One Foot in the Grave (1990–2000)

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 Victor Meldrew (42 episodes, 1990-2000)
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 Margaret Meldrew (41 episodes, 1990-2000)
Doreen Mantle ...
 Mrs Warboys (18 episodes, 1990-2000)
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 Nick Swainey / ... (15 episodes, 1990-2000)
Angus Deayton ...
 Patrick (14 episodes, 1990-2000)
Janine Duvitski ...
 Pippa (14 episodes, 1990-2000)
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Victor Meldrew is a retiree with an attitude who seems to attract bad luck. If he's not driving his long suffering wife Margaret crazy with his constant moaning, he's fighting with his neighbours. Written by Rob Hartill

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Fél lábbal a sírban  »

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The formula used in writing One Foot in the Grave is unique. The writer would first think of the most ridiculous circumstances Victor would find himself in and then work backwards, explaining the events leading to the final moments of the episode. See more »

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Nick: Is it me or is it moist?
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Remade as Mit einem Bein im Grab (1996) See more »

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amazingly funny
26 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

every time they re-run episodes of this i go out of my way to watch it. It is the single most funny British comedy/sitcom thing i think i have ever seen. Its so sarcastic its almost unbelieveable and the situations whilst odd are certainly interesting and give the character of viktor mildew full oppurtunity to make something go wrong. I love this show and i cant wait to sit down to some more reruns!


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