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  • My Little Pony

I noticed there isn't a thread for this, yet. I'm sure you Brits are already familiar with this, but let the Americans be schooled.

 

 

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  • My Little Pony

Now that I have some time, I'll explain a bit. If you're not already familiar, School of Comedy was a comedy sketch show that ran for two series with a cast made up entirely of children - age 11-15, I believe. But it's definitely not a kids show. It's credited for kickstarting Will Poulter's career, but I honestly don't understand why a few others haven't done anything since. Along with Will, Max Brown, Beth Rylance, Lily Ainsworth and Evie Henderson have some of the best skits. I'll post some for your convenience.

 

White Van Men (there aren't many clips on the FaceTubes, so I'm posting bloopers in an effort to give context for the second clip. Hopefully it'll have a greater effect)

 

 

The Saffas (these are my personal favourite)

 

Museum Perv

 

 

 

Job Interview

 

There are more clips from the second series, but this should do for now.

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