Television Retrospectives

Lets peer deep into the television abyss.

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The Armando Iannucci Shows

You know who Armando Iannucci is, don’t you? I mean, you wouldn’t click a link to such a name if you had no idea who he is? I’d like to take a moment to point out Armando is a very fine name.

If you are visiting this page without any prior knowledge… Congratulations on venturing into the unknown! If you’ve already watched The Armando Iannucci Shows. Good wasn’t it!

Iannucci is known for Veep, the Day Today, The Thick of It and even Alan Partridge.

But did you know, (no, not you, we’ve already established that you’ve seen it) that Iannucci made a self titled show in 2001?

Wanna hear why it’s still relevant?

Also, I can confirm I’ve said “Iannucci” 4, no, 5 times now. That’s some top stats. You can look forward to more in-depth Iannucci statistics within. 6 times.

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The Ren and Stimpy Show

The Ren and Stimpy Show

Television retrospective

STEIIIIIIMPPPY!!!!! YOU EEEIDDDDIOT!

You know you’ve made it when people are buying cuddly toys of your animated stars. Even if it stars a psychopathic Chihuahua and a simple-minded Cat. Back in the nineties Ren and Stimpy swept onto screen to acclaim and controversy. Mostly controversy.

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Poor Sweet Ren

Imagine my surprise when I came across the delightful “magic nose goblins” whilst eating dinner with the family. Imagine the horror as the camera zooms in for an extreme close up of Ren’s withered face.

Imagine eating to this?

Whoever was in charge of the scheduling on BBC2 is a national hero.

Joy!

15 Peeps High

Peep Show (2003) /15 Storeys High (2002)

Peep Storeys. 15 Peeps High. I’ll stop now

– Anyway, Two shows you may have missed

How to recommend tv comedy? Blimey, I don’t know what you like, how could I?

Sure, some universal comedic constants remain throughout cultures. We can all appreciate a small child being hit by a car on “You’ve Been Framed” or “Kids Do the Funniest Things”, or (what we now call) the Internet, but some other people might not enjoy it quite as much as you do.

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