As Time Goes By (1992–2005)

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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)
Moira Brooker ...
 Judith / ... (63 episodes, 1992-2005)
Philip Bretherton ...
 Alistair Deacon (60 episodes, 1992-2005)
Jenny Funnell ...
 Sandy (59 episodes, 1992-2005)
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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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Also Known As:

Ahogy múlik az idő  »

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The program was originally titled "Winter with flowers," but when a cake bearing the title was presented at the taping of the first episode, the cast and crew refused to eat any cake unless the name of the series was changed. See more »

Goofs

In Season 4 Episode 5, Mike Barbosa gets to see Rocky's house, which as seen in Season 2 Episode 3, the front is 2/3 covered with moss. In Season 4 Episode 10, when filming begins for "Just Two People", the moss has been stripped away, presumably for the "filming". The moss is restored by the next episode (Season 5 Episode 1). See more »

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Rocky Hardcastle: Rock on!
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Referenced in That Mitchell and Webb Look: Episode #4.5 (2010) See more »

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As Time Goes By
Written by Herman Hupfeld
Performed by Joe Fagin
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Subtle, warm and charming.
30 October 1998 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

What I hate about American comedy series is the perceived need for a punchline every 15 seconds. What I love about this series, is the gentle, ambling approach the script takes, as it follows its characters through their daily lives. And they are characters - wonderful ones - but never caricatures. Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer are just perfect in their portrayals, and they are ably supported by a talented cast. Every now and then there is a good, solid belly laugh to be had, but for the most part the humour is subtle and very clever. I feel very warm towards these characters. If they were real I think I should like to invite them to tea. Dench and Palmer appear to enjoy their roles, and when they exchange glances it seems to be not acting, but genuine regard that they show towards each other. May they live happily ever after...........


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