Most Popular Titles With Susan Wheal


1. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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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.

Stars: Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff, Robert Fyfe

Votes: 1,983

2. Porridge (1974–1977)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Crime

8.3
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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.

Stars: Ronnie Barker, Brian Wilde, Fulton Mackay, Richard Beckinsale

Votes: 3,930

3. Dad's Army (1968–1977)

30 min | Comedy, War

8.1
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During WW2, in a fictional British seaside town, a ragtag group of Home Guard local defense volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion.

Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 4,159

4. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.1
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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.

Stars: Windsor Davies, Melvyn Hayes, Donald Hewlett, Don Estelle

Votes: 829

5. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)

45 min | Comedy

7.9
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Classic 1960s British comedy series about a middle aged man and his elderly father who run an unsuccessful 'rag and bone' business (collecting and selling junk). Harold (the son) wants to ... See full summary »

Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Frank Thornton, Tim Buckland

Votes: 1,936

6. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 167

7. Rentaghost (1976–1984)

25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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Harold and Ethel Meaker live in South Ealing and run 'Rentaghost' where they rent ghosts out to the public. Over the years many ghosts came and went but the main Rentaghost crew consisted ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Staniforth, Edward Brayshaw, Ann Emery, William Perrie

Votes: 339

8. Angels (1975–1983)

50 min | Drama

6.7
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Stars: Carol Holmes, Joanna Monro, Shirley Cheriton, Sharon Rosita

Votes: 60

9. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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A classic anthology science fiction series which features adaptations of stories by famous authors including Isaac Asimov, J.G. Ballard, Frederik Pohl and John Wyndham.

Stars: Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Peter Copley, Geoffrey Palmer, Erik Chitty

Votes: 54

10. All Gas and Gaiters (1966–1971)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Robertson Hare, William Mervyn, Derek Nimmo, John Barron

Votes: 38

11. The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (1963– )

Drama

7.4
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Stars: Joss Ackland, Kenneth Fortescue, Patrick Westwood, Barry Letts

Votes: 18

12. Out of the Trees (1976 TV Movie)

Comedy

6.6
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Directors: Ian MacNaughton, Bernard Thompson | Stars: Graham Chapman, Roger Brierley, Simon Jones, Maria Aitken

Votes: 31

13. The Jazz Age (1968– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Anthology series of plays set during the 1920's.

Stars: Kevin McHugh, David Garfield, Arthur Hewlett, Philippa Gail

14. Thursday Theatre (1964–1965)

Drama

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Stars: John Sharp, Paul Rogers, Robert Flemyng, Rachel Gurney

15. Five-Minute Films (1975– )

5 min | Short

6.9
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Stars: Rachel Davies, Margaret Heery, Richard Ireson, Herbert Norville

Votes: 66

16. Bedtime Stories (1974– )

50 min | Mystery

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Modern-day interpretation of fairy tales, with a contemporary, darker twist.

Stars: Graham Ashley, Stephanie Bidmead, Rayner Bourton, David Bradley

17. Brian Rix Presents: Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (1970 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Wallace Douglas | Stars: Brian Rix, Elspet Gray, Robert Dorning, Nora Nicholson

18. Plays of Today (1969– )

Drama

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Stars: Ann Bell, Mark Dignam, Wendy Hiller, Geraldine Moffat

19. The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (1963– )
Episode: A Germ Destroyer (1964)

Drama

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Director: Shaun Sutton | Stars: Joss Ackland, Kenneth Fortescue, Patrick Westwood, Barbara Murray

20. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: A Man of Action (1974)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.6
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Despite Wilson's and Frazer's warnings, Mainwaring accepts to enlist local newspaper journalist Cheeseman as 'temporary' private. The very next phone call requires literal covering-up too: ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 42

21. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: A Soldier's Farewell (1972)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.7
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The platoon are at the cinema watching a Greta Garbo film but only Mainwaring stands to attention for the National Anthem and gets knocked over by the others rushing for the exit. On the ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 54

22. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)
Episode: A Star Is Born (1972)

Comedy

8.1
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Harold has joined an amateur dramatics group who use the Steptoe house as a rehearsal room for their play set in Afghanistan during the days of the Raj. Initially mistrustful of actors ... See full summary »

Director: John Howard Davies | Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Trevor Bannister, Margaret Nolan

Votes: 35

23. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: A Star Is Born (1974)

25 min | Comedy, War

7.3
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Parkin is useless on stage so the other performers sack him. An angry Williams appoints him as stores clerk - at which he is also incompetent - and plans to send the rest of the men up into... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, George Layton, Windsor Davies, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 10

