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Release Date:
23 May 1982 (USA) See more »
Arnie and Maud Cole are a very odd couple. She wanted a father for her unborn child, he needed the money middle-class Maud could provide... See more »
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination See more »
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One of the best flicks I've seen on PBS See more (7 total) »


 (Series Cast Summary - 18 of 27)

Bob Hoskins ... Arnie Cole (4 episodes, 1980)

Frances de la Tour ... Maud (4 episodes, 1980)
Fraser Cains ... Llewellyn (4 episodes, 1980)

Philip Madoc ... Jack Brewer (4 episodes, 1980)
Sheila Reid ... Lily Brewer (4 episodes, 1980)
Dickie Arnold ... Corky Brown (4 episodes, 1980)
Granville Saxton ... Max Legendre (4 episodes, 1980)
Valerie Holliman ... Cora Brown (4 episodes, 1980)
Jim Hooper ... Percy / ... (4 episodes, 1980)
Tom Cotcher ... Hector (4 episodes, 1980)
Joanna Foster ... Clara Brewer (4 episodes, 1980)
Teresa Codling ... Dotty Brewer (4 episodes, 1980)
Sheri Shepstone ... Violet (4 episodes, 1980)
Andy de la Tour ... Clive (3 episodes, 1980)
Sherrie Hewson ... Letty (2 episodes, 1980)
Patrick Gordon ... Gilbert Winslow (2 episodes, 1980)
Peggy Ann Wood ... Nanny (2 episodes, 1980)
Joe Dunlop ... Cameraman / ... (2 episodes, 1980)

Series Directed by
Cyril Coke (3 episodes, 1980)
Series Writing credits
Roy Clarke (3 episodes, 1980)

Series Produced by
David Reid .... executive producer (1 episode, 1980)

Joan Brown .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Ron Grainer (6 episodes, 1980)
Series Makeup Department
Sandy Staples .... makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Terry Royce .... stand-by props (unknown episodes)

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50 min (6 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
One of the best flicks I've seen on PBS, 28 November 2003
Author: Robert Bowman (robotadd) from Atlanta USA

A total delight and very very funny. All the characters (especially Arnie and Maud) are believable and lovable. I was first introduced to Bob Hoskins in this film and have been an ardent admirer of his extraordinary talent ever since.

But whatever happened to Frances de la Tour?

Please bring Flickers back by re-run or by any other means. Would love to have my personal video or DVD.

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