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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 Various Roles / ... 62 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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When it came to doing the show, Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones had wanted to be their double act to be that of The Odd Couple (1970) (TV Series) which Smith was the easy going slob and Jones was the uptight neurotic one. See more »

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Featured in Comedy Classics of the 80's (1991) See more »

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Not any usual stuff...
2 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

The plot summary said that S&J is sometimes tasteless... Whatta? I've seen a lot of that series but I've never seen a tasteless scetch! Well - you could say they are "tasteless" not tasteless. Have you seen their clothes: red shoes and green ties. And the scetch they were by the pool with their "swimming costumes" on... That's really something. The actors are just amazing. The series is one of my favourites. I just don't understand why they stopped doing it?


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