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Dr.Flynn (Shearsmith) finds himself thrown in at the deep end when he gets his first job after leaving Medical School (where he failed his finals). Always the butt of the jokes by the other... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Reece Shearsmith ...  Dr. Laurence Flynn 6 episodes, 2002
Alexander Armstrong ...  Dr. Stephen Noble 6 episodes, 2002
Georgia Mackenzie ...  Nurse Judy Conway 6 episodes, 2002
Llewella Gideon Llewella Gideon ...  Sister Charity Hope / ... 6 episodes, 2002
Martin Trenaman ...  The Wheelchair Man 6 episodes, 2002
Tom Watt Tom Watt ...  Sid Potter 6 episodes, 2002
Tim Brooke-Taylor ...  Reverend 6 episodes, 2002
Benedict Wong ...  Terry Cheung 6 episodes, 2002
Erich Redman ...  The Gasman 6 episodes, 2002
Richard Griffiths ...  Mr. Benedict Ron 6 episodes, 2002
Paul Putner ...  Chef 3 episodes, 2002
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Dr.Flynn (Shearsmith) finds himself thrown in at the deep end when he gets his first job after leaving Medical School (where he failed his finals). Always the butt of the jokes by the other members of staff (being called on to revive dead people)he has to cope not only with the patients but mad collegues too - an ex surgeon,now the hospital chaplain and a german theatre assistant with a fetish for pain and suffering. Written by Anonymous

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11 November 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

TLC - Thermomètre, lavements et chirurgie See more »

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Pozzitive Productions See more »
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not really worthy
9 January 2003 | by zu20See all my reviews

It had it's moments but this series generally was no where near worthy of the cast it had - paticularly Reece Shearsmith who is my favorite LoG member. He basically played recently qualified doctor Flynn and remained okish throughout the series this was because although he and everyone else tried they inevitably failed because any humour they produced was just recycled out in the next episode because the script was formulaic and lazy. Basically the humour points were centred around the difficulties of being a doctor and running and hospital in the NHS. For example the lack of sleep the doctor's get which dominated an entire episode. When this had been used in a episode then the eccentricities of the patients that came in. When this had been used they would make a joke about how slow the very slwo porter Sid was something that I had grasped to my satisfaction a hell of a long time ago. Or they'd let the nurses make an offensive comment to Flynn or let Terry make an campy comment. However I didn't hate it not by any means I love Shearsmith and i did find enough rewards and laughs to keep me watching, but the engineering of these laughs was far too obvious


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