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Look Around You 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2002–2005)
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A parody of educational programs. Just don't believe anything in the show is true.
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2   1  
2005   2002  
2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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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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In the "Pages From Ceefax" extra, the "News in Morse" says: "Government finally caved in from pressure from local residents associations and clamped down on market traders who set up their stalls before six a.m. The traders, known as "vebs" (very early birds) will have to comply with local authority regulations, or face a mandatory jail sentence of twelve years, ten of which must be spent in confinement, the remaining two strapped to a brass wheel." See more »

Quotes

Narrator: You don't have to be a brain surgeon to operate on the brain.
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Referenced in The Alchemists of Sound (2003) See more »

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Quite simply "brilliant".
25 December 2003 | by sambaronSee all my reviews

With the United States churning out more garbage per minute than ever before by way of TV and cinema, this debut from Robert Popper and Peter Serafinowicz is a refreshing change.

Some might call it the greatest show of the last few years. Others might say the greatest show of the decade. I would say this is the funniest show ever to air on BBC2. Ever.

Eight ten-minute episodes in the style of the Open University programs we all know and love serve as nostalgic reminders of 'the way things were', sticking to the dean-pan formula to provide constant entertainment and never-ceasing hilarity.

Popper and Serafinowicz, who will no doubt continue to flourish, provide excellent comic timing, with this perfect parody.

With a second series in the works, things can only get better!

10/10, *****/*****, fabuloso!

------------------------------------------------------ Review by Sam Baron.


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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 2002 (UK) See more »

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

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Stereo

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Color
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