Controversal spoof of current affairs television, and the role of celebrity in the UK.
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 'Would You?' Man / ... 7 episodes, 1997-2001
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 Accelorata Jengold / ... 5 episodes, 1997-2001
David Cann ...
 Vicar / ... 4 episodes, 1997
Barbara Durkin ...
 French Woman / ... 4 episodes, 1997
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 Beauty Pageant Mother / ... 3 episodes, 1997-2001
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 Clerk of the Court / ... 3 episodes, 1997
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 Libby Shuss / ... 3 episodes, 1997
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 Board Member / ... 3 episodes, 1997
Bill Moody ...
 Bill Laswell / ... 3 episodes, 1997
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 Granny Ram Raider / ... 3 episodes, 1997
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 Eyewitness / ... 2 episodes, 1997
Peter Baynham ...
 Sven Yabbsley / ... 2 episodes, 1997
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 Jury Foreman / ... 2 episodes, 1997
Paul Garner ...
 'Technology!' man 2 episodes, 1997
Sinead Griffin-Lennon ...
 Desiree Wastrey / ... 2 episodes, 1997
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 Captain Mervyn Bruge / ... 2 episodes, 1997
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 Granita Rocksand 2 episodes, 1997
Harriet Norcott ...
 Sophie V'Haalbjje 2 episodes, 1997
Claire Rayner ...
John McCririck ...
Frankie Fraser ...
David Sullivan ...
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Controversal spoof of current affairs television, and the role of celebrity in the UK.

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BrassEye  »

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The Paedogeddon Special is the third most complained-about episode of television ever (first and second are the Jerry Springer Opera and Big Brother 2000). See more »

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Christopher Morris: Can you imagine the fear of knowing that there's a gay man on board? You'd be thinking, "My God. Will I wake up and find everybody dead?"
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Silence the man with the truth!
26 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

I've just become a fan of Brass Eye after seeing the DVD at a friends house, I have to say it is brilliant and there is no doubt in my mind as to why so many people were against the show. Brass eye shows how the media manipulates and exploits situations to tell you the viewer just what to think about everything. It is a satire on Panarama type shows where all the facts are laid out straight for everyone to see, that way everyone can agree that something is wrong, let's say "drugs" for example. The most controversial, maybe the funniest episode is the episode on Paedophelia. If only people realised that not only do the media promote and fuel paedophelia (just look through the papers, counting down the days that Mary Kate and Ashley became legal, Britney Spears first video, definite exploitation of Paedophelia). The media also speaks out against it, in around 2001 they used the subject spread hatred and fear, everyone was a suspected Paedophile. This is where I believe the humour lies in the show, it is not making fun of the serious issues but it is making fun of the way the Media uses these issues and will exploit them to their own advantage. A very clever and a very funny satire.


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