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This was on either Detroit or Windsor television . . .,
God, has it been a long time!
This was, if dim memory serves, a situation comedy with a light hand, rather too light for someone my age. The first-named was a youngish, attractive bloke, rather the Common Man, and she was as her title implied. I watched it for the London location, being interested in faraway places as a boy.
That this web site lists DICK AND THE DUCHESS is no small tribute to its creators. The programme just popped into my rusting head yester-day for some strange reason; I was not even old enough to identify with the male lead.
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