The Funny Thing About....

The Funny Thing About...

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

Episode 1 is repeated tomorrow at 4am.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Dating

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

Further details

Johnny Vegas and friends offer an uproariously silly, insightful and frank look at the difficult business of finding love in the 21st century: first dates, online dating, text etiquette, dating disasters and inevitable heartbreak. How to meet, where to go, what to do, what not to do, and all the Tinders, Grindrs, hook-ups and chat-up lines in between.

What is the most outrageous chat-up line Arg from TOWIE has ever heard, that still makes him laugh like a maniac to this day? What is the worst place Jamie Laing from Made in Chelsea has ever taken a girl on a date? Who said that they would like to bite Vanessa Feltz? Who reckons paintball is the best place for a first date? And who tried to come over all suave like Don Draper from Mad Men, with disastrous consequences?

Broadcast details

Saturday 27th August 2016
Channel 5
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Johnny Vegas Narrator
Guest cast
Jessie Cave Guest
Daniel Audritt Guest
Anthea Turner Guest
Tiffany Stevenson (as Tiff Stevenson) Guest
Jason Cook Guest
Iain Stirling Guest
Alfie Brown Guest
Tom Price Guest
Kerry Godliman Guest
Nina Wadia Guest
Suzanne Shaw Guest
Jarred Christmas Guest
James Acaster Guest
Vanessa Feltz Guest
Nish Kumar Guest
David Morgan Guest
Megan McKenna Guest
Ian Smith Guest
Stephen Bailey Guest
Johnny Cochrane Guest
Inel Tomlinson Guest
Mark Dolan Guest
Jamie Laing Guest
Vikki Stone Guest
Josie Gibson Guest
Bec Hill Guest
Elis James Guest
John Robins Guest
James Jordan Guest
Ola Jordan Guest
Louisa Lytton Guest
Matt Richardson Guest
James Argent (as James 'Arg' Argent) Guest
Sophie Willan Guest
Tina Malone Guest
Mo Gilligan Guest
Kae Kurd Guest
Adam Hess Guest
Jorgie Porter Guest
Carl Fogarty Guest
Mawaan Rizwan Guest
Writing team
Will Maclean Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jack Cheshire Series Director
Jack Cheshire Series Producer
Beren Money Executive Producer
Andra Heritage Executive Producer

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