Shooting Stars. Image shows from L to R: Bob Mortimer, Ulrika Jonsson, Vic Reeves. Copyright: Channel X / Pett Productions
Shooting Stars

Shooting Stars

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Two / BBC Choice
  • 1993 - 2011
  • 72 episodes (8 series)

Possibly the world's barmiest, weirdest, surreal and off-the-wall panel show. Presented by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. Also features Ulrika Jonsson, Mark Lamarr, Will Self, Jack Dee, Johnny Vegas and more.

Great scenes

Frank Boff/Bough

When Frank Bough made his appearance on the show, he and the regulars found themselves in a bit of trouble - his surname had been misspelt "Boff" on his name plate, meaning "Fart".

This scene, featuring Frank Bough is from Series 2, Episode 13.

Lisa Stansfield, The Dog and Greek Dips

During her final challenge, singer and actor Lisa Stansfield had to feed Vic's "lovely dog John" a selection of Greek dips, using a stick of celery held between her legs, while walking backwards.

This scene, featuring Bob Mortimer, Vic Reeves and Lisa Stansfield is from Series 3, Episode 7.

Clare Grogan and Fruit

Clare Grogan, in her final challenge, had to defend herself from fruit being thrown towards her by Vic. The biggest of these fruits was "Soft Alan", a camp man played by David Walliams.

This scene, featuring Clare Grogan and David Walliams is from Series 2, Episode 13.

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