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TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2002–2005)
A parody of educational programs. Just don't believe anything in the show is true.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Peter Serafinowicz ...  Scientist / ... 14 episodes, 2002-2005
Nigel Lambert Nigel Lambert ...  Narrator 9 episodes, 2002
Robert Popper ...  Jack Morgan / ... 9 episodes, 2002-2005
James Serafinowicz James Serafinowicz ...  Student with Copybook 9 episodes, 2002-2005
Edgar Wright ...  Scientist / ... 7 episodes, 2002-2005
Olivia Colman ...  Pam Bachelor 6 episodes, 2005
Josie D'Arby ...  Pealy Maghti 6 episodes, 2005
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A parody of educational programs. Just don't believe anything in the show is true.

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Comedy

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Det' ikk' viden om See more »

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Runtime:

(6 episodes) (season 2) | (8 episodes) (season 1)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color
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Trivia

The first (2002) season was a parody of the patronizing 1970s "For Schools and Colleges" programs, especially ITV's series "Experiment". The second (2005) season was a parody of Tomorrow's World (1965). See more »

Quotes

Futuristic Singer: Macadaynu! Macadaynu! Macadaynu daynu daynu! I'm a phallus, I'm a tetrum, I'm a tetrum, tetrum, tetrum! HOOO! OOOOOOOOHHH!
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Connections

Featured in Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 05 (2005) See more »

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Better than boiling an egg for three minutes at 1000 degrees C
3 April 2005 | by ethanruntSee all my reviews

Although Series 2 was a large let down, series one contains all you need, whether it is the largest number so far, intelligent calcium's death, the Jean Grey making whisky, igloo building ants, brain flakes and the fact that Imhotep is invisible you can't go wrong with stupid science. To watch this series is to listen to the nineteen forbidden notes with the sound up, only your ears will bleed with stupidity and comedy. If you thought you knew all about water you were wrong, I mean what is water? We ask the same about birds, what are birds? The only thing that we can learn easily is that if you are to do an experiment with iron, in which a pound of it weighs about tonne, than you need to use AC/DC as it is heavy metal.


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