Asylum is a 1996 British comedy series which took place in a countryside
mental asylum. The series ran for six episodes on the Paramount Comedy
Channel in 1996 and featured stand-up comedians like Simon Pegg ("Shaun
of the Dead"), Jessica Stevenson ("Doctor Who") and David Walliams
("Little Britain"). The show focused on questionable abilities of the
medical staff to keep order over the inmates, who were constantly trying
bizarre schemes to break out of the chaotic facility.