Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (TV Mini-Series 2004) Poster


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Man to Man with Dean Learner (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
Dean Learner, the fictional character who hosts this spoof chat show originally appeared on Garth Marenghi's Darkplace. Other characters from the show appear as guests.

Referenced in 

The Mighty Boosh: A History (2005) (Video)
Is mentioned several times in conversation.
Darkplace Illuminatum (2006) (Video)
Mock making-of documentary
Horrificata Illuminata (2006) (Video)
A 2nd mock making-of documentary
Man to Man with Dean Learner: Garth Marenghi (2006) (TV Episode)
Garth Marenghi appears as a guest, he talks about one of the books from this show. Dean quotes a line from this show. Many of his books from throughout the series make an appearance. Garth says he's making a movie where he plays Ken Dagless, he played a Rick Dagless in Darkplace. A clip of Garth's new movie features the fictional cast of Darkplace.
Man to Man with Dean Learner: Randolph Caer (2006) (TV Episode)
The "Bitchkiller" opening titles feature a 'based on the novel by Garth Marenghi' credit based on his books in this show. Garth Marenghi later shows up as a guest.
The Mighty Boosh: The Making of Series 2 (2006) (Video)
A person mentions working on this. It's mentioned several other times in conversation.
Movie Nights: Karate Dog (2012) (TV Episode)
DVD visible on Lupa's desk
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Cry Wilderness (2017) (TV Episode)
"I'm Garth Merenghi and this is my darkplace."

Featured in 

Bad Movie Beatdown: Reckoning Day (2011) (TV Episode)
compares the shots of random gunshots and carnage.
Channel 4's 30 Greatest Comedy Shows (2012) (TV Special)
Number 11
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Cult British Sitcoms (2017) (TV Episode)
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Shows That Need to Return (2018) (TV Episode)
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace is #7.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 UK Comedies You've Probably Never Heard Of (2018) (TV Episode)
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Great TV Shows That Only Lasted One Season (2018) (TV Episode)
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace gets an honorable mention.


The Twilight Zone (1959) (TV Series)
the opening sequence is a shot-for-shot parody complete with dated special effects and similar music.

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