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Last of the Summer Wine 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1973–2010)
Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Clegg 295 episodes, 1973-2010
...  Ivy 274 episodes, 1973-2010
...  Nora Batty 246 episodes, 1973-2008
...  Howard 230 episodes, 1985-2010
...  Pearl 226 episodes, 1985-2010
...  Marina 216 episodes, 1985-2010
...  Glenda 215 episodes, 1986-2010
...  Compo 186 episodes, 1973-2008
...  Auntie Wainwright 168 episodes, 1988-2010
...  Barry 161 episodes, 1986-2010
...  Edie 152 episodes, 1986-2003
...  Wesley 139 episodes, 1982-2002
...  Truly 135 episodes, 1997-2010
...  Smiler / ... 135 episodes, 1988-2007
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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

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4 January 1973 (UK)  »

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A bor nem válik vízzé  »

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The series has been officially declared the world's longest-running television sitcom, airing continuously between Wednesday 4th January 1973 to Sunday 29th August 2010. Peter Sallis was the sole cast member to appear (as Norman Clegg) throughout the whole 31 seasons. He also appeared (as Clegg's father) in the spin-off prequel series First of the Summer Wine (1988). See more »

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Marina: I must warn you - I'm only available for the next twenty-four hours.
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Referenced in The Apprentice UK: Online Dating (2013) See more »

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Nothing but praise
29 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

My father got me hooked on this series, after he mentioned how much he enjoyed it. A local PBS station was running it, and I just fell in love with the three old men and their antics. Of course, it doesn't hurt that Peter Sallis is also the voice of Wallace, as in "Wallace & Grommit" -- another personal favorite. My biggest frustration is that our PBS station stopped running it, the BBC has only released one set of tapes, and that is criminal for a show that's been on the air for 30 years! For gentle, character driven comedies, this show cannot be beat. Also, the scenery is beautiful. All those rural, rustic shots of the English countryside are gorgeous.


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