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The Wrong Door 

Comedy sketch show set in a surreal parallel universe where film and TV special effects are part of everyday life. In this world, superheroes, wizards and dinosaurs are commonplace in the ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
David Reed ...  Various 7 episodes, 2008
Neil Fox Neil Fox ...  Dr Fox 6 episodes, 2008
Simon Greenall Simon Greenall 6 episodes, 2008
Pippa Haywood Pippa Haywood ...  Lady Libido 6 episodes, 2008
Humphrey Ker Humphrey Ker ...  Various 6 episodes, 2008
Alex Macqueen ...  Captain Justice 6 episodes, 2008
Lucy Cudden ...  Various 6 episodes, 2008
Ingrid Oliver ...  Various 6 episodes, 2008
Kate O'Sullivan Kate O'Sullivan ...  Various / ... 6 episodes, 2008
Thom Tuck Thom Tuck ...  Various 6 episodes, 2008
Lorna Watson Lorna Watson ...  Various 6 episodes, 2008
Laurence Hobbs ...  Various 5 episodes, 2008
MyAnna Buring ...  Various 5 episodes, 2008
Gareth Tunley 5 episodes, 2008
Lloyd Woolf Lloyd Woolf 5 episodes, 2008
Tom Andrews Tom Andrews ...  Various 4 episodes, 2008
Zina Badran Zina Badran ...  Lucy 4 episodes, 2008
Luke Bailey Luke Bailey ...  Ed / ... 4 episodes, 2008
Stephen Bent Stephen Bent ...  Various 4 episodes, 2008
Caroline Bragg Caroline Bragg ...  Various 4 episodes, 2008
Edward Dede Edward Dede ...  Danny 4 episodes, 2008
Tommy Franzen Tommy Franzen ...  Various 4 episodes, 2008
Rasmus Hardiker ...  Various 4 episodes, 2008
Del Mak Del Mak ...  Himself - Co-Choreographer & Principle Dancer 4 episodes, 2008
Neil Maskell 4 episodes, 2008
Sean Pertwee 4 episodes, 2008
Tom Price ...  Various 4 episodes, 2008
David Schaal 4 episodes, 2008
Matt Berry ...  Various 3 episodes, 2008
Allyson Brown Allyson Brown 3 episodes, 2008
Chris Hannon Chris Hannon 3 episodes, 2008
Madra Ihegborow Madra Ihegborow ...  Various 3 episodes, 2008
Leila Joyce Leila Joyce ...  Various 3 episodes, 2008
Jon Key Jon Key 3 episodes, 2008
Jessica Regan ...  Various 3 episodes, 2008
Will Sharpe ...  Various 3 episodes, 2008
Thomas Nelstrop Thomas Nelstrop ...  Various 3 episodes, 2008
Gina Bellman ...  Jill / ... 2 episodes, 2008
Brian Blessed ...  Captain Goiter 2 episodes, 2008
Naomi Cooper-Davis ...  Jane 2 episodes, 2008
Robert Emms 2 episodes, 2008
Joel Fry ...  Various 2 episodes, 2008
Jenny Howe Jenny Howe ...  Various 2 episodes, 2008
Laurence Howarth Laurence Howarth ...  Cheeks 2 episodes, 2008
Nick Mohammed 2 episodes, 2008
John Nicholson John Nicholson 2 episodes, 2008
Amanda Rawnsley 2 episodes, 2008
Michael Smiley 2 episodes, 2008
Steven Wickham 2 episodes, 2008
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Comedy sketch show set in a surreal parallel universe where film and TV special effects are part of everyday life. In this world, superheroes, wizards and dinosaurs are commonplace in the daily merry-go-round of car chases, explosions and disasters. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 2008 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Runtime:

(6 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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How did this get commissioned?
31 August 2008 | by messagecraigSee all my reviews

What is it with the BBC and producing possibly the worst comedy sketch shows in history? Is it deliberate? I hope so because if the commissioning editor actually finds this stuff funny then the BBC is effectively doomed.

The Wrong Door consists of a stream of wee, poo and bum "jokes" with the odd swear word thrown in an attempt to make it "edgy", evidence of the show's lack of substance and desperation to make any impact at all. In fact, take away the swearing and you could probably broadcast this to an audience who would also find themselves watching Dick & Dom and even then it would be touch and go as to whether they would watch until the end.

The only reason I'd give for watching is so that people can see how bad this is and hopefully it will inspire some good writers to see how easy it is to get stuff on TV and persuade them to come forward.


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