Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–1999)

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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 ... See full summary »

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 Gary / ... (58 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Ron / ... (58 episodes, 1993-1999)
Christopher Ettridge ...
 Reg / ... (56 episodes, 1993-1999)
Elizabeth Carling ...
 Phoebe Sparrow / ... (31 episodes, 1997-1999)
Emma Amos ...
 Yvonne Sparrow / ... (31 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Phoebe / ... (27 episodes, 1993-1996)
Michelle Holmes ...
 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 fore in time. Only his friend Ron knows the truth. Written by Rob Hartill

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Dervla Kirwan left the series, because she had felt Phoebe was not expanding as a role. Elizabeth Carling took over the role. See more »

Quotes

Ron Wheatcroft: You're hyperventilating, Gary. Put your head between your knees.
Gary Sparrow: What, so I can kiss my arse goodbye?
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Good Night, Sweetheart
Written by Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly and Ray Noble
Performed by Nick Curtis
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Underrated British comedy!
4 April 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Goodnight sweetheart is one of the most underrated British comedies to date.

Brilliant plot, superb characters and the story lines get better and better as the series goes on.

Perhaps people's perceptions of this great show are tainted by the fact Nicholas Lyndhurst plays the main character as people still see him as "Rodney".

In GNSH Lyndhurst is able to show what a great actor he is unlike his previous one dimensional character in "Only fools…" He is joined by a great cast which really makes the show more enjoyable to watch.

It is light hearted, foolhardy and slapstick.

If you're interested in time travel and comedy then this is for you.

If you love British comedy then this is for you.

Awesome! I wish it would make some kind of comeback.

I'm in the process of writing a "spin-off" of the show based on Gary Sparrow's grandson for a university assignment. How amazing it would be if something like this actually came true!


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