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People Like Us (1999)
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People Like Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: People Like Us was a British radio and TV comedy programme, a spoof on-location documentary written by John Morton, and starring Chris Langham as Roy Mallard, an inept interviewer. Originally a radio show for BBC Radio 4 in three series from 1995 to 1997, it was made into a television series for BBC Two that aired from September 1999 to June 2000.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: society, human nature, media, social relations, parody, british humour
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england

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Smack the Pony (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
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Place: england
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 171 min.
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden
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A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A Bit of Fry & Laurie is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring former Cambridge Footlights members Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, broadcast on both BBC1 and BBC2 between 1989 and 1995. It ran for four series and ...
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Place: england, europe
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Are You Being Served? Again! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Grace & Favour is a British sitcom sequel to the long-running series Are You Being Served? It aired on BBC1 for two series from 1992 to 1993 and marked the return of Are You Being Served? creators and writers Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
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Place: england
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Place: england, europe
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Plot: disorder, misfit, silly humor, nothing goes right, british, actress playing multiple roles, british tv, comedian, joke, british humour
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Place: england
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Day Today is a surreal British parody of television current affairs programmes, broadcast in 1994, and created by the comedians Armando Iannucci and Chris Morris. It is an adaptation of the radio programme On the Hour, which was broadcast on BBC ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Bless Me Father (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bless Me Father is a British sitcom starring Arthur Lowe, Daniel Abineri, Gabrielle Daye, Patrick McAlinney, David Ryall, Derek Francis and Sheila Keith. It was aired on ITV from 1978 until 1981 and described the adventures of an Irish Catholic ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
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French and Saunders (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Style: offbeat, not serious, clever, realistic, humorous
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Place: england
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Duration: 27 min.
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Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Country: UK
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
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Country: Canada
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: london, england
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Beggars and Choosers (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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At Last the 1948 Show (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, witty, not serious, surreal, offbeat
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Time: 60s, 20th century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Place: england, london, europe
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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