Citizen Smith (1977–1980)

TV Series  |   |  Comedy
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 314 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 1 critic

Wolfie Smith is an unemployed dreamer from Tooting London, a self proclaimed Urban Guerilla who aspires to be like his hero Che Guevara. Leading a small group called the Tooting Popular ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 530 titles
created 01 Sep 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 27 Sep 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 22 Mar 2014
 
a list of 135 titles
created 22 Apr 2014
 
a list of 34 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Citizen Smith" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Citizen Smith (1977–1980)

Citizen Smith (1977–1980) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Citizen Smith.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



4   3   2   1   Unknown  
1980   1979   1978   1977  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Robin's Nest (1977–1981)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Now a qualified chef, Robin from "Man About the House" (1973) sets up home with his girlfriend, and a business with his girlfriend's father.

Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt, Tony Britton
The Likely Lads (1964–1966)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The adventures of two "likely lads" ostensibly set in the North East of England (but filmed in Willesden Junction, London). Terry and Bob have been friends since childhood. Bob is the ... See full summary »

Stars: James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Don McKillop
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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 »

Stars: James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Brigit Forsyth
To the Manor Born (1979–1981)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Audrey fforbes-Hamilton is sad when her husband dies but is shocked when she realises that she has to leave Grantleigh Manor where her family has lived forever. The new owner is Richard De ... See full summary »

Stars: Penelope Keith, Peter Bowles, Angela Thorne
Only When I Laugh (1979–1982)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A rather naive, middle-class man is admitted to a hospital ward and finds that he is sharing it with a working-class layabout and an upper-class hypochondriac. All three of them cause headaches for the hospital staff.

Stars: James Bolam, Peter Bowles, Christopher Strauli
Man About the House (1973–1976)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

One morning after a particularly wild party, Chrissy and Jo wake up to find Robin sleeping in their bath. He needs a place to live, they need a flatmate that can cook, so they decide to let... See full summary »

Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Paula Wilcox, Sally Thomsett
On the Buses (1969–1973)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Jack-the-lad bus driver and conductor Stan and Jack enjoy the female employees more than their work and Inspector Blake is relentless in his attempts to make their lives a misery.

Stars: Anna Karen, Bob Grant, Stephen Lewis
Rising Damp (1974–1978)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Popular sitcom set in a seedy bedsit lorded over by the mean, vain, boastful, cowardly landlord Rigsby. In each episode, his conceits are debunked by his long suffering tenants.

Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Don Warrington, Frances de la Tour
Porridge (1974–1977)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The prison life of Fletcher, a criminal serving a five-year sentence, as he strives to bide his time, keep his record clean, and refuses to be ground down by the prison system.

Stars: Ronnie Barker, Brian Wilde, Fulton Mackay
Going Straight (TV Series 1978)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Following his release from Slade prison, Fletcher tries to stick to the straight and narrow, but it isn't easy!

Stars: Ronnie Barker, Patricia Brake, Richard Beckinsale
Bless This House (1971–1976)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Bless This House centres on life in Birch Avenue, Putney, where travelling stationery salesman Sid Abbott (Sidney James) and his wife Jean (Diana Coupland) live with their teenagers: Mike (... See full summary »

Stars: Sidney James, Diana Coupland, Sally Geeson
Get Some In! (1975–1978)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

1955 called up into R.A.F. a group of young men find it hard to cope,especially with a corporal who is unhappy and takes it out on them.

Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Wolfie Smith / ... (30 episodes, 1977-1980)
Mike Grady ...
 Ken / ... (30 episodes, 1977-1980)
Hilda Braid ...
 Mum / ... (30 episodes, 1977-1980)
Tony Millan ...
 Tucker (22 episodes, 1977-1980)
Tony Steedman ...
 Dad / ... (15 episodes, 1979-1980)
Cheryl Hall ...
 Shirley / ... (15 episodes, 1977-1979)
...
 Dad / ... (14 episodes, 1977-1979)
George Sweeney ...
 Speed / ... (13 episodes, 1977-1980)
...
 Harry Fenning (12 episodes, 1977-1979)
Edit

Storyline

Wolfie Smith is an unemployed dreamer from Tooting London, a self proclaimed Urban Guerilla who aspires to be like his hero Che Guevara. Leading a small group called the Tooting Popular Front with aspirations to create a communist Britain. Although through being thoroughly disorganised his chances range from slim to none. Written by Robert McElwaine

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 November 1977 (UK)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(29 episodes)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In season 3, one of the episodes is called "Only Fools and Horses". Writer John Sullivan, would of course later, use this title for his next and most successful series. This episode also features a guest appearance by Wilfrid Brambell as a lift operator. See more »

Quotes

Charlie: [Wolfie has just threatened to add Charlie's name to the execution book] I'm going to be first up against the wall!
Florence: Well maybe it's an honour
Charlie: An honour?
See more »

Connections

Featured in The Greatest: 100 Greatest TV Characters (2001) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Simply the funniest 70s sitcom
9 September 2001 | by (Northants, UK) – See all my reviews



Citizen Smith was my favourite 70s sitcom.

The first review on this gives an accurate picture of what it was about, and the people involved.

Wolfie is one of lifes eternal losers, with visions of socialist political power (to the people).

the most memorable scene I remember was when they launched a protest, and broke into the houses of parliament in order to vioce their disaproval, only to discover that all the MPs were on holiday.

There are many similarities between 'Smith' and 'Only Fools & Horses' - the writing in both was superb.

Perhaps the BBC & Robert Lindsay would consider a revival of this series, although I feel it is probably better left as it was - simply perfect!


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
re-screening in uk? Padremo
Back To Work joewilson70
A fond wish... TherealDoctorDeath
Trying to remember the name of a character, pleease help! sicko_sleepyhead
Theme Music blueshed
DVD Edits? kevin-290
Discuss Citizen Smith (1977) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?