George is a stereotypical insensitive plain speaking Yorkshireman; unfortunately he usually finds himself in a position of responsibility requiring creativity and sensitivity. Young man! Two gay Dutch policemen who are more interested in smoking marijuana, flirting and making gay innuendo than doing any police work. Harry deliberately hurts Lulu, or more often tricks her into hurting herself, but then plays the innocent when their mother arrives to investigate, and asks for a "big hug", but that doesn't accept his apologies. Regular: "You're not married, Les"). They often say such things as "Dey do dough, don't dey dough" (They do though, don't they though), and "Alright!

Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. In 1998 the Dobermans featured in an advert for Hula Hoops Big O's snacks. In their most famous sketch, Frank actually meets a celebrity in the form of British Formula One driver Damon Hill. In 2012, he starred with Simon Callow in the film Acts of Gordfrey, which opened in UK cinemas on 27 January. A sample of the character 'Loadsamoney' (Shut Your Mouth and Look at my Wad) is used in the 1989 Game Blood Money. Through repeats, the characters proved popular, and in 1994, BBC One commissioned a new series called Harry Enfield & Chums. A young German tourist in England who can't stop apologising for his country's actions "during ze Var".

In September 2013 Enfield appeared in the BBC Three comedy series Bad Education as Martin, the father of Jack Whitehall's character Alfie. In the 1990s, Harry Enfield and Chums was the go-to show for alternative sketch comedy.

He grows up to become Kevin the Teenager, a stereotypical teenager who ruins his parents' lives with his refusal to do anything and complains constantly. They have three children. Games Movies TV Video. In 1990, Enfield developed his BBC sketch show Harry Enfield's Television Programme, later retitled Harry Enfield & Chums, with Whitehouse and Kathy Burke. [1] was plagiarised by a Danish PR agency in a campaign video for the 2009 Danish Act of Succession referendum. The characters also appeared in a series of TV adverts for Mercury Communications. 134 Pages. An obnoxious pair of old men who take great delight in persecuting younger people – although they do branch out by being cruel to other groups of people, so as not to discriminate. Would Damon Hill have taken that long to call his mother? It is believed that the characters were based primarily on Mike Read, Simon Bates and Tony Blackburn, though other then-current DJs such as Alan Freeman were also believed to have influenced the writers. In early sketches a stereotypical annoying little brother, Kevin Patterson goes through a major personality change the instant he turns 13 years old, he also loses his dress sense and physical energy.

Calm down, calm down", which is what one of them says when the other two start arguing. The sketch was dropped when the show became Harry Enfield & Chums, although the characters returned in other programmes. Add new page. Many sketches involved the couple patronising another couple of similar age, desperate to convince the other couple (Pam's sister and her husband in a couple of sketches) that their greater wealth meant greater happiness or social importance, and their inability to accept the successes or talents of others as being noteworthy (such as the British couple they meet on a Spanish holiday who, fluent in Spanish, are dismissed as "showing off"). Discover what to watch this November including a Marvel docu-series, a '90s reboot, and a Star Wars holiday celebration. As the series progresses, Julio develops more and more a Geordie accent as he describes events on and off the field, the latter often involving 'liaisons' with pin-up girls of the time such as The Spice Girls and Dani Behr. He is often seen on a morning show couch, reading letters from 'menopausal women' about their fantasies of him. However, neither character was meant to be a direct parody. Tim's catchphrase is "What an absolutely, thoroughly, bloody nice bloke!" BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies. Michael Paine is a self-confessed "nosey neighbour". The character is often mistaken for Tim Nice-But-Dim due to their similarities.

", The character was based on a neighbour in a block of flats that Enfield lived in at the time who would insist on deliberately addressing him by his surname. He later formed a running gag where, for no apparent reason, he would walk into the middle of a sketch, hand something to a character (usually appropriate to the situation), be told "Thank you Fat Bloke! The character was so well received that a feature film Kevin and Perry Go Large was released in 2000. All of his anecdotes involve other people on the street, and his information is gained from eavesdropping and spying on them. They describe a kind gesture they would make to the celebrity if they ever met, but then get distracted by an implausible, hypothetical situation and become irate by their own story. In the second series this gave way to a series of public information films that would advise, amongst other things, that women refrain from driving and participating in complex conversations (as this would lead to insanity) or that babies be given gin to ensure a good night's sleep. While he does make a genuine effort, he often makes tactless remarks and Freudian slips ("Make yourself at homo... er, at HOME!") Their catchphrase is "Ooh! They also intentionally misinterpret comments made to them as being sexual and flirtatiously tell off the victim for saying it. George's temper never reaches the same level as Frank's, but as the series progresses, George becomes increasingly strained by Frank's behavior. Whitehouse portrays a Colombian footballer who has recently joined Newcastle United and speaks in a mixture of Spanish and Geordie. Looking for some great streaming picks? A parody of liberal attitudes in the Netherlands. In 1991, Enfield played Dermot in the sitcom Men Behaving Badly along with Martin Clunes, Caroline Quentin and Leslie Ash, originally on Thames Television. Harry Enfield was born on May 30, 1961 in Horsham, Sussex [now West Sussex], England. During the period between series, Enfield concentrated on straight acting parts, and Whitehouse worked on other projects. An infuriating know-it-all father who advised various people with both household tasks and diverse jobs, such as a football pundit. [citation needed]. In 2002 Enfield returned to the BBC with Celeb, a new series based on the comic strip of the same title in Private Eye, as the ageing rockstar Gary Bloke. Canoe completes the family, with the 'brown baby' Waynetta always wanted (since all the other mothers on the estate had one). The film charted the pair's attempt to become professional DJs by travelling to the nightclubs of Ibiza and pestering their idol, the DJ Eyeball Paul, played by Rhys Ifans, while gaining love and losing their virginity. The format of the opening credits was the same, although Enfield was now joined by co-stars Whitehouse and Burke to take a collective bow to the audience.

Daim did a number of adverts featuring Harry Enfield's Television Programme characters. whereupon he would sing a song (ranging from "Lord of the Dance" to "Smack My Bitch Up") in operatic style. The boyfriend's name is initially "Dominic" but changes to "Shaun", though this was only revealed for the purposes of a joke acknowledging that the role had been recast. In Harry Enfield & Chums, he would be introduced at the end of the closing credits by Enfield who would announce: "The show's not over until the Fat Bloke sings!" Shaun is played by Ewen Bremner is several episodes. Another recurring joke is that both men believe Frank's son may be homosexual, but they avoid discussing it because Frank hasn't yet come to terms with it. While this second guest is smiley and charismatic, his gestures indicate his anecdote has a violent double-meaning. They wrote the character as an antidote to contemporary portrayals of ex-public schoolboys as sharp-minded, high-achieving young men, and instead chose to base the character on former school contemporaries who had plenty of money and good manners but were light of intellect.

Enfield's character initially asks for an autograph, but as their conversation develops, Enfield begins to get angry at Hill whilst describing a hypothetical situation of Hill driving through 'the estate' at 200 mph, ending in the inevitable, "OI! Perry is faultlessly polite to Kevin's parents, Mr and Mrs Patterson, but in one episode we see he is just as rude to his own parents as Kevin is to his, whereas Kevin is faultlessly polite to them. NOO!