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The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer 

Bizarre, anarchic and frequently silly comedy sketch show written by and starring double act Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.
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Series cast summary:
Vic Reeves Vic Reeves ...  Various / ... 12 episodes, 1993-1995
Bob Mortimer Bob Mortimer ...  Bob / ... 12 episodes, 1993-1995
Charlie Chuck Charlie Chuck ...  Uncle Peter 12 episodes, 1993-1995
Patrick Allen ...  Announcer 12 episodes, 1993-1995
Charlie Higson ...  Robert DeNiro / ... 10 episodes, 1993-1995
Paul Whitehouse ...  Jimmy Lea from Slade / ... 8 episodes, 1993-1995
Mark Williams ...  Don Powell from Slade 7 episodes, 1993-1995
Rupert Bates Rupert Bates 5 episodes, 1993
Mike Wattam Mike Wattam 5 episodes, 1995
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Bizarre, anarchic and frequently silly comedy sketch show written by and starring double act Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.

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English

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21 September 1993 (UK) See more »

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(12 episodes)

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It is speculated Tom Fun may or may not had been modeled after singer Elvis Costello. See more »

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Uncle Peter: I don't want to go back to the Dark Place!
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Featured in What's Up Doc?: Episode #2.3 (1993) See more »

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Genius
21 April 2006 | by foofighter5See all my reviews

A great DVD release from the BBC, though sadly lacking in the extras department, and, strangely, missing a few scenes that were present in the original VHS release. Oh well, if thats the price we have to pay for finally getting this hilariously surreal show on DVD then so be it. It was worth the wait. Both series were fantastic, and though series two has its standout moments (the Masterchef sketch being one of many highlights) its really the first series that contains the best material. Watching it again now after 13 years, and it still feels fresh, and is funnier than pretty much every comedy churned out over the last decade! Inspired characters (the bra men, Uncle Peter, Otis and Marvin) - great parodies of British TV standards of the time (Food and Drink, Masterchef, Antiques Roadshow) - and lets not forget the music - fantastic - surreal - in short this show is nothing less than genius!

Bob: "Yeah Vic, but how does it work?"

Vic: "I don't know, but it DOES!"


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