Comedy Clicks – This Week – The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer

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 was the duos first venture to BBC after leaving Channel 4 – The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer



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About the Show

Summary of Plot

Bizarre, anarchic and frequently silly comedy sketch show written by and starring double act Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. – IMDb


Number of Seasons / Episodes

2 Seasons



Vic Reeves – Various
Bob Mortimer – Various
Charlie Chuck – Uncle Peter
Patrick Allen – Announcer
Charlie Higson – Robert De Niro




  • It is speculated Tom Fun may or may not had been modeled after singer Elvis Costello.
  • BBC TV sketch show written by and starring double act Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.
  • The show developed and expanded upon the absurd, anarchic comedy that the pair had first explored on Channel 4’s Vic Reeves Big Night Out.
  • The show would usually close with the song “Let’s Have A Little Bit More,” which saw the pair enthusing about various smells, from “Pol Pot’s Dungarees” to “Lulu’s Hairdos.”





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