1970s English suburbia: middle-aged homeowner Sid Abbot just wants to get on with building his illegal whisky still, but is frustrated by his workshy son, and otherworldly daughter. Then ... See full summary »

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Sidney James ...
Diana Coupland ...
Sally Geeson ...
Peter Butterworth ...
Terry Scott ...
Ronald Baines
June Whitfield ...
Vera Baines
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Carol Hawkins ...
Kate Baines
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George A. Cooper ...
Mr Wilson
Bill Maynard ...
Oldham
Marianne Stone ...
Muriel
Janet Brown ...
Annie Hobbs
Julian Orchard ...
Tom Hobbs
Tommy Godfrey ...
Alf Murray
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1970s English suburbia: middle-aged homeowner Sid Abbot just wants to get on with building his illegal whisky still, but is frustrated by his workshy son, and otherworldly daughter. Then the rude and arrogant Ronald Baines and his family move in next door. Garden-fence hostilities soon commence. Written by Simon Shearn <simon@frieth.demon.co.uk>

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8 September 1972 (UK)  »

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Schütze dieses Haus  »

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Mike gets married at the end of the film; however, this has no affect on the series, which ignores the events of the film and picks up where the second series left off. See more »

Goofs

Mike tells Kate that he lives at 84 Whitby Ave, yet in a scene where Sid leaves the house to go to work the number plate on the front of the house to the right of the frontdoor shows a number '7'. See more »

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Mike: [pointing to the car] Bought it.
Sid: I thought I had, too!
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Spun-off from Bless This House (1971) See more »

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So bad it's ...
29 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

First things first. This is not a good film. It is a very bad film. It is a complete waste of celluloid.

But to see it is to love it. I can offer no justifications but everyone has films that they know are awful but like anyway. This is one of mine.


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