A surreal, ambient mix of bleak comedy sketches.
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Series cast summary:
...  Chris / ... 6 episodes, 2000
...  Alison Shive / ... 6 episodes, 2000
David Cann ...  Dr. Michael Perlin / ... 6 episodes, 2000
...  Receptionist / ... 6 episodes, 2000
...  Doorman / ... 6 episodes, 2000
...  Mr. Ventham / ... 6 episodes, 2000
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A collection of bleakly dark comedy sketches pushing the boundaries of taste, decency and television in general, shot using new and different techniques and fading slowly in and out of each other against a slow musical soundtrack. Regular themes include death, insanity and, most often of all, the medical profession. Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

Rather than have credits, each show ended with a black screen with "www.jamcredits.com" on it. See more »

Goofs

During the Thick Agency sketch in episode 1, the CCTV footage of Julia Davis approaching the help desk shows both the boom mic and camera operators standing behind her. The camera is visible again moments later in the sketch, reflected in the help desk's window. See more »

Quotes

Mother: Did you really prescribe my son a kilo of Heroine?
Weird Doctor: [flashes a Strobe in his own Face] I'm sorry I can't see a thing. You'll have to reschedule, goodbye.
[Gropes for Intercom]
Weird Doctor: Sarah, I've just blinded myself. Could you rearrange my diary and then help me to a taxi?
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Connections

Featured in The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) See more »

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Pendulum Man
By Bark Psychosis
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Brilliant, offencive, innovative, hilarious.
20 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

Brilliant, offencive, innovative, hilarious. Just four of the words I would use to describe a programme more surreal than Monty Python and The Mighty Boosh combined. Jam goes beyond the conventional thinking outside the box; it ambitiously and successfully thinks outside the storage depot. You'll find yourself whirling in a pool of confusion, not knowing whether to laugh or maintain the uncomfortable silence that the intro produces. The music score creates a ambiance that either reflects the scene perfectly, or creates a relaxing contrast to an awkward situation. If you're offended easily by taboo topics, then Jam isn't for you. If, however, your evening meal comprises of going to an Indian restaurant and attacking your friend because he broke the popodoms, then welcome in Jam.


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