The Hilarious Side of Stuffy British Politics

In the Loop, Armando Iannucci's new political satire, is getting near across-the-board raves. It's funny and British! What's also funny and British (maybe funnier and Britisher?) is the series on which it's based, The Thick of It. The first episode:


And, yes, we are aware of the whole Chris Langham unfortunateness.