Comedy Clicks – This Week – Dead Pixels

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.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that originally was a comedy short for Channel 4’s website back in 2016 – Dead Pixels 

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Trailer 

 

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot

Centres on three mates whose world revolves around their obsession for the fictional MMORPG Kingdom Scrolls, splitting between their real and virtual lives, and how they crossover. – IMDb

 

Number of Seasons / Episodes

1 Seasons

 

Characters:

Alexa Davies – Meg
Will Merrick – Nicky
Charlotte Richie – Alison
Sargon Yelda – Usman
David Mumeni – Russel

 

 

Trivia

  • The end credit music is from Xenon 2 Megablast
  • The animated sections were created using Unity, a tool popular with developers when making new games, giving Kingdom Scrolls (the game featured in the show) an air of authenticity.
  • The show first started out as ‘Avatards’, a series of short comedy ‘Blaps’ on Channel 4’s website back in 2016.
  • The series has been described by The Guardian as “wickedly entertaining” and “the sharpest new sitcom of 2019”
  • Shows on E4

 

 

Clips

When Video Game Movies Go Wrong

 

When You’re Obssessed With A Video Game

 

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