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Small Potatoes (1999 TV series)

Small Potatoes is a British sitcom television series written by Richard Pinto and Sharat Sardana, first broadcast on Channel 4 from 1999 to 2001. Starring Tommy Tiernan, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Morgan Jones and Omid Djalili, it is set in East London and follows the life of a video rental shop employee, Ed Hewitt, and his friends.

Small Potatoes
GenreSitcom
Written byRichard Pinto
Sharat Sardana
Directed byPaul Duane
StarringTommy Tiernan
Sanjeev Bhaskar
Omid Djalili
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series2
No. of episodes13
Production
Producer(s)Richard Pinto
Running time25 minutes
Production company(s)Hat Trick Productions
DistributorChannel 4 Sales
Release
Original networkChannel 4
Picture format576p SDTV
Audio formatDolby Digital Stereo
Original release9 November 1999 (1999-11-09) – 11 September 2001 (2001-09-11)

SynopsisEdit

Underachieving twenty-something Ed Hewitt (Tommy Tiernan) has a media studies degree, but he works in a video shop in Leytonstone; however, he tries not to descend to the level of his layabout friends and fellow workers.[1]

EpisodesEdit

Small Potatoes ran for 13 episodes over two series.[2]

  • Sick (9 November 1999)
  • Sexuality (16 November 1999)
  • Staff (23 November 1999)
  • Scrubber (30 November 1999)
  • Secrets (7 December 1999)
  • School (14 December 1999)
  • Alien (31 July 2001)
  • Jimminy Critic (7 August 2001)
  • Butch (14 August 2001)
  • Blackout (21 August 2001)
  • Unbearable Whiteness of Being (29 August 2001)
  • Club (4 September 2001)
  • Sad Max (11 September 2001)[3]

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