Before Coupling and Chalk, way before Doctor Who and Sherlock, but after Press Gang, Steven Moffat bought us Joking Apart. I remember watching this in my bedroom on a portable black and white television, and enjoying it a lot. It probably got a few unfair comparisons to Seinfeld, but only because of the stand-up scenes, and it really shouldn’t be put side by side with it.
There’s a lot of good information about the show on Wikipedia and there’s a lovingly put together DVD [amazon asin=B000SKIJ2S&text=available].
Anyway, here’s a clip: