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Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere
Original name: Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Max And Paddy's Road To Nowhere is the much-loved sequel to Peter Kay's critically-acclaimed comedy series, "Phoenix Nights". Written by and starring Peter Kay and Patrick McGuinness, this six-part comedy/drama series is the story of clueless Phoenix Club bouncers Max (Kay) and Paddy (McGuinness), as they escape clubland in their prized motor-home and take to the open highway.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: on the road, buddies, odd couple, friendship, partners, friends, sitcom, chaos and mayhem, working class, social relations, disorder, porn, salesman, irish, lifestyle, comedy duo, motor home, english, best friends, british, road trip, friendship between men, british humour
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, cross country, britain
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