There's A Funny Thing
Hugh Dennis begins an exploration of the comedy archives focusing on the eccentricities of British life.
|01||01||Holidays||19990824||20000530||This week, he finds out why the joys and pitfalls of the holiday season provide such a wealth of comedy moments.|
|01||02||Sport||19990831||20000531||This week, he finds rich pickings to be had for comedians in search of material.|
|01||03 LAST||Transport||19990907||20000601||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.
|02||01||Animals||20000502||Hugh Dennis delves into the comedy archives to explore a selection of animal jokes and sketches.|
|02||02||Education||20000509||This programme focuses on education.|
|02||03 LAST||Food||20000516||His theme is food.|
|03||01||Law And Order||20001212||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.|
|03||02||Families||20001219||20021220||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.
|03||04 LAST||Doctor And Nurses||20010109||Four-part series in which Hugh Dennis delves into the comedy archives.|
He concludes with that perennial favourite, the doctor-and-nurse sketch.