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British Comedy TV Quiz

Quiz about comedy programmes that aired on British TV 12 Questions.

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Which hit sitcom was axed by ITV before switching to the BBC?

  • Two Point Four Children
  • Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps
  • Men Behaving Badly
  • Not Going Out

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In 'The Royle Family' what was the name of Jim and Barbara's son?

  • Matthew
  • Anthony
  • Dougie
  • Gary

Question 3 Photo

In the offices of which company was 'Drop the Dead Donkey' set?

  • Worldlink News
  • International News
  • Worldwide News
  • Globelink News

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What were the names of the two 'Old Gits' in Harry Enfield's Television Programme?

  • Tom and Bert
  • Reg and Charlie
  • Bob and Arthur
  • Alf and Fred

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Which double act's TV debut, 'Running Wild', was panned by the critics?

  • Little and Large
  • Morecambe and Wise
  • The Two Ronnies
  • Cannon and Ball

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Which classic comedy series came from a play called, 'The Banana Box'?

  • On The Buses
  • Porridge
  • Rising Damp
  • Love Thy Neighbour

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What was the beautiful bird of knowledge known as on 'Shooting Stars'?

  • Finch on a Winch
  • Wren from the Glen
  • Dove from Above
  • Tit from the Pit

Question 8 Photo

In Bread, who was Freddie Boswell's 'bit on the side'?

  • Little Lil
  • Lilo Lil
  • Lovely Lil
  • Luscious Lil

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What did Mr Bean get stuck in the front of his trousers when about to be introduced to the Queen?

  • Banana
  • Teddy
  • Brush
  • Finger

Question 10 Photo

What was the name of the Major in Fawlty Towers?

  • Major Rowan
  • Major Bowen
  • Major Cowan
  • Major Gowen

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Which comedy series was going to be called either, 'Vaseline Review' or 'Owl Stretching Time'?

  • Not the Nine O'clock News
  • Monty Python's Flying Circus
  • The Fast Show
  • The Young Ones

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What was the occupation of Ronnie Corbett's character 'Timothy Lumsden' in Sorry?

  • Lawyer
  • Accountant
  • Librarian
  • Banker