24. Five-Minute Films (1975– )
Episode: Afternoon (1982)

Short

6.5
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A couple of old friends drown their sorrows together while reveling in the naivety of a young newly-wed.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Rachel Davies, Pauline Moran, Julie North

Votes: 50

25. Plays of Today (1969– )
Episode: Beyond the Sunrise (1969)

Drama

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Director: James Ferman | Stars: Alicia Deane, Jumoke Debayo, Tommy Eytle, Brylo Forde

26. The Jazz Age (1968– )
Episode: Black Exchange (1968)

Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Director: Richard Martin | Stars: Stephanie Beacham, Joby Blanshard, Paul Curran, James Donnelly

27. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: Cabaret Time (1975)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.4
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Williams hatches a mean plan to get the men into trouble by arranging a gig with free food for them at the Kama Sutra Club, a disreputable local establishment which is out of bounds to the ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, Windsor Davies, George Layton, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 9

28. Angels (1975–1983)
Episode: Case History (1975)

49 min | Drama

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Jo Longhurst has chosen Mr. Collins for her case history but has she made a wise choice? He is an extremely difficult patient, very bitter at his illness and snapping angrily at the nurses ... See full summary »

Director: Julia Smith | Stars: Julie Dawn Cole, Lesley Dunlop, June Watson, James Grout

29. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: Cheering Up Gordon (1976)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.9
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Vacation subplot part 2:the Trio meet Gordon and exchange fishing lessons for "how to pick up birds" lessons, and Compo finds dates for everyone - which they weren't expecting. The husbands and wives have differing ideas of a vacation.

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Brian Wilde, John Comer

Votes: 31

30. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)
Episode: Divided We Stand (1972)

Comedy

9.2
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Harold wants to re-decorate but cannot agree on a colour scheme with his father so they agree to put a partition down the living room and have their own space on either side. There is even ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Wilfrid Brambell

Votes: 50

31. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: Down in the Jungle (1975)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.2
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The plane carrying the concert party crash lands in the jungle. The pilot is knocked unconscious but nobody is hurt. However the radio is damaged and the group have no idea where they are -... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, Windsor Davies, George Layton, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 10

32. Rentaghost (1976–1984)
Episode: Episode #2.1 (1976)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: David Crichton | Stars: Anthony Jackson, Michael Darbyshire, Michael Staniforth, Edward Brayshaw

33. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: Everybody's Trucking (1974)

28 min | Comedy, War

7.7
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Even eager Lance Corporal Jones runs out of loyal patriotism as Captain Mainwaring keeps mishandling his lovingly spotlessly kept butchers' van. The vital mission 'to provide directions to ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 48

34. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: Forbidden Fruits (1975)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.3
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Colonel Reynolds is conducting an affair with the wife of a colleague, Daphne Waddilove-Evans, whose Chinese maid Ling Su is acting as a go-between for their correspondence. When Williams ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, Windsor Davies, George Layton, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 9

35. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: Gorilla Warfare (1974)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.4
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Mainwaring complains about a man's 'sissy' appearance and luggage during a briefing on a training mission. He'll play a secret agent to be guarded anonymously, while HQ sends equally secret... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 45

36. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: Has Anyone Seen My Cobra? (1975)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.3
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Whilst Williams is getting his smart new uniform Solly is auditioning snake charmers,one of whose cobras escapes and ends up under Williams's bed. Williams is urged to keep playing the ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, Windsor Davies, George Layton, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 9

37. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: If the Cap Fits.... (1972)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.9
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After another of Mainwaring's long, creative 'vital' lectures, Jock is appointed spokesman to complain that the men have had enough of wasting their time. Mainwaring tries a suggestion from... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 49

38. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: It's a Wise Child (1974)

25 min | Comedy, War

7.0
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Parkin goes from one disaster to another. Asked to clear a mess from the yard he has the officer's mess demolished. However Williams still thinks he is his son and constantly defends him. ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, George Layton, Windsor Davies, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 9

39. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)
Episode: Live Now, P.A.Y.E. Later (1972)

Comedy

8.1
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When a tax inspector calls to investigate Albert's claim for an allowance for his - long dead - wife, Harold gets him drunk and he agrees to giving 'her' a back-dated pension, though Albert... See full summary »

Director: John Howard Davies | Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Colin Gordon, Edwin Apps

Votes: 32

40. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)
Episode: Loathe Story (1972)

Comedy

7.4
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After being beaten at badminton by his father, who announces his desire to join the local tennis club, Harold tries to kill him whilst sleep-walking. A visit to a psychiatrist reveals ... See full summary »

