Comedy Clicks – This Week – Year Of The Rabbit

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 is set to return for a second season very soon – The Year Of The Rabbit 

 

 

 

About the Show

 

Summary of Plot

Detective Inspector Rabbit, a dedicated, tough, thick and oft inebriated Victorian copper, sleuths his way across London with his two young partners, a doofy rookie, and a brilliant black policewoman no one ever believes. – iMDB

 

Number of Seasons / Episodes

2 Seasons

 

Characters:

Matt Berry – Detective Inspector Rabbit
Freddie Fox – Wilbur Strauss
Susan Wokoma – Mabel Wisbech
Alun Armstrong – Chief Inspector Hugh Wisbech
Paul Kaye – D.I. Tanner
Ann Mitchell – Gwen
Keeley Hawes – Lydia

Trivia

  • Matt Berry asked Adam Savage of MythBusters and Tested fame to create Rabbit’s truncheon. Adam did this whilst the show was under it’s working title ‘Rabbit Run’ as one of his ‘One Day Builds’ on his Tested Youtube channel.
  • On Tuesday, 11th February 2020, Channel 4 Television announced that it has commissioned a 6-episode second series of the Victorian-era-set comedy to be filmed and broadcast in 2020.
  • Year of the Rabbit, which debuted on TV in 2019, is actually released in the year of the pig according to the Chinese zodiac.

 

Clips

Trailer

 

How To Be Cockney 

 

Stakeout

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