Come Fly With Me (2010-2011)

Having recently re-watched this series, I thought I should add it here, as I assume that it is relatively unknown outside the UK. Come Fly With Me is a BBC mockumentary about a variety of characters working in and around airports. The show consists of only one season, containing six episodes, and was created by... Continue Reading →

Action (1999)

Meet Peter Dragon. Peter is a shallow, greedy, and selfish Hollywood producer. He is lying, manipulating, and scheming. And he is about the nicest guy you will meet in this town…. Before 30 Rock and before Entourage, there was Action. A short-lived sitcom mercilessly mocking Hollywood without pulling any punches, this very funny show was... Continue Reading →

Citizen Smith (1977)

This often overlooked gem is a 4-season BBC comedy series of the late 1970s. It follows the daily life of Wolfie Smith, a layabout and self-proclaimed Marxist revolutionary. Robert Lindsay plays Wolfie with a lot of energy and immerses himself fully in the character. Wolfie Smith is the leader of the Tooting Popular Front, whose... Continue Reading →

The Piglet Files (1990-1992)

This one is more or less brand new on my DVD shelf. I didn't even know of its existence a couple of weeks ago. And although calling this show a "gem" would be stretching it a bit, I simply love new discoveries like this – keeps things sort of fresh….. The Piglet Files is a... Continue Reading →

Father of the Pride (2004)

Father of the Pride is a very funny animated show. It was created by Dreamworks back in 2004 specifically for the US prime time. The idea was to build on the success that animated films had with adult audiences and create an animated TV show for adults. Which is why, talking about the nature of... Continue Reading →

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