Obama Can't Give Visitors Tours at the White House, But He Can Pay His Official WH Calligraphers $277,000 Per Year | Main | Moral Support: Rep. Louie Gohmert Delivers Cough Drops, Chocolate to Flagging Filibusterer Rand Paul
Democrats To Object to Sense of the Senate Resolution Stating It's Unconstitutional to Kill Non-Combatant American Citizens on American Soil
March 06, 2013

Made Up British TV Shows

I started this Twitter hashtag and couldn't quite get it working. It's actually a more difficult joke than I initially guessed.

So, that's where you guys come in. Can this joke be rescued?

I had noted that besides Python and The Office, there's actually not much British stuff that's actually funny. Some British guy (or an Anglophile) objected and named a whole bunch of supposedly funny British sitcoms.

They all sounded made up to me. Stuff like "Yes, Minister" and such. Like parodies of what Americans would think British TV consisted of. So I started making up my own:

Barclay Mews

The Duchess & the Dollymop

Reginald's War

Humprey Pye, Private in the Her Majesty's Territorial Army

'Ere's Your Bumbershoot, Love

'Allo 'Allo (which turned out to be a real British TV show, of course)

The Quite Remarkable Claims of Tuppence Twaddle

Paddington Station Belles

Oo, Me Bleedin' Corns Are Killing Me

Samantha Snogs

Well I Say! (a game show about famous quotations)

Bob's Yer Uncle!

Now you go.

By the way I have an Epic Comedy Premise much better than this but I want to write it up as like a real comedy thing, with .jpg's and fonts and everything, so that's going to take some time.



digg this
posted by Ace at 05:48 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Michael Bolton: "81 Million "votes." ..."

Romeo13: "419 Is Sharkman a horrible hypocrite for not compl ..."

RedMindBlueState[/i][/b][/s][/u]: "*manspreads* ..."

Josh Brolin's Blistered Taint: "Siouxsie's Kiss Them For Me is the most underrated ..."

RedMindBlueState[/i][/b][/s][/u]: "St! ..."

Soothsayer -- : " NNnnooooddd ..."

SH (Overturn Roe): "Even as the youngest member, he did the memorable ..."

steevy: "Primus doing Closer to the Heart https://youtu. ..."

Joe XiDen - Delta Delta Delta Can I help ya help ya help ya Variant: "423 Fuck The Beatles. That is all. Posted by ..."

Doof: "[i]Fables of the Reconstruction, REM (and yes, ..."

old chick: "Geddy Lee vocals sound like a dentist drill. Post ..."

Bitter Clinger: "[i] I also really don't remember soccer players dr ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64