Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared review – you’ll want to watch this brilliantly horrible comedy again and again

Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared review – you’ll want to watch this brilliantly horrible comedy again and again

Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared (All 4/Channel 4) looks like Sesame Street and plays like David Lynch. It is the gently, gradually but relentlessly nightmarish vision of Becky Sloan and Joseph Pelling, who met as fine arts students at university and, when stuck in post-grad jobs they hated, teamed up with actor/writer Baker Terry and put their artistic skills to use creating a DIY web series that, between 2011 and 2016, became a crowdfunded hit. The six episodes – lasting …