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The League of Gentlemen 

An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transgender taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
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Series cast summary:
Mark Gatiss ...  Various Characters / ... 22 episodes, 1999-2017
Steve Pemberton ...  Barbara Dixon / ... 22 episodes, 1999-2017
Reece Shearsmith ...  Edward Tattsyrup / ... 22 episodes, 1999-2017
Jeremy Dyson ...  Various Characters / ... 11 episodes, 1999-2002
Paul Hays-Marshall Paul Hays-Marshall ...  Barbara Dixon 9 episodes, 1999-2000
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An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transgender taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

19 June 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Liga džentlmena See more »

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Runtime:

(18 episodes) | (1 episode)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

There is a League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, but that is a different League made up of different Gentlemen. See more »

Quotes

Barbara Dixon: As a woman I could have you under the sex discrimination act!
Geoff Tipps: As a woman, we could have you under the trade's description act!
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Crazy Credits

For the Christmas special, Papa Lazarou yells "Merry Christmas" during the credits, and his eyes appear at the very end of the credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Boosh Publicity (2006) See more »

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Classic comedy that is sure to be a future cult.
23 March 2002 | by InfofreakSee all my reviews

90% of British sitcoms bore me to tears but when they're good, they are very, very good. This is one of the very best. L.O.G. has to be the most inventive and original comedy series I've seen since the heyday of 'The Young Ones'/'Comic Strip Presents', and personally I find it much more consistently funny.

Set in the bizarre, isolated Northern town of Royston Vasey, L.O.G. mixes classic surreal Brit humour fans of Python and 'The Goodies' grew up on with dark and disturbing touches closer to David Lynch. There are nods to 'The Wicker Man', 'Dr Who', Quatermass, 'Tales Of The Unexpected' and the like, so fans of weird 1970s TV and movies will get more out of this than those unfamiliar with the territory. A very strange mixture that works brilliantly. Black, eccentric and extremely funny. I'm hooked!


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