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The Likely Lads (1976)

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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Dawn (as Anulka Dubinska)
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Edith Collier
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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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2 April 1976 (UK)  »

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Trivia

Rodney Bewes stated that during the filming of this movie, James Bolam made personal remarks against him, and they have not spoken since. See more »

Goofs

The Fat Ox pub in being demolished as drinks are served There is no way that they would pull down the pub whilst it was still open and serving drinks. See more »

Quotes

Bob: Did Thelma call?
Terry Collier: No.
Bob: Are you sure?
Terry Collier: We don't have a phone.
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Connections

Featured in Britain's Best Loved Sitcoms (2015) See more »

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Remember When
Lyrics by Ian La Frenais
Music by Mike Hugg
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1976 or before ?
13 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Although the film is or was 1976,(released?) would anyone know if it was filmed in that year, as sometimes the actual filming of movies takes place the year before?,it was a great film in my view, and summed up the era very well,its amazing that is about thirty years since its making,i think it was also the best thing they did, as the TV series of them seemed to get in to a bit of a rut, i wonder what other people think,was the rumour true that the pair never spoke to each other off screen and generally hated each other!i see Rodney was on TV the other day looking very much older, any info about the filming would be a great help, thanks, Geoff.


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