General The Greatest Comedy Show episode, EVER

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I apologise if this doesn't work. I'm not sure if they're blocked outside of the UK, but a good watch if not. The greatest media parody show I think i've ever seen

Brass Eye -Animals

[YOUTUBE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgKCas5xJ34[/YOUTUBE]

[YOUTUBE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIzlgYadxr4[/YOUTUBE]

[YOUTUBE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BK-4lhsFII[/YOUTUBE]​
 

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"The Fox feels nothing, it's made of string"

"This is a busload of flies that are being sent on holiday to Africa. They'll enjoy Somalia, but should they?"
 

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When he is being David Jett, do the people he's interviewing know it's a joke, or what?
 

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When he is being David Jett, do the people he's interviewing know it's a joke, or what?

No lol. Some scenes are obviously set up entirely, but the interviews he does are with real people who think he's a real person.

However, there may be other episodes where it's a work, I'm not sure. I know in the Animals episode it's all real. But there's an infamous clip called "Good Aids vs Bad Aids", you'll find it on Youtube. That's a set up I believe, where the other guy is an actor.

"People say that snakes sting and snakes bite..."

[YOUTUBE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPrCsfd1E64[/YOUTUBE]

[YOUTUBE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsgRlPoDEvk[/YOUTUBE]

[YOUTUBE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rk-geWTLyNA[/YOUTUBE]

^ That's the crime episode. Which is epic. Some lulz crime racism in part 2 that is absolutely hilarious. "Now that I have seen the proof, I apologise for my fellow blacks, I'm sorry"

The crime episode is probably more relevant just because it's something the media are always going on about lol.

[YOUTUBE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nDTWL5Tq0o[/YOUTUBE]

"When I was 7 I got dressed up as a little city gent, and walked into the Bank of England shouting, '**** the pound' " :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
 

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Brass Eye aroused controversy because public figures were fooled into supporting fictitious and often absurd, charities and causes.

The second episode was called "Drugs" and is one of the most successful. A voice tells viewers there are so many drugs on the streets that "not even the dealers know them all". An undercover reporter (Morris) asks a purportedly real-life drug dealer in London for fictitious drugs, including Triple-sod, Yellow Bentines and Clarky Cat, leaving the dealer puzzled and irritated. He also asks the dealer if he is the Boz-Boz and says he doesn't want his arm to feel "like a couple of fortnights in a bad balloon". Later, Morris dressed as a baby with a nappy on and a red balloon-like hat on his head and again asked for Triple-sod and then says "last time I came here a friend of mine just got triple-jacked over a steeplehammer and jessop jessop jessop jessop jessop". He explained that possession of drugs without physical contact and the exchange of drugs through a mandrill were legal.

David Amess, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Basildon, was fooled into filming an elaborate video warning against the dangers of a fictional Eastern European drug called Cake and asked a question about it in Parliament.[1] The drug purportedly affected an area of the brain called Shatner's Bassoon (altering your perception of time), can give you a bloated neck due to massive water retention (allegedly known in the then non-existent Czechoslovakia as "Czech Neck") and was frequently referred to as "a made-up drug" (a drug, they were told, not made from plants but made up from chemicals).

Sir Bernard Ingham, Noel Edmonds and Rolf Harris held the yellow cake-sized pill as they talked, with Bernard Manning telling viewers that "One kiddy on Cake cried all the water out of his body. Just imagine how his mother felt. It's a ****ing disgrace" and that "…you can puke your ****ing self to death [on this stuff] — one girl threw up her own pelvis-bone… What a ****ing disgrace". Manning, with other participants, told the public that Cake was known on the street as "loonytoad quack", "Joss Ackland's spunky backpack", "ponce on the heath", "rustledust" or "Hattie Jacques pretentious cheese wog", and told anyone offered it to "chuck it back in their face and tell them to **** off".

The series was repeated in 2001 along with a new show. It tackled paedophilia and the moral panic in parts of the British media following the death of Sarah Payne, focusing on the name-and-shame campaign of the News of the World. This included an incident in 2000 in which a paediatrician in Newport had the word 'PAEDO' daubed in yellow paint on her home.[2]

Gary Lineker and Phil Collins endorsed a spoof charity, Nonce Sense, ("nonce" is British slang for people convicted or suspected of molestation or sexual crimes), Collins saying, "I'm talking Nonce Sense!" Tomorrow's World presenter Philippa Forrester and ITN reporter Nicholas Owen were tricked into explaining the details of HOECS (pronounced "hoax") computer games, which online paedophiles were using to abuse children via the Internet. Capital Radio DJ Neil "Doctor" Fox told viewers that "paedophiles have more genes in common with crabs than they do with you and me", adding "Now that is scientific fact — there's no real evidence for it — but it is scientific fact".

Lineker described paedophile text slang, claiming "BALTIMORA" translates to "literally, I'm running at them now with my trousers down." Labour MP Syd Rapson said paedophiles were using "an area of internet the size of Ireland". Richard Blackwood said internet paedophiles can make computer keyboards emit noxious fumes to subdue children. Blackwood sniffed a keyboard and said he smelt the fumes, which made him feel "suggestible"; Blackwood also warned watching parents that exposure to the fumes would make their children "smell like hammers".

Lmao. You can't beat Chris Morris
 

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No lol. Some scenes are obviously set up entirely, but the interviews he does are with real people who think he's a real person.

Kind of contradicting yourself? For example take the scene where he's interviewing the guy about wasp stings. I assumed it was set up, especially as he has an obviously fake mustache, but if it wasn't set up it would be even funnier.
 

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Haha, those news articles are classic! He sounds awesome. I can't believe some of those celebrities are so stupid. Especially when he makes them say things like "made up", "nonce sense", etc.
 

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Kind of contradicting yourself? For example take the scene where he's interviewing the guy about wasp stings. I assumed it was set up, especially as he has an obviously fake mustache, but if it wasn't set up it would be even funnier.

Sorry. What I mean is with some scenes being set up like the opening scene of the Animal episode, or part 2 of the crime episode where the token black guy is an actor.

But most the interviews aren't set up, they're set up in the sense he wears a mustache and talks shit, but the people being interviewed aren't in on it.

Think of it maybe a bit like Ali G. Most his career is real stuff, but he's mixed in fake stuff(NBA interviews). Or Borat, where most the interviews and scenes are real, but you have the acted scenes with the hooker, jewish family and naked wrestling.

The wasp interview is legit. The slave animal interview is legit too (although the endings on both have been edited, as there's a duplicate "this is a conversation?" ending. The interview with the animal rights woman is real. The black fella with locks, that's a real interview. The whole animal thing with celebs, they were genuinely tricked (Apart from Wolf from Gladiator, who I think realised it was a piss take)

He was one of the first real life trolls lol. Here he is trying to Sabotage an ITV tv show

[YOUTUBE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ecxW3KPUD4[/YOUTUBE]

He's a genius for sure. He had his first movie out last year called 'Four Lions', about a group of British terrorists. In bad taste for some but I thought it was hilarious. Four Lions was a collab effort with him and Jesse Armstrong (he made that 'In The Loop' film you might have seen?)
 

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Who came first with the bogus interviews, Sacha Baron-Cohen or the Brass Eye dude?
 

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Ah I gotcha, even more respect for him doing it to actual experts.
That wasp one is so good, one of the best things I've seen.

This is our NZ equivalent, I guess. No where near as good, but he caused quite a stir. He created a web page about being pro-whaling, a TV channel got interested and invited him in for an interview.

[YOUTUBE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AG4odHCokw[/YOUTUBE]