The Mighty Boosh

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  • TV-PG
  • 2009
  • 3 Seasons
  • 8.4  (23,772)

The Mighty Boosh is a surreal comedy series that originally aired on BBC Three from 2003-2007. Created by and starring Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding, the show follows the bizarre adventures of Vince Noir (Fielding) and Howard Moon (Barratt), two zookeepers at the dilapidated Zooniverse who often find themselves in wacky situations.

The show's humor is highly eclectic, combining elements of British comedy, cringe comedy, absurdist humor, and musical numbers. The Mighty Boosh is also known for its distinctive visual style, which features an array of colorful characters, unusual creatures, and trippy set designs.

Most of the series takes place in the zoo, where Vince and Howard are tasked with caring for a menagerie of odd animals, including a man-sized gorilla named Bollo (Dave Brown) and a humanoid fox named Bob Fossil (Rich Fulcher). However, the show frequently ventures outside the confines of the zoo, as Vince and Howard find themselves on wild expeditions to exotic locales like the arctic tundra or the desert.

One of the key features of The Mighty Boosh is its memorable supporting cast, which includes many recurring characters. These range from the bizarre but lovable Naboo (Michael Fielding), a mystical shaman who supplies Vince and Howard with magical potions and talismans, to the antagonistic hitchhiker known as the Hitcher (Fulcher), a deranged figure who delights in tormenting the duo.

The show's musical numbers are also a major highlight, featuring original songs that range from psychedelic rock to electro-pop. Many of the show's key characters are also musicians themselves, with Vince and Howard performing in a band called the Mighty Boosh.

Throughout its four seasons, The Mighty Boosh garnered a cult following and critical acclaim, earning several awards and nominations. The show's surreal humor and unconventional style have made it a cult classic, inspiring numerous fan theories and analysis.

Beyond its entertainment value, The Mighty Boosh has also been noted for its influential impact on comedy and popular culture. Many aspects of the show, from its fashion choices to its music, have inspired fashion trends and imitators in the years since its initial release.

Overall, The Mighty Boosh is a must-watch for fans of offbeat humor and surrealism. Its distinctive visual style, quirky characters, and catchy music make it a memorable and beloved addition to the comedy canon.

The Mighty Boosh is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (21 episodes). The series first aired on July 5, 2009.

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The Chokes
6. The Chokes
December 20, 2007
Vince gets the chance to host a night at the Velvet Onion and is determined to make it a success. Montgomery Flange gives Howard acting lessons to try and help him overcome his stage fright. Will Howard miss out on the part to he miss out to Sammy the Crab though.
5. Party
December 13, 2007
Howard reluctantly agrees to let Vince organise a party for his upcoming birthday. The party goes well until somebody is found with the Head Shaman's wife in Naboo's stock room.
The Strange Tale of the Crack Fox
4. The Strange Tale of the Crack Fox
December 6, 2007
Vince becomes friends with the Crack Fox as he is putting the rubbish out. The Crack Fox is not who he seems though and using his potent smell he knocks Vince out. He disappears with Naboo's most valuable possession which is a bottle of Shaman Juice. Naboo faces death for loosing the bottle and it's down to Boosh to try and retrieve it.
The Power of the Crimp
3. The Power of the Crimp
November 29, 2007
Vince and Howard aren't happy with Flighty Zeus for copying their style and are even less happy when they become more popular than themselves. They come up with a plan a to win back their popularity.
Journey to the Centre of the Punk
2. Journey to the Centre of the Punk
November 22, 2007
Vince goes too far when he attempts to make a good impression on his new punk friends.
1. Eels
November 15, 2007
Howard and Vince have jobs at Nabootique, an up market second hand shop. The boys find themselves trying to get one over the evil Cockney Hitcher.
Where to Watch The Mighty Boosh
The Mighty Boosh is available for streaming on the BBC Three website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Mighty Boosh on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Apple TV and Crackle.
  • Premiere Date
    July 5, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (23,772)