The impact of The Comic Strip's anarchic humor rattles 1980s TV, introducing audiences to a new breed of British comedic talent. Focused on social and political "alternative" humor, The Comic Strip paved the way for a new generation of comedy. Included are 39 hilarious episodes including many never-before-seen in the U.S. Performers include Jennifer Saunders, Peter Richardson, Dawn French, Rik Mayall, Robbie Coltrane, Adrian Edmonson, Keith Allen, Nigel Planer, and Alexei Sayle, plus guest stars Elvis Costello, Miranda Richardson, and Kate Bush. 1570 minutes.