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Unlike Series 1, 2 and 3 of Little Britain (2003) and the 3 part Christmas special Little Britain Abroad (2006). Little Britain USA (2008) was not given the M rating in New Zealand and was given the R16 rating due to it's adult humour, graphic nudity, profanity and drug references. With Little Britain USA (2008), Matt Lucas and David Walliams wanted to push Little Britain USA to the extreme and make it more rude and more offensive than the first 3 seasons of Little Britain (2003). See more »
Same writing and, unfortunately, the same laugh track.
I loved the original Little Britain and was prepared to really like LB:USA since HBO's got a track-record of nurturing good writing. But, here's the thing: the laugh track in the original serves (at least in my opinion) as a bit of double-irony. The jokes are puerile and play on basic stereotype. They're easy to laugh at already. No laugh track required, so its addition works as a counterpoint to the irony. Not so in the American version; it actually feels like a degradation of the jokes. Or maybe I'm overthinking this thing. Tell you what. If you've seen and liked Little Britain, you'll like Little Britain: USA, because it's god-damned funny and Tom Baker still does the narration. If you've never seen it, try it. But don't act like you didn't know it's not American-style. The word Britain's right there in the title.
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