The Mary Whitehouse Experience - Netflix
The Mary Whitehouse Experience was a UK topical comedy show, both on radio and TV, in the late '80s/early '90s. Its main stars were David Baddiel, Rob Newman, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis. Guest performers included Nick Hancock, Jo Brand, Jack Dee, and Mark Thomas.
Runtime: 30 minutes
The Mary Whitehouse Experience - The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show - Netflix
The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show, known simply as Punt and Dennis throughout its second series, is a British stand-up and sketch show written by and starring comedians Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis. The first series of 6 episodes was broadcast between 7 July and 11 August 1994. The second series, also of 6 episodes, was broadcast on Fridays at 20:30 (episodes 1 and 2) and 20:00 (episodes 3, 4 and 5) between 28 July and 1 September 1995, except for the last episode which was broadcast on Thursday 7 September at 22:45 (there was no episode shown on 11 August 1995).
The Mary Whitehouse Experience - Overview - Netflix
The two had already appeared as a double act in The Mary Whitehouse Experience and Canned Carrott. Impressionists Alistair McGowan and Ronni Ancona were among the guests on the show. There were several character inventions in the sketches, such as “The Gullibles”, who were always falling for scams, as well as a number of Punt and Dennis's characters from The Mary Whitehouse Experience, such as the milk-obsessed “Mr Strange”. There were also spoofs from TV programmes such as Baywatch and The X-Files. The second series also featured performances by tribute bands; these included Björn Again in episode 1; The Bootleg Beatles in episode 2; The Counterfeit Stones in episode 3; The LA Doors in episode 4; The Royal Family (a Queen tribute band) in episode 5; and T.Rextasy (a T. Rex tribute band) in episode 6.
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