Trivia / Harry Enfield and Chums

  • The Cast Showoff: A lot of Paul Whitehouse's roles were built around his talents, such as:
    • Lance from Lee and Lance singing Italian opera.
    • Julio Geordio speaking a bizarre mix of Spanish and Geordie.
    • De Dutch Coppersh, from the fact that Whitehouse did a good Dutch accent (whereas Enfield's character never speaks).
  • The Danza: Enfield's toddler character who bullies his baby sister is called Harry.
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: No DVD version has been released - although there was going to be a box set for release in 2007, that's since been delayed, leaving everyone with only the few VHS released.
  • The Other Darrin: Three actors played Kevin's father, two actresses for his mother.
  • Write Who You Know:
    • The Self-Righteous Brothers were based on a neighbour of Enfield's who also referred to celebrities by their surnames and spoke about them authoritatively as though his opinion was of immense importance, for example telling him "I'd mend your fence, Enfield, but not your mate Elton's, he's a prick."
    • Modern Dad was based on Enfield's own father.
    • Tim Nice-But-Dim was also based on several people from Enfield's own life; public schoolboys he knew who were ... well, nice but dim.
    • Enfield claims that Harry and Lulu were based on a young Lily Allen and her brother, whose mother he was dating at the time.
    • Stavros was based on a kebab shop owner Enfield knew.

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