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Not The Nine O'Clock News

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Comedy 1979 - 19824 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: BritBox 

Not the Nine O'Clock News is a television comedy sketch show which was broadcast on BBC2 from 1979 to 1982. Originally shown as a comedy alternative to the Nine O'Clock News on BBC1, it featured satirical sketches on current news stories and popular culture, as well as parody songs, comedy sketches, re-edited videos, and spoof television formats. The show featured Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Mel Smith, and Griff Rhys Jones, as well as Chris Langham in the first series. The format was a deliberate departure from the Monty Python's Flying Circus stream-of-consciousness meta-comedy, returning to a more conventional sketch show format. Sketches were mostly self-contained, lasting from a few seconds to a few minutes and often had a degree of naturalism in performance. The series launched the careers of several high-profile actors and writers, and also led to other comedy series including Blackadder, Mr. Bean, and Alas Smith and Jones.Not The Nine O'Clock News featuring Rowan Atkinson and Mel Smith has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on BritBox. It's a comedy show with 28 episodes over 4 seasons. Not The Nine O'Clock News is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (2,121 votes).

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Season 1
7 Episodes | BritBox

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7 episodes (25%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#3,559 Ranked TV Show

#108 Ranked in TV on BritBox

#1587 Ranked in Comedy TV

Not The Nine O'Clock News has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (2,121 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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