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The Mighty Boosh 

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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Julian Barratt ...  Howard Moon / ... 21 episodes, 2003-2007
Noel Fielding ...  Vince Noir / ... 21 episodes, 2003-2007
Michael Fielding ...  Naboo 21 episodes, 2003-2007
Rich Fulcher ...  Bob Fossil / ... 20 episodes, 2003-2007
Dave Brown ...  Bollo / ... 18 episodes, 2003-2007
Peter Kyriacou Peter Kyriacou ...  Polar Bear / ... 11 episodes, 2003-2007
Dean Mitchell Dean Mitchell ...  Zoo Keeper 9 episodes, 2003-2004
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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo the Enigma and his ape familiar Bollo (in series 2 and 3). Written by The_Infamous_Sock

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Come with us now on a journey through time and space... To the world of the Mighty Boosh!


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English

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20 May 2003 (UK) See more »

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The Mighty Boosh See more »

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Baby Cow Productions See more »
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Stereo

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16 : 9
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Richard Ayoade was originally cast to play Dickson Bainbridge in the unaired pilot, however he was changed to Matt Berry. Richard Ayoade later appears as Saboo. See more »

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Apollo 11 only had two of the astronauts walking on the Moon's face, the third stayed in the Orbiter. See more »

Quotes

Various: [Repeated line, while being killed hideously] A little to the left!
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References King of the Hill (1997) See more »

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The Mighty Boosh
Written by Julian Barratt
Performed by Julian Barratt & Noel Fielding
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Not just adolescent humour
20 July 2006 | by SmirnoffuzzSee all my reviews

Everyone's entitled to their opinion and comedy is a matter of personal taste. However, don't be misled by most of the negative comments about the Boosch. It is NOT just humour for adolescents. I'm nearing retirement age and I remember Hancock in the early sixties but I think this programme is excellent. I think American sitcoms are generally grossly overrated (I despair at the popularity of that awful smug tripe known as Friends) and have been concerned at the recent trend to try and imitate this style in British sitcoms. The Boosch has no truck with that approach. It is wonderfully uncompromising in following the British tradition of not writing to a ratings-chasing formula (which nearly all US sitcoms do) but says "if you like this - fine but we're not going to water it down just to try and make it more acceptable to a mass audience". Whether you like it will depend on your personal taste in humour but it is right up there with the Goons, Python, the Young Ones, Father Ted and the rest. Future series may not be up to the standard of the first two but so what? There are only two series of Fawlty Towers but that's not exactly branded it a failure. Incidentally, I'm not totally anti US sitcoms. The Simpsons was great at first (well beyond its sell-by date now though) and one of the greatest of all time was, of course, Bilko.


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