Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973–1974)

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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 »

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 Terry Collier (27 episodes, 1973-1974)
Rodney Bewes ...
 Bob Ferris (27 episodes, 1973-1974)
Brigit Forsyth ...
 Thelma (21 episodes, 1973-1974)
Sheila Fearn ...
 Audrey Collier (11 episodes, 1973-1974)
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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 Bob onto the straight and narrow path or will Terry divert things once again ? Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Featured in The Real Men Behaving Badly (2002) See more »

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I gave it 9 out of 10 because i've enjoyed "Men Behaving Badly" a lot more in study for my media studies exam next month. I like the way Terry is always undermining the 1970s ideas of the 'modern man' He is backward looking, disinterested in social climbing, success, buying a brand new house and is labelled a 'knocker' by his sister Audrey, who exemplifies the ideological position of the era. The women in the early 70s is stereotypically portrayed as the domestic housewife figure who is weaker than the male society. The comedic representation of Bob and Terry challenges this ideology by exposing an underlying character which is boyish, immature, sex-minded qualities and this produces the comic moments


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