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 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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Mel Smith passed away on 19th July 2013, 14 years and 9 months after the sketch comedy show ended on 14th October 1998. See more »

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Referenced in Cool It: Episode #3.4 (1988) See more »

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Masterpiece sketch comedy
27 May 2018 | by See 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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