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.

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 Clegg (295 episodes, 1973-2010)
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 Ivy (274 episodes, 1973-2010)
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 Nora Batty / ... (246 episodes, 1973-2008)
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 Howard (230 episodes, 1985-2010)
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 Pearl (226 episodes, 1985-2010)
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 Marina (216 episodes, 1985-2010)
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 Glenda (215 episodes, 1986-2010)
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 Compo (186 episodes, 1973-2008)
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 Auntie / ... (168 episodes, 1988-2010)
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 Barry (161 episodes, 1986-2010)
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 Edie (152 episodes, 1986-2003)
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 Wesley (139 episodes, 1982-2002)
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 Truly (135 episodes, 1997-2010)
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 Smiler (135 episodes, 1988-2007)
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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.

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4 January 1973 (UK)  »

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A bor nem válik vízzé  »

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Trivia

Holmfirth was chosen as the setting for Last of the Summer Wine after Barry Took made a programme about Working Men's Clubs at nearby Burnlee WMC. When producer James Gilbert was looking for a location for an episode of Comedy Playhouse (1961), Barry Took recommended Holmfirth. That episode was developed into the series "Last of the Summer Wine". See more »

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Marina: I must warn you - I'm only available for the next twenty-four hours.
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Followed by Comedy Playhouse: Of Funerals and Fish (1973) See more »

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Such a wonderful show. I laugh all the time. A feel good show!
28 October 2004 | by (Broken Arrow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Simply put, this show has been my favorite discovery of late and I am definitely going to try and purchase each and every one of the episodes and specials if possible.

It has really not been done justice by the other comment here. I am absolutely in love with this show.

I had no idea it has been around as long as it has. Apparently the longest running show in England and possibly most anywhere.

With good reason as you will see if you watch a couple of episodes.

These gentlemen trying to recapture their youth are so funny and endearing


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