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26th Jun '17 7:42:03 AM Lone-Wolf-X3000
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* ShallowParody: The series tried to be a vicious satire of many celebrities, but most of the time the jokes are more general jokes about obesity, stupidity, wealth,... that aren't tied in to actual current events surrounding these famous people. Bush is assisted by a moustached general, for instance, who has no real-life counterpart and was just made up for the show. The only reason this character exists is to become frustrated whenever Bush says or does something stupid. And even those stupidities have nothing whatsoever to do with his real-life politics. For instance: Bush transforms the White House into a jumping castle <s>so the terrorist bombs would bounce right back off</s>, then breaks it and starts to cry. End of sketch.

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* ShallowParody: The series tried to be a vicious satire of many celebrities, but most of the time the jokes are more general jokes about obesity, stupidity, wealth,... that aren't tied in to actual current events surrounding these famous people. Bush is assisted by a moustached general, for instance, who has no real-life counterpart and was just made up for the show. The only reason this character exists is to become frustrated whenever Bush says or does something stupid. And even those stupidities have nothing whatsoever to do with his real-life politics. For instance: Bush transforms the White House into a jumping castle <s>so so the terrorist bombs would bounce right back off</s>, off, then breaks it and starts to cry. End of sketch. cry, then orders the general to blow up the white house.
26th Jun '17 7:41:13 AM Lone-Wolf-X3000
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* ShallowParody: The series tried to be a vicious satire of many celebrities, but most of the time the jokes are more general jokes about obesity, stupidity, wealth,... that aren't tied in to actual current events surrounding these famous people. Bush is assisted by a moustached general, for instance, who has no real-life counterpart and was just made up for the show. The only reason this character exists is to become frustrated whenever Bush says or does something stupid. And even those stupidities have nothing whatsoever to do with his real-life politics. For instance: Bush transforms the White House into a jumping castle, then breaks it and starts to cry. End of sketch.

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* ShallowParody: The series tried to be a vicious satire of many celebrities, but most of the time the jokes are more general jokes about obesity, stupidity, wealth,... that aren't tied in to actual current events surrounding these famous people. Bush is assisted by a moustached general, for instance, who has no real-life counterpart and was just made up for the show. The only reason this character exists is to become frustrated whenever Bush says or does something stupid. And even those stupidities have nothing whatsoever to do with his real-life politics. For instance: Bush transforms the White House into a jumping castle, castle <s>so the terrorist bombs would bounce right back off</s>, then breaks it and starts to cry. End of sketch.
16th Jan '16 9:05:14 PM Anddrix
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* ViewersAreMorons: This show really misses the sharp, edgy satire ''Series/SpittingImage'' had. Instead the main focus is mostly on media celebrities and does nothing else besides poking fun at their physical features and ''supposed'' lack of intelligence or dignity. Politics are touched briefly and even when they are addressed it's again more about their physical features than their actual politics. See also the review on top of this page.
10th Dec '14 9:41:33 AM Patachou
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* MoonwalkDance: One gag, referencing Michael's baby bungling incident in 2002, had Jackson teaching his infant to moonwalk from one end of a window to another across the street by tightrope walking over a washing cord.
30th Oct '14 5:29:13 PM 4R3W5RFTYXD
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30th Oct '14 4:46:16 PM LongLiveHumour
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There were also a great number of one-off sketches. In the vein of ''PrivateEye'' style humour, a lot of these involved crossing over two news stories or parodying a show ''by'' referencing current political issues. For example, there was a parody of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' called "The Johnsons" (about BorisJohnson's family).

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There were also a great number of one-off sketches. In the vein of ''PrivateEye'' style humour, a lot of these involved crossing over two news stories or parodying a show ''by'' referencing current political issues. For example, there was a parody of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' called "The Johnsons" (about BorisJohnson's UsefulNotes/BorisJohnson's family).
24th Sep '14 6:48:03 PM Patachou
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* AcceptableTargets: George Bush Jr, Posh and David Beckham, John Prescott, Prince Charles, Sarah Ferguson,... In sharp contrast to ''Series/SpittingImage'' Queen Elizabeth II gets off the best. Hardly any jokes show her in an unsympathetic light.



* BritishTeeth: Tony Blair.
* ButtMonkey: George Bush Jr, Posh and David Beckham, John Prescott, Prince Charles, Sarah Ferguson,... In sharp contrast to ''Series/SpittingImage'' Queen Elizabeth II gets off the best. Hardly any jokes show her in an unsympathetic light.



* FatComedyRelief: John Prescott. It's the only joke the makers could come up with.
* GagTeeth: Tony Blair.

