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Jaffa Cakes For Proust Pre-Launch Special – Nuts And Other Elusive Memories

A show too short to be declared the first proper podcast from Jaffa Cakes, but too relevant not to be recorded.  As mentioned in our One Series Wonders podcast, Ocho has been obsessed with verifying a memory of seeing a

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Watching

Watching, which ran for 56 episodes from 1987-93, doesn’t seem to be talked about much these days.  In the final Sitcom Club of 2014, Mooncat and Ocho compensate for the lack Watching discussion, stopping on the way to contemplate Manic

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Jaffa Cakes For Proust – A Christmas Pilot

An extra gift under the tree as The Sitcom Club presents the pilot of Jaffa Cakes For Proust, discussing all things non-sitcom. Having presented their own “adaptation” of A Christmas Carol Mooncat and Ocho look at more professional takes on

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A Sitcom Carol

With apologies to Dickens, The Sitcom Club presents its annual Christmas extravaganza.  All seven of the previous Sitcom Club contributors join together in the struggle for Mooncat’s soul.  To save him, he is shown Carry On Christmas, Blackadder’s Christmas Carol

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Sitcoms And The Working Class

The second of an occasional series, Mooncat, Ocho and Birdie discuss class in sitcoms. This time the working class through the lens of sitcoms On The Buses, The Royle Family and Early Doors.

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Hancock At ATV

Tony Hancock’s 1963 ATV series is the topic of this week’s discussion with Mooncat and Boggenstrovia.

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City Lights

Glasgow’s Miles Better! Mooncat and Ocho discuss BBC Scotland’s 1980s sitcom City Lights starring the late Gerard Kelly.

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Laurel And Hardy

It’s another Thanksgiving diversion for The Sitcom Club as Mooncat, Ocho and Gee discuss Laurel and Hardy, the key elements of their comedy and their influence on sitcoms.

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The Upper Hand

There was a time when Mooncat pretty much called Ocho a liar over the existence of a single half-hour of television. That show was the Upper Hand episode Quantum Leap and The Sitcom Club examines it today.

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Mailbag And A Bunch Of Tangents

Mooncat and Ocho tackle a small number of listener comments and then start doing their podcast housekeeping in the open.

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