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1.
A Fine Romance (1981 TV Series)
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British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike and Laura, two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union... (30 mins.)
 
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Absolutely Fabulous (1992 TV Series)
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Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their... (45 mins.)
 
3.
After You've Gone (2007 TV Series)
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The daily lives of Jimmy, his two kids and his mother in law whilst his wife is in Africa. (45 mins.)
 
4.
Ali G Indahouse (2002)
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Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain... (85 mins.)
Director: Mark Mylod
 
5.
All Gas and Gaiters (1966 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
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'Allo 'Allo! (1982 TV Series)
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In WW2 France, Rene Artois runs a small café where Resistance fighters, Gestapo men, German Army officers and escaped Allied POWs interact daily, ignorant of one another's true identity or presence, exasperating Rene. (45 mins.)
 
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The Andy Griffith Show (1960 TV Series)
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Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney. (30 mins.)
 
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Are You Being Served? (1972 TV Series)
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The misadventures of the staff of a retail floor of a major department store. (28 mins.)
 
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As Time Goes by (1988)
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A surfer who stops in for a bite to eat at a 1940s-type diner eventually realizes that it is not a diner at all - it is a spaceship disguised as one, and the "owners" of the diner are aliens. (96 mins.)
Director: Barry Peak
 
10.
At Home with the Braithwaites (2000 TV Series)
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A normal everyday family strike it rich by winning the lottery. Their life dramatically changes with their new-found wealth.
 
11.
Becker (1998 TV Series)
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Dr. John Becker goes through his daily routine of being a doctor, stopping at his favorite diner, and other various situations, all the while hating life and everything around him. (30 mins.)
 
12.
Benny Hill (1962 TV Series)
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This timeless modern slapstick-format doesn't really have a plot, but is an irresistible rapid succession of independent short... (25 mins.)
 
13.
Bill Bailey: Part Troll (2004 Documentary)
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A live stand up show featurng musical comedian Bill Bailey. (93 mins.)
Director: Nick Morris
 
14.
Bill Bailey: Tinselworm (2008 Documentary)
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A live stand-up show featuring musical comedian Bill Bailey. (91 mins.)
Director: Russell Thomas
 
15.
Bill Bailey: Bewilderness (2001 Documentary)
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Filmed at the Grand Theatre, Swansea, this stand-up special showcases comedian Bill Bailey's hilariously unfocused and scattered comedy stylings as well as his enviable musical skills. (80 mins.)
 
16.
Beyond the Fringe (1964 Documentary)
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A TV version of the stage show originally performed at the Edinburgh Fringe (August 1962) and subsequently in London (Fortune Theatre) and Broadway. (66 mins.)
Director: Duncan Wood
 
17.
The Black Adder (1982 TV Series)
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In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother. (195 mins.)
 
18.
Black Books (2000 TV Series)
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Bernard Black runs his own bookshop even though he doesn't much like people who buy books and hates having customers... (25 mins.)
 
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Bless Me Father (1978 TV Series)
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"Bless Me Father" is a 21-episode British sitcom that ran from 1978 to 1981. A gentle and impish look at Catholic life in post-war suburban Britain... (30 mins.)
 
20.
Bless This House (1971 TV Series)
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Bless This House centres on life in Birch Avenue, Putney, where travelling stationery salesman Sid Abbott... (30 mins.)
 
21.
Bottom (1991 TV Series)
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Edward and Richard are best buddies living off the government doing nothing more than having a good time and breaking stuff. (30 mins.)
 
22.
Bread (1986 TV Series)
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The Liverpool-based Boswell family are experts at exploiting the system to get by in life. Despite the... (70 mins.)
 
23.
The Catherine Tate Show (2004 TV Series)
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Skits by Catherine Tate and her comedy troupe. (30 mins.)
 
24.
Cheers (1982 TV Series)
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The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name. (22 mins.)
 
25.
Clarence (1988 TV Series)
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Clarence is a myopic delivery man who retires to the countryside, and goes from one mishap to another due to his short-sightedness (30 mins.)
 
