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Will Sharpe's 'Flowers' Puts a Pretty Funny Spin on the Unfunny Subject of Mental Illness

Most attempts to address mental illness through the lens of comedy fail miserably. Flowers, however, does not.

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Mix 'The Daily Mash' with 'The Daily Show' and You've Got 'The Mash Report'

BBC Two's The Mash Report is funny, and we really need funny these days.

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Is the Comedy Duo Mitchell and Webb Really 'Back'?

Mitchell and Webb's created personas culminated in their groundbreaking sitcom, Peep Show. Reuniting for new series Back, will it be more of the same? Does that even matter?

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The Relentlessly Hopeful Comedy of 'The Last Leg'

Political comedy is necessary these days. But hope is even more so. Thankfully, The Last Leg provides both.

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The Perfectly Suitable, Perfectly Silly Comedy of Harry Hill

Harry Hill pulls funny faces and he does stupid things. But these are things I like in a comedian (as opposed to, say, a US president).

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Can You Believe It?: The 'No Such Thing As a Fish' Podcast

The researchers behind BBC's QI emerge from behind the scenes to inform, entertain and tease via their award-winning podcast, No Such Thing As a Fish.

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Make It Quick: The Art of the One-liner

Some may dismiss the one-liner as an easy gag, but a good one requires real skill. Luckily, there are comedians out there who have mastered the art.

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Richard Herring Proves That Talk Is Cheap and Incredibly Entertaining

Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast gives comedians a chance to be honest and the audience a chance to laugh like hell.

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Vic and Bob: A Love Story

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer may be comedy legends, but at the heart of their success lies a romance that's real and true.

Film

Time Only Makes the Cult Grow Stronger: Kids in the Hall's 'Brain Candy'

Brain Candy is considered the "darkest" chapter in Kids in the Hall's story. But dark is a part of their comedy and their appeal, so now's a good time to look at this film in a new light.

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Is Miles Jupp On Your Guest List?

Miles Jupp excels at many things, but he earns special top marks for his ability to be both an engaging guest and host of comedy panel shows.

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'Catastrophe' Takes on the Horror That Comes With Love, Marriage and Babies

Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan are funny people who have made a funny sitcom that's laced with an honesty that hurts.

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If We Lose BBC Three, Will We Lose Our Sense of Humor, Too?

With the apparently inevitable closure of BBC Three, comedy lovers will mourn the loss of an important television ally. Will the Internet save it?

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'Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist' Is Older But Still Wise and Just As Funny

While this show is as funny now as it was when it first aired 20 years ago, the passing of time has given it even greater cultural meaning.

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'Inside No. 9': The Beautiful Horror Continues

Series 2 of Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith's Inside No. 9 provides a perfect balance of tragedy and comedy.

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