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How on earth has this no comment? It features Nicholas Lyndhurst as "Ashley", who was obviously famous by then for Only Fools and Horses.
He was one half of a young metropolitan couple struggling to get by independently, the female role taken by a lovely, thickly-black haired lass by the name of either Janet or Elaine Dimbleby (I may be getting the character and actresses' names mixed-up).
The young couple drove around in a Citreon 2CV and as I remember, they had moved into a downstairs flat in some trendy London suburb and the plot centred around them trying to make a success of their young independent lives. At one "cliff-hanger" point, Elaine/Janet became pregnant...
It really was actually quite funny. ITV produced a lot of good solid sitcoms during this period, amongst them the more acerbic but equally solid "Watching", which seems to have a much larger and established fan-base.
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