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Bo' Selecta! 

Comedy involving celebrity stalker Avid Merrion, and a whole host of "celebrities".
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Leigh Francis ...  Various Characters / ... 26 episodes, 2002-2004
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Comedy involving celebrity stalker Avid Merrion, and a whole host of "celebrities".

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Official Sites:

Channel 4 [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Bo' Selecta! Vol. 3 See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In Series 3, Steve Webster, head of visual effects, had to design five bears. An new bear for Leigh to wear, a stuffed one and three robotic ones, one which the head moved, one which the arms moved and one which both arms and legs moved. See more »

Goofs

In the Michael Jackass episode where Michael Jackson is "Moonwalking", the camera crew is reflected in some shop windows as the pass. See more »

Quotes

Reporter: So, David what's the latest on your transfer?
David Beckham: It's not a transfer! It's a real tattoo and it says, "My Name is David"! Huh-huh!
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Connections

Featured in The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz (2007) See more »

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Abstract Impressionism
20 August 2003 | by glynyfaronSee all my reviews

Is there any sense in asking why Michael Jackson has been reincarnated as a profane version of his eighties self or why Southampton-born Craig David has a Yorkshire accent or why Michael Douglas sounds like Woody Allen? Is there any point even in pondering why the Transylvanian born Avid sounds Portugese? Of course not, the point of Bo' Selecta is not accurate impressions but of twisting celebrities into grotesques of themselves. That said some of the voices are brilliant, especially Kelly Osbournes oscillating mid-Atlantic accent. Fun also is Avid's obsession with the D-list micro-celebrities that clutter the small screen (the Big Brother contestant being the most perfect example). If there is something wrong with this series is that it's a bit reliant on the scatological content to pad out moment's of surreal genius. Michael Jackson sky-diving dressed as Peter Pan while Martin Bashir ran about on the ground fretting about feeding his baby was a particular highlight.


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