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This is the first episode of the first series of That Mitchell and Webb Look. It is the first episode overall. It originally aired September 14th, 2006.[1]

SynopsisEdit

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Robert Webb and David Mitchell invite you into their lop-sided world of sketch comedy, featuring anxious Nazis, some easily distracted snooker commentators, and the not-terribly-well-matched crime fighting duo of Angel Summoner and BMX Bandit.

Plus Numberwang, the exciting new quiz game that everyone's talking about but nobody really understands.[2]

Sketch ListEdit

SketchesEdit

Picture Title/Description/Cast Sidenotes
Nazis
Are We the Baddies?
Runner: A Nazi soldier feels unsure about the skulls on his uniform.
  • This is the first sketch of the entire series.
  • This sketch previously appeared on That Mitchell and Webb Sound.
  • This also marks David Mitchell and Robert Webb's first appearances on the show.
  • Though not stated in the original, David Mitchell's character was named Erich for the Secret Policeman's Ball version of the sketch.
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Angel Summoner and BMX Bandit
Runner: Angel Summoner uses his power to rescue a kidnapped victim, rendering BMX Bandit useless.
  • Angel Summoner: David Mitchell
  • BMX Bandit: Robert Webb
  • Rescued Woman: Olivia Colman
  • This sketch previously appeared on That Mitchell and Webb Sound.
  • This sketch marks Olivia Colman's first appearance on the show.
  • BMX Bandit is based on the titular characters of the 1983 movie, BMX Bandits.
Numwang1
Numberwang!
Recurring: Welcome to Numberwang, the exciting new quiz show that everyone's talking about but nobody really understands.
  • Host: Robert Webb
  • Julie: Olivia Colman
  • Simon: Paterson Joseph
  • Men Behind the Board: David Mitchell and James Bachman
  • Numberwang! was previously a one-off sketch done on That Mitchell and Webb Sound.
  • This sketch marks the first appearances of James Bachman and Paterson Joseph.
  • It is also the first appearance of the recurring Numberwang! sketch on That Mitchell and Webb Look.
  • Character Introductions: Julie is from Somerset and Simon is also from Somerset. Julie says there are hobbies down in Somerset, which Simon disagrees with.
  • Let's Rotate the Board!: David and James briefly wave before being rotated back around.
  • Wangernumb: Simon wins and receives a cheque for £12.67 with the word "Children in Need" crossed out and replaced by "Numberwang." Julie loses and a bag with the word "NO" on it is placed over her head.
Snooker1
Snooker Commentators
Recurring  / Runner: Ted and Peter discuss Harry Vaughn.
  • Ted Wilkes: David Mitchell
  • Peter DeCoursey: Robert Webb
  • This is the first appearance of Ted and Peter on the show. They were previously recurring characters on That Mitchell and Webb Sound.
How not what to look like
How Not What to Look Like
The hosts of "How Not What to Look Like" aren't sure how to handle their burqa-wearing client.
  • Jason: Robert Webb
  • Fiona Ashcroft: Olivia Colman
  • Anita: David Mitchell
Sincerelyheldbeliefs
Behind the Scenes: Burqa
Robert isn't sure if the two know what they're trying to say with the burqa sketch.
  • David Mitchell: Himself
  • Robert Webb: Himself
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Angel Summoner and BMX Bandit: Part II
Runner: When similar issues arise during a drug bust, Angel Summoner promises that he'll let BMX Bandit tackle the next issue.
  • Angel Summoner: David Mitchell
  • BMX Bandit: Robert Webb
  • "Angel Summoner and BMX Bandit" is the first runner in the programme.
Posh waiter
Honeymoon's Over: Waiter
Recurring: An uptight waiter insults two restaurant-goers.
  • Waiter: David Mitchell
  • Husband: Robert Webb
  • Wife: Olivia Colman
  • This marks the first appearance of the recurring "Honeymoon's Over" sketches where David Mitchell plays an uptight charater who terrorizes his customers.
  • "She's gone, sir. They've all gone. And we're back." "Who?" "The incredibly posh people who are still unaccountably waiters."
  • "I saw you in here last week. I saw you drinking your soup. I saw you blowing and slurping and dunking your bread. We were watching you on the monitors in the kitchen and we all though you were a dick."
Snooker2
Snooker Commentators: Part II
Recurring / Runner: Ted and Peter get a Christmas present from a listener.
  • Ted Wilkes: David Mitchell
  • Peter DeCoursey: Robert Webb
Baddies2
Are We the Baddies: Part II
Runner: Hans tries to defend the Nazis' use of skulls.
  • Hans: Robert Webb
  • Erich: David Mitchell
  • Nazi #3: Unknown
  • Nazi #4: James Bachman
Bigtalk1
Big Talk
Recurring: Raymond Terrific leads a panel discussion to resolve the AIDS pandemic in Africa.
  • Raymond Terrific: Robert Webb
  • Richard: Paterson Joseph
  • Leonard: David Mitchell
  • Danielle: Olivia Colman
  • Tim: James Bachman
  • This sketch previously appeared on That Mitchell and Webb Sound.
  • This marks the first appearance of Big Talk and Raymond Terrific on That Mitchell and Webb Look.
Poorly from too much electric
Lazy Writers: Emergency Medical Treatment
Recurring: John Gibson and Andrew Turner present a highly-inaccurate medical drama.
  • John Gibson / Doctor #1: Robert Webb
  • Andrew Turner / Doctor #2: David Mitchell
  • Nurse: Abigail Burdess
  • Patient #1: James Bachman
  • Patient #2: Unknown
  • This sketch marks the first appearance of the Abigail Burdess.
  • This marks the first appearance of the Lazy Writers.
Moneypenny
Friends of Moneypenny
Recurring: Two housemates discuss inviting Moneypenny to their party but are reluctant at the prospect of James Bonds tagging along.
  • Housemate #1: Robert Webb
  • Housemate #2: David Mitchell
  • This marks the first appearance of the "Friends of..." sketch.
  • References James Bond.
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Angel Summoner and BMX Bandit: Part III
Runner: BMX Bandit finally gets his big break, though it might be a bit too big...
  • Angel Summoner: David Mitchell
  • BMX Bandit: Robert Webb
  • Gymkhana Girl: Olivia Colman
  • This sketch previously appeared on That Mitchell and Webb Sound.
Snooker3
Snooker Commentators: Part III
Recurring / Runner: "Eight."
  • Ted Wilkes: David Mitchell
  • Peter DeCoursey: Robert Webb
Dreamy pastures
Dreamy Pastures Insurance
An insurance company is willing to replace your dead wide with a younger, more attractive, Eastern European companion.
  • Dad: Robert Webb
  • Mom: Olivia Colman
  • Daughter: Unknown
  • Spokesman: David Mitchell
  • Enkeleda: Unknown
Dvd screen
Behind the Scenes: DVD Menu / Banana Dance
While David records the DVD's title screen, Robert tries to sell him on his "Banana Dance" idea.
  • David Mitchell: Himself
  • Robert Webb: Himself
Sir digby
The Surprising Adventures of Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Recurring: Sir Digby and his trusty sidekick Ginger steal some beer, get in trouble with the police, and make a new contact.
  • Sir Digby Chicken Caesar: Robert Webb
  • Ginger: David Mitchell
  • Mugged Man / Jacques: James Bachman
  • Police Officer: Mark Evans
  • This is the first appearance of Sir Digby Chicken Caesar.
  • This sketch marks the first appearance of Mark Evans.
Banana dance
Banana Dance
Self-explanatory.
  • Robert Webb: Himself

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