Selwyn Froggitt, a well read clumsy buffoon smashes his way through his sleepy Yorkshire village of Scarsdale.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bill Maynard ...  Selwyn Froggitt 29 episodes, 1974-1978
Megs Jenkins ...  Mum 21 episodes, 1976-1977
Robert Keegan Robert Keegan ...  Maurice Froggitt 21 episodes, 1976-1977
Richard Davies Richard Davies ...  Clive 21 episodes, 1976-1977
Ray Mort ...  Ray 21 episodes, 1976-1977
Bill Dean ...  Jack 21 episodes, 1976-1977
Harold Goodwin ...  Harry 20 episodes, 1976-1977
Lynda Baron Lynda Baron ...  Vera 12 episodes, 1977
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Selwyn Froggitt, a well read clumsy buffoon smashes his way through his sleepