The Funny Thing About....

The Funny Thing About...

Channel 5 comedy featuring talking heads. 6 episodes (1 series), 2016 - 2017. Stars Johnny Vegas.

Series 1

1. Kids

First broadcast: Saturday 11th June 2016

An uproariously silly and sometimes insightful guide to children, including how to make them, how not to break them and how to spin them round in an office chair.


2. Holidays

First broadcast: Saturday 30th July 2016

Johnny Vegas narrates a silly and occasionally revealing jaunt through the world of holidays, covering everything from packing your bags to cacking your pants.

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3. Dating

First broadcast: Saturday 27th August 2016

Johnny Vegas and friends offer an uproariously silly, insightful and frank look at the difficult business of finding love in the 21st century.

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The Funny Thing About.... Christopher Biggins.

4. Christmas

First broadcast: Saturday 17th December 2016

Johnny Vegas illuminates the minefield of Christmas rituals and traditions. Is it a fortnight of goodwill and festive cheer or just two days and a roast? Familiar faces offering their Christmas confessions include Anthea Turner, Vanessa Feltz, Carl Fogarty, Nina Wadia and Matt Richardson.


5. Relationships

First broadcast: Saturday 8th April 2017

Johnny Vegas and friends look at the funny side of coupledom, from starting out and moving in to who does what around the house, along with all those annoying little habits and romantic gestures in between.

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6. Growing Up

First broadcast: Saturday 22nd April 2017

Johnny Vegas buttons up his duffle coat and takes an irreverent look at life, all the way from our earliest memories of being a baby, and up to becoming an adult but still acting like a baby.

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