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The League of Gentlemen 

An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
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Series cast summary:
...  Various / ... 22 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Tubbs Tattsyrup / ... 21 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Edward Tattsyrup / ... 21 episodes, 1999-2017
...  Various Characters / ... 11 episodes, 1999-2002
Paul Hays-Marshall ...  Barbara Dixon 9 episodes, 1999-2000
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An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.

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Liga džentlmena  »

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Tubbs and Edward were based on a real incident which occurred when the cast visited a small shop. The woman behind the counter acted scared, like they were about to rob her. See more »

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Cathy Carter-Smith: Right. Part one of the idiot's guide to computers. Who can tell me what electricity is?
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In the final episode of the second season a carribean version of the theme was played. See more »

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Featured in Can We Carry On, Girls? (2001) See more »

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A cross between Mulholland Drive and Brazil.
15 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

Another review likened this troupe to a cross between Monty Python and Twin Peaks, also aptly. Yet another review expounded on the differences between the comedy we enjoy non-critically and black comedy, also well worth consideration.

Watch the whole thing, all three series. At the end, all the characters are tied up and the puzzle pieces fall into place just as well as a Douglas Adams novel. The detail and intricacies are staggering. Thoroughly post-modern. Wickedly funny, and startlingly tragic. Not for kids. Not for those with thin skins or who lack objectivity. Thought-provoking. At once literal, figurative, and surreal in disturbing ways. The blackest comedy I can recall.

And very possibly the most wonderful thing I will ever see.


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