26.
Coogan's Run (1995 TV Series)
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A short series portraying six different people who all live in a town called Ottle; all played by Steve Coogan. (30 mins.)
 
27.
Coupling (2000 TV Series)
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Six best friends talk about all aspects of sex and relationships on their never-ending quest to find true love. (30 mins.)
 
28.
Curry & Chips (1969 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
29.
Dad's Army (1968 TV Series)
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During WW2,in a fictional British seaside town,a ragtag group of Home Guard local defense volunteers prepares for an imminent German invasion. (30 mins.)
 
30.
Dave Allen (1975 Documentary)
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(46 mins.)
Director: Annett Wolf Sr.
 
31.
Heroes of Comedy (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Dick Emery (2002)
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An affectionate look at the life and work of some of Britain's best-loved comedians. (60 mins.)
 
32.
Doctor at Large (1971 TV Series)
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Following his student misadventures in Doctor in the House, Michael Upton (Barry Evans) starts out on... (30 mins.)
Director: David Askey
 
33.
Don't Drink the Water (1974 TV Series)
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This short lived sequel to "On the Buses" saw Blakey move to Spain with his sister. (30 mins.)
 
34.
Eagle & Evans (2004 TV Series)
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(25 mins.)
 
35.
Heroes of Comedy (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Eric Sykes (1999)
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An affectionate look at the life and work of some of Britain's best-loved comedians. (60 mins.)
 
36.
Ever Decreasing Circles (1984 TV Series)
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Martin is a committee man. He has numerous schemes and committees organised around the neighbourhood... (30 mins.)
 
37.
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996 TV Series)
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The comical everyday life of a successful sports columnist and his dysfunctional family. (22 mins.)
 
38.
Executive Stress (1986 TV Series)
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Caroline Fairchild returns to work as an Editorial Director for Oasis Publishing after spending the last 25 years raising her five children... (30 mins.)
 
39.
Father Dear Father (1968 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
40.
Father Ted (1995 TV Series)
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Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems! (25 mins.)
 
41.
Fawlty Towers (1975 TV Series)
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Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away. (30 mins.)
 
42.
Filthy Rich & Catflap (1987 TV Series)
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A satire about three losers: a failed actor, his sleazy agent and a permanently drunk bodyguard. (204 mins.)
 
43.
Frasier (1993 TV Series)
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist. (22 mins.)
 
44.
French and Saunders (1987 TV Series)
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This BBC comedy skit show is the brainchild of longtime comedy duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders... (30 mins.)
 
45.
Fresh Fields (1984 TV Series)
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Popular British sitcom about a middle-aged, suburban couple, William and Hester Field. Hester is suffering 'empty-nest syndrome' after their two children have grown-up so she keeps trying to find new hobbies and interests. (30 mins.)
 
46.
French Fields (1989 TV Series)
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The British family from "Fresh Fields" (1984) moves to France. Episodes centre's around their adjustment... (30 mins.)
Director: Derrick Goodwin
 
47.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
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Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan. (22 mins.)
 
48.
A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987 TV Series)
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Comedy sketches written and performed by renowned duo Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie. (30 mins.)
 
49.
George & Mildred (1976 TV Series)
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George and Mildred Roper are forced to leave their home in South Kensington (as the landlords in Man About the House)... (30 mins.)
 
50.
George and Mildred (1980)
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Mildred decides that she and George will celebrate their anniversary at a posh London hotel - whatever the cost. However, a shady businessman mistakes George for a hit man. (93 mins.)
 
51.
George and the Dragon (1966 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
52.
Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999 TV Series)
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A sitcom about two dreamy roommates in London. Gay unemployed actor Tom Farrell has a vague ambition to become the British Tom Cruise... (34 mins.)
 
53.
Girls on Top (1985 TV Series)
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Four women who are nothing alike end up living together in a flat in England. (30 mins.)
 
54.
Going Straight (1978 TV Series)
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Following his release from Slade prison, Fletcher tries to stick to the straight and narrow, but it isn't easy! (30 mins.)
 
55.
Are You Being Served? Again! (1992 TV Series)
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The staff of the defunct Grace Brothers department store reunite to run a rural hotel. (26 mins.)
 
56.
Hancock (1961 TV Series)
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Comedian Tony Hancock stars, in this BBC situation comedy TV series, as Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock, a down-at-heel comedian living in East Cheam. (25 mins.)
 
57.
Hancock (1963 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
58.
Hardware (2003 TV Series)
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The series revolves around the store staff as they engage in a daily wisecrack battle with packs of DIY obsessed clients. (30 mins.)
 
59.
Home Improvement (1991 TV Series)
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The daily trials and tribulations of Tim Taylor, a TV show host raising three mischeivous boys with help from his loyal co-host, loving wife, and eccentric neighbor. (22 mins.)
Director: Andy Morris
 
60.
If You See God, Tell Him (1993 Mini-Series)
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An elderly man receives a head injury which affects his attention-span and leads him to become a devout believer in television commercials. (43 mins.)
 
61.
If There Weren't Any Blacks You'd Have to Invent Them (1968 TV Movie)
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Writer Johnny Speight continues his work against racism with this thought provoking made-for-TV drama which examines the ways in which human beings pigeon-hole each other with regards to their religion, colour, or sex. (55 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
 
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In Sickness and in Health (1985 TV Series)
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Alf and Elsie are getting old, Rita's left home, Elsie's confined to a wheelchair. Alf must now do battle with the Social Security system. (30 mins.)
 
64.
It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974 TV Series)
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The comic adventures of a group of misfits who form an extremely bad concert party touring the hot and steamy jungles of Burma entertaining the troops during World War II. (30 mins.)
 
65.
Clatterford (2006 TV Series)
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The comical misadventures of friends involved with a women's club. Retitled as "Clatterford" in the United States. (60 mins.)
 
66.
Jeeves and Wooster (1990 TV Series)
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Bertram Wooster, a well-intentioned, wealthy layabout, has a habit of getting himself into trouble and it's up to his brilliant valet, Jeeves, to get him out. (55 mins.)
 
67.
Keeping Up Appearances (1990 TV Series)
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A snobbish housewife is determined to climb the social ladder, in spite of her family's working class connections and the constant chagrin of her long suffering husband. (60 mins.)
 
68.
Last of the Summer Wine (1973 TV Series)
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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly. (30 mins.)
 
69.
Lead Balloon (2006 TV Series)
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Rick Spleen is a world-weary comedian who ends up doing far too many corporate jobs to pay the bills.
 
70.
Heroes of Comedy (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Les Dawson (1997)
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An affectionate look at the life and work of some of Britain's best-loved comedians. (60 mins.)
 
71.
Let Them Eat Cake (1999 TV Series)
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It's 1782 and welcome to the fabulous Palace of Versailles, France. Outside the gates, the peasants... (30 mins.)
 
72.
Little Britain (2003 TV Series)
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Matt Lucas and David Walliams, the creators of this character-comedy sketch show, delight in all that is mad, bad, quirky and generally bonkers about the people and places of Britain. (29 mins.)
 
73.
Little Britain: Live (2006 Video)
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After three award-winning television series, Matt Lucas and David Walliams took Little Britain on the road... (79 mins.)
Director: Geoff Posner
 
74.
Love Thy Neighbour (1972 TV Series)
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A white, working-class, socialist has his world turned upside down when a black, educated, Tory moves in next door. (30 mins.)
 
75.
Man About the House (1973 TV Series)
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Finally the house that Robin, Chris and Jo share a flat in is demolished an two spin offs are made - Robin's Nest and George & Minded (Mr & Mrs Roper). (30 mins.)
 
76.
M*A*S*H (1972 TV Series)
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation. (25 mins.)
 
77.
Mind Your Language (1977 TV Series)
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Barry Evans plays a put-upon language teacher who tries to make a living by teaching English to immigrants... (30 mins.)
 
78.
The Morecambe & Wise Show (1978 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
79.
Mother and Son (1984 TV Series)
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Arthur Beare is a 40 something son still living at home taking care of his senile mother Maggie. However... (30 mins.)
 
80.
Mr. Bean (1990 TV Series)
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Life is a difficult challenge for Mr Bean, who despite being a grown adult, has trouble completing even the simplest of tasks. Thankfully, his perseverance is usually rewarded, and he finds an ingenious way around the problem. (350 mins.)
 
81.
Johnny English (2003)
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After a sudden attack on the MI5, Johnny English, Britain's most confident yet unintelligent spy, becomes Britain's only spy. (88 mins.)
Director: Peter Howitt
 
82.
Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
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Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things. (90 mins.)
Director: Steve Bendelack
 
83.
My Family (2000 TV Series)
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Comedy about Ben, a dentist, and his family. They don't exactly get along well. (50 mins.)
 
84.
Nearest and Dearest (1968 TV Series)
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On the death of their father Joshua, siblings Eli and Nellie Pledge inherit the family business, Pledge's Purer Pickles... (30 mins.)
 
85.
Never the Twain (1981 TV Series)
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Comedy about two rival antique dealers. (30 mins.)
 
86.
Next of Kin (1982)
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In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter. (89 mins.)
Director: Tony Williams
 
87.
Oh Brother! (1968 TV Series)
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Brother Dominic is a new monk who approaches every task with good intentions. But frequent mishaps occur exasperting the head of the monastery Father Anselm and head of novices Father Bernard. (30 mins.)
 
88.
Oh, Father! (1973 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
89.
The Old Guys (2009 TV Series)
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Two retired gentleman share a house together , always competing for the affections of their attractive neighbour Sally
 
90.
On the Buses (1969 TV Series)
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Jack-the-lad bus driver and conductor Stan and Jack enjoy the female employees more than their work and Inspector Blake is relentless in his attempts to make their lives a misery. (30 mins.)
 
91.
One Foot in the Grave (1990 TV Series)
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Victor Meldrew is a retiree who attracts bad luck. If he's not driving his long suffering wife Margeret crazy with his constant moaning, he's fighting with neighbors. (90 mins.)
 
92.
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981 TV Series)
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Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires. (95 mins.)
 
93.
Only When I Laugh (1979 TV Series)
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A rather naive, middle-class man is admitted to a hospital ward and finds that he is sharing it with a working-class layabout and an upper-class hypochondriac. All three of them cause headaches for the hospital staff. (30 mins.)
 
94.
Open All Hours (1973 TV Series)
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Arkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low... (30 mins.)
 
95.
7 of 1 (1973 TV Series)
Episode: Open All Hours (1973)
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Arkwright has only one true love - money. He is also pursuing Nurse Gladys Emmanuel and continues to instruct Granville in the art of getting money out of customers. Granville, however, wants a girlfriend. (30 mins.)
 
96.
Outnumbered (2007 TV Series)
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A part-improvised comedy about a couple bringing up their three young children. (30 mins.)
 
97.
Outnumbered (2009 TV Series)
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Hardworking Drew and Allison Embry are doing their best, juggling careers and the raising of three children. But clearly, the kids have them "outnumbered" and often overwhelmed.
Director: Bryan Gordon
 
98.
Porridge (1974 TV Series)
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The prison life of Fletcher, a criminal serving a five-year sentence, as he strives to bide his time, keep his record clean, and refuses to be ground down by the prison system. (45 mins.)
 
99.
Rising Damp (1974 TV Series)
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Popular sitcom set in a seedy bedsit lorded over by the mean, vain, boastful, cowardly landlord Rigsby. In each episode, his conceits are debunked by his long suffering tenants. (30 mins.)
 
100.
Robin's Nest (1977 TV Series)
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Now a qualified chef, Robin from "Man About the House" (1973) sets up home with his girlfriend, and a business with his girlfriend's father. (30 mins.)