Favourite Comedy Programme?

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  1. jenzi

    jenzi Member

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    I have been watching Father Ted recently and it's brilliant! I also love Fawlty Towers and The Vicar of Dibley. Another of my favourites is Spaced, with Simon Pegg, it's hilarious! The American comedies I like are Friends, The Simpsons and Futurama. Everything else is just dumb!

    I also think Lee Evans has to be the best stand up comedian ever!!!

    What is everyone else's favourite comedy programme?
     
  2. BassBoneShep

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    Got to probably be something like Open All Hours, the great Ronnie Barker and David Jason for good measure. Very unPC now but still funny
     
  3. 2nd man down

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    Ooh, too difficult to answer, there are so many good comedies. I don't think any of the current ones come anywhere close to some of the classics tho.
     
  4. DaveR

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    Tricky one - I don't think I could narrow it down to just one.

    I love the classics, especially those with Ronnie Barker, Porridge, Open All Hours etc.

    However, there have been a few really good ones in the last few years. The Royle Family, Early Doors, Phoenix Nights, and the Vicar of Dibley to name but a few!
     
  5. BigHorn

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    You've heard it here first. - There is currently a classic in the making being broadcast on radio 4. Like all good comedies League of Gentlemen, Little Britain, Goodness Gracious Me, Hitchikers guide etc,etc. they often start off on the radio. Its called Count Arthur Strongs Radio Show. You can use the listen again feature on the bbc radio website if you want to catch this weeks program (which wasn't the best by far but is still hilarious).
     
  6. Anno Draconis

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    Porridge, the second and third series of Blackadder, all of Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister, The Fast Show, The Simpsons and Father Ted. Haven't seen anything in recent years that can hold a candle to these, although My Name is Earl has its moments.
     
  7. DaveR

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    Oooh, I forgot one. "dinnerladies" is brilliant too!
     
  8. Andy_Euph

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    Bottom...nuff said
     
  9. Laserbeam bass

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    For new stuff it has to be Two Pints of Lager and a packet of Crisp, and the first series of Nighty Night, 2nd was still funny but poor in comparison.

    The Fast Show.

    Blackadder 2 and 4.

    Some Simpsons and all of Futurama, (Benders my hero), and the early episodes of South Park.
     
  10. Key2207

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    Phoenix Nights, Max and Paddy's Road To Nowhere, Simpsons, Little Britain to name a few...

    :clap:
     
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    Father Ted
    Phoenix Nights
    Married with children
    Never mind the buzzcocks
    Simpsons
    Futurama
    Just for laughs (although i think it might of finished now)
     
  12. johnflugel

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    For me, Alan Partridge is the one. Back of the net!

    Simpsons and Have I got news for you are ones I always try to see.
     
  13. horn-girlie

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    ooh fawtly towers!! only about 12 episodes but they crack me up every time! and phoenix nights is sooo funny too ... peter kay is a comedy genius :)
     
  14. ian perks

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    Steptoe & Son
    Porridge
    2 Ronnies
    Only Fools And Horses
    Fawlty Towers
     
  15. jenzi

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    Oh, I forgot about them. Peter Kay is a legend!!! I forgot about The Office aswell.
    I used to like Little Britian, I've kind of gone off it now. The first series was great, I was a bit disappointed with the third. I think Andy and Lou are great though. I went to see Little Britain Live last year, it was fab!
     
  16. flower girl

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    i completely agree with u crawf, i havent seen one modern comedy that even comes close to comedies such as open all hours, only fools and horses etc
     
  17. Key2207

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    Completley agree. Peter Kay is amazing :p I would so love to meet him. I do have is autograph though!! :woo
     
  18. jenzi

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    Yeah, me too! His stand up DVDs are hilarious! I managed to get a signed copy of Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere. I also have a signed copy of Little Britain series 1 from when I met Matt and David, which I will cherish forever! :p
     
  19. sugarandspice

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    Only Fools and Horses. Classic!

    Faulty Towers is great too, anyone seen the one where his car breaks down and he beats it with a stick, it makes me laugh so much i fall off my chair!
     
  20. chizzum

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    Max and Paddy, Faulty Towers, Dads Army, Open all Hours!!!!!!!!!!
     
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