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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie were among the most successful acts of the alternative comedy show Saturday Live/Friday Night Live and after a Christmas pilot in 1987, the BBC commissioned a series in 1989.

"My father wouldn't have a television in the house, so we used to gather round every night and watch it on the lawn".

Fry and Laurie explored a seemingly inexhaustible list of subjects with a delicious turn of phrase and elaborate wordplay. The hilarity-included regular acts such as not so super spy Tony Mercheson and his boss Control, yuppies, John and Peter, as well as the concluding cocktail recipe to the accompaniment of Mr. Music with plenty of Vox Pops.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (1987 - 1995)
Schedule: Sundays at 21:00 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy
Episodes ordered: 7 episodes

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Previous Episode

Episode 7

Episode 4x07; Apr 2, 1995

Janine Duvitski and Robert Daws join Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry for the final show. A schoolteacher sets up a new religion, a father tries to talk sense into his son who has played truant for years, and Stephen recites a monologue very quickly.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
4x07: Episode 7Apr 2, 1995
4x06: Episode 6Mar 26, 1995
4x05: Episode 5Mar 19, 1995
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Egy kis Fry and Laurie (Hungary Hungary)
  • Шоу Фрая и Лори (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
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