Black Books

Black Books

The Complete 1st Series

DVD - 2006
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Black Books is a second-hand bookshop in London run by Bernard Black who makes no effort to sell, is in a perpetual alcoholic stupor, and abhors his customers. Help comes from the bumbling Manny and Fran, the frustrated next door neighbor.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]
ISBN: 9781419817380
1419817388
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 142 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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Calvacade
Jul 04, 2017

I would give 6 stars if I could. It is quirky but hysterical. The actors are outstanding and the story lines original.

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Janice21383
Jul 04, 2017

A sitcom for people who hate sitcoms. Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey and the other comedians basically do whatever they want, and it is glorious. I wish they would get back together with Edgar Wright, and make more films.

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RoyalJellyIII
Jul 03, 2017

Black Books is a British comedy series revolving around the completely insane happenings at a bookstore whose owner has a dislike of most people and a lack of interest in most of the duties concerning running a book shop. As a fan of off the wall humor, I really enjoy repeatedly watching these episodes and highly recommend the show.

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Maoisdead
Jul 03, 2017

British humor may not be for everybody but if you have never experienced it, this smart and very funny series is a great introduction to how they do it. The owner of the book store and the friends he hangs with are a wild bunch that will keep you laughing through out their misadventures. Set aside the crime dramas and visit this book store prior to calling it a night and you will enter slumber relaxed and with a smile on your face.

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snakie_chick
Sep 15, 2016

I like Britcom, but this was over the top. Too ridiculous.

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tenet
Jun 13, 2015

Rated 1/10.

EmilyS13 Sep 12, 2014

One of the funniest Britcoms of all time. Dark, slightly absurd - Dylan Moran is hilariously funny. For anyone who loves dark comedy, books, and morose independent booksellers.

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pronto1961
Feb 08, 2013

funny, twisted and darkly absurd.

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pyr
Sep 06, 2012

loved this dvd. was great I hope there is a second series out there.

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Ichigaga
Dec 19, 2011

Good, enjoyable Brit-com. Sometimes it's annoying because of the over acting and mugging to the camera, mostly from Bill Bailey. But has moments of inspirational wackyness mostly from Dylan Moran as the shop owner; such as when he rolls over to the toilet to do his business while carrying on a conversation, but is too lazy to stand up! That floored me!

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