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    The Mighty Boosh

    The Mighty Boosh

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    BBC Three
    Welcome to The Mighty Boosh guide. Come with us now on a journey through time and space... to the world of The Mighty Boosh... Written by and starring Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt, The Mighty Boosh is an off-the-wall adventure based on their Perrier award-winning comedy show. In the first series, The Mighty Boosh is a show about two zoo keepers, Howard Moon and Vince Noir, who work at "The Zoo-niverse", a dilapidated but magical zoo. It is run by Bob Fossil, a demented American with a military disposition. Vince is a regular 'Mowgli in flares', due to his affinity with animals and adoration for all things Seventies. Howard likes to think he is more the brains of their zoo-keeping outfit, destined for better things. Each week they get involved in a different adventure. Whether they end up in the Arctic tundra or monkey hell they somehow always manage to get back to the zoo intact. In the second series, the plot focuses on Vince and Howard's journey to become a successful band. The two move in with Naboo and Bollo, and hijinks ensue. This series introduces the characters of Tony Harrison, Saboo, Kirk, and the Head Shaman. In the third series, Vince and Howard are shopkeepers at the Nabootique. Crimping becomes an artform, being the focus of the episode "The Power of the Crimp." The show becomes increasingly surreal and satirical.moreless
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    Coupling

    Coupling

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    BBC Three (ended 2004)
    Two's company, three's a crowd... so what do you do with six?
    On average, men and women think about sex every six seconds. Shorten that to every second, and you've got Coupling.
    It's more than just a one night stand!

    When a couple gets together, it's never just the two of them - they also bring baggage - and Susan (Sarah Alexander) and Steve (Jack Davenport) are no exception. Their baggage is a crowd of best friends and exes who talk about all aspects of sex and relationships on their never-ending quest to find true love. Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps...

    Susan Walker is a beautiful go-getter with an uninhibited attitude who used to date Patrick Maitland (Ben Miles), the sextet's charismatic, cocky player, London's king of conquests - a guy who's just too cool to worry about being smart. Attractive Sally Harper (Kate Isitt) is a beauty therapist who is Susan's unashamedly vain best friend, who aggressively battles aging with heavy doses of moisturizer and men - including Patrick.

    Meanwhile, Steve Taylor, while getting together with Susan, can't seem to shake loose from his vivacious and slightly vacuous ex-girlfriend Jane Christie (Gina Bellman), a woman supremely confident in her ability to seduce anyone of either sex, and who refuses to be dumped unless she's the one doing the dumping.

    Jeff Murdoch (Richard Coyle) is Steve's "porn buddy" who is, in equal parts, obsessed and bewildered by actual sex; charming in his way, but with an uncanny ability to say the wrong thing at the worst possible time. He works in the same office as Susan, with whom he had a disastrous and unsuccessful one-night fling. After Coyle left the series, a new character was introduced in season 4 as his replacement, Oliver (Richard Mylan).

    Coupling has been honoured with the prestigious Silver Rose of Montreux, Best TV Comedy Award, and is recent winner at the 2003 British Comedy Awards.

    Coupling comes from writer/creator Steven Moffat, producer Sue Vertue, and executive producer Beryl Vertue. The show is directed by Martin Dennis.moreless
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    Bad Education

    Bad Education

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    BBC Three
    Bad Education stars Jack Whitehall stars as Alfie Wickers, in this sitcom about the worst teacher ever in the British education system. Produced for BBC Three the show also stars Mathew Horne as Headmaster Fraser.moreless
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    Lip Service (UK)

    Lip Service (UK)

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    BBC Three
    Explore the sex lives and love affairs of a group of twenty-something lesbians living in Glasgow.
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    Gavin and Stacey

    Gavin and Stacey

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    BBC Three
    Gavin is from Essex, Stacey is from Wales. Things have been going great with their telephone romance, but now they are about to meet. Will things turn sour when they meet face-to-face, or will their meddling friends and family be their downfall? Tune in to see if Gavin and Stacey's love can endure tough tests.moreless
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    Nighty Night

    Nighty Night

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    BBC Three
    This dark comedy drama mixture is written and produced by Julia Davis, who also plays the main character Jill Farrell. Jill is a woman that is obsessed with the idea of the deadly disease of her husband in the hospital. So she is moving in with her neighbour and his wife, against their will of course. She just doesn't leave anymore even the wife is handicapped to a wheelchair. This series is produces and broadcasted on BBC3. The series won a Banff Award and Davis won a Royal Television Society Award for her performance and got a highly positive reception from TV critics. As of August 2004, a second series is currently being written. After two seasons, it fell out of the program schedule, but wasn't officially cancelled.moreless
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    Doctor Who Confidential

    Doctor Who Confidential

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    BBC Three (ended 2011)
    Welcome to the Doctor Who Confidential guide at TV.com. Specially filmed for BBC Three as a companion piece to DoctorWho, Doctor Who Confidential aimed to give a taste of the excitement and the energy that surrounded the new show. The programme included behind-the-scenes filming and interviews with the cast, writers and production team as they brought our favourite Time Lord back to our screens. An abbreviated 15-minute version, concentrating on the production of the new series and without reference to the original show, was also broadcast on BBC Three as Doctor Who Confidential Cutdown.moreless
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    Pramface

