All shows in the Comedy category

  1. The Big Bang Theory: Sheldon

    The Big Bang Theory

    2 Episodes

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    Arch-nerds Leonard and Sheldon may know more than their fair share about subatomic particles, but when it comes to people in general, and women in particular, they're absolutely clueless...

  2. 8 Out of 10 Cats

    8 Out of 10 Cats

    6 Series, 54 Episodes

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    Jimmy Carr hosts the irreverent comedy panel show based on opinion polls. So what's better - kittens or Christmas? Let The Great British Public decide...

  3. Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Jake and Ray

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    4 Episodes

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    US comedy about a talented but carefree New York detective who is taken aback when a strict new captain with a lot to prove takes over the running of his precinct

  4. How I Met Your Mother: Barney, Marshall, Ted, Lily and Robin

    How I Met Your Mother

    4 Episodes

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    This comedy about five friends living in New York City takes place in a continual flashback narrated by the future Ted telling the story of the erstwhile Ted's love life

  5. Jack, Karen, Will and Grace

    Will and Grace

    2 Episodes

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    Hit US odd couple sitcom. She's a beautiful and charming interior decorator. If only she could find the right man. He's a likeable and successful Manhattan lawyer. If only he could find the right man...

  6. Shameless USA: Fiona and Frank

    Shameless USA

    3 Episodes

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    The US version of the hit comedy drama, with William H Macy as Frank Gallagher, working-class patriarch to a brood of six spirited and independent children

  7. The Last Leg

    The Last Leg

    2 Series, 10 Episodes

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    Adam Hills and co-hosts Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker provide some offbeat commentary on the significant moments of the past seven days

  8. The Inbetweeners

    The Inbetweeners

    3 Series, 18 Episodes

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    Sitcom about a bunch of middle-class adolescent lads. Welcome to a world of futile crushes, sibling brawls, getting drunk too quickly and casting constant aspersions about your friends' sexuality...

  9. The IT Crowd

    The IT Crowd

    5 Series, 25 Episodes

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    All four stars of the award-winning IT Crowd reunite for a one-off special episode written and directed by Graham Linehan

  10. Peep Show

    Peep Show

    8 Series, 48 Episodes

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    Award-winning sitcom. David Mitchell and Robert Webb play two dysfunctional flatmates who reveal all their inner thoughts - whether dark, stupid or embarrassing. Or, occasionally, all three...

  11. Fresh Meat

    Fresh Meat

    4 Series, 26 Episodes

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    Comedy drama series from the creators of Peep Show about the hilarious, and often painful, truths of being a student

  12. Derek: Ricky Gervais

    Derek

    3 Series, 8 Episodes

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    A bittersweet comedy drama about a group of outsiders living on society's margins. Written, directed by and starring Ricky Gervais.

  13. PhoneShop

    PhoneShop

    3 Series, 18 Episodes

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    Mug punters beware. The PhoneShop is ready, and most definitely open for business...

  14. Friday Night Dinner

    Friday Night Dinner

    2 Series, 13 Episodes

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    Sitcom from Robert Popper about the gloriously idiosyncratic Goodman family. Starring Simon Bird, Tamsin Greig, Paul Ritter, Tom Rosenthal and guest star Mark Heap.

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    8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

    3 Series, 9 Episodes

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    Jimmy Carr hosts proceedings as the 8 Out of 10 Cats crew take over the words and numbers quiz

  16. Father Ted

    Father Ted

    4 Series, 25 Episodes

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    One small island off the west coast of Ireland. Three priests. One housekeeper. A bunch of nuns - and the most consistently awful weather on the planet. Welcome to the world of Father Ted!

  17. Spaced

    Spaced

    2 Series, 14 Episodes

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    Surreal cult sitcom starring Simon Pegg and Jessica Stevenson - and more pop culture references than you can shake a light sabre at

  18. Frank

    Shameless

    12 Series, 143 Episodes

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    Paul Abbott's critically acclaimed, offbeat drama about the rollercoaster lives and loves of the dysfunctional Gallagher clan

  19. Desmond and Porkpie

    Desmond's

    6 Series, 71 Episodes

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    Classic sitcom set in a Peckham barber shop, starring the late, great Norman Beaton. Desmond's was first shown on Channel 4 in 1989 and ran for six years.

  20. Comedy Blaps

    Comedy Blaps

    15 Series, 39 Episodes

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    Channel 4's vehicle for delivering fresh comedy talent in moreish, bite-sized chunks

  21. Man Down

    Man Down

    7 Episodes

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    Comedy series written by and starring Greg Davies as Dan, a childish idiot whose world is on the brink of collapse

  22. Pete

    Pete Versus Life

    2 Series, 11 Episodes

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    Pete is an average bloke - apart from the lying, selfishness and laziness. He tends to overperform in these areas. But what really sets Pete apart is the two sports commentators who analyse every move he makes...

  23. Trigger Happy TV

    Trigger Happy TV

    3 Series, 16 Episodes

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    Quick-fire comedy from the socially unacceptable Dom Joly, as he unleashes his twisted humour on an unsuspecting British public. Don't trust this man, and beware of the giant squirrels...

  24. Jimmy Carr

    Distraction

    2 Series, 16 Episodes

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    Jimmy Carr hosts the game show where brave contestants attempt to rise above such trivial distractions as cactus buzzers, nude middle-aged dancers and electrocution

  25. Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

    Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

    6 Episodes

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    A maverick doctor battles with the evil forces lurking beneath a hospital in Romford, engaged in a desperate struggle against poor production values, awful dialogue and unrealistic violence...

