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 Mildred (38 episodes, 1976-1979)
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 George (38 episodes, 1976-1979)
Norman Eshley ...
 Jeffrey Fourmile (38 episodes, 1976-1979)
Sheila Fearn ...
 Ann Fourmile (38 episodes, 1976-1979)
Nicholas Bond-Owen ...
 Tristram (38 episodes, 1976-1979)
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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. Mildred talks George into buying a nice middle-class house in suburbia, and they move next door to Jeffrey and Ann Fourmile. Unfortunately, Mildred's dream of upward mobility seems doomed to failure, as George relentlessly embarrasses her in every way possible. Poor Mildred not only has to cope with George's gormless behavior, she has to try and deal with the the snobbish Jeffrey as well as her rich-bitch sister Ethel and mad old mum. Written by Roseanne Hodge <rosie@ihug.co.nz>

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6 September 1976 (UK)  »

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With neighbours like these.....
7 December 1998 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A hilarious spin-off for Yootha Joyce and Brian Murphy from 'Man about the House'. George and Mildred have moved into a different house in another part of London and are now confronting their new neighbours, the Fourmiles. The snobbish Geoffrey Fourmile thoroughly detests them and that's where the fun starts. Pretty much the same thing that used to happen in 'Man about the House', except you see more of them.


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