Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )

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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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 Clegg / ... (295 episodes, 1973-2010)
Jane Freeman ...
 Ivy (274 episodes, 1973-2010)
Kathy Staff ...
 Nora Batty / ... (246 episodes, 1973-2008)
Robert Fyfe ...
 Howard / ... (230 episodes, 1985-2010)
Juliette Kaplan ...
 Pearl / ... (226 episodes, 1985-2010)
Jean Fergusson ...
 Marina (216 episodes, 1985-2010)
Sarah Thomas ...
 Glenda / ... (215 episodes, 1986-2010)
Bill Owen ...
 Compo / ... (186 episodes, 1973-2008)
Jean Alexander ...
 Auntie / ... (168 episodes, 1988-2010)
Mike Grady ...
 Barry / ... (161 episodes, 1986-2010)
Thora Hird ...
 Edie / ... (152 episodes, 1986-2003)
Gordon Wharmby ...
 Wesley / ... (139 episodes, 1982-2002)
...
 Truly / ... (135 episodes, 1997-2010)
Stephen Lewis ...
 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)  »

Also Known As:

A bor nem válik vízzé  »

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In May 2009, Peter Sallis (Clegg) revealed that the programme was nearly cancelled before it had even started, when Bill Owen (Compo) who was very left-wing and Michael Bates who was very right-wing started having a heated and vigorous argument about their different political affiliations, over dinner when they first met. Producer James Gilbert read them the riot act and told them that unless they agreed to differ, and not to argue about politics, he was going to cancel the project. Owen and Bates meekly agreed and never discussed politics again. See more »

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Howard: I bet they think we're up to something.
Marina: The thought does cross your mind.
Howard: I want you to know. I'd never do anything to compromise your reputation.
Marina: Not on a bicycle. I can see that.
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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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