Classic 1960s British comedy series about a middle aged man and his elderly father who run an unsuccessful 'rag and bone' business (collecting and selling junk). Harold (the son) wants to ... See full summary »
Harry H. Corbett,
Arkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low, even if this means harassing his nephew Granville. Arkwright's ... See full summary »
This prison comedy is based on the popular British television series of the same name. Long time Slade prison inmate Fletcher is ordered by Grouty to arrange a football match between the ... See full summary »
Long running BBC comedy show consisting of sketches and humourous musical routines involving the large Ronnie Barker and the small Ronnie Corbett. Most sketches involved both men, but ... See full summary »
The Fred Tomlinson Singers
Terry and Bob from The Likely Lads (1964) continue their life after Terry arrives home from serving in the Army to discover that Bob is about to marry his girlfriend Thelma. Can Thelma lead... See full summary »
Frank Spencer is more than just a complete klutz. Everything he touches falls apart, and he can't keep a job for more than a day. The only thing that keeps him going is his long-suffering wife Betty, who somehow manages to cope with his disaster-prone life-style. Written by
The bridge that Frank Spencer famously roller skated down in one episode is at Edmonton Green in north London and is due for demolition in November 2004 as part of the redevelopment of the area. The rink he was skating at before going through the wall was at Pickett's Lock, nearby. See more »
Christmas '75 - Learning to Drive (special episode). When Frank is driving the white mini in the country lane, trying to overtake the lady on the bike, there is nothing behind the mini, but then a split second later he is being followed by a silver Renault. As he tries to overtake the cyclist, Frank is followed by a brown Triumph, then a second later a yellow Ford Anglia is following him. Frank also appears to drive along the same stretch of road several times, as he keeps passing the same parked cars. See more »
I have only been viewing this series for a few weeks. I am addicted to them, They are just crazy, Mad. I thought Peter Sellars was the best comic in the U.K., but Michael is fantastic. Then I found out HE was THE Michael Crawford/Phantom of the Opera STAR. I can't believe the two are the same. We are talking about two ends of the spectrum of talent. I am a fan for life. I am going to scarf up as many videos as I can. Are the Brits just so talented or are they using mirrors or something? What great entertainment!!!!
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