A 41 year old man is unable to leave home because of his domineering mother.
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 Timothy Lumsden (42 episodes, 1981-1988)
Barbara Lott ...
 Mrs. Lumsden (42 episodes, 1981-1988)
William Moore ...
 Mr. Lumsden (42 episodes, 1981-1988)
Marguerite Hardiman ...
 Muriel (26 episodes, 1981-1988)
Roy Holder ...
 Frank (20 episodes, 1981-1988)
Derek Fuke ...
 Kevin (18 episodes, 1982-1988)
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A 41 year old man is unable to leave home because of his domineering mother.

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There was actually only ten years' age difference between Corbett and his screen mother Barbara Lott. See more »

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Sydney Lumsden: Language Timothy!
Timothy Lumsden: Oh shut up father!
Sydney Lumsden: Fair enough!
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Referenced in Comic Relief Does University Challenge (2003) See more »

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ageless classic
9 January 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A great show back then and seems even better today, nice to watch humour and fun without all the vulgarity and swearing that seems to be required these days.A great cast and a simple but great plot, takes you out of the stresses of modern life for half an hour and puts a big smile on your face.This show has stood the test of time even my kids love it. Surely there's life still left in sorry! even more so today with kids staying at home well into their 30's. Although the rest of the cast were brilliant and now sadly incomplete i still think Ronnie Corbett could carry on from where he left off, what a great thought! Would love to know were it was filmed.


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