Comedy Clicks – Peep Show

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

This week we will be looking at a show that changed the way we viewed the comedy by manipulating the way the cameras told the story – Peep Show 

 

Opening Titles / Theme Tune

The song Flagople Sitta by Harvey Danger was introduced to the opening titles from season 2.

In the first season this was the song that was used for the opening titles

Each season the clips of the cast change in the opening sequence to correlate with what is happening in that season and also who the leads are.

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot 

Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common – except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life. – IMDB

Number of Seasons / Episodes 

9 seasons

Characters:

David Mitchell – Mark Corrigan

Robert Webb – Jeremy ‘Jez’ Usborne

Matt King – Super Hans

Trivia

+Super Hans was originally written with Danny Dyer in mind

+ The actors sometimes wear camera helmets’ to get close ups and actions that can’t be done with a normal camera.

+ The show was originally meant to be called POV

+  Every single scene features either Mark or Jeremy, if not both.

Classic Clips 

Just called to say I like you 

Cold Feet

Mark Sees Red 

The Stationary Cupboard

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