The Korean War and a long lost letter separate the lives of young lovers Jean and Lionel, whose paths cross again by happenstance.
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 Jean Hardcastle / ... (67 episodes, 1992-2005)
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 Lionel Hardcastle (67 episodes, 1992-2005)
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 Judith / ... (63 episodes, 1992-2005)
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 Alistair Deacon (60 episodes, 1992-2005)
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 Sandy (59 episodes, 1992-2005)
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Storyline

Lionel and Jean were lovers many years ago at the time of the Korean War. They are separated by a misunderstanding but meet again by chance when Lionel needs a secretary from Jean's firm. He takes her daughter, Judy, out on a date and discovers she is Jean's daughter. The two reunite and fall back in love. Written by Christopher Rothbauer <kg9it@qsl.net>

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12 January 1992 (UK)  »

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Ahogy múlik az idő  »

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Moira Brooker, who plays Judith, Jean's grown-up daughter, admits to occasionally being so mesmerized by Judi Dench's talents while taping that she would forget to say her lines. See more »

Goofs

The opening sequence shows Lionel writing the missing letter from Korea. It is dated January 14th 1953. Yet throughout the series, they talk about Lionel being in London in August 1954, before he goes to Korea. In addition, the Korean War finished in 1953. He would not have been shot at in Korea in late 1954. See more »

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[repeated line]
Rocky Hardcastle: Rock on!
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Referenced in The Einstein Factor: Episode #2.25 (2005) See more »

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What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?
Music by Michel Legrand
Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
Performed by Nick Curtis and band
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Best sitcom ever!
16 July 2001 | by (Ione, CA) – See all my reviews

Charming, soft, slow-paced, believable, delightful. This is one sitcom which never jumps the shark. Dench and Palmer are excellent, of course, but so are the supporting players. (What a shock it must have been to each to have his/her agent call with good news/bad news: "You've got a continuing role in a sitcom, BUT you have to chew scenery with Dame Judi and Geoffrey Palmer.")


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