The Fosters (1976–1977)

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Norman Beaton ...
 Samuel Foster (27 episodes, 1976-1977)
Isabelle Lucas ...
 Pearl Foster (27 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Sonny Foster (27 episodes, 1976-1977)
Sharon Rosita ...
 Shirley Foster (26 episodes, 1976-1977)
Lawrie Mark ...
 Benjamin Foster (26 episodes, 1976-1977)
Carmen Munroe ...
 Vilma (14 episodes, 1976-1977)
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9 April 1976 (UK)  »

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Based on the US comedy show Good Times (1974) See more »

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Friday Fosters
5 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

As I remember, it was shown on Fridays and was one of the first sitcoms to feature a black family on mainstream British TV. The other being Love Thy Nieghbour, but that was full of quite offensive language. It was based on the American series Good Times. The late Norman Beaton starred as a harrassed married father of two, a son and daughter, who all live on an estate in South London. Lenny Henry played his troublesome son, who always seemed to be getting into scrapes. Unfortunately only one series was made, and it was only transmitted once according to Beaton. Many series like this one produced during the '70s didn't seem to go the distance, or get support from the TV companies - LWT in this case.


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