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 Baby Ben 6 episodes, 1995
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Don't get caught... growing up.

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The writer commented that the series was about "what adults can do to children and what children can do to adults". See more »

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Mr. Eliot: All I ever wanted was that land!
Kate Eliot: What a shame you never wanted something more. Like the love of a good family. Because when he'd finished with her, he started on me. And I don't think he'd finished with her, actually.
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Referenced in The Mighty Boosh: Hitcher (2004) See more »

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One of the greatest living writers in the English language

After a 5 years delay, I've seen the show. It's the first Bleasdale show I've seen and I believe this is one of the deepest, touching (not to mention dark) and original works ever produced for T.V. It made me go back in my memory to my childhood and discover hidden spaces in the human soul. All thanks to the incredible use of language and human observation by Alan Bleasdale (and of course, all the cast), who for me, is the greatest living screenwriter today, together with Jimmy Mcgovern.


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