There's A Funny Thing

Hugh Dennis begins an exploration of the comedy archives focusing on the eccentricities of British life.

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0101Holidays1999082420000530

This week, he finds out why the joys and pitfalls of the holiday season provide such a wealth of comedy moments.

0102Sport1999083120000531

This week, he finds rich pickings to be had for comedians in search of material.

0103 LASTTransport1999090720000601

Who could forget John Cleese as Basil Fawlty, beating his Mini with a branch when its engine refused to start? From trains to planes to automobiles, the British public loves to hate its means of transport.

This programme goes in search of the reasons why.

0201Animals20000502

Hugh Dennis delves into the comedy archives to explore a selection of animal jokes and sketches.

0202Education20000509

This programme focuses on education.

0203 LASTFood20000516

His theme is food.

0301Law And Order20001212

The first in a four-part series in which Hugh Dennis delves into the comedy archives to explore a selection of jokes and sketches about law and order.

0302Families2000121920021220

Hugh Dennis delves into the archives to take a look at the way family life has been portrayed in situation comedy over the years

Four-part series in which Hugh Dennis delves into the comedy archives.

In this edition, he unearths a selection of jokes and sketches about families.

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0304 LASTDoctor And Nurses20010109

Four-part series in which Hugh Dennis delves into the comedy archives.

He concludes with that perennial favourite, the doctor-and-nurse sketch.