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Series / We Are Klang

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A surreal anarchic BBC sitcom about three employees of Klangbury Council, Deputy Mayor Greg, Health and Safety Steve and Minister without Portfolio Marek.


  • All Just a Dream: Alien. Apparently.
  • Aside Glance: Several times to emphasize a bad joke.
  • Broke Episode: The episode "Fire;" where after the fire brigade is disbanded, the city's coffers are revealed to be £1.
  • Comic Trio
  • Corpsing: Greg is a frequent offender
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  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": The Mayor.
  • Fun with Acronyms: After outlining their party's vision in Election, the group realise Be Nice to People Party is too long a name and shorten the slogan to 'Vote for the BNP!' The black gospel singers accompanying them aren't so happy. It's followed by a half-comedic disclaimer that the show doesn't have political opinions.
  • Kindhearted Simpleton: Marek
  • Large Ham: Nearly everybody. Special mention to Ainsley Harriot.
  • Lecherous Licking: Greg to Marek
  • Mind Screw: Alien.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: Marek is obviously playing Boris Johnson in the first episode when asked about the upcoming mayor election.
    Muh muh muh mayor? The may-Orr? Mayor?
  • Once an Episode: Marek opens his desk tipping everything on top onto the floor.
  • Portmantitle: Recurring character Derren Chillblaine's magic act is a parody of both Derren Brown and David Blaine.
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  • The Ditz: Marek.
  • Special Guest: Ainsley Harriott plays himself in Election, while the main characters are named after their actors.
  • Sophisticated as Hell: Invoked in Greg
  • Studio Audience: Or Department of Audience, often referenced by the characters.
    • Referenced? One of the characters goes into the audience at one point and asks people why they won't be his friend.
  • Talking To Themselves: Seeing as it has a regular cast of 3 most other characters are played by the initial authors.
  • Ultimate Authority Mayor: The Mayor wants to be.


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