The Little Britain team parodies the various types of characters associated with life in a major British airport. That includes flight and ground staff from regular - and low budget ...
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A 'sudden wing malfunction' delays FlyLo passengers on their way to Malaga, while Melody and Taaj get tough with FlyLo's new baggage allowance regulations. We also meet Tommy, Happy Burger's newest ...
After three award-winning television series, Matt Lucas and David Walliams took Little Britain on the road. Their triumphant tour culminated with this amazing performance at the Blackpool ... See full summary »
The Little Britain team parodies the various types of characters associated with life in a major British airport. That includes flight and ground staff from regular - and low budget airlines, as well as officials from customs and immigration, plus some colorful passengers, some up to no good either. Written by
Although seemingly an Arab character, Omar Baba is somewhat based on the Greek Cypriot entrepreneur Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of budget airline EasyJet. His appearance is similar to Stelios (balding, overweight, monobrow) and one of the jokes satirizes the fact his shipping magnate father gave him £30 million to start his business empire. Omar's strategy of cutting corners to provide low cost flights satirizes the business practices that European budget airlines such as Ryanair have been found guilty of and the name of his airline FlyLo is a takeoff of Flybe (it uses the same font in its logo). See more »
Strange, quirky and not for normal people...so I liked it.
"Come Fly With Me" is not a show for normal people...it's not. And, if you are normal then I strongly urge you NOT to watch it--it will make you weird or it will strongly offend you. This is pretty much what I would tell people about "Little Britain" as well--both shows starring David Walliams and Matt Lucas.
Following their success with the various "Little Britain" shows, I suppose Lucas and Walliams were bored by repeating the same sorts of characters again and again and again (and again). So, they decided to make "Come Fly With Me" and come up with a whole new set of characters they can do again and again and again (and again). Okay...the show IS repetitious. But it's also extremely funny--well written, wonderfully acted and a lot of fun.
Before you go out and watch the show, however, be aware that the comedy team's humor is often crude and adult--though "Come Fly With Me" is less graphic and adult than "Little Britain". However, "Come Fly With Me" IS a film that will offend the politically correct--particularly in the USA, as having white guys in black-face, the racist border control agent or impersonating Asians or Muslims is considered wrong and you NEVER are supposed to laugh at this sort of thing...that is, if anyone else is nearby.
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