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French and Saunders (1987)
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French and Saunders (1987)
Original name: French & Saunders
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. It is also the name by which the performers are known on the occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act.
Style: parody, humorous, clever, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, witty, not serious, alternative comedy
Plot: satire, artists and showbiz, cross dressing, media, gender, promiscuity, disorder, showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, female protagonist, celebrity impersonation, comedy duo, joke, celebrity guests, duo, actress playing multiple roles, comedy team, comedienne, british humour
Time: 90s, 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, europe

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Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Attention, comedy fans: NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS is the real thing. This is scathing, no-holds-barred Brit humor at its best. Rapid-fire skits starring Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) are as politically incorrect as they are side-bustingly funny, ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
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The Red Green Show (1991)
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Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: The Red Green Show is a Canadian television comedy that aired on various channels in Canada, with its ultimate home at CBC Television, and on Public Broadcasting Service stations in the United States, from 1991 until the series finale April 7, 2006, ...
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Dead Ringers (2002)
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Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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