• Network Channel 4
  • Genre Comedy
  • Runtime 30 minutes
  • Total runtime 21 hours
  • Status Ended

The Comic Strip Presents

2 members5 seasons42 episodes

The Comic Strip Presents... debuted on 2 November 1982, the opening night of Channel 4. The first episode was "Five Go Mad in Dorset", a parody of The Famous Five. It was written by Peter R ichardson and Pete Richens, who wrote most of the early episodes. "Five Go Mad..." drew anger from some viewers for the way it mercilessly satirised a children's classic, although the Enid Blyton estate had given permission for the broadcast. A meeting was called to discuss the group's future with Channel 4, after complaints from viewers.

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