Comedy series about two frustrated office workers who decide to leave behind their nine to five lifestyle for the simpler life of living in the countryside and running a farm.
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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 »

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A gang of thieves plan to make their fortune by stealing a shipment of contraceptive pills from Finisham maternity hospital. They assume disguises and infiltrate the hospital, but ... See full summary »

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A group of holidaymakers head for the Spanish resort of Elsbels for a 4-day visit. When they get there, they find the Hotel still hasn't been finished being built, and the weather is awful.... See full summary »

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Sid's daughter may be pregnant, but he is more interested in catching a pesky mouse. Things are further complicated by visits from an assortment of strange neighbours and relatives.

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Three young Cockneys take a day off work to meet a foreign movie star at Heathrow airport. She joins them and their taxi driver while she collects some typically British hats. The main rule... See full summary »

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Bless This House (1971–1976)
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Bless This House centres on life in Birch Avenue, Putney, where travelling stationery salesman Sid Abbott (Sidney James) and his wife Jean (Diana Coupland) live with their teenagers: Mike (... See full summary »

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The Big Job (1965)
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An inept gang of bank robbers, led by George The Brain, are caught and sentenced to 15 years hard labour each. When they are released from prison they start out to collect the money they ... See full summary »

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Stars: Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Sidney James ...  Sid Turner 13 episodes, 1969-1970
Victor Spinetti ...  Vic Evans 12 episodes, 1969-1970
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Comedy series about two frustrated office workers who decide to leave behind their nine to five lifestyle for the simpler life of living in the countryside and running a farm.

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 February 1969 (UK) See more »

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Thames Television See more »
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Technical Specs

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(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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1.33 : 1
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