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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.
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: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, witty, not serious, alternative comedy
Plot: parody, celebrity guests, duo, satire, artists and showbiz, cross dressing, media, gender, promiscuity, disorder, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, female protagonist, comedy duo, celebrity impersonation, joke, actress playing multiple roles, comedy team, comedienne, british humour
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, europe

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The Red Green Show (1991)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 25 min.
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Dead Ringers (2002)
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Plot: disorder, showbiz, parody, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, british humour
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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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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Duration: 30 min.
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