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 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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Nicholas Lyndhurst (Gary Sparrow) and Victor McGuire (Ron Wheatcroft) are the only actors to appear in all 58 episodes of the series. In second place is Christopher Ettridge (PC Reg Deadman), who appears in 56 episodes. 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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Referenced in That's Showbusiness: Episode #6.3 (1994) See more »

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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 great show, much missed!
24 November 2006 | by (London, England, UK) – See all my reviews

Goodnight Sweetheart was a highly entertaining comedy that used a sci-fi plot device as its driving force. However, the heart of show was always Gary Sparrow's(Lyndhurst) interaction with the historical events occurring around him. Gary's endearing best friend Ron(played by Victor McGuire) was one of my favourite characters. As the time-travel takes place during the six years of World War 2,(in parallel with the 90s) it was always inevitable that the show would end after the war had fully played out. Gary's relationship with his wives in both eras was never easy, adding an element of drama to the show.

I miss this show greatly as it was always funny and a delight to watch. The brilliance of this comedy was always underrated in my opinion.

I love this show!


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