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Written and created by Leigh Francis, the programme involves lampooning celebrity culture, featuring Francis himself in a series of surreal, often crude, celebrity imitations using rubber masks. Notable personalities spoofed in the series included Michael Jackson, Melanie Brown, David Blaine, Kelly Osbourne, Elton John and Craig David

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Cha'mone-Mo'Fo' Selecta - A Michael Jackson Tribute

Comedian Leigh Francis presents a chronological journey through the life of the pop star. The programme looks at significant moments in the singer's career, and features contributions from rubber-masked Bo Selecta! stalwarts Craig David and Mel B, along with new characters such as Uri Geller and Kanye West. Plus, cameos by the real Emma Bunton, Paddy McGuiness and David Gest.

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Avid's World Episode 1

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Avid's World Episode 2

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Avid's World Episode 3

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Avid's World Episode 4

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Avid's World Episode 5

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Avid's World Episode 6

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Michael Jackson Compilation - S01

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The Bear Compilation - S01

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Craig David's 7 Days

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David Blaine Compilation - S01

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Keith Lemon's One Night Stands

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Behind The Scenes - Season 1

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Bloop Selecta - Season 1

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Craig David's Life Story

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Deleted Scenes - Season 1

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The Bear Compilation - S02

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Avid's World Episode 7

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Avid's World Episode 8

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Avid's World Episode 9

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Avid's World Episode 10

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Avid's World Episode 11

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Avid's World Episode 12

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Avid's World Episode 13

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Avid's World Episode 14

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The Kelly Osbourne Show - Ep.01

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The Kelly Osbourne Show - Ep.02

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The Kelly Osbourne Show - Ep.03

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Craig David On Tour

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Michael Jackson Compilation - S02

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Deleted Scenes - Season 2

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Behind The Scenes - Season 2

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Bloop Selecta - Season 2

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Extended Scenes - Season 2

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Mel B In LD50

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Michael Jackson Meets Wolfgang

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The Odd Couple Ep.01 - 05

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Craig David Tries To Break America (Again) (Episodes 1-5)

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Michael Jackson Doing Porridge (Episodes 1-5)

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The Bear's Showbiz Tail (Episodes 1-5)

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Avid Merrion's Talkshow Ep.01

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Avid Merrion's Talkshow Ep.02

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Avid Merrion's Talkshow Ep.03

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Avid Merrion's Talkshow Ep.04

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Avid Merrion's Talkshow Ep.05

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Bo'Hind The Scenes - Season 3

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The Odd Couple Ep.06 - 09

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Craig David Tries To Break America (Again) (Episodes 6-9)

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Michael Jackson Doing Porridge Ep.06 - 09

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The Bear's Showbiz Tail Ep.06-08

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Avid Merrion's Talkshow Ep.06

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Avid Merrion's Talkshow Ep.07

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Avid Merrion's Talkshow Ep.08

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Avid Merrion's Talkshow Ep.09

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Lorraine Kelly's Bloopers - Season 3

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Season 3 Trailers

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Nadine's Songs

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Deleted Scenes - Season 3

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Big Brother Bits - Season 3

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All The Stings - Season 3

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Ozzy's Bits - Season 3

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Season 3 Gallery

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Easter Egg - Season 3

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The Making Of Proper Crimbo

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Cha'Mone Behind The Scens

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Cha'Mone Bloopers

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Cha'Mone Deleted Scenes

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Season 1 Trailers

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Season 2 Trailers

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Bo\' Sexier (XXX Cuts)

Episode Description

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Episode 1

Avid Merrion provides a guided tour of his flat before introductions from the legendary Michael Jackson and a talking mole. The Bear interviews Liberty X in his treehouse, Avid stalks Jade Goody, Craig David goes through his weekly motions and Davina McCall shows up for a bit of a sing-song.

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Episode 2

Britney Spears takes a day off, the Bear probes Tess Daly, and Elton John tells us why he likes using the internet. Craig David sacrifices a day of making love (so that could be a Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday) to improve his medieval jousting skills, and David Blaine helps a woman overcome her fear of chickens.

