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Brabbins and Fyffe defend the merits of burlesque, extolling it as a cultured form of art. The Armstrong and Miller Show was a British sketch comedy television show produced by Hat Trick Productions for BBC One. It featured the double act. A Date with Rosie Palms: Brabbins and Fyffe's "Knocking Out a Crafty One." In one of the caveman sketches a teenage boy's mother tells his father the boy has .
A Picky Eater worrying about his nut allergies and yeast intolerance at a Tudor feast. Pharius and Horschstadt, two centuries old vampires utterly confused by the modern world. The fountain that appears in the title card of the Enlightenment sketches is actually the final artifact destroyed by Lincoln-Park.
In The Critical Factorthe losing contestants are brutally executed while the presenter Miller talks to the round's winner. Fyffe is often seen drinking or taking drugs while Brabbins introduces their songs. This is the entire point of the "exam proctor" sketches.
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How Do You Say: Having gotten so used to speaking French after emigrating from England, as a result, he now speaks English using both the "wrong" reversed syntax and uses literal translations of phrases.
In "The Origin Of Instead, they invent things like small talk, unusual baby names and hairdressing. It's as much a joke about modern life as it is about the cavemen. Quite a few, spread throughout the sketches.
The bored exam invigilator whose antics to amuse himself include pretending to be a ninja who rips off a student's head and kicks it about like a football. Brabbins and Fyffe's "Foreigners". Kill It with Fire: One of the losing contestants in The Critical Factor is executed by being knocked out, having petrol poured all over him, and a match struck.
Dimitri from the first series, a take on Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich. Gordon Ramsay in a one-off sketch, in which he's beaten to death and served to the customers of a restaurant. The Hairy Bikers in a series of sketches in which their middle-class inclinations keep getting the better of their attempt to demonstrate food found in the wild. In "How Many Hats? The others eventually attempt to physically silence him when he points it out. The Geordie window cleaner.
Our Vampires Are Different: Played for laughs, obviously. A pair of old-fashioned vampires try to get virgin blood as if they're "on the pull" but are often beaten or outwitted by modern Twilight-inspired vampires. Since when could vampires do that?
A Fish out of Temporal Water at a raucous Tudor feast. The only thing he finds he can eat is an apple Parodied this in a sketch which involves random people getting press-ganged by the Royal Navy into joining the "South Harbour Club Patrol" after buying t-shirts reading exactly that. And if that concept isn't 18th century enough, then Somali pirates attack South Harbour In series 3, an actual pirate in the stereotypical style is now living the life of a middle-class house husband.
He longs to return to the old life, but his wife is insistant that he doesn't.
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Although a native of Reading, he has lost fluency in English since moving to France six months ago, and consequently speaks with an English accent and French syntax.
Later taken Up to Eleven when he meets a fellow Brit who has lived in Germany for two months: A man who tends to reveal too much information about his strange and disturbing hobbies while in polite company, following them up with "Was that a bit too weird? A dentist who recounts sordid tales of tasteless encounters to which his patient, whose mouth is full of dental equipment, is unable to object.The Armstrong and Miller Show - Brabbins and Fyffe 1
Parodies of public information films, voiced by Armstrong, whereby the obvious danger a child standing on a stool and using a chip pan is ignored in favour of a trivial change using a chair instead of a stool. Various characters played by Armstrongincluding a children's TV presenter with two puppet sidekicks, a benevolent headmaster or a marriage counsellor, engaged in comforting or encouraging conversation with others.
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After his companions have left the room, Armstrong's character says the words "Kill them" into a hidden intercom in a distinctly "evil" tone of voice. After the credits of the final episode of series one this character is played by the producer with the order directed at Armstrong and Miller themselves.
A Geordie window cleaner who gives a philosophical monologue before finishing with "but what do I know? Striding Man, a businessman played by Armstrongwho is pursued by a team of researchers providing him with apparently useless and random information. He is fired in the final episode of series 2, but returns in series 3 as a secondary school headmaster. A guy who regularly wanders into an expensive-looking shop to browse, only to be told by the salesman on hand to "fuck off" if he's not buying anything.
An MI6 agent played by Miller is trying to do serious work, but his over-caring boss played by Armstrong makes light of these situations and forces the agent to partake in fun, children's activities.
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Various suave male characters whose intentions are dashed when the other characters in the sketch notice their hairstyle, with the words "Ugh. Miranda played by Armstrong and Pru played by Miller who attempt to run the Dandylions vegetarian restaurant, politely trying not to argue in front of the customers, until a customer's comment highlights their difficulties.
A brawl is instigated by the proprietors with the words "Pru, it's kicking off! A selection of Regency-era suitors and spinsters whose mid-dance conversational advances are unexpectedly explicit. The British Prime Minister played by Millerwho invariably leaves something vitally important behind after a successful meeting such as his wife, or nuclear launch codesbut is too embarrassed to return and collect it.
Doctor Tia played by Armstrongwho "lives in Botswana, saving lives. He addresses the camera about his insights into local culture, and the fruits of his work, only for the camera to reveal that he is secretly despised by the people he is trying to help. Various characters experiencing extraordinary success, only to reveal to the camera: The descriptions in the official YouTube channel suggests that these characters are a parody of Blue Peter.
Stafford is a bigot who acts with criminal disregard for others, and then asks for Veal's help sorting out the mess. Tony Dorset, an old-school football manager and former player who is employed by Russian oligarch boss Dimitri. Tony lives in fear of Dimitri's fond spot for him, and his boss's Mafioso tendencies, and is never quite sure how to play the situation.