An adult puppet sitcom for BBC Three about a fox, a cat, a dog and a pigeon who hang out together in an inner-city yard
- 2010 - 2011
- BBC Three
- 19 (1 pilot + 2 series)
- Adam Miller
- Rufus Jones, Lucy Montgomery, Katy Brand, Dan Tetsell, Paul Kaye, Tony Way, Ruth Bratt and Felix Dexter
- Jon Brown, Daniel Peak, Paul Doolan, Dan Tetsell, Danielle Ward and Henry White
- Adam Miller
- Stephen McCrum
Mongrels is an puppet comedy featuring adult humour. It tells the tale of a group of urban animals who hang out together an inner-city backyard.
The sitcom follows the day-to-day lives, trials and tribulations of Nelson, a metrosexual fox; Destiny, a pretentious pedigree 'it-bitch'; Kali, a deeply cynical pigeon; Marion, an abandoned tom cat; and Vince, a streetwise geezer fox. They are kidults struggling with the everyday drama of life in the back-alleys of the urban jungle.
Mongrels is bold, mischievous, upbeat, surprising and colourful. It encompasses all human life, love and its contradictions - relationships, sex, aspirations, desperations and shattered dreams. The show also features cut-aways and flashbacks (a bit like Family Guy), musical songs and cameo appearances.
On the 18th of January 2012, it was announced that Mongrels would not return for a third series.
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