Best (British) TV Comedy DVDs

A Listmania! list by @GeekZilla9000 "I am completely operational and all my circuits are functioning perfectly." (Doncaster, Yorkshire, UK.)
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The Mighty Boosh : Complete BBC Series 1 & 2 [DVD] [2004]
1.  The Mighty Boosh : Complete BBC Series 1 & 2 [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Noel Fielding
The list author says:
  "These two DVDs represent some of the most imaginative and abstract of British Comedy. Genius."
19.85   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

Spaced - Definitive Collectors' Edition [DVD]
2.  Spaced - Definitive Collectors' Edition [DVD] DVD ~ Jessica Stevenson
The list author says:
  "A comedy made by some of the best modern comedy writers (Simon Pegg, Jessica Stevenson). Lots of homages to films in here. This is one of the best sit-coms ever, to overlook it should be a crime!"
7.00   Used & New from: 2.83
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (180 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Complete League Of Gentlemen [DVD] [1999]
3.  The Complete League Of Gentlemen [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Mark Gatiss
The list author says:
  "This is a local DVD box-set for local people only! Welcome to Royston Vasey - you'll never leave!!!!"
11.25   Used & New from: 7.13
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Brass Eye Series and Special [DVD] [1997]
4.  Brass Eye Series and Special [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Christopher Morris
The list author says:
  "This comedy hit the headlines with it's "Special" and was debated on TV. Any comedy which gets people talking like that deserves a place on your DVD shelf. The best parody of modern news media."
6.11   Used & New from: 0.56
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

The Day Today : Complete BBC Series (2 Disc Set) [1994] [DVD]
5.  The Day Today : Complete BBC Series (2 Disc Set) [1994] [DVD] DVD ~ Steve Coogan
The list author says:
  "If you like Brass eye then you'll love this! This is kind of what became Brass Eye - more Chris Morris genius."
12.99   Used & New from: 1.73
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus and Live at Aspen [DVD]
6.  The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus and Live at Aspen [DVD] DVD ~ Graham Chapman
The list author says:
  "The Godfathers of British TV comedy. This is a selection of the bits of Monty Python AND Monty Python Live at Aspen."
27.99   Used & New from: 5.67
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The IT Crowd - Series 1 [DVD] [2006]
7.  The IT Crowd - Series 1 [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Richard Ayoade
The list author says:
  "I thought this was pretty good, and ended up loving it! Brilliant ZX Spectrum homages on the DVD!"
3.56   Used & New from: 0.02
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Look Around You : Complete BBC Series 1 [2002] [DVD]
8.  Look Around You : Complete BBC Series 1 [2002] [DVD] DVD ~ Peter Serafanowicz
The list author says:
  "Just look around you! This is another example of surreal genius! Parody of the old '70s science programmes we used to watch at school on a wood housed telly!"
6.91   Used & New from: 3.14
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Still Game : Complete BBC Series 1-5 (6 Disc Box Set) [2006] [DVD]
9.  Still Game : Complete BBC Series 1-5 (6 Disc Box Set) [2006] [DVD] DVD ~ Ford Kiernan
The list author says:
  "Heart warming and hillarious. Old Scottish gimmers getting on with life and giving us some fantastic laughs."
Used & New from: 15.49
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Jeeves & Wooster: The Complete Series [DVD]
10.  Jeeves & Wooster: The Complete Series [DVD] DVD ~ Stephen Fry
The list author says:
  "Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie bring P.G Wodehouse's novels to life. Watching the humble butler being the most intelligent and the one that saves the day evry time makes this a joy to watch."
28.99   Used & New from: 6.74
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Red Dwarf: Just The Shows (Vol. 1) (Series 1-4) [DVD] [1988]
11.  Red Dwarf: Just The Shows (Vol. 1) (Series 1-4) [DVD] [1988] DVD ~ Chris Barrie
The list author says:
  "One of my absolute favourites, the first set of the "just the episodes" sets is by far the best. This isn't just good comedy, this is good sci-fi."
15.97   Used & New from: 0.74
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy [DVD] [1981]
12.  The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy [DVD] [1981] DVD ~ Simon Jones
The list author says:
  "A pretty faithful adaptation of the fantastic radio series. H2G2 practically invented Sci-Fi comedy. This never fails to be brilliant - no matter how often you watch it. Lots of great bonus features."
6.25   Used & New from: 2.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

