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Snuff Box (TV Series 2006)
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 Tommy Saxondale / ... (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Therapist / ... (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Raymond (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Magz (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Vicky (12 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Jonathon / ... (6 episodes, 2007)
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Tommy Saxondale is an ex-roadie with anger management issues and his own pest control business in Stevenage. Having survived a hostile divorce, Tommy now lives with his girlfriend Magz. Tommy regards himself as a maverick and free thinker and takes the opportunity to impart his wisdom to his naïve assistant Raymond.

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The theme music and end credits music are both by the Dutch band Focus. The intro is House Of The King while the end credits music is called Hocus Pocus See more »

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Tommy Saxondale: I don't lack an awareness of spirituality, but I am aware of the utter lack of the spiritual in this realm.
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A piece of comic genius
28 September 2009 | by (Sunny Southend, UK) – See all my reviews

Maybe you have to be a similar age to Tommy Saxondale to really appreciate a lot of the humour. Well, I am and Steve Coogan has created one of the most unique comic creations ever seen on TV.

Look out for the subtle use of tics and mannerisms that make Saxodale such a watchable character. And fantastic support from all.

Rasmus H. is just right as Tommy's assistant, basically playing the same character he portrays in "Lead Balloon". Ruth Jones is dead sexy and Morwenna Banks is a treasure.

This is a multi-dimensional comedy. Always varied and not just playing on the idea of an ageing "hippy" out of place in the modern world. Poor old Tommys' encounters with some squatters was pure comic brilliance.

I love it.


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