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 269 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...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 20 titles
created 13 Oct 2012
 
a list of 254 titles
created 30 Jan 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 49 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 53 titles
created 4 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



Unknown   4   3   2   1  
1980   1979   1978   1977  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Steptoe and Son (1962–1974)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Classic 1960s British comedy series about a middle aged man and his elderly father who run an unsuccessful 'rag and bone' business (collecting and selling junk). Harold (the son) wants to ... See full summary »

Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Frank Thornton
Rising Damp (1974–1978)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 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
Love Thy Neighbour (1972–1976)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Stars: Jack Smethurst, Rudolph Walker, Nina Baden-Semper
Open All Hours (1976–1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Arkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low, even if this means harassing his nephew Granville. Arkwright's ... See full summary »

Stars: Ronnie Barker, David Jason, Lynda Baron
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
Only When I Laugh (1979–1982)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Stars: James Bolam, Peter Bowles, Christopher Strauli
G.B.H. (TV Mini-Series 1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Michael Murray is an ambitious and charismatic politician, Jim Nelson is a much loved headmaster of a local school for disturbed children. When the paths of these two men cross, things are ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Michael Palin, Dearbhla Molloy
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–1978)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Frank Spencer is more than just a complete klutz. Everything he touches falls apart, and he can't keep a job for more than a day. The only thing that keeps him going is his long-suffering ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice, Jessica Forte
The Green Green Grass (2005–2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Shifty car salesman Boycie and his wife Marlene leave their council estate in Peckham, London to start a new life in a rambling farmhouse in Shropshire.

Stars: John Challis, Sue Holderness, David Ross
It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–1981)
Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The comic adventures of a group of misfits who form an extremely bad concert party touring the hot and steamy jungles of Burma entertaining the troops during World War II.

Stars: Windsor Davies, Melvyn Hayes, Donald Hewlett
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
Dear John (1986–1987)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

John Lacey comes home one evening to discover a letter from his wife (starting with "Dear John" - hence the title) telling him that she is leaving him. Lonely and now divorced, the series ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Bates, Peter Blake, Peter Denyer
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 Johnson (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?

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

Referenced in 'Extras': The Difficult Second Album (2005) 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 2 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:
?