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  • Summary

  • Please note: contains strong language and adult content.

    Dom Joly has a phone. And he's not afraid to use it.

    The renowned comedian and star of the global phenomenon Trigger Happy takes his brand of mischief further than ever before, calling unsuspecting members of the public in character, and drawing them in to his surreal world... From embassies to call centres, helplines to radio call-in shows, no one is safe.

    With a haunting soundtrack by Stephen Jones (ex Babybird) this is a unique and addictive new comedy podcast series.

    This is an Audible Original Podcast. Free for members. You can download all 18 episodes to your Library now.

    ©2020 Audible, Ltd. (P)2020 Audible, Ltd.
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Episodes
  • S1, Ep. 1: Rabbits and Drugs

    Apr 28 2020

    Dom has been on the phone ordering rabbits, booking tea at the Ritz, trying to buy drugs and wasting customer service’s time. This is an Earworm you can’t get out of your head.

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    13 mins
  • S1, Ep. 2: Gary and the Missing Lawnmower

    Apr 28 2020

    Dom is selling people new names, chatting to the Jamaican High Commission and is very unsure about falafels.

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    13 mins
  • S1, Ep. 3: Stuck in a Fridge

    Apr 28 2020

    Dom is getting South American embassies to fight each other, gets stuck in a fridge and is confused by the concept of bicycle repair.

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    15 mins

What listeners say about Dom Joly's Earworm (Series 1 & 2)

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Backgound Music!!!

I started to listen and really enjoyed some of the calls but the constant background music was too irritating.

I can't believe anybody though it was a good idea to add a backing track to an audio book.

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not his best by far

I used to love the ol dom, but this seems really really pushed on strangeness to receivers that kinda understand that it's a weirdo on the other end, they ain't buying it, some bits made me laugh but its like dom is trying too hard for laughs,

at points it's very cringey , e.g. the mispronounced words, has that been lifted from another prank caller?! DVD.( quite a few points), sorry Dom but I ain't feeling this.. no big Catherine wheels being set off here..

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not my comedy...drove me mad

first time I've listened to Dom Joly...what an irritating experience...glad this was freebie 😱 rubbish

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Short and funny.

A great 15 minutes per episode. Like all comedy it's hit and miss but theres enough proper laughs and giggles per episode for my wife to want to know what I'm listening to, and now she is hooked too. Good work.

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Inspirational. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Passed many dull hours at work listening to this. Dom Joly's ability to entertain is an inspiration.

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Mediocre at best

I found the music off putting and creepy. The sounds effects were ridiculous and it just wasn't funny.

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Not for me

Maybe I don't understand this type of comedy, but after listening to 1.5 episodes, it was just annoying to continue listening to

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Surreal and Hilarious

Season 1 is the best but all of the episodes provide a much needed chuckle during this time

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Treat your ears - this is brilliant!

I cannot recommend Earworm enough. I'm halfway through S1 - keep thinking about 'Gary' and snorting into my tea - and just can't get enough of the sublime mix of the subtle but brazen comedy and trance tunes playing out. An absolute earworm to treasure. Thank you.

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Brilliant!

Dom joly is brilliant as always, worth a download. Series 1 is better than 2 but both were fantastic.

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  • Ryan D. Klint
  • 10-12-20

Audio

The series has this background music that has this wired distorted audio that sounds like a horror film and meditation track had a baby and that baby had a short relationship with a phone alarm.