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* FatComedyRelief: FatComicRelief: John Prescott. It's the only joke the makers could come up with. \n* GagTeeth: Tony Blair.
24th Sep '14 6:44:14 PM Patachou
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British animated satire series that ran from 2001 to 2004. Often considered the SpiritualSuccessor of ''SpittingImage'' and had many parallels with ''[[Series.DeadRingers Dead Ringers]]'' due to sharing many voice actors.

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British animated satire series that ran from 2001 to 2004. Often considered the SpiritualSuccessor of ''SpittingImage'' ''Series/SpittingImage'' and had many parallels with ''[[Series.DeadRingers Dead Ringers]]'' due to sharing many voice actors.



'''Tony Blair and the Cabinet''': Blair as a power-mad control freak with a Napoleon complex, while Gordon Brown is TheStarscream. Other ministers commonly appearing included John Prescott (a vehicle for fat jokes), Robin Cook (TheUnintelligible) and David Blunkett.

'''George Bush in the White House''': Bush oscillates between PsychopathicManchild and innocently TooDumbToLive, while a moustached (and unnamed) General tries to get him under control with the aid of a hand puppet called Professor Leibstrom. Recycled a lot of 'stupid president' jokes from 80s ''Spitting Image'' sketches about Reagan.

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'''Tony Blair and the Cabinet''': Blair as a power-mad control freak with a Napoleon complex, NapoleonComplex, while Gordon Brown is TheStarscream. Other ministers commonly appearing included John Prescott (a vehicle for fat jokes), Robin Cook (TheUnintelligible) and David Blunkett.

'''George Bush in the White House''': Bush oscillates between PsychopathicManchild and innocently TooDumbToLive, while a moustached (and unnamed) General tries to get him under control with the aid of a hand puppet called Professor Leibstrom. Recycled a lot of 'stupid president' jokes from 80s ''Spitting Image'' sketches about Reagan.
Reagan, but left the direct references to politics out, instead dumbing Bush down as somewhat of Homer Simpson clone.



There were also a great number of one-off sketches. In the vein of ''PrivateEye'' style humour, a lot of these involved crossing over two news stories or parodying a show ''by'' referencing current political issues. For example, there was a parody of ''TheSimpsons'' called "The Johnsons" (about BorisJohnson's family).

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There were also a great number of one-off sketches. In the vein of ''PrivateEye'' style humour, a lot of these involved crossing over two news stories or parodying a show ''by'' referencing current political issues. For example, there was a parody of ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' called "The Johnsons" (about BorisJohnson's family).


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* AcceptableTargets: George Bush Jr, Posh and David Beckham, John Prescott, Prince Charles, Sarah Ferguson,... In sharp contrast to ''Series/SpittingImage'' Queen Elizabeth II gets off the best. Hardly any jokes show her in an unsympathetic light.
* BadassMoustache: The general, who entertains Bush with sock puppets.


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* FatComedyRelief: John Prescott. It's the only joke the makers could come up with.
* GagTeeth: Tony Blair.


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* ManChild: George W. Bush is depicted this way.
* ShallowParody: The series tried to be a vicious satire of many celebrities, but most of the time the jokes are more general jokes about obesity, stupidity, wealth,... that aren't tied in to actual current events surrounding these famous people. Bush is assisted by a moustached general, for instance, who has no real-life counterpart and was just made up for the show. The only reason this character exists is to become frustrated whenever Bush says or does something stupid. And even those stupidities have nothing whatsoever to do with his real-life politics. For instance: Bush transforms the White House into a jumping castle, then breaks it and starts to cry. End of sketch.


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* ViewersAreMorons: This show really misses the sharp, edgy satire ''Series/SpittingImage'' had. Instead the main focus is mostly on media celebrities and does nothing else besides poking fun at their physical features and ''supposed'' lack of intelligence or dignity. Politics are touched briefly and even when they are addressed it's again more about their physical features than their actual politics. See also the review on top of this page.
7th Jun '13 3:13:10 PM TheGDude
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* BlackComedy and CrossesTheLineTwice (it's a lot easier to get away with things when it's animation)

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* BlackComedy and CrossesTheLineTwice (it's a lot easier to get away with things when it's animation) animation)
* CuteKitten: One sketch had Saddam attempting to defend against the US by surrounding himself and important military targets with kittens.
5th Jan '13 2:11:03 PM SeptimusHeap
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* DeadBabyComedy and CrossesTheLineTwice (it's a lot easier to get away with things when it's animation)

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* DeadBabyComedy BlackComedy and CrossesTheLineTwice (it's a lot easier to get away with things when it's animation)
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