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Episode 3

Avid phones an angry Kate Thornton, and John Lennon returns from beyond the grave to visit Mrs Lennon. The Bear interviews ex-Hollyoaks star Terri Dwyer, while Craig David visits The Hawk Conservancy and Country Park to get a mate for his pet bird. Avid prepares for his mum's party by inviting Vanessa Feltz.

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Episode 4

Christine Hamilton joins the Bear on the sofa to talk jungles and celebrities. Avid goes for drink with former Boyzone boy and Corrie star Keith Duffy, but is denied access to Geri Halliwell. If there's one thing Michael Jackson can't abide, it's swearing, and after showing us his crib, he is compelled to lecture the Osbournes about their blue language.

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Episode 5

The Bear has Sarah Cawood on his sofa to talk Top of the Pops. Destiny's Child show up at a beauty parlour in Bradford where Beyonce slags off the other patrons. At the Soap Awards, Avid meets the heroes of Hollyoaks, Coronation Street's Suranne Jones and Sally Lindsay, and Alex Ferns from Eastenders.

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Episode 6

Mel B shows us her tiger, and Enrique's mole dishes the dirt on Will Young's make-up artist and Snoop Dogg's appearance in the Muppets. Kate Thornton joins the Bear, Michael Jackson cooks a meal for his girlfriend and David Blaine commences a chilling new challenge. Up in Leeds, Craig David visits his family and friends. Gareth Gates takes the Celebrity Test.

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Proper Bo' Selecta!

Special episode which includes clips from the first season, such as Michael Jackass, Mel B and David Blaine, and also some new scenes of which included Michael Jackass being interviewed by Martin Bashir.

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Proper Bo' Selecta!

The seccond special episode which includes clips from the first season, and also some new footage and sketches.
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Episode 1

Jordan goes off on one about how Mel B went off on one about Girls Aloud saying they were the new Spice Girls. Craig David gets excited by his shiny new tour bus, Ant and Dec are given a mystery task and Avid meets Rod Stewart at celebrity soccer.

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Episode 2

David Beckham talks Disney, and Craig David meets Michael Jackass and Martin Bashir in a hotel hallway. The punters at a market are treated to a live look at the Ricky Gervais disco dance, and the viewers of GMTV are treated to Lorraine's meeting with Dale Winton. Celebrity enthusiast Avid Merrion corners Myleene Klass at the FHM awards, and finds Russian pop girls Tatu at HMV.

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Episode 3

Avid gets arrested for stalking Vanessa Feltz, and Kerry McFadden joins the Bear in his house on Hamster Heath to talk family. Tranny and Suzannah discuss the latest fashion trends, and Kelly tells us about her fashionable new trainers - oh, she's pals with Pink and Avril by the way. Anouska from Big Brother chats to Davina about her time in Oz.

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Episode 4

Competition winner Avid gets to meet his heroes Westlife. And then he gets to meet Keane. Meanwhile, Trisha is out and about, helping a motorist in distress to feel 'a lickle bit betta'.

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Episode 5

The Bear makes chat with Edith Bowman on Hamster Heath. Back in the centre of town, Avid eagerly attends the movie premiere of Charlie's Angels. This show also features Take That's Mark Owen and actor Sean Pertwee.

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Episode 6

Vernon Kay joins the Bear in his treehouse, and some fool has let Avid behind the scenes at Party in the Park. When Avid challenges Meat Loaf to vocal showdown, he gets more than he bargained for - climaxing in an operatic bidding-war for Kylie's underwear.

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Episode 7

Mel B gives a guided tour of her swanky crib, and Michael Jackass scatters Barry White's ashes, which looks like it may take a while. The Bear visits presenters Davina and Dermot in the Big Brother studio, and Chris Moyles has the dubious honour of meeting a big fan, Avid Merrion.

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Episode 8

To avoid confusion, be prepared to see two Craig Davids, and another Craig (from Big Brother), and another David (from Fame Academy). Richard explains how Judy's best assets first burst into his life. Judy keeps quiet because she'll only make a fool of herself.

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Proper Crimbo

The video promo for Avid Merrion's Christmas single: ""Proper Crimbo"". The release date is 15th December 2003.

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Ho Ho Ho Selecta!