  26. Green Wing

    Green Wing

    2 Series, 18 Episodes

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    From the award-winning team behind Smack the Pony comes this quick-fire (and occasionally slow motion) genre-defying comedy, set in a surreal hospital, despite no discernible medical content...

  27. Dogface

    Dogface

    5 Episodes

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    From the makers of Peep Show comes this hilarious comedy that combines fast-paced sketches with stylish 'dog-based' animation. Starring Matt King, Kevin Bishop, Jo Neary and Steve Edge.

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    Balls of Steel

    3 Series, 18 Episodes

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    Mark Dolan dares a team of fearless comedians and performers to gird up their loins for the ultimate test. He and his studio audience want to know just one thing - who has the biggest Balls of Steel?

  29. Cast of The Book Group

    The Book Group

    2 Series, 12 Episodes

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    Clare, a neurotic American, moves to Glasgow and starts a book group to meet new, interesting people. But Kenny, Dirka, Rab, Fist and Janice turn out to be rather more interesting than she bargained for...

  30. Ali G

    Da Ali G Show

    6 Episodes

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    The Staines junglist provides his inimitable mix of global reportage and celebrity chat, ably assisted by Kazakhstan's finest journalist, Borat, and the glamorous Bruno (one name - like Madonna)

  31. GBH

    GBH

    7 Episodes

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    Alan Bleasdale's Bafta-nominated drama, starring Robert Lindsay and Michael Palin. The epic - and sometimes hilarious - story of the madness of power, and how it affects the lives of two men.

  32. Wootton as Wicky

    My New Best Friend

    6 Episodes

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    Could you pass off a complete stranger as your new best friend for one short weekend to win £10k, even if your 'friend' was actually a brilliant actor hell-bent on humiliating you?

  33. Whose Line Is It Anyway?

    Whose Line Is It Anyway?

    10 Series, 135 Episodes

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    The popular improvisation show, hosted with a stunning lack of impartiality by Clive Anderson.

  34. Adam and Joe

    The Adam and Joe Show

    4 Series, 22 Episodes

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    Hilarious and irreverent comedy from award-winning duo Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish. Featuring inspired toy animations and hard-hitting reports on the youth of today from Adam's dad.

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    Black Books

    3 Series, 18 Episodes

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    Bafta-winning sitcom about the antics of foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black, his long-haired and long-suffering assistant, Manny, and his best (in fact only) friend, Fran

  36. Russell Brand

    Comedy Live Presents

    1 Episode

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    Comedy variety show from January 2008 featuring Russell Brand and friends

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    Hit the Road Jack

    5 Episodes

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    Jack Whitehall packs his bags for a comedy tour of the country, to find the best that Britain has to offer, joined along the way by celebrities and comedians

  38. Smack the Pony cast

    Smack the Pony

    2 Series, 22 Episodes

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    The stylish, original and uninhibited Emmy award-winning sketch show starring Fiona Allen, Doon Mackichan and Sally Phillips. Distinctly contemporary. Decidedly maverick.

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    Armstrong & Miller

    1 Episode

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    Original and eccentric comedy sketches from Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller

  40. Cardinal Burns

    Cardinal Burns

    6 Episodes

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    Comedy sketch show written and performed by Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns

  41. Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2011

    Channel 4's Comedy Gala

    3 Series, 3 Episodes

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    Channel 4 assembles more than 20 of the nation's best known and most loved comedians for a spectacular Comedy Gala in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity

  42. Terry Tibbs

    Facejacker

    2 Series, 11 Episodes

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    The man of mystery returns. But he's put down his phone and now he's up close and personal!

  43. Nathan Barley

    Nathan Barley

    6 Episodes

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    Off-the-wall comedy series by Chris Morris and Charlie Brooker, set in Hosegate, a metropolitan borough filled with twits, buffoons, imbeciles, gufftraps and fools

  44. School of Comedy

    School of Comedy

    2 Series, 7 Episodes

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    Comedy sketch show starring adolescent comedic actors Will Poulter (Son of Rambow), Jack Harries and a host of other rising stars who take on the world of adults

  45. Kate Moss

    Star Stories

    3 Series, 15 Episodes

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    Award-winning comedy from Kevin Bishop and friends that gleefully presses its nose against the steamy window of fame. The marriages, the affairs, the dirty secrets - the hottest A-list gossip is all here!

  46. Terry and Julian

    Terry and Julian

    6 Episodes

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    Julian Clary plays a homeless celebrity who mysteriously arrives on the doorstep of a South London lad called Terry seconds after he places an ad for a flatmate in the local paper

  47. The Angelos Epithemiou Show

    The Angelos Epithemiou Show

    2 Series, 7 Episodes

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    Angelos Epithemiou presents his own series with best mate and sidekick Gupta where the guests have to earn the right to be on the show by facing some crazy challenges...

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    Bad Sugar

    1 Episode

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    From the creators of Peep Show, a dysfunctional mining dynasty is the subject of this comic melodrama conceived by and starring Olivia Colman, Julia Davis and Sharon Horgan

  49. Brass Eye

    Brass Eye

    2 Series, 7 Episodes

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    Anarchic spoof news comedy, fronted by Chris Morris. A top investigative reporter turns his 'moral-o-meter' on modern Britain - and comes up with some extremely disturbing results...

  50. Rick and Peter

    Comedy Lab

    23 Series, 23 Episodes

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    Platform for new comedy talent that has helped launch the careers of top performers such as Ricky Gervais, Dom Joly and Jimmy Carr, as well as uncovering such gems as Modern Toss and Fonejacker

  51. Fun Police

    Comedy Showcase

    5 Series, 5 Episodes

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    You saw them here first... Rising stars from the UK comedy scene showcase their talents in 30-minute specials, which can also act as pilot episodes for complete new series.

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