Peep Show: Season 5

Mitchell and Webb's grubby internal monologues continue to amuse

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David Mitchell and Robert Webb are now getting on for comic ubiquity, but are never better than in Peep Show, Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain’s tale of flatmates Mark and Jez. The show continues to be wonderfully observed – everything from work tea mugs to the intellectual property of dance music comes in the show’s scope – though it’s the characters’ hilarious descent into dark, dark places that make it so compelling. Never was the interior monologue used to grubbier, or better ends.
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