A British sketch comedy show where people in ordinary situations suddenly find themselves in absurd situations.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kevin Eldon ...  Various Roles 12 episodes, 1998-2002
Mark Heap ...  Various Roles 12 episodes, 1998-2002
Simon Pegg ...  Various Roles 12 episodes, 1998-2002
Julia Davis ...  Various roles 7 episodes, 1998-2002
Amelia Bullmore ...  Various roles / ... 7 episodes, 1998-2002
Catherine Tate ...  Various Roles 7 episodes, 1998-2002
Rebecca Front ...  Various roles 6 episodes, 2002
Tracy Ann Oberman ...  Various roles 6 episodes, 2002
Barry Davies Barry Davies ...  Stare-Out Commentator 6 episodes, 1998
Phil Cornwell ...  Stare-Out Commentator 6 episodes, 1998
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A British sketch comedy show where people in ordinary situations suddenly find themselves in absurd situations.

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Like reality, only better!

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Большая возня See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

TalkBack Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Quotes

[catering students are attending a lecture - a sign on the desk says "Cake Department"]
Cake Chef: So, in conclusion, these cakes really are selling extremely quickly. They're selling like nobody's business. They're flying off the shelves, these cakes. Maybe it's because we warm the up first, I don't know, but they are being bought at a tremendous rate. In fact, I don't think I've seen anything sell with such speed as these warmed-through cakes. People are snapping up these cakes like, well, like they're ...
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Connections

Featured in 50 Years of BBC2 Comedy (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Train
Performed by Max Greger and his Orchestra
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Watch this, it's something to do....
1 March 2002 | by peter.kirbySee all my reviews

Well it is not the funniest thing on TV, and not all that original, but give it a go, it passes the time.

A few funny moments brighten the time spent viewing and Simon Pegg is amusing as ever, so I say why not....


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