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Hilarious, totally-irreverent, near-slanderous political quiz show, based mainly on news stories from the last week or so, that leaves no party, personality or action unscathed in pursuit ... See full summary »
In a 1994 episode, Deayton read out the following: "The BBC are cracking down on references to Ian and Kevin Maxwell, in case program-makers appear biased in their treatment of these two heartless, scheming bastards." Unfortunately, the Maxwell brothers were about to go on trial, and, 26 July 1996, the BBC and Hat Trick Productions were fined £20,000 in the High Court for Contempt of Court.
Is anyone telling the truth, here?
Ian Hislop: They are both members of UKIP.
Paul Merton ridicules Ian Hislop for suggesting a "Feathery Snake", forgetting that the God Quetzalcoatl was a Feathery Snake.
Extended versions of the episode that Boris Johnson hosted (titled "The Full Boris") and Bruce Forsyth's episode have been released on DVD in the UK.
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