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.
When Tom Ballard moves to Bayview Retirement Vilage, he meets Diana Trent, a feisty old woman who complains about everything and wants nothing more than just to die. Much to the dislike of ... See full summary »
John Lacey comes home one evening to discover a letter from his wife (starting with "Dear John" - hence the title) telling him that she is leaving him. Lonely and now divorced, the series ... See full summary »
This series is great. The two leads act their parts well, but it's most notable for the weird and wonderful ideas that they've thought up. There are lots of really odd, interesting, and most importantly, hilarious sketches. Armstrong and Miller deserve to be better known, as they've created one of the best sketch shows of recent times. This deserves just as much recognition as The Fast Show, Harry Enfield, or Goodness Gracious Me. I saw their live show and it was equally good. Highly recommended.
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