Director: John Howard Davies | Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Raymond Huntley, Georgina Cookson

Votes: 30

41. The Jazz Age (1968– )
Episode: Lonely Road (1968)

Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Director: John Matthews | Stars: John Gregson, Jayne Sofiano, Frederick Hall, Jerome Willis

42. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)
Episode: Men of Letters (1972)

Comedy

8.6
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The vicar calls, asking for an article on rag and bone men for the church magazine's centenary edition. Both Steptoe and Son want to write it but Harold wins the toss and, foreseeing a ... See full summary »

Director: John Howard Davies | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Wilfrid Brambell, Anthony Sharp

Votes: 36

43. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: Mending Stuart's Leg (1976)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.8
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Sid and Ivy never had children, and Ivy is disappointed in the way their life has turned out due, she feels, to Sid's lack of ambition. She wants Sid to fix the café roof. Compo and Clegg ... See full summary »

Director: Sydney Lotterby | Stars: Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Brian Wilde, Reginald Barratt

Votes: 33

44. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: My British Buddy (1973)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.8
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After two and a half years the Americans have finally decided to enter the European war. Walmington-on-Sea gets to welcome an advanced party. The platoon organizes a welcome party. Given ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 59

45. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: My Lovely Boy (1974)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.1
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RSM Williams argues with the well-educated pianist Gunner Graham over spelling but loses the argument. Young Parkin identifies a picture of a woman in Williams' tent as being his mother and... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, George Layton, Windsor Davies, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 16

46. Angels (1975–1983)
Episode: Nights (1975)

50 min | Drama

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Nurse Ruth Fullman has a difficult time on the night shift. She feels uncomfortable with agency nurse Audrey Steiner with neither seeming to trust the other. Dr. Crozier brightens up her ... See full summary »

Director: John Gorrie | Stars: Lesley Dunlop, Karan David, Clare Clifford, Angela Bruce

47. Porridge (1974–1977)
Episode: No Way Out (1975)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Crime

8.5
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Christmas Special. Fletcher discovers that his fellow inmates are planning to escape.

Director: Sydney Lotterby | Stars: Ronnie Barker, Brian Wilde, Fulton Mackay, Richard Beckinsale

Votes: 57

48. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)
Episode: Oh, What a Beautiful Mourning (1972)

Comedy

8.1
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When Albert's brother George dies it's a surprise to Harold who never knew he existed. The greedy relatives turn up for the funeral, all hoping to be left something - even Albert wants the ... See full summary »

Director: John Howard Davies | Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, George A. Cooper, Mollie Sugden

Votes: 30

49. The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (1963– )
Episode: On the City Wall (1964)

Drama

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Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Joss Ackland, Kenneth Fortescue, Patrick Westwood, Michael Bangerter

50. The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (1963– )
Episode: Only a Subaltern (1964)

Drama

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Director: Donald McWhinnie | Stars: Joss Ackland, Kenneth Fortescue, Patrick Westwood, Barbara Murray

51. Angels (1975–1983)
Episode: Saturday Night (1975)

50 min | Drama

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Jo Longhurst invites the withdrawn and intense Shirley Brent to a party where she meets up with an equally ill at ease male nurse. Jo attracts an admirer but is he the right man for her? ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Martinus | Stars: Erin Geraghty, Fiona Fullerton, Julie Dawn Cole, Clare Clifford

52. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: Showing the Flag (1975)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.5
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Williams is irritated by the men's inability to correctly perform an evening ceremony whereby the flag is run down the mast and is delighted when an entertainments officer arrives from ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, Windsor Davies, George Layton, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 10

53. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: The Captain's Car (1974)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.7
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Captain George Mainwaring is delighted when widowed Lady Maltby offers his Home Guard platoon first choice, over Mr. Hodges's A.R.P. Wardens, for the use of her Rolls Royce while she can't ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 41

54. Thursday Theatre (1964–1965)
Episode: The Cure for Love (1964)

Drama

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Director: John Gorrie | Stars: June Barry, Terence Edmond, Marjorie Rhodes, Joan Hickson

55. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: The Curse of the Sadhu (1975)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.0
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Williams evicts the Sadhu, a holy man, from the parade ground and bangs in the nails on his bed of nails with a hammer. The Sadhu puts a curse on him, saying he will not sleep without pain ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, Windsor Davies, George Layton, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 10

56. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)
Episode: The Dead Past (1965)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Time travel may still be impossible, but the Chronoscope, sensing the nearly imponderable tracks of ancient photons, allows a glimpse into any event in Earth's distant past. Historian ... See full summary »

