Jacko is a house painter who "appreciates" women, he sees the best in each one of them and they in turn, like him. Will he find true love ? Will he settle down as he gets older ?
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Karl Howman ...
Mike Walling ...
Jackie Lye ...
Howard Lew Lewis ...
Elizabeth Counsell ...
 Veronica / ... 37 episodes, 1986-1991
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 Lionel / ... 26 episodes, 1986-1989
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Jacko is a house painter who "appreciates" women, he sees the best in each one of them and they in turn, like him. Will he find true love ? Will he settle down as he gets older ? Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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The loves and lives of a 20th century Casanova!

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In one episode Jacko reads a bedtime story to a little girl. The cover of the book he is holding is clearly Stan and Jan Berenstain's "The Bears' Vacation" but the story he is reading out is completely different. See more »

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[repeated line]
Elmo Putney: Oh, chisel
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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.22 (2011) See more »

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Because of You
Performed by Kevin Rowland & Dexys Midnight Runners
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Well I'd drink there.....
20 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

This show centred around Jacko, a self-professed ladies man, who as a builder and decorator worked in many a housewife's kitchen. However, the real strength of the show was in the supporting cast, especially Howard Lew Lewis as Elmo Putney, owner and manager of the worst pub in London. He would scare away the customers with his full-on attempts at friendliness and salesmanship, and his finest hour was when he refurbished the pub into a wine bar, resplendent in flamingo pink and lace curtains everywhere. pressed to come up with a stylish, continental-sounding name for the new bistro, he chose "Elmo Putney's Wine Bar". He made the show what it was, a great half-hour each week!


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