Ho Ho Ho Selecta! is stuffed full of all the usual favourites. Craig David visits Santa, Michael Jackson and Mel B take up carol singing, and Elton John provides the Queen's Speech. Also includes a seasonal gathering of genuine celebrity guests to join in the fun. A proper bo selection box.
Episode Description

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Episode 1

See Patsy Kensit (it's really her!) and Mel B (er... not quite so sure) in The Odd Couple. The very odd couple, if truth be told. Baby Spice meets Avid, Paul McKenna meets the Bear and Craig David has one last crack at breaking America.

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Episode 2

Michael Jackson instigates a prison-roof protest in 'Doin' Porridge', and Mel B irritates Patsy in the bathroom. Meanwhile, Avid catches up with Peter Andre on the set of his new talk show.

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Episode 3

Celebrity stalker Avid Merrion plays chat-show host to Patsy Kensit and Jack Osbourne. But there's trouble backstage with the Bear, and with agent to the stars, Keith Lemon, who looks remarkably familiar.

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Episode 4

Avid Merrion harrasses June Sarpong, plus more backstage antics from the Bear, on This Morning. Craig David is having some trouble with his PR manager.

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Episode 5

Chat-show Avid interviews Sean Pertwee, the Bear goes camping with Lisa Stansfield. There's lovely music when Nadine finishes things off by singing No Limits.

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Episode 6

A touch of Hollywood glitz as rehearsals get under way for 'Bear: The Movie' with co-star Jonathan Ross. It's recreation time with Michael Jackson in the prison yard, and Avid joins Coronation Street ladies Suranne Jones and Samia Ghadie on set.

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Episode 7

Craig David throws a party to launch his new single, Soda Pop, and The Odd Couple work-out to an exercise video. There's a chance for Avid to discuss Kelly with her parents Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne. There's also a chance that Nadine's rendition of Waterloo will be quite painful to listen to.

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Episode 8

Myleene Klass, Vernon Kay, Dermot O'Leary... Craig Phillips. This week's guest list is as impressive as ever, although Avid is still crazy, and his backstage accomplice is still a toy bear.

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Episode 9

For the final episode, there's a new host! Well, it's the Bear, so not all that new, but he does start a new band with Steven and Charlie from Busted. Craig David is checking out a haunted house with Derek Acorah, and the usually demure Kat is shooting her mouth in Eastendings.

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A Bear's Christmas Tail

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Avid Merrion's XXXmas Special

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Episode 1

Imagine a combination of the best from Bo'Selecta! and A Bear's Tail. Imagine taking them across the world to the home of showbiz - Los Angeles. Imagine what happens there captured as a fly-on-the-wall documentary. Is this making any sense to you? Just watch the show; maybe that'll give you a better idea.

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Episode 2

Avid Merrion and his wife Sacha welcome you to a stay at The Merrion Hotel, the weirdest celebrity hotel in Hollywood. Other resident guests include Craig David, Chris Martin and Michael Jackson.

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Episode 3

Simon Cowell checks his floppy breasts into Avid and Sacha's Hollywood hotel. Across town, Mel B gets an offer she can't refuse from Richard Gere. Against all the odds, Avid impresses celebrity guest Justin Timberlake.

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Episode 4

Star of Beverly Hills 90210 Shannen Doherty is about to meet her biggest ever fan. Just to confirm - that's Avid Merrion, who pops round to her Malibu mansion to introduce himself. Still with an eye for the ladies, the Bear chats with Victoria Silvstedt.

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Episode 5

Romance is in the air - Avid's wife has fallen for Ralph the Mexican wolf-boy after noticing his uncanny resemblance to Steve Guttenberg. To take the edge off his pain, Avid spends some time with Shannon Elizabeth from American Pie. Chris Martin goes shopping for doughnuts.

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Episode 6

As it's her birthday, Avid arranges a treat for his wife Sacha. She gets to meet Dean Cain, the star of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. As a special treat for celebrity guest Richard Blackwood, he is bestowed with the honour of wearing a hideous rubber mask.

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Episode 7

In this final episode from the US-of-A, Mr and Mrs Merrion reflect on the their time together in Hollywood. Craig David and Holly Valance reach the climax of their holiday romance, and there's an update on Pete Doherty's addictive personality from Krishnan Guru-Murthy.