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)
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 forth in time. Only his friend Ron knows the truth. Written by Rob Hartill

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All the episode titles are names of songs from the 1940'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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One of the best shows ever!
24 June 2010 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I don't think there's anything about this show I don't like, the comedy is top notch, the actors are perfect for their roles and the mix of Sci-Fi is just right, not too heavy handed. For comedy lovers it's a must see, for sci-fi fans it's a must see, for people with a heartbeat it's a must see. Lyndhurst and McGuire are perfect, you'd really believe they're best friends, the chemistry between all the actors is amazing. Hats off to the casting crew and direction. Actually the only flaw I can think of about this show is that it ended. After all, what show could make you nostalgic for a time period you weren't even alive in?

I'd give it a 20 rating if I could.


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