Brian offers to get the Medfords a carpet at a reduced price - in fact it is a cut-off from the new carpet in Terry's office building. However when work colleague Malcolm tells Terry that the office ...
The Medfords are about to move house when their daughter Wendy turns up. She announces that she is leaving her husband Roger because he is having an affair with Marjorie, his secretary, though Roger ...
Audrey fforbes-Hamilton is sad when her husband dies but is shocked when she realises that she has to leave Grantleigh Manor where her family has lived forever. The new owner is Richard De ... See full summary »
George and Mildred Roper are forced to leave their home in South Kensington (as the landlords in Man About the House (1973)) when they receive a compulsory purchase order from the council. ... See full summary »
BBC Television comedy detailing the fortunes of Reginald Iolanthe Perrin. Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own ... See full summary »
The adventures of two "likely lads" ostensibly set in the North East of England (but filmed in Willesden Junction, London). Terry and Bob have been friends since childhood. Bob is the ... See full summary »
Sid and Bernie keep having their amorous intentions snubbed by their girlfriends Joan and Anthea. The boys suggest a camping holiday, secretly intending to take them to a nudist camp. Of ... See full summary »
Comic goings on in this series set in an English holiday camp called Maplins. The title comes from the camp's greeting, which the staff are meant to say with enthusiasm but all too often ... See full summary »
Terry Scott and June Whitfield star as Terry and June Medford. Both of them are middle-aged and finds the trials of life are more difficult as they try to succeed in their daily lives. Written by
Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>
In his autobiography, David Jason described the series as "designed for sitcom figures". In 1982, Only Fools and Horses.... (1981) was lagging behind it, even though by then, the show's best days were behind it. See more »
The boss is called Sir Dennis, the boss's wife is called Mrs Sir Dennis, they come round for a dinner party and the meal is ruined but this needs covering up and an alternative found, the vicar pops rounds, the neighbours are always outdoing each other, they get lost in the car on the way to holiday, terry forgets birthdays and anniversaries.
I have nothing against dated sitcoms, some are very good but comedy moves on for a reason and this is it. If the above premise make you laugh then its great fun. If it doesn't, well there's little more to add. The main missing for me was the grown up children popping in with family problems, that would have made it complete.
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