The Crystal Cube
January 22, 2009 10:08 PM   Subscribe

The Crystal Cube (parts 2, 3, and 4) [mlytp]

Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie had another project before doing A Bit of Fry and Laurie. The BBC was not expecting scientific, but fake, documentary style by the two comedians, so it was canceled after the first episode. [wikipedia]
posted by mrzarquon (10 comments total) 22 users marked this as a favorite
It's less educational than Look Around You (which, surprisingly, is now on Adult Swim on Sunday nights)?
posted by Pronoiac at 1:21 AM on January 23, 2009

posted by zemblamatic at 3:44 AM on January 23, 2009

Kisses lead to explosions.

The deep-targeting of YouTube links will become increasingly popular. You heard it here first!
posted by twoleftfeet at 4:14 AM on January 23, 2009

Laurie has good comic timing, but Fry is the better actor. However, they are both put to shame by Thompson.
posted by DU at 4:59 AM on January 23, 2009

What is this loave that is in the bibble?

LOL. Proper out laugh loling. Thank you once again metafilter. :)
posted by adamt at 5:09 AM on January 23, 2009

Max Belhaven (Laurie) of the Bastard Institute in California

Bastard Institute? Didn't House matriculate there?
posted by mwhybark at 8:17 AM on January 23, 2009 [1 favorite]

I read [mlytp] as my last youtube post. aww

This is very good and I'd never heard of it before. Thanx!
posted by mouthnoize at 10:52 AM on January 23, 2009

Ha, thank you. :) We've just finished watching Alfresco, which also has Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Robbie Coltrane, etc., doing sketch comedy in about the same period as this. There's something delightful about seeing Emma Thompson in floofy miniskirts and spandex leggings, haha. It's even available in the US as a set of 2 DVDs.
posted by wintersweet at 11:48 AM on January 23, 2009

isn't that ribbed tunnel in the opening sequence one of those bomb-shelter tunnels that was up for sale recently?
posted by mwhybark at 2:15 PM on January 23, 2009

mlytp = multi link youtube post
posted by mrzarquon at 10:57 PM on January 23, 2009

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