The Comic Strip Presents...

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Original run: 11 Apr 1981 – 20 Jan 2016

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Comedy

Network: Channel 4 UK

Watched by: 12 of 704 361 0%

Total running time: 1 day 1 hour 54 minutes

Episode duration: 22 minutes

IMDB rating: 7.9 of 10 1 261

MyShows rating: 5 of 5 1


The Comic Strip Presents... began airing on the launch night of Channel 4 in November 1982. The show aired a number of episodes and one-off satirical comedy specials over a number of years, including a move to BBC2 in the early 1990s. Since 2012, GOLD has begun airing brand new one-off episodes of the show with some of the original cast members. The cast who originally appeared in the show include Dawn French & Jennifer Saunders, Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson, many of the cast members comedy careers launched due to the series popularity.

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