Da Ali G Show

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Da Ali G Show is a British satirical television series created by and starring English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.wikipedia
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Ali G

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In the series, Baron Cohen plays three unorthodox journalists — faux-streetwise poseur Ali G, Kazakh reporter Borat Sagdiyev, and gay Austrian fashion enthusiast Brüno Gehard.
Originally appearing on Channel 4's The 11 O'Clock Show, and subsequently as the title character of Channel 4's Da Ali G Show in 2000 and on HBO in 2003–2004, he is also the title character of the film Ali G Indahouse.

Sacha Baron Cohen

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Da Ali G Show is a British satirical television series created by and starring English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.
Baron Cohen was named Best Newcomer at the 1999 British Comedy Awards for The 11 O'Clock Show, and since then, he has received two BAFTA Awards for Da Ali G Show, several Emmy nominations, a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, and a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his work in the feature film Borat.

Borat Sagdiyev

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In the series, Baron Cohen plays three unorthodox journalists — faux-streetwise poseur Ali G, Kazakh reporter Borat Sagdiyev, and gay Austrian fashion enthusiast Brüno Gehard.
The character remained dormant while Baron Cohen concentrated on his Ali G persona for Channel 4's The 11 O'Clock Show, but with the subsequent success of Ali G and the creation of Da Ali G Show (also on Channel 4) Baron Cohen revisited his Borat character.

Borat

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Baron Cohen has gone on to make three films featuring each of his three characters from the show: Ali G Indahouse (2002), Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006), and Brüno (2009).
It is the second of three films built around Baron Cohen's characters from Da Ali G Show (2000–04): the first, Ali G Indahouse, was released in 2002, and featured a cameo by Borat, and the third, Brüno, was released in 2009.

Ali G Indahouse

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Baron Cohen has gone on to make three films featuring each of his three characters from the show: Ali G Indahouse (2002), Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006), and Brüno (2009).
Baron Cohen plays Ali G, which was originally developed for the Channel 4 series The 11 O'Clock Show and Da Ali G Show.

Brüno Gehard

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In the series, Baron Cohen plays three unorthodox journalists — faux-streetwise poseur Ali G, Kazakh reporter Borat Sagdiyev, and gay Austrian fashion enthusiast Brüno Gehard.
A flamboyantly gay Austrian fashion reporter, Brüno first appeared during short sketches on The Paramount Comedy Channel in 1998, before reappearing on Da Ali G Show.

Brüno

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Baron Cohen has gone on to make three films featuring each of his three characters from the show: Ali G Indahouse (2002), Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006), and Brüno (2009).
It is the third film based on one of Cohen's characters from Da Ali G Show; the first were Ali G Indahouse and Borat.

In My Country There Is Problem

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In one episode, Borat goes to a bar in Tucson, Arizona and sang a song about Jews, in which he said, "Throw the Jew down the well/so my country can be free/you must grab him by his horns/then we have a big party." Many patrons of the bar were shown responding gleefully and singing along (though an investigation by The Jewish Daily Forward found that many or all of the audience were aware that the song was meant to be funny, and that one of them was Jewish herself ).
It features in the episode "Peace" of the series 3 of Da Ali G Show, in the 'Country Music' segment of "Borat's Guide to the USA (Part 2)", that focuses heavily on the (positive) reaction of the patrons of an Arizona country and western bar to the antisemitic sentiments of the song.

The 11 O'Clock Show

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Satire

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Da Ali G Show is a British satirical television series created by and starring English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

Poseur

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In the series, Baron Cohen plays three unorthodox journalists — faux-streetwise poseur Ali G, Kazakh reporter Borat Sagdiyev, and gay Austrian fashion enthusiast Brüno Gehard.

HBO

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The first (1999) season originally aired on Channel 4 in the UK, and the second and third (2003–2004) seasons on HBO in the United States.

FXX

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In 2014, FXX reaired the show (including episodes unaired in the United States) under the branding Ali G: Rezurection.

Staines-upon-Thames

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He is the self-proclaimed "voice of da yoof" and the leader of the "West Staines Massiv".

British African-Caribbean people

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His mannerisms are a mix of stereotypical and often exaggerated British African-Caribbean and hip hop cultures, with some American urban influences thrown in.

Hip hop

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His mannerisms are a mix of stereotypical and often exaggerated British African-Caribbean and hip hop cultures, with some American urban influences thrown in.

Urban culture

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His mannerisms are a mix of stereotypical and often exaggerated British African-Caribbean and hip hop cultures, with some American urban influences thrown in.

Mass media

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He interviews unsuspecting guests; in the American version of the show, he tells them he is a British talk show host and wants to discuss the media and politics.

Politics

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He interviews unsuspecting guests; in the American version of the show, he tells them he is a British talk show host and wants to discuss the media and politics.

Television X

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Borat Sagdiyev is another character featured frequently on the show, introduced as someone Ali G came across on obscure satellite TV "whilst waiting for the 10-minute free preview on the Fantasy Channel".

Kazakhstan

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He comes from Kazakhstan, and travels around the United Kingdom and United States interviewing people and engaging in their activities.

Kazakhs

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Though well-intentioned, Borat often makes his guests feel uncomfortable by introducing them to "Kazakh" customs, or by making misogynistic, anti-Semitic, or other comments based on his unfamiliar culture, which are often undercut by various aspects of the film, e.g., Borat's hometown being a gypsy village and Hebrew being his native language (rather, the actual village shown in the films is a Roma village but is presented as a "typical Kazakh village", and the foreign language he speaks is Hebrew, but the character of Borat dislikes gypsies, and claims to have once been a "gypsy catcher", while people are led to believe that he is speaking in Kazakh, because they don't recognize the Hebrew language he is actually speaking).

Misogyny

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Though well-intentioned, Borat often makes his guests feel uncomfortable by introducing them to "Kazakh" customs, or by making misogynistic, anti-Semitic, or other comments based on his unfamiliar culture, which are often undercut by various aspects of the film, e.g., Borat's hometown being a gypsy village and Hebrew being his native language (rather, the actual village shown in the films is a Roma village but is presented as a "typical Kazakh village", and the foreign language he speaks is Hebrew, but the character of Borat dislikes gypsies, and claims to have once been a "gypsy catcher", while people are led to believe that he is speaking in Kazakh, because they don't recognize the Hebrew language he is actually speaking).

Antisemitism

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Though well-intentioned, Borat often makes his guests feel uncomfortable by introducing them to "Kazakh" customs, or by making misogynistic, anti-Semitic, or other comments based on his unfamiliar culture, which are often undercut by various aspects of the film, e.g., Borat's hometown being a gypsy village and Hebrew being his native language (rather, the actual village shown in the films is a Roma village but is presented as a "typical Kazakh village", and the foreign language he speaks is Hebrew, but the character of Borat dislikes gypsies, and claims to have once been a "gypsy catcher", while people are led to believe that he is speaking in Kazakh, because they don't recognize the Hebrew language he is actually speaking).