15 Storeys High - Series 1 (6 episodes) [DVD] [2002]
13.  15 Storeys High - Series 1 (6 episodes) [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Sean Lock
The list author says:
  "Fed up of sickly sweet cheesy sit-coms from the US? Sharp wit and a brilliant script make this a perfect DVD for your comedy collection."
12.95   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Father Ted : Complete Box Set [DVD] [1995]
14.  Father Ted : Complete Box Set [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Dermot Morgan
The list author says:
  "One of the best comedies of the last few decades, Father Ted stood head and shoulders above anything else. Off the wall Catholicism at its best! And with Music by the Divine Comedy!"
39.98   Used & New from: 4.79
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (147 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Bottom: Series 1-3 [DVD]
15.  Bottom: Series 1-3 [DVD] DVD ~ Adrian Edmonson
The list author says:
  "I suppose this was modern slapstick, not always the slickest scripts, but lots of physical comedy! The Christmas special was fab!"
10.75   Used & New from: 7.72
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

I'm Alan Partridge : Complete BBC Series 1 [1997] [DVD]
16.  I'm Alan Partridge : Complete BBC Series 1 [1997] [DVD] DVD ~ Steve Coogan
The list author says:
  "Aha! Alan Partridge is one of the best British comedy creations. After losing his TV series he moves to a "travel tavern". Smell my cheese you mother!"
4.64   Used & New from: 0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)

Early Doors - Series 1 & 2 Box Set [DVD]
17.  Early Doors - Series 1 & 2 Box Set [DVD] DVD ~ Craig Cash
The list author says:
  "Not a lot of people caught this when it was on telly. It's a slow paced comedy with lots of warmth, the characters are strong and you can't help but love them all!"
6.25   Used & New from: 3.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (191 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Marion & Geoff - Series 1 [DVD] [2000]
18.  Marion & Geoff - Series 1 [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Rob Brydon
The list author says:
  "A guy driving round in his car. Doesn't sound like great comedy. But when that guy is Keith and his life has fallen apart, you can't help but laugh as he looks on the bright side."
6.95   Used & New from: 0.30
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Peep Show: Series 1-4 [DVD]
19.  Peep Show: Series 1-4 [DVD] DVD ~ Robert Webb
The list author says:
  "The thinking mans 'Men Behaving Badly'!"
26.95   Used & New from: 0.98
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

The Complete Ripping Yarns [DVD] [1979] [1976]
20.  The Complete Ripping Yarns [DVD] [1979] [1976] DVD ~ Michael Palin
The list author says:
  "Fantastic stuff, it has that pythonesque feel to it, but this time Palin gives us full stories rather than sketches. Palin is fabulous playing several roles - this can be watched time and time again!"
24.98   Used & New from: 3.25
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)

Only Fools and Horses - The Complete Series 1-7 [DVD] [1981]
21.  Only Fools and Horses - The Complete Series 1-7 [DVD] [1981] DVD ~ David Jason
The list author says:
  "I suppose no BritCom list would be complete without the iconic Delboy and co!"
48.99   Used & New from: 8.92
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Big Train : Complete BBC Series 1 & 2 [1998] [DVD]
22.  Big Train : Complete BBC Series 1 & 2 [1998] [DVD] DVD ~ Amelia Bullmore
The list author says:
  "The stare out contest has me in stitches every time! How they managed to get so many original and independant sketches into two series is mind blowing."
10.51   Used & New from: 3.60
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

Blackadder - The Complete Collection [DVD]
23.  Blackadder - The Complete Collection [DVD] DVD ~ Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "Everyone says the 4th series was the best, it certainly had a very poignant ending which brought tears to many an eye. The first series is my favourite."
49.98   Used & New from: 9.49
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Black Books - The Complete Box Set [DVD]
24.  Black Books - The Complete Box Set [DVD] DVD ~ Dylan Moran
The list author says:
  "Black Books - Dylan Moran, plays a customer hating bookshop owner. Bill Bailey is fabulous as Manny, and of course, there's Tamsin Greig as Fran! This went by and lots of people missed this gem."
19.99   Used & New from: 2.09
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (204 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Porridge - Series One [1974] [DVD]
25.  Porridge - Series One [1974] [DVD] DVD ~ Ronnie Barker
The list author says:
  "Take the best British Comedy actor of our time, and plonk him in a prison based comedy with witty and sentimental scripts - and this is the end result. Brilliant!"
3.82   Used & New from: 0.20
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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