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“Jimmy’s End” as a whole doesn’t cast the same spell as those songs, however. The midcentury music hall surrealism, including smeary, victimized women and a spooky vaudeville act called Metterton and Matchbright (Mr. Moore and Robert Goodman), is so derivative of Dennis Potter and David Lynch that it’s hard to take quite seriously — you keep waiting for the dancing dwarf to pop out.

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