Mr Gary Sparrow is an ordinary bloke with an extraordinary life. By day, a very bored and uninspired TV repairman but by night, an accidental time traveler.
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 Gary / ... (59 episodes, 1993-2016)
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 Ron / ... (59 episodes, 1993-2016)
Christopher Ettridge ...
 Reg / ... (57 episodes, 1993-2016)
Elizabeth Carling ...
 Phoebe Sparrow / ... (32 episodes, 1997-2016)
Emma Amos ...
 Yvonne Sparrow / ... (32 episodes, 1997-2016)
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 Phoebe / ... (27 episodes, 1993-1996)
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 Yvonne / ... (27 episodes, 1993-1996)
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Gary Sparrow lives in the 1990s with his wife but has a route back to the 1940s where he has a mistress. Gary has a tough time keeping his double-life a secret from the two women as he jumps back and forth in time. Only his friend Ron knows the truth. Written by Rob Hartill

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18 November 1993 (UK)  »

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Спокойной ночи, дорогая  »

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The theme tune for Goodnight Sweetheart, can also be heard in the Star Trek episode "City On The Edge of Forever", during a scene in the 1930's. See more »

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Ron Wheatcroft: How do you know the future you've got now is the same future you're going to have if something in the past is different from the last time you went back to the future?
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Good Night, Sweetheart
Written by Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly and Ray Noble
Performed by Nick Curtis
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A very much underrated comedy, which was a real pleasure to watch.
6 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The creators of this programme set themselves a difficult challenge. This was to make a comedy out of a very dark subject, the Second World War, and a social taboo, bigamy. Yet they succeeded and gave the world this hilarious sit-com.

I just loved the peripheral characters, especially Ron, who got all the best lines.

Yvonne was wonderful as Gary's first wife. She was amusing and very sarcastic; she always had a very apt answer for Gary. Yet she was also very vulnerable. The character of Phoebe tried by patience a little. She was intelligent and strong enough to run a public house in a rough area of London during a war and yet she needed the support of Reg and deferred to Gary's opinion on almost every issue.


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