Guide to Becoming a Ben Elton Fan

A Listmania! list by C. Blackburn "Psychology graduate" (England, UK.)
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Ben Elton - Live 1997 [VHS]
1.  Ben Elton - Live 1997 [VHS] VHS Ben Elton
The list author says:
  "If you are of my generation, you will have missed out on Elton's brilliant stand-up. This was his last tour and it's the best :)"
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Ben Elton-Very Live 1993 [VHS]
2.  Ben Elton-Very Live 1993 [VHS] VHS Elton Ben
The list author says:
  "1993 Tour. By the way you can get all these on cassette too. And try and get the Ben Elton interview video off EBay. It's great and has clips and stuff of everything he's done."
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Ben Elton - The Best Of Ben Elton [VHS]
3.  Ben Elton - The Best Of Ben Elton [VHS] 
The list author says:
  "A selection of his best work from the 80s. Great hair and sparkly suit, Ben."
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Ben Elton: A Farties Guide To The Man From Auntie [VHS]
4.  Ben Elton: A Farties Guide To The Man From Auntie [VHS] VHS Ben Elton
The list author says:
  "One-off TV show he did in the 80s which is full of sketches and er, fun with a swing-top bin (Just watch it, OK?)"
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Ben Elton - Live 1989
5.  Ben Elton - Live 1989 by Ben Elton
The list author says:
  "As far as I know, the only CD of Ben's stand-up."
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The Complete Blackadder - All Four Series [DVD]
6.  The Complete Blackadder - All Four Series [DVD] DVD ~ Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "Blackadder is perfection. The best sitcom ever made!! (Ben didn't write series 1 but he did all the rest including specials. Also, he appears in Sense & Senility as an anarchist)"
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Blackadder: Blackadder's Christmas Carol [VHS]
7.  Blackadder: Blackadder's Christmas Carol [VHS] VHS Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "The best special. This rocks. I watch it all year round, who cares if it's Christmas or not."
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Blackadder Back and Forth [1999] [DVD]
8.  Blackadder Back and Forth [1999] [DVD] DVD ~ Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "The millennium special. Has ace behind-the-scenes stuff too."
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Comic Relief: The Pick Of The Nose [VHS]
9.  Comic Relief: The Pick Of The Nose [VHS] VHS Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "Includes the 15-minute Blackadder episode The Cavalier Years, and also The Young Ones singing with Cliff Richard. All for Comic Relief."
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Blackadder: The Whole Damn Dynasty
10.  Blackadder: The Whole Damn Dynasty by Richard Curtis
The list author says:
  "The Blackadder scripts (plus loads of other funny bits.) There's also a Back and Forth book which you could buy from the Millennium Dome. I found one on EBay."
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The Young Ones: Series 1 [DVD] [1982]
11.  The Young Ones: Series 1 [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Rik Mayall
The list author says:
  "Brilliant 80s sitcom about students living together. Anarchic, crazy, random and very funny. Great cast. Ben co-wrote all of the episodes and appears in lots of them too as minor characters."
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The Young Ones - Series 2 (1984) [DVD]
12.  The Young Ones - Series 2 (1984) [DVD] DVD ~ Rik Mayall
The list author says:
  "The best series :). Every episode is brilliant in its own right. I've watched The Young Ones millions of times and it just never gets boring."
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Bachelor Boys: The Young Ones Book
13.  Bachelor Boys: The Young Ones Book by Ben Elton
The list author says:
  "The book- not scripts but just loads of random Young Ones stuff- graffiti walls, Neil's lentil recipes, Rik's poetry etc."
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The Thin Blue Line: Complete BBC Series 1 & 2 [1995] [DVD]
14.  The Thin Blue Line: Complete BBC Series 1 & 2 [1995] [DVD] DVD ~ Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "Brilliant 90s sitcom written by Ben, with again, a superb cast. Ben appears in "Yuletide Spirit" too, as a hippy. He's really funny in it :)"
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Filthy Rich & Catflap [VHS] [1987]
15.  Filthy Rich & Catflap [VHS] [1987] VHS Adrian Edmondson
The list author says:
  "The (sort of) sequel to the Young Ones, as it is written by Ben and stars Rik & Ade & Nigel Planer. This is unfortunately, really hard to get hold of now."
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Filthy, Rich And Catflap 2 [VHS] [1987]
16.  Filthy, Rich And Catflap 2 [VHS] [1987] VHS Rik Mayall
The list author says:
  "...and t'other one.   (Also, Ben has written a sitcom called "Happy Families" starring Jennifer Saunders and Ade Edmondson. This is IMPOSSIBLE to find on video.)"
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Mr. Bean - The Whole Bean (Complete Set) [DVD] [1990] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
17.  Mr. Bean - The Whole Bean (Complete Set) [DVD] [1990] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "Not many people realise that Ben wrote quite a few of the Mr Bean episodes. The Elton/Curtis/Atkinson combo strikes again! Always a winner. Mr Bean is unique, adorable, silly and hysterically funny :)"
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Ben Elton's Stark [VHS]
18.  Ben Elton's Stark [VHS] VHS Ben Elton
The list author says:
  "The production of the novel by the same name. Haven't actually seen this yet- only a few clips. Apparently Ben stars in it too."
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Maybe Baby [DVD] [2000]
19.  Maybe Baby [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Hugh Laurie
The list author says:
  "Ben's film he wrote and directed. It's a total chick flick and not as good as the book, but has a wonderful cast. Hugh Laurie, Rowan Atkinson and Tom Hollander are particularly great!"
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"We Will Rock You": The Musical by "Queen" and Ben Elton - The Official Book Including Script and Full Lyrics to All Songs
20.  "We Will Rock You": The Musical by "Queen" and Ben Elton - The Official Book Including Script and Full Lyrics to All Songs by Brian May
The list author says:
  "Book about Ben's Queen musical We Will Rock You. Which I'm ashamed to say I've not seen yet. Hey, London's a long way away."
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Much Ado About Nothing [DVD] [1993]
21.  Much Ado About Nothing [DVD] [1993] DVD ~ Kenneth Branagh
The list author says:
  "Ben features in this film as Headborough Verges.. only a small part but he's very funny, and the film's good anyway, definitely worth a watch!"
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Dead Famous
22.  Dead Famous by Ben Elton
The list author says:
  "My favourite BE book. It's a satirical look at Big Brother and it's just so funny! But it's also an exciting whodunnit! I think he should definitely make a film of this one."
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Inconceivable
23.  Inconceivable by Ben Elton
The list author says:
  "The book that Maybe Baby is based on. The book's better though. It's written in diary format and is so funny, yet really sad too. Semi-autobiographical, according to Ben himself."
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High Society
24.  High Society by Ben Elton
The list author says:
  "His latest novel. Very dark compared to his other work (well, it would be- it's about drugs.) So, black satirical comedy here. Lots of parodies of modern celebs (Robbie Williams, for example)"
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Past Mortem
25.  Past Mortem by Ben Elton
The list author says:
  "Ben's new book which will be released in November! Taking the mick of Friends Reunited. It had to be done! I can't wait. :)"
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