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The Likely Lads (1976)

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Terry is divorced from his German wife and has a Finnish girlfriend Christina. At Thelma's suggestion they join her and Bob on a caravan holiday but due to a mishap the men get separated ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Rodney Bewes ...
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Brigit Forsyth ...
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Christina
Sheila Fearn ...
Zena Walker ...
Laura
Anulka Dziubinska ...
Dawn (as Anulka Dubinska)
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Tommy - Milkman
Judy Buxton ...
Iris
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Glenys
Penny Irving ...
Sandy
Michelle Newell ...
Alice
Susan Tracy ...
Edith Collier
Gordon Griffin ...
Cyril Collier
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Les Ferris
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Terry is divorced from his German wife and has a Finnish girlfriend Christina. At Thelma's suggestion they join her and Bob on a caravan holiday but due to a mishap the men get separated from the women. Thelma mistakenly accuses Bob of infidelity and their row is heard publicly as they are in a van with the P.A. still switched on. Bob and Terry then holiday without the girls and,in a hotel at Whitley Bay,score with both the landlady and her daughter but have to make a hurried,trouserless,exit. Terry decides to emigrate and Bob joins him for a farewell drink on board his ship. However Terry changes his mind at the last minute and disembarks, realising too late that Bob is still on board and heading for Bahrain. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Emotion blazes across the big screen as Bob and Terry knock down the frontiers of human knowledge and Newcastle ale.

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The first film of Ian McDiarmid. See more »

Goofs

When Bob and Terry do a u-turn across the road to catch up with the girls, the cars on the other side of the road change between shots. There are no oncoming cars at all in the shot from inside the car as they make the u-turn. See more »

Quotes

Bob: These streets are ugly, but they have a kind of beauty.
Terry Collier: Working class sentiment is the indulgence of working peopled created through football and rock-and-roll or people like you who moved out to the elm lodge housing estate at the earliest opportunity.
Bob: Well I didn't want my kids growing up in these streets.
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Spun-off from The Likely Lads (1964) See more »

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Remember When
Lyrics by Ian La Frenais, music by Mike Hugg
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Avoiding the game
26 June 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This was produced in the days of classic TV - Those Halcion days when television was at its best - The memorable episode was when they were going to watch England V Poland I am sure it was that game and they tried every way not to see the score - The episode went on in this vein and they succeeded - Ot thought they did - The game was postponed and they had gone through so much effort for so little I had a similar experience when England Played Austrailia in the Rugby Union World cup in 2003 - I had to work and I asked all my customers and colleagues not to tell me the score - I did better then they did - I managed to get to 9.15pm and not know the score - I saw it when it was repeated in the evening - But this was classic television


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