    Pramface

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    BBC Three
    Pramface is a heart-warming comdedy. The Plot follows 16 year old Jamie and best friend Mike as they finish their final GCSE exams, and head towards the Sixth form party. Meanwhile 18 year old Laura despite her wishes from her parents heads to the party with her best friend Danielle. The following morning Jamie wakes up to realise he and Laura have spent the night together.moreless
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    Grease Monkeys

    Grease Monkeys

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    BBC Three (ended 2004)
    Surreal black comedy series set around Grand Trunk Garage, a business run by a dysfunctional Asian family.
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    Merlin: Secrets and Magic

    Merlin: Secrets and Magic

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    BBC Three
    Merlin: Secrets and Magic is a BBC separate specially-filmed documentary series that compliments British fantasy drama television show, Merlin. It offers a initial 50 minute special followed by thirteen 15 minute-episodes with exclusive backstage footage, production details and on-set cast and crew interviews which help recreate the magic and reveal some secrets behind the making of Merlin.moreless
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    The Real Hustle (UK)

    The Real Hustle (UK)

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    BBC Three
    Don't think you'd ever fall for a scam? You might be surprised to learn about how sophisticated the con game has become. This British show seeks to illuminate the most popular scams perpetrated by con artists. The purpose of the show is to make viewers aware of and therefore less susceptible to scams and cons.moreless
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    Torchwood Declassified

    Torchwood Declassified

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    BBC Three
    This show takes an insider's look at the making of the British science fiction series, Torchwood. This show is similar to the bonus features on a DVD featuring cast interviews, making of episodes, and a more in-depth exploration of Torchwood's mythology.moreless
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    The Fades

    The Fades

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    BBC Three (ended 2011)
    You may not realise it, but the dead are roaming the Earth. After having a series of haunting nightmares uber geek Paul (Iain De Caestecker) has started to see ghosts-The Fades-all around him, and they seem intent on destroying mankind. In a bid to save the world he enlists confused friends to help him and meets people with similar abilities. Skins' Lily Loveless plays Paul's twin sister Anna; Ashes to Ashes' Claire Rushbrook is their mother and Daniel Kaluuya is Paul's friend Mac and Tom Ellis is Mark, a teacher whose wife has gone missing. The six-part series is written by Skins and This is England '86 writer Jack Thorne for BBC Three.moreless
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    Little Miss Jocelyn

    Little Miss Jocelyn

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    BBC Three
    This is a British comedy sketch show starring Jocelyn Jee Esien. The sketches contain a broad spectrum of comedic material that touch on political and socio-economic issues as well as situational comedy. Some sketches were performed on unsuspecting members of the public. After the huge success of season one on BBC3, the show returned in 2008 on BBC2 with new faces and characters. Broadcast history: Season 1: Sunday at 10:30pm on BBC3 Season 2: Thursday at 9:30pm on BBC2moreless
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    Funland

    Funland

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    BBC Three (ended 2005)
    Funland is a thrillingly surreal comedy from the writer of Eastenders. The series focuses on Carter Krantz, after being forced to flee his hometown when mother was brutally murdered by an unknown chainsaw-wielding maniac, he heads to Blackpool in search of answers. Armed with only a scrap of paper with the words 'Ambrose Chapel' scribbled on to it, he is about to embark on the longest weekend of his life. Because unbeknown to him, Carter is about to be thrown into a world of sex, violence and taxidermy.moreless
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    The Wrong Door

    The Wrong Door

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    BBC Three
    The Wrong Door is a daring new sketch show set in a parallel universe – a fantastic world governed by the laws of comedy. Here superheroes, wizards, dinosaurs and monsters casually go about their business amongst the daily irritations of explosions, disasters, battles, chases and driving lessons. The series also sees an array of cameo appearances from the likes of Brian Blessed, Dom Joly and Dr. Fox.moreless
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    Bodies

    Bodies

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    BBC Three (ended 2005)
    Bodies is a medical drama from BBC-3 based on the book Bodies by Jed Mercurio, the series is the channel's attempt to break into hour long dramas with its most successful shows to date being half hour comedies (Little Britain etc.).

    The drama's been described as a "dark, sometimes funny" take on the favorite genre made popular through such shows as Casualty and Holby City.

    The six part series is made by Hat Trick Productions and co-commissioned for BBC Three and BBC Two.moreless
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    Twisted Tales (UK)

    Twisted Tales (UK)

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    BBC Three (ended 2005)
    Twisted Tales is a dark and stylish comedy drama series. With intense scripts written by a mix of established writers and upcoming talent, each story is a self-contained episode with a mysterious twist. The tales set out to spook the brain and tickle the funny bone, so be prepared to expect the unexpected. The series is very closely related to Spine Chillers, an earlier BBC Three series. In effect, Twisted Tales is a rebranded second series of the earlier successful production.moreless
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    Doctor Who's Greatest Moments

    Doctor Who's Greatest Moments

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    BBC Three (ended 2010)
    Doctor Who Greatest Moments looks back at classic moments from the most recent seasons of the series Doctor Who. Featuring new interviews with the show's stars, the series looks at what makes key characters who they are. Running for an initial three part series the episodes were then 'cut down' for a series of nine shorter episodes.moreless
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    Cuckoo

    Cuckoo

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    BBC Three
    Rachel surprises her family when she returns home with her husband who happens to be an American hippie.
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