The Armando Iannucci Shows

The more I think about The Armando Iannucci Shows, the more I realise how brilliant they are. I mean, I always thought they were fantastic, but they’ve stuck with me, and every sketch in them has something to say that resonates, and more importantly, is funny. Just at random, here are a few.

And this one, well, it’s become an internet meme, and no-one ever credits the original source.

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