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Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? 

Terry and Bob from The Likely Lads (1964) continue their life after Terry arrives home from serving in the Army to discover that Bob is about to marry his girlfriend Thelma. Can Thelma lead... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
...  Terry Collier 27 episodes, 1973-1974
...  Bob Ferris 27 episodes, 1973-1974
Brigit Forsyth ...  Thelma 21 episodes, 1973-1974
Sheila Fearn ...  Audrey Collier 11 episodes, 1973-1974
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Terry and Bob from The Likely Lads (1964) continue their life after Terry arrives home from serving in the Army to discover that Bob is about to marry his girlfriend Thelma. Can Thelma lead Bob onto the straight and narrow path or will Terry divert things once again ? Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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The death of Rodney Bewes in 2017 ended any possibility of a reconciliation between Bewes and Bolam, who had not spoken to each other for forty years. See more »

Quotes

Terry Collier: [Whenever he gets asked about his war wound] I never talk about it.
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Whatever Happened to You
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Composed by Mike Hugg and Ian La Frenais
Performed by Tony Rivers as Highly Likely
[series theme tune]
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26 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I gave it 9 out of 10 because i've enjoyed "Men Behaving Badly" a lot more in study for my media studies exam next month. I like the way Terry is always undermining the 1970s ideas of the 'modern man' He is backward looking, disinterested in social climbing, success, buying a brand new house and is labelled a 'knocker' by his sister Audrey, who exemplifies the ideological position of the era. The women in the early 70s is stereotypically portrayed as the domestic housewife figure who is weaker than the male society. The comedic representation of Bob and Terry challenges this ideology by exposing an underlying character which is boyish, immature, sex-minded qualities and this produces the comic moments


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