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.
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    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
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Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

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. ... See full summary »

Stars: Yootha Joyce, Brian Murphy, Norman Eshley
Bless This House (1971–1976)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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Stars: James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Brigit Forsyth
Butterflies (1978–1983)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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Director: Cliff Owen
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Hi-de-Hi! (1980–1988)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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Citizen Smith (1977–1980)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Mike Grady, Hilda Braid
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Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay
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Stars: Warren Mitchell, Carmel McSharry, Arthur English
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Richard O'Sullivan ...
 Robin Tripp (48 episodes, 1977-1981)
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 Victoria Tripp / ... (48 episodes, 1977-1981)
Tony Britton ...
 James Nicholls / ... (48 episodes, 1977-1981)
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 Albert Riddle (45 episodes, 1977-1981)
Peggy Aitchison ...
 Gertrude (13 episodes, 1978-1981)
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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.

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Trivia

David Kelly who played Albert Riddle didn't really have only one arm. See more »

Quotes

Robin Tripp: Can you fill up the salt please Albert.
Albert Riddle: It'll take me a while to get the salt through the hole.
Robin Tripp: The bottom comes out.
Albert Riddle: Don't worry, I'll make sure that doesn't happen.
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Spun-off from Man About the House (1973) See more »

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Funnier than most
7 December 1998 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Fairly funny spin-off for Richard O'Sullivan from 'Man about the House'. This series, produced for Thames TV between 1977 and 1981, sees Richard playing Robin again, this time married and setting up his own restaurant. Their one-armed dishwasher Albert also provides plenty of laughs. Comedy relief is also provided by Robin's parents-in-law, who look with much nostalgia upon their divorce day. Not a remarkably outstanding comedy series, but a lot funnier than others.


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