Do Not Adjust Your Set volume 1
Recently Added • Comedy, UR
Innovative and influential, and originally envisaged as children’s show, Do Not Adjust Your Set was a madcap early-evening comedy sketch show that quickly acquired a cult following with Swinging Sixties adults, who rushed home from work to see it. Written by and starring Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle, with great performances and additional material by David Jason and Denise Coffey, it also provided an early showcase for the hilarious animations of Terry Gilliam, and the brilliantly bizarre musical antics of the legendary Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band. This compilation includes the festive-themed Pilot episode (which was mistakenly broadcast in January after a tape mixup!) and the first, second and fourth (the third is lost) episodes of the first series. David Jason's Captain Fantastic character makes his debut - the most famous recurring sketch from the show - plus we first meet Michael Palin’s prototype unhelpful shop assistant (a distinct precursor of some Python characters of world renown).
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