Developed from three stage shows and a six-episode radio seriesit has since spanned a total of 20 television episodes for BBC Three which aired from toand two live tours of the UK, as well as two live shows in the United States. The first television series is set in a zoo operated by Bob Fossil, the second in a flat and the third in a secondhand shop in Dalston called Nabootique. Julian Barratt Pettiferknown professionally as Julian Barrattis an English comedian, actor, musician, music producer and member of surreal comedy troupe The Mighty Boosh known for his partnerships with fellow comedian and Boosh member Noel Fielding.
The show is an abstract comedy about the adventures "through time and space" of Howard Moon and Vince Noir. The first series is set at their place of employ, the "Zooniverse," a bizarre riff on a regular zoo animals talk, the director knows nothing about animals, etc. The second series takes the leads out of the zoo and into a Dalston, London flat.
The Mighty Boosh has been a hit in its native Britain for a few years, and it boasts a slowly growing cult fan base in many other countries, but only recently has it been officially unleashed on the world at large. In the US, it airs in the late, late night Sunday slot of Adult Swim on the Cartoon Network, and those episodes are edited, in a blatant crime against comedy, by as much as ten minutes per show. But what is The Mighty Boosh?
Whenever a British comedy series jumps the pond to a U. Will the TV show find a cult audience, or will it prove too foreign for American palettes dulled by the tired likes of Saturday Night Live and insert any current sitcom title here? When you ask Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding pictured above, left to right of The Mighty Boosh how their bizarrely surreal brand of comedy is playing in the States, they'll tell you they might be the last to know.
They also discuss the upcoming new stop-motion animated series Titan Maximum, slated to premiere on Adult Swim this fall. Come join us for a panel celebrating three of the best comedies from Cartoon Network Studios. First up is a sweet treat with Chowderincluding special guests C.