When Peep Show
arrived on our screens back in 2003, we were treated to a unique and original comedy by its partakers David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Now, two series later, Peep Show
has become somewhat of a cult hit. Well, heres an opportunity to see where it all began back with series one--possibly the best of the lot.
Mitchell and Webb have been performing together for some time and it really shows; their comedic timing and on-screen relationship allowing you to feel for Mark (Mitchell) and Jeremy (Webb) as they plunders through their lives, trying to find love, and sex.
But the real joy of the first series is in watching how their idea--to follow the story through the eyes of the two main protagonists, Mark and Jeremy--comes to fruition on screen. Its a marvellous concept that works so well, being both unique and riotously funny at the same time.
Its helped by a strong supporting cast--notably Olivia Colman (starring as Marks lusted after colleague Sophie) who has since gone on to star in series such as the equally successful Green Wing.
Peep Show is unique, different and, most importantly of all, a hoot. And with a bunch of decent extras on the disc, this is well worth picking up.--Mark Oakley
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), English ( Subtitles ), WIDESCREEN (1.78:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Alternative Footage, Behind the scenes, Box Set, Commentary, Deleted Scenes, Documentary, Interactive Menu, Multi-DVD Set, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: This 6 disc DVD box set contains the complete series 1,2,3,4,5 and 6 of the multi award-winning comedy that follows the inner lives of two very ordinary weirdos, Mark (David Mitchell) and Jeremy (Robert Webb) as they try in vain to find their place in modern culture. Series 1 Mark is in hot pursuit of the love of his life, co-worker Sophie, while Jeremy lives in awe of his idiotic mate Super Hans, and their beautiful but brittle neighbour Toni. Series 2 There's an obstacle in the way of Mark's quest for Sophie's love, in the form of his macho rival, Jeff. Meanwhile, Jeremy has fallen madly in love with confused Californian Christian Nancy and embarks on a visa wedding which he hopes will be the 'happiest administrative procedure or their lives'. Series 3 Jeremy tries to get over his disastrous marriage to Nancy by embarking on a series of ill-fated relationships with women - one of whom is Mark's sister. Mark, meanwhile, has finally managed to start dating Sophie - only to discover she's being relocated to Bristol... Series 4 Mark spends a horrific weekend with Sophie's argumentative parents, tries to get his gym instructor sacked ('he touched me'), and gets involved in a spot of arson. Meanwhile, Jeremy performs some 'handy' work for a male pop star, does something unspeakable to a dog and - worst of all - sleeps with Sophie's mother. Series 5 Mark and Jeremy are entering their 30s with a sense of impending crisis. Time is running out for them to sort out their lives. Mark goes speed d...Peep Show - Series One to Six - 6-DVD Box Set ( Peep Show - Series 1-6 ) ( Peep Show - Series 1 to 6 )