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Leonard Rossiter = comedy genius!,
This review is from: The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin : The Complete BBC Series Collection  [DVD] (DVD)
I saw this as a child but could only ever remember Reggie imagining a hippo when mention was made of his mother-in-law! I didn't really get the other humour in it I suppose but that joke did appeal to me!(I preferred Blackadder at that stage). Having revisited this show recently I have to say that this is one of the best comedy shows of all time. Leonard Rossiter is fantastic, a brilliant actor. The script, jokes, everything are flawless. Some of the office exchanges between Reggie and co-workers will put your head in a spin! Great supporting cast, but it's Reggie who steals the show (although honourable mention has to go to C.J. - "I didn't get where I am today without being honourably mentioned, Reggie!"). Also who'd have thought Audrey from Coronation Street could inspire such lust?! No extras but who cares when the show is this good. Buy this DVD and witness some gold old fashioned BBC comedy gold.