A narcissistic horror writer presents the cheesy 80s style series, which he claims was banished from the screen by television executives, the government and assorted shadowy "powers that be" for being "too subversive, too dangerous, too damn scary".

Written by Matthew Holness and Richard Ayoade. Starring Matthew Holness, Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry and Alice Lowe.

First broadcast on Channel 4 in January 2004.
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Guardian Unlimited - I hereby vow never to work in TV again
"Star horror author Garth Marenghi explains how budgetary problems, mysterious death and the secret service nearly ruined his seminal 80s show." (January 26, 2004)
BBC News - Garth Marenghi Uncovered
"BBC News Online attempts to get to the heart of spoof pulp horror writer and Perrier Comedy Award winner Garth Marenghi." (August 27, 2001)
BBC News - Marenghi wins Perrier Award
"Offbeat comic Garth Marenghi wins the Edinburgh Fringe's Perrier Comedy Award." (August 26, 2001)
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