Popular BBC sketch show that introduces a whole host of memorable characters such as Tim-Nice-But-Dim, Wayne and Waynetta Slob, The Old Gits and teenagers Kevin and Perry. The show spawned a slew of spin-off series and films.
As part of the BBC2 50th anniversary celebrations comedians Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse were commissioned to produce this spoof history of the channel. It parodies the channel, its content and the history documentary.
BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies.
After life-changing heart surgeries, good friends Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse embark on a relaxing yet epic journey around Britain, eating great food and attempting to catch some of the nation's iconic fish.
I sat and watched this with a member of my family who has cancer, and was sickened by the Beatles sketch regarding Prostate Cancer. It made us feel very uncomfortable, and angry, my relative was upset that his state of health could be laughed at, and they are still very ill. I just don't get the joke. I used to like Whitehouse and Enfield, but I switch over to another station whenever I see them. Ghastly humour.
I do hope that they learn that some things are just not suitable for comedy. I guess the joke was about sticking fingers up people's bottoms, yes, real class that one. I guess that in future they might make more jokes about terminal illnesses after all there are a lot of them, a wealth of material! Simply revolting.
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