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Today it's hard to believe it but at the very beginning of its existence celebrated today animated series called The Simpsons that contains history in more than twenty seasons all was not planned as a large-scale TV project. In the initial stages of dating with the audience The Simpsons little family was involved only in the short movie "The Simpsons Tracey Ullman Show" lasting no more than a minute in the TV show The Tracey Ullman British talented comedienne. By mid-1980 appearing characters of the cult cartoon series have been presented to the audience in a rather rough line as their creator Groening had bad inclinations for painting and multipliers in turn only copied his sketches are not even trying to improve them. But the audience was not so keen on the very picture of what is happening as the story line and the characters that have become a great way of repetition of the existence of the ordinary American citizen. After three years the output of the cartoon shorts Homer and his family have become very popular prompting major to reflect on the creation of a full-fledged series. But this is not yet the time has come. And at this point the audience have a chance to watch the events of rare series of wonderful animated series and discover the history of its origin.
Tracey Ullman's Show season 1 episodes list:
Treats in this episode include a delinquent Dame Judi Dench, a dangerously accident-prone massage therapist and Sally Preston, the feminist MP whose election pledge to remain topless throughout her term is starting to present challenges. There’s also a foot-tapping love song to Britain’s local libraries, and Angela Merkel as you’ve never seen her before. With a guest star appearance from Rupert Grint.
In this episode Tracey plays the Duchess of Cornwall as she babysits Prince George for the day, a man who treats the local coffee shop as his own personal office, and the wife of a Midlands couple returning from holiday to find an illegal immigrant hidden under their motorhome. Plus Dame Judi Dench causes trouble in a five-star hotel, the tutor in a Silver Surfers computer class offers some extraordinary tips, and Angela Merkel entertains embassy staff with a song.
This episode brings a pair of Native American tourists to London and puts their permanently rose-tinted view of the capital to the test. Meanwhile, Sally Preston MP runs her first constituency surgery topless, Dame Judi Dench breaks into a cinema, and Dom pitches his latest half-baked idea for a weather app. Plus Rebekah Brooks, who sings a song of defiance as she's hounded by the Chipping Norton set, and Steph the model agent, whose clumsy attempts to scout new faces isn't helped by her unfortunate choice of name for the model agency. Guest stars Michael Brandon.
Overthrown dictator's wife Soraya Al Amir tries to start a new, more innocent life right under the flight path in Hounslow, a working-class drama teacher is exasperated by the fact that all her students seem to be posh and OAP sex worker Dora's failing memory causes some career hiccups. Meanwhile, Margaret the ex-Wimbledon line judge unsuccessfully explains how to tolerate grunting in the modern game, and Angela Merkel is back in Britain for another top-level political summit.
It is Carole Middleton's turn to look after Prince George for the day which, given he is heir to the throne, is a frankly daunting prospect. Meanwhile, Dame Maggie Smith makes her bid for an action movie franchise, Hayley the zookeeper is distraught when her favourite monkey goes off to be mated, and American tourists Jackie and Hal are back admiring the worst of British life. Elsewhere, a vicar late for a funeral has to improvise with social media and a modern Scottish crime tour proves a bit too modern for some of the punters.
In the final episode of the series, Tracey Ullman inhabits northern businesswoman Pam Garrity, who runs 48 and a half different businesses and is proud none of them has anything to do with the south. Dame Judi Dench rules the upper deck on a bus, Dominic the App Guy celebrates a full year working out of the coffee shop and pensioner Kay plans to go out without her mother for the first time since a school trip to Whipsnade Zoo when she was 14. Model agent Steph catches up with a promising new face, and even our tragic stately home tour guide seems to have found love. Everything in the UK seems rosy, but this being Tracey Ullman's Show, nothing is as simple as that.
Tracey Ullman looks back at the best bits of series one. Relive national treasure Dame Judi Dench's shoplifting escapades; join Angela Merkel singing to her staff at the embassy; and see what happens when Camilla Duchess of Cornwall is left in charge of Prince George for the day. Plus for this one-off special, Tracey imagines what would happen if Clare Balding were left in charge of the BBC over the festive season. She just wants to help after all....