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)
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 Truly / ... (135 episodes, 1997-2010)
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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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12 November 1973 (UK)  »

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Officially announced by Buckingham Palace in 1996 as being Her Majesty the Queen's favourite television series. See more »

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Howard: [paranoid] I must have enemies.
Pearl: [ominously] There's me, for a start.
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Nothing but praise
29 December 2002 | by (Norfolk, VA) – See all my reviews

My father got me hooked on this series, after he mentioned how much he enjoyed it. A local PBS station was running it, and I just fell in love with the three old men and their antics. Of course, it doesn't hurt that Peter Sallis is also the voice of Wallace, as in "Wallace & Grommit" -- another personal favorite. My biggest frustration is that our PBS station stopped running it, the BBC has only released one set of tapes, and that is criminal for a show that's been on the air for 30 years! For gentle, character driven comedies, this show cannot be beat. Also, the scenery is beautiful. All those rural, rustic shots of the English countryside are gorgeous.


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