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Brass Eye 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (1997–2001)
Controversal spoof of current affairs television, and the role of celebrity in the UK.
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2001   1997  
Top Rated TV #110 | 3 nominations. See more awards »
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 'Would You?' Man / ... 7 episodes, 1997-2001
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 Accelorata Jengold / ... 5 episodes, 1997-2001
David Cann ...
 Vicar / ... 4 episodes, 1997
Barbara Durkin ...
 French Woman / ... 4 episodes, 1997
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 Beauty Pageant Mother / ... 3 episodes, 1997-2001
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 Clerk of the Court / ... 3 episodes, 1997
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 Libby Shuss / ... 3 episodes, 1997
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 Board Member / ... 3 episodes, 1997
Bill Moody ...
 Bill Laswell / ... 3 episodes, 1997
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 Granny Ram Raider / ... 3 episodes, 1997
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 Eyewitness / ... 2 episodes, 1997
Peter Baynham ...
 Sven Yabbsley / ... 2 episodes, 1997
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 Jury Foreman / ... 2 episodes, 1997
Paul Garner ...
 'Technology!' man 2 episodes, 1997
Sinead Griffin-Lennon ...
 Desiree Wastrey / ... 2 episodes, 1997
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 Captain Mervyn Bruge / ... 2 episodes, 1997
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 Granita Rocksand 2 episodes, 1997
Harriet Norcott ...
 Sophie V'Haalbjje 2 episodes, 1997
Claire Rayner ...
John McCririck ...
Frankie Fraser ...
David Sullivan ...
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Controversal spoof of current affairs television, and the role of celebrity in the UK.

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29 January 1997 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

During the "all animals are vegetarian" sketch, an edition of the journal "Nature" is shown that seems to have published a hoax article on the subject. See more »

Quotes

Christopher Morris: If this were really happening, what would you think?
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Featured in The 100 Greatest TV Moments (1999) See more »

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We need Chris Morris...
4 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

With such modern stuff as Phoenix nights and The Office this is often overlooked nowadays but there's no doubting the power this had when made. Its a lot more controversial, perhaps the most controversial piece of satire seen on British television. Especially the Paedogedden episode which is on the DVD along with the original series. It caused a media uproar when the point was missed entirely, specifically the medias obsession with the topic of paedophilia and a victim obsessed society, True though it isn't the funniest, i would give that to the Drugs and animals episodes though all have a very strong angry message, People like Chris Morris are vital and he deserves praise for the vision and the bravery to make the show. (The celebrities tricked into appearing on the show are also a highlight throughout) The over the top graphics and deadpan style of it also adds to the show greatly.

Absolutely recommended though not for the easily offended or shallow minded.


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