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The Bad Smell of Bob Mortimer

Should Bob Mortimer atone for his career of racist comedy?

Bottling It: Bottom S2, E2 – ‘Culture’: The Comedy Doctor gives her prognosis on the importance of boredom in this classic Bottom episode

Imagine the scene. You’re skint. There’s nothing to do. You only have one friend, and you live together. And you hate him. The bastards have taken the telly away, and you’re incapable of completing a crossword. You’re bored. Dangerously bored. Why is this so funny? Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson’s ‘Culture’ episode of Bottom, is…