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Not Only... But Also 

Not Only...But Also, most famously showcased Peter Cook and Dudley Moore in there so-called 'Dagenham dialogues' in which Pete (a nasal know-all who has utter confidence in his surreal and ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Peter Cook ...  Various Characters 22 episodes, 1965-1970
Dudley Moore ...  Various Characters 22 episodes, 1965-1970
Chris Karan Chris Karan ...  Himself - Drums 20 episodes, 1965-1970
Peter McGuirk Peter McGuirk ...  Himself - Bass 13 episodes, 1965-1966
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Not Only...But Also, most famously showcased Peter Cook and Dudley Moore in there so-called 'Dagenham dialogues' in which Pete (a nasal know-all who has utter confidence in his surreal and ill-informed philosophies on life) and Dud (credulous, dim-witted and scruffy) discuss all manner of subjects, bedecked in cloth caps and Macs. Written by brandon downs

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9 January 1965 (UK) See more »

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(22 episodes)

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Mono
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A 1971 visit to Australia for the live show Behind the Fridge (the name was a pun on Beyond the Fringe) saw Cook and Moore record two half-hour Not Only... But Also specials for Australian television. These two episodes also survive intact, as do specially filmed performances of the Behind the Fridge live show from Australia and London, the latter in colour. The Australian performance has been available on DVD. Although they have since been viewed as "best-of"s (featuring new versions of "One Leg Too Few", "Shirt Shop" and "Pseudolene/Job Offer"), at least half of the material was new. See more »

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Referenced in An Audience with Dudley Moore (1981) See more »

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What about the soapsuds?
8 May 2004 | by dblombergSee all my reviews

I agree with the other commentators about the significance of this show. I think it is a tragedy that the BBC was so funding poor that it had to re-use the videotapes! But what about Poet's Corner, when the cream of Brit comedy would have to sit in a dunking chair and versify without skipping a beat--or else! Yes, The Goons started it, and Monty Python completed it, but perhaps it was consummated in Yes, Minister! If only Americans could develop this sense of humour, the world would be a different place. (But some of my best friends are Americans.) (When I tried to post this, I was told I needed to provide at least ten lines in my comment, or else it would't be posted. Does that strike you as something that Pete and Dud, Spike, and the Pythons would have parodied?)


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