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Alas Smith & Jones 

Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it.
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Mel Smith ...  Various Roles / ... 63 episodes, 1984-1998
Griff Rhys Jones ...  Various Roles / ... 63 episodes, 1984-1998
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Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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31 January 1984 (UK) See more »

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In the show, Mel Smith is the guy everybody likes, whilst Griff Rhys-Jones is the guy everybody dislikes. See more »

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Referenced in Comedy Connections: Alas Smith and Jones (2007) See more »

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Masterpiece sketch comedy
27 May 2018 | by peenham-46348See all my reviews

Excellent example of British sketch comedy. Some slide through PC waters but only the self righteous outraged idiots will be offended. Some of the face to face sketches are drawn out but they change the pace of the show. There aren't many shows that you cant predict anymore. This is one that will surprise and offer many laughs. Champagne comedy abounds.


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