George and Mildred Roper are forced to leave their home in South Kensington (as the landlords in Man About the House (1973)) when they receive a compulsory purchase order from the council. ... 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 »
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,
The adventures of two "likely lads" ostensibly set in the North East of England (but filmed in Willesden Junction, London). Terry and Bob have been friends since childhood. Bob is the ... 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 house which collapsed around Franks ears was in the "Black Tom" area of Bedford. The site was being cleared for re-development. See more »
Cliffhanger (Series 2). When Frank is climbing over the front of the car to get to the boot a rope is visible through the rear window that is clearly holding the car or holding Frank in some way. See more »
I got my first taste of this series recently. The comedy is side-splitting, especially when you realize that is the very intense "Phantom of the Opera" on your screen with that innocent look on his face making a complete disaster of everything.
I can't wait to see more episodes. The episodes I saw, about a second honeymoon and an RAF reunion, were laugh-out-loud hilarious. The comedy is very physical. Crawford has astounding delivery. He looks so young and different from the way he did when international stardom hit him. My sister lived in England and was a fan of this series, and I can still remember how astonished she was that Crawford was taken so seriously after Phantom. She, and millions of others, knew him as the hapless Frank Spencer, the man with "troubles."
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