Hugely influential, surreal and anarchic parody of the variety show format. Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer introduce a selection of eccentric characters. The show often appears to be completely random, ramshackle and nonsensical.
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Vic Reeves Vic Reeves ...  Various / ... 15 episodes, 1990-1991
Bob Mortimer ...  Captain Birdseye / ... 15 episodes, 1990-1991
Fred Aylward Fred Aylward ...  Les 15 episodes, 1990-1991
Charlie Higson ...  Applauding Undertaker / ... 9 episodes, 1990-1991
Emma Cafferty Emma Cafferty ...  Judith Grant 8 episodes, 1990-1991
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Hugely influential, surreal and anarchic parody of the variety show format. Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer introduce a selection of eccentric characters. The show often appears to be completely random, ramshackle and nonsensical.

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25 May 1990 (UK) See more »

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(14 episodes)

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Les would later to go on and have his own short lived spin-off show. See more »

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[repeated line]
Bob: Oh Vic, I've fallen.
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Absolute rubbish!
1 January 2009 | by BritanniaRulesSee all my reviews

"Vic Reeves Big Night Out" is stupid humour for the very juvenile mind. There is more intelligent humour to be found in a children's day care center than in this show.

I like surreal humour as much as the next person, but I swear I could feel my brain cells dying off while viewing this waste of time.

Fortunately, Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer redeemed themselves later with the enjoyable and stimulating Randall and Hopkirk(Deceased).

If you have not yet purchased this show on DVD, keep "Vic Reeves Big Night Out" out of your DVD collection. If this is what a Big Night Out is like, I'd rather stay in.


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