Comedy Clicks – This Week – French and Saunders

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  given one of the highest budgets in BBC history – French and Saunders

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Opening Titles

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot

This BBC comedy skit show is the brainchild of longtime comedy duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. Each episode would feature satire on British life, television, and parodies on big box office films such as Batman Forever and Pulp Fiction. – iMDB

 

Number of Seasons / Episodes

6 Season

 

Characters:

Dawn French – Various Characters
Jennifer Saunders – Various Characters

 

 

Trivia

  •  written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.
  • Widely popular in the late 1980s and the early 1990s, the show was given one of the highest budgets in BBC history
  • Unlike many parodies that are done in a straightforward manner for effect
  •  Certain spoken phrases and sight gags that referenced previously performed sketches (often from years before) were incorporated for loyal fans

 

Clips

Amy and Britney

 

 

Any Dream Will Do

 

 

I know Him So Well

 

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