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21 Reasons Why We Should All Be Binge-Watching "A Bit Of Fry And Laurie"

In honor of Hugh Laurie's new role on HBO's Veep, here are all of the reasons why NOW is a better time than ever to enjoy the offbeat humor of one of Netflix's greatest hidden gems:

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4. ...which is, of course, when they're performing ridiculous sketch-based comedy together!

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I mean, admit it: wouldn't life just be so much easier if ... ?

5. Because these two are great friends...

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They met while at school together at Cambridge University, where they were reportedly introduced by Laurie's ex-girlfriend, none other than EMMA FREAKIN THOMPSON, goddess divine.

Also, they call each other "m'colleague," which is almost too adorably British to handle.

7. Because the majority of it is just complete gibberish...

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...but because it's Fry and Laurie, it's well-done, pseudo-intellectual gibberish, of course.

9. Because we're constantly reminded that Hugh Laurie is a musical genius.

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'MURRRRICUH

11. Because even though it premiered more than 20 years ago, the struggles are still so real.

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I mean, who really knows anything about wine, anyways? Boxed, bottled, red, white...whatever.

13. Speaking of, this bumbling idiot bobby is actually one of the best recurring characters on television ...

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... despite only having like, five minutes of screen time total. It's just ... it's just too good. And I think we could all use a good laugh at a cop's expense right now.

15. Because they perfectly capture how awkward it is to be taught by a TA.

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Shout out to all my fellow public university students!

16. And they totally understand why Americans hate soccer.

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20. And every episode of seasons three and four ends with a song, a dance, and a strong cocktail.

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Just listen to that mouth trumpet roar!

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