Director: John Gorrie | Stars: George Benson, James Maxwell, David Langton, Willoughby Goddard

Votes: 16

57. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)
Episode: The Desperate Hours (1972)

Comedy

9.2
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It's a cold winter day and the Steptoes are reduced to putting pfennigs in the meter. They are visited by two escaped convicts, elderly Frank and the younger Johnny. When Johnny denounces ... See full summary »

Director: John Howard Davies | Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Leonard Rossiter, J.G. Devlin

Votes: 55

58. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: The Godiva Affair (1974)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.5
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As part of Walmington's patriotic effort to finance a Spitfire, the platoon practices Morris (spring fertility) dancing. It's sissy to Scotsman Frazer's taste, except wielding the whiffling... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 46

59. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: The Inspector Calls (1974)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.1
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Williams, as ever, is annoyed that the men do not act like 'real' soldiers but the colonel explains that, as a holding unit, they are not obliged to wear identical uniforms. Williams tricks... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, George Layton, Windsor Davies, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 10

60. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: The Jungle Patrol (1974)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.1
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Williams, who disapproves of soldiers as entertainers, thinks the men need toughening up and leads them on a survival course in the jungle. Whilst he is surviving on berries and jungle ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, George Layton, Windsor Davies, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 12

61. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: The Man from Oswestry (1976)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.0
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Compo is missing Blamire, we learn from him, that Cyril Blamire has gone to live in Oswestry, after hearing a lady he is interested in has become a widow. Clegg has received a letter from ... See full summary »

Director: Sydney Lotterby | Stars: Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Brian Wilde, John Comer

Votes: 34

62. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: The Mutiny of the Punka Wallahs (1974)

30 min | Comedy, War

6.9
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Rumzan the company's punka wallah, who works a cooling fan with his feet, and other punka wallahs throughout the regiments, are to be replaced by electric fans - or electric fannies, as the... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, George Layton, Windsor Davies, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 15

63. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: The Natives Are Revolting (1975)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.5
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Not only has somebody written 'British Pigs Go Home' in stones but they have replaced the Union Jack with the flag of India and Williams is irate. He climbs onto the roof and pulls down the... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, Windsor Davies, George Layton, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 8

64. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: The Night of the Thugs (1975)

30 min | Comedy, War

8.2
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Sheltering from monsoon rain in a temple once used by the Thugs, a murderous religious sect from the previous century, the group discover a statue of Devi, the sect's goddess, with rubies ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, Windsor Davies, George Layton, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 13

65. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: The Recruit (1973)

28 min | Comedy, War

7.4
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Whilst Mainwaring is in hospital Sergeant Wilson is in charge. Following the speedy departure of Walker back to London, leaving only a note behind, Wilson decides to make up the platoon's ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 49

66. It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Episode: The Road to Bannu (1974)

30 min | Comedy, War

7.1
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The party are heading for Bannu to put on a show, first by train and then by jeep, which breaks down in the desert. Knowledge that tribesmen killed British soldiers there fifty years ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Michael Bates, George Layton, Windsor Davies, Melvyn Hayes

Votes: 12

67. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)
Episode: The Wooden Overcoats (1964)

Comedy

7.3
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Trouble ensues when Harold brings home a cart full of coffins.

Director: Duncan Wood | Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett

Votes: 23

68. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: Things That Go Bump in the Night (1973)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.6
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During a nightly patrol in terrible weather the platoon runs out of rationed petrol for Jones's van, so they decide to spend the night in an at first sight abandoned house. There Pike, who ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 54

69. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: Time on My Hands (1972)

28 min | Comedy, War

8.4
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The platoon is called to seize a German pilot, who got stuck parachute-jumped on the bomb-damaged church hall tower clock. Getting him down is hard enough, given the language barrier. Then ... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 54

70. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Traitor (1971)

61 min | Comedy, Drama

9.3
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Dishillusioned by his rich, aristocratic upbringing in Britain, top foreign office diplomat Adrian Harris became a spy for the Russians. He escaped to Moscow after being found out and it is... See full summary »

Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: John Le Mesurier, Jack Hedley, Vincent Ball, Neil McCallum

Votes: 36

71. Dad's Army (1968–1977)
Episode: Turkey Dinner (1974)

29 min | Comedy, War

7.7
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When Jones accidentally kills a turkey, the platoon organises a lavish turkey dinner for the pensioners of Walmington-on-Sea.

Director: David Croft | Stars: Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie

Votes: 40