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Garth Marenghi's Dark Place is a television show that broadcast originally in the UK on Januaruy 29th 2004.
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace [Non-US Format, PAL, Region 2, Import]
Today it can be seen on Cartoon Networks: Adult Swim.
Though it only lasted 6 episodes the show has gained a cult following.
It is a parody 80s/action/horror series centering around the fictional author Garth Marenghi (played by Matthew Holness) and his publisher Dean Learner (played by Richard Ayoade). They reminisce about a supposed hit TV show they both used to star in. As they boast about the greatness of the program, it becomes quite clear that the show was a complete mess and the networks were right for canceling the supposed fake program.
Garth Marenghi/Dr. Rick Dagless(played by Matthew Holness)
Dean Learner/Thorton Reed(played by Richard Ayoade)
Todd Rivers/Dr.Lucien Sanchez(played by Matt Berry)
Madeleine Wool/Dr.Liz Asher(played by Alice Lowe)
1.Once Upon A Beginning
/Original Air date:Jan.29th2004
2.Hell Hath Fury
/Original Air date:Feb.5th2004
3.Skipper the Eyechild
/Original Air date:Feb.12th2004
4.The Apes of Wrath
/Original Air date:Feb.19th2004
/Original Air date:Feb.26th2004
6.The Creeping Moss from the Shores of Shuggoth
/Original Air date:March4th2004
Andrew Hewitt scored Darkplace that gave him a B.A.F.T.A. nomination.
The series had a spin-off: Man to Man with Dean Learner
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