Wolfie Smith is an unemployed dreamer from Tooting London, a self proclaimed Urban Guerilla who aspires to be like his hero Che Guevara. Leading a small group called the Tooting Popular ... See full summary »
Lurcio (Frankie Howerd) is a much-put-upon slave in the ancient Roman town of Pompeii. More often than not, Lurcio finds himself keeping his owner's family members apart, in order to keep them together.
Seeing as this comedy is about men who empty dustbins I`m going to sum up my opinion with the very ironic " This show is a load of rubbish " Like the previous commentator I too have caught this on Granada Plus and I fail to see how anyone found it funny all these years ago . The performances and writing seem to be more suited to a school production than a television show and the most irritating aspect is the word " Pigging " as in...
" Empty those pigging bins "
" Pig off "
Obviously no one could use the F word in gay abandon in those days but " Pigging " seems totally unconvincing , unlike PORRIDGE`s version " Naffing ". Mind you PORRIDGE was well written and well acted so that certainly helps
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