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What is the greatest ever British comedy series?

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  1. Vimto

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    Partridge
    Flowery Twats
    Phoenix Nights
     
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    Monty Pythons Flying Circus seems to be being overlooked :shrug2:
     
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    Fawlty Towers - Above all else, the writing is laser sharp and still so quotable. The jokes per minute ratio is unbelievable.
    Spaced - Not only a great series but for everything that came after it.
    Father Ted - Simply because its funny as fuck.
     
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  6. Colonel Cardiffi

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    Spaced, another overlooked gem :thumbup:
     
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    Anyone mentioned The Good life? used to love that.

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    Steptoe & Son
    Dads Army
    Yes Minister
     
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    Forgot Monty Python (how could I, I grew up watching those) and Phoenix Nights.
     
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    I can't believe I didn't nominate "The Thick of It" in this thread. An absolute dream of a British comedy, perfect, expertly crafted dialogue and storylines.

    All 4 brilliant series are on Netflix at the moment and if you haven't seen it yet then you are in for an absolute treat.
     
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    It was pretty crap though. Only one reason worth watching it for was

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  12. TH63

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    Anyone mentioned Rising Damp or Reginald Perrin yet?
     
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    Lovely backside, and won Rear of the Year on a few occasions (and proud of it)
    Strange how we never hear of such awards anymore.....:shrug2::shrug2:
     
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    Another worthy winner. Shown here sharing the award with....carol vordeman :hehe:
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    And here’s Carol winning it again outright or rightout. Not too sure
     
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    Never heard of it. Will have a look :thumbup:
     
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    I reckon you in particular will love it.
     
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    It's only on UK Netflix, but I can access that. :thumbup:

    This has shaken something loose and I don't know whether anyone else has mentioned Yes Minister / Yes Prime Minister, but they were well written and superbly cast. In the same breath, I have to mention Drop the Dead Donkey.
     
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    Yep, agree with all of that. Drop the Dead Donkey, at its best was brilliant.
    Always fancied Joy.
     
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