy for a long time even though I missed some of it when it was on TV (usually late at night). So the arrival of the DVD was awaited with much anticipation. People often ask me to describe The Mighty Boosh - which is not an easy thing to do.

Essentially the structure is that of a sit-com, in that there is the reoccurring location of the zoo, and a set of familiar characters most notably the two main protagonists – zoo-keepers Vince Noir (Noel Fielding) and Howard Moon (Julian Barratt). Vince is the fashion conscious shallow one, that plays against Howard's jazz loving, self-important but likable loser. Each episode is a juxtaposition of the Morecombe and Wise type banter between Vince and Howard, and the sheer surrealism of their subsequent adventures that take them to exotic locations and pit them against bizarre and often quite dark foes.

For me the triumph of the show is due to the breadth of vision that links the fantastic theatrical visual look (based on largely on Noel's sketches), with Julian's love of music, together with the off-beat acting style and witty script to provide an experience that is more than the sum of its parts.

There is nothing else quite like this on TV, you won't be splitting your sides every minute at quick-fire one-liners written by teams of caffeine stimulated comedy writers, but instead prepare yourself for a rather more gentle experience, peppered by some hilarious set-pieces, who's imaginative brilliance will ingrain itself into your heart and mind. It's quite simply lovable.


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