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British Sketch Comedy series starring Matt Lucas and David Walliams of Little Britain fame and narrated by Lindsay Duncan, using the same style of narrated sitcom with a cast of strange, larger-than-life characters performed by said duo.

The show is a Mockumentary of shows such as Inside Gatwick, Airport and Airline, following the ins and outs of "one of the UK's most busiest airports".

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Come Fly With Me contains examples of the following tropes, if you'll pardon the pun:

  • Adam Westing: David Schwimmer, portrayed as a transexual-porn-loving pervert. He is put in an intensive treatment centre.
  • Adult Fear: While it isn't as obvious as most examples of this trope watching the careless baggage handlers throw suitcases around and steal luxury goods from them can be Paranoia Fuel.
  • Affectionate Parody: The fiction airlines FlyLo, Our Lady Air and Great British Air are ones to EasyJet, Aer Lingus and British Airways respectively.
  • Alliterative Name: Mickey Minchin and Buster Bell, Fearghal O'Farrell and Keeley St Clair
  • Awful Wedded Life: Simon and Jackie, so much so they end up separating in Episode 4.
  • Bi the Way: The "straight" trainee steward Fearghal sleeps with.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Fearghal. In the first appearance, he happily holds a baby from her mother, before placing him in the overhead locker. And that's not even the worst of him.
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  • British Brevity: 1 Series, 6 Episodes.
  • The Cameo: Geri Halliwell, David Schwimmer, Rupert Grint, Barbara Windsor, Germaine Greer, Anna Friel and David Winton.
  • Camp Gay: Fearghal. Given his lisp and catty attitude, there's almost nothing ambiguous about his sexuality.
  • Catchphrase: Wouldn't be Lucas and Walliams without 'em.
    Moses: ...if you'll pardon the pun.
    Precious:Praaaaaise the Lord for x.
    Taaj:Isn't it!
    Judith:We have had the holiday from hell!
    and
    Judith:Ho Hum.
    Peter:Sorry Judith.
  • Epic Fail: When Tommy is requesting the code for the bathroom from the Supervisor, he screws it up by one number, but the cashier topples that in just seconds.
    Customer: Can I have the code for the toilet, please?
    Cashier: (turns to Tommy) Can I have the code for the toilet, please?
    Tommy: (turns to Supervisor) Can I have the code for the toilet, please?
    Supervisor: 295.
    Tommy: (turns to Cashier) 245.
    Cashier: (turns to Customer) 361.
  • Evil Old Folks: 92-Year Old Hetty Wolf. Claiming to be a first-time flyer, Hetty swindles Moses out of some items and reveals her ruse after given a first-class seat and boarding the flight.
  • Exact Words: Omar is a master of this with his promotions. After all you can get proper safety equipment.....for a fee. There’s plenty of legroom.....If you’re a little person. You can get a seat that converts to a flat bed.....it just happens to be a vertical bed.
    Omar: Wake me up when we get to Birmingham.
  • Henpecked Husband: Peter, who is never allowed to talk by his wife, and when he does is silenced, only for Judith to then repeat almost word-for-word what he said.
    • Also Simon, who had an affair and his wife Jackie simply won't let him live it down.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Mickey and Buster, the Airports paparazzi.
  • Hidden Depths: According to Mickey and Buster, Kim Jong-Il and Colonel Gaddafi are actually decent blokes.
  • Hollywood Nerd: 2 of them turn up at the airport trying to fly to France for a battle reenactment, but aren't allowed on due to their hand luggage being swords.
  • Hurricane of Excuses: Taaj funnels through a series of excuses in an attempt to buy time for the plane's wing to be fixed, ranging from a volcano erupting in Bradford, to the pilot forgetting where he parked the plane.
  • Hypocritical Humor: Penny is snobbish, picky and unwilling to work with the budget class, yet in Episode 4, she calls out the representative of the Princess for being a snob.
    • Precious calls out the FlyLo airline for going on strike, despite the fact she tries to make up any excuse to go on break, such as disposing of the coffee.
  • Ironic Name: Tommy Reid. (He can't read).
  • Irony: Speaking of Tommy, his ambition is to become a pilot, yet reveals that he has a fear of flying. Good luck with your backup plan as an astronaut, then...
  • Japanese Tourist: Nanako and Asuka, two Japanese girls who are wating for Martin Clune, their number-one idol. His plane gets diverted to RAF Northholt because he knew those fans were waiting for him.
  • Jerkass: Pretty much every employee at FlyLo is either cheap, lazy, insensitive, bigoted, an/or self-serving. The sole exception to that real seems to Taaj, who, while certainly not the sharpest tool in the shed, at least seems to have the best interests.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: Moses. While he does seem like a Nice Guy who started up his charity WishWings as a noble cause, it appears that he's partly wanting to do it to be famous, and partly because he wants an excuse to go on vacation. He also isn't the most accommodating to disabled children. In fact, he doesn't even remember children's names very well.
    Moses: I love you, child.
  • The Last of These Is Not Like the Others: The last episode of the series features all of the FlyLo staff on strike, and the hilarity that ensues.
    • In the penultimate episode, Helen, Melody and Taaj call out Omar Baba for sexually harassing them.
  • Lazy Bum: Precious always seems to find any sort of excuse to stop her working at the coffee shop.
  • Mile-High Club: Omar converts the bathroom stalls into "love chambers" on the planes, including cushioned toilet seats and a suggestion of sexual positions on the back of the passenger information card.
  • Mockumentary: The overall series is a crack at a failing airline service and how unproductive and unhelpful the staff is.
  • Never Live It Down: In-Universe with Simon's affair. Goes to a head at Episode 4, when Simon plans to separate from Jackie when she slanders Sally Wicks, the woman Simon had an affair with, as the flight was about to take off.
  • Nice Guy: Taaj, a member of the FlyLo ground staff. In one episode he gets question by Ian about his origins, and goes on a rant about how he hates racism and how he has been insulted, only to happily point out with a thumbs up that the interview got him half an hour off of work.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: The owner of low-cost airline FlyLo, Omar Baba, is a parody of real life low-cost airline EasyJet owner Stelios Haji-Ioannou.
  • Not Helping Your Case: Ian, who is Chief Immigration Officer claims that he is not in any way racist, stating that a friend of his friend happens to be black.
    Ian: And he is very black. *whistles*
  • Pervy Patdown: One episode has a security officer doing pat downs and touching people in inappropriate areas. We then learn that the man is not even a genuine security officer as he is seen scarpering when he is asked for ID.
  • Refuge in Audacity: Ian Foot's Keep 'Em Out board game, reeking of Fantastic Racism. No wonder Waddingtons didn't pick the game up.
    Ian: Final square. Congratulations, you have been given a luxury penthouse at the expense of the British taxpayer. End of the game.
  • Rousing Speech: Omar Baba gives one to his entire staff centering around the one word in 'family', only to fire all of the FlyLo staff the next day and replace them with Vietnamese children.
  • Running Gag: Several:
    • Omar cutting every corner.
    • Precious having some excuse to close the shop for the day.
    • Judith and Peter having The holiday from hell. Then Judith never letting Peter explain anything.
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  • With Friends Like These...: Keeley and Melody appear to be work friends, yet their friendship begins to deteriorate when they fight for a promotion, and Melody is nowhere to be seen in the final episode.

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