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British Comedy: Brass Eye

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People who added this item 64 Average listal rating (38 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Years: 1997-2001
Broadcaster: Channel 4
Genre: Satire, Spoof
Written by: Christopher Morris, Arthur Mathews,
Graham Linehan, Peter Baynham, Jane Bussmann,
David Quantick, Shane Allen, Charlie Brooker,
Philip Clarke, James Serafinowicz
Stars: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap
Episodes: 7
Episode Average: 7.857
BEST EPISODE:
Drugs (1997)
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SERIES ONE

(1997)
6 episodes
Series Score: 55
Episode Average: 7.87
Perfect 10's: 0

S1E1

ANIMALS

Originally broadcast: 29 January 1997
Directed by: Michael Cumming
Written by: Christopher Morris, Graham Linehan, Arthur Mathews
David Jatt and Carla Lane have a discussion about the mistreatment of dogs, Ted Maul tries to talk to a cow-botherer, and celebrities speak out about an elephant with her trunk stuck in her anus.

"You'd sting me with a wasp?"
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S1E2

DRUGS

Originally broadcast: 5 February 1997
Directed by: Michael Cumming
Written by: Christopher Morris, Peter Baynham, Graham Linehan, Arthur Mathews
A Brass Eye test shows that 15-year-olds haven't even heard of drugs, famous faces speak out on the issue of 'Cake', and a Japanese drug-taking device shocks Claire Rayner.

"He got a negative bluety with a crack candle."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 8

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S1E3

SCIENCE

Originally broadcast: 12 February 1997
Directed by: Michael Cumming
Written by: Christopher Morris, Peter Baynham, Graham Linehan, Arthur Mathews
Dr. Balb Kubrox demonstrates the benefits of his revolutionary weight loss technique for pregnant women, Tania Bryer asks whether vertical tube farming is the future, and celebrities speak about the dangers of heavy electricity.

"I was offered £500 to grow a stomach full of shoulders."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S1E4

SEX

Originally broadcast: 19 February 1997
Directed by: Michael Cumming
Written by: Christopher Morris, Graham Linehan, Arthur Mathews
Christopher Morris turns on a member of the audience, Libby Shuss investigates a story about a perverted naval captain, and Austen Tassletine reports on a US Senator blowing his top.

"Sex! Sex is a sumptuous glam babe in a hall of donkeys or a sordid little incubus that looks like your granny"
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S1E5

CRIME

Originally broadcast: 26 February 1997
Written by: Christopher Morris, Peter Baynham, Graham Linehan, Arthur Mathews
Ted Maul reports on the juvenile crime problems in Cowsick, Alabaster Codify reports on why priests in America are arming themselves, and Libby Shuss visits a young offenders facility.

"'UK' used to mean United Kingdom, but ask anyone today and they'll tell you it stands for Unbelievable Crimewave"
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 9

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S1E6

DECLINE

Originally broadcast: 5 March 1997
Directed by: Michael Cumming
Written by: Christopher Morris, Peter Baynham, Jane Bussman,
Graham Linehan, Arthur Mathews, David Quantick
Austen Tassletine is on standby at a petrol station in case anything happens, Ted Maul reports on the fuss around a song about Myra Hindley's hair, and Moss Staples reports on a girl who claims to have seen a statue driving a car.

"And if you think about it, those two children are extremely lucky not to have been killed to bits."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 9

SPECIAL

(2001)




WARNING:
This is extremely challenging viewing, and you have to watch it as an attack on the media, and not an attack on the issue of paedophilia.
S1E1

PAEDOPHILIA

Originally broadcast: 26 July 2001
Directed by: Tristram Shapeero
Written by: Christopher Morris, Shane Allen, Peter Baynham,
Charlie Brooker, Jane Bussman, Philip Clarke, Arthur Mathews,
David Quantick, James Serafinowicz
An appeal is put out to find a man disguising himself as a school, Ted Maul reports on the release of Jez North, and celebrities and politicians warn about the dangers of online games.

"We believe that paedophiles are using an area of internet the size of Ireland."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8
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CHARACTERS


CHRISTOPHER MORRIS

Played by Chris Morris


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TED MAUL

Played by Chris Morris


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AUSTEN TASSLETINE

Played by Chris Morris


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LIBBY SHUSS

Played by Gina McKee


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Brass eye is satirical look at how the sensationalist media deals with issues in the news.

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