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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Спокойной ночи, дорогая  »

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Victor McGuire worked on Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) between seasons. See more »

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Gary Sparrow: My wives exist in different temporal aspects of a four-dimensional space-time continuum.
Ron Wheatcroft: Typical bigamist's excuse!
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Good Night, Sweetheart
Written by Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly and Ray Noble
Performed by Nick Curtis
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Worth Watching!
20 December 2006 | by (W.Sussex, England) – See all my reviews

Great series worth watching, although for me I preferred the earlier episodes when Dervla Kirwin played Phoebe. The actress who played her in the later episodes was much harder - Phoebe was a tough little cockney girl, but there was still an appealing softness about her which was lacking after the changeover, whereas both actresses who played Yvonne were great. Nick Lyndhurst as Gary was brilliant, and loved his sidekick, Ron. The only thing I really felt towards the end was that the plot had grown somewhat exaggerated... probably hence my preference for the earlier series which were more convincing. But I have all of them on DVD and thoroughly enjoying revisting the series after originally seeing it on TV.


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