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Smack the Pony 

Three female comics perform sketches dealing with a wide variety of topics, from irritating flatmates to workplace issues to people who pretend to be ill to get free things or special treatment.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Fiona Allen ...  Various Characters 24 episodes, 1999-2017
Doon Mackichan ...  Various Characters 24 episodes, 1999-2017
Sally Phillips ...  Various Characters 24 episodes, 1999-2017
Sarah Alexander ...  Various Characters 23 episodes, 1999-2003
Darren Boyd ...  Various Characters 21 episodes, 1999-2003
Cavan Clerkin ...  Various Characters 18 episodes, 1999-2003
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Storyline

Three female comics perform sketches dealing with a wide variety of topics, from irritating flatmates to workplace issues to people who pretend to be ill to get free things or special treatment.

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Comedy

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Official Sites:

Channel 4 [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Embrasse le poney See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

TalkBack Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(14 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Alternative suggested names for 'Smack The Pony' were 'Dangerous Cows' and 'Planes Trains and Forks'. See more »

Goofs

The Bass Player living with a Flautist and a Ballerina says she lives with "Three Artists" when in fact she lives with two. See more »

Quotes

Various Characters: [Vet] So this is?
Various Characters: Harry.
Various Characters: And Harry is...?
Various Characters: Not very happy.
Various Characters: Clearly. And Harry is... a?
Various Characters: Hamster!
Various Characters: Yes, of course.
[to self]
Various Characters: Hamster, Hamster, Hamster!
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Alternate Versions

In Germany, this show has an entirely different title sequence. Furthermore, the theme tune has been replaced with "I Don't Want a Lover" by Texas. See more »

Connections

Featured in De Wereld Draait Door: Episode #7.76 (2012) See more »

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Best britcom Since Absolutely Fabulous
31 December 1999 | by MadRainaSee all my reviews

If you like Britcoms,this show is for you. Its kind of like a British SNL when SNL was good. Hilarious and unpredictable. If you miss Absolutely Fabulous, check this one out, you will surely love this just as much as AbFab. I wouldn't be surprised to see this marvelous show on comedy central in the near future. But then again, it is a hard show to find on TV. The only place I've been lucky enough to catch it was on bravo, and some states don't even get bravo. but, If you have the chance to watch this terrific show, don't hesitate.


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