An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
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 Tubbs Tattsyrup / ... (18 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Edward Tattsyrup / ... (18 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Barbara Dixon (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
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An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.

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Trivia

The incompetent vet Dr Chinnery is based on Tristan Farnon from All Creatures Great and Small (1978), as played by Doctor Who (1963) star Peter Davison. The character is named after Dennis Chinnery who guest starred in Doctor Who (1963) on several occasions See more »

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Chloe Denton: If you don't play a game with us, we'll tell daddy on you.
Benjamin Denton: Tell?
Radcliffe Denton: We'll say we came down here and saw you doing something naughty.
Benjamin Denton: Like what?
Chloe DentonRadcliffe Denton: Shaking hands with the governor of love!
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Crazy Credits

For the Christmas special, Papa Lazarou yells "Merry Christmas" during the credits, and his eyes appear at the very end of the credits. See more »

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Spin-off The League of Gentlemen Are Behind You (2006) See more »

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A cross between Mulholland Drive and Brazil.
15 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Another review likened this troupe to a cross between Monty Python and Twin Peaks, also aptly. Yet another review expounded on the differences between the comedy we enjoy non-critically and black comedy, also well worth consideration.

Watch the whole thing, all three series. At the end, all the characters are tied up and the puzzle pieces fall into place just as well as a Douglas Adams novel. The detail and intricacies are staggering. Thoroughly post-modern. Wickedly funny, and startlingly tragic. Not for kids. Not for those with thin skins or who lack objectivity. Thought-provoking. At once literal, figurative, and surreal in disturbing ways. The blackest comedy I can recall.

And very possibly the most wonderful thing I will ever see.


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