Sketch comedy series; These early Thames episodes are filled to the brim with Benny's brazen ballads, naughty pantomimes and politically incorrect silliness. His impish antics have a mainstream appeal frequently imitated, but Benny Hill remains unsurpassable as the cherubic King of Mischief. Known for hilariously turning the sketch variety show on its ear, Benny has charmed the world with his lusty mayhem ... and his flock of half-dressed women.
Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, Sue Johnston, Joanna Lumley; The Women's Guild in the small West Country town of Clatterford has more than its share of lovable eccentrics. It's also a place where everyone knows everyone else's business, however not everyone sees baking cakes and knitting as their scene.
Setting: Rural Ireland in the early 1900s; A retired English army officer becomes Resident Magistrate in 1900s West Ireland, attempting to befriend and bestow order on his eccentric community. Living in a ramshackle country house, Major Yeates strives to gain acceptance while at the same time fulfilling his mission to uphold the law.
Ricky Gervais; Wernham Hogg is a paper company located in a suburb of London. David, a petty, pathetic little man is worse than your boss. David's yes-man is Gareth, who is extremely irratating. Tim is the apathetic sales rep, who can be quite witty. Dawn, the lovely receptionist, is far more endearing than your back-sassying secretary. Work is a pain, but one man's misery is another man's entertainment. This was the model for the U.S. series "The Office" starring Steve Carell.
David Jason & Nicholas Lyndhurst; Often touted as the best British sitcom ever, Only Fools and Horses tells the story of the crafty cockney huckster Derek Trotter (David Jason), who has finally found the perfect scheme which he is convinced will make him a millionaire within a year! Del's kid brother Rodney (Nicholas Lyndhurst) and his sweet but doddery old granddad (Lennard Pearce) have seen 'em all, however, from the one-legged turkeys to the Old English vinyl briefcases which no one can open. Only Fools and horses boasts 13 top comedy awards including 2 British Academy Awards for Best Comedy Series.
starring Dawn French as the new vicar in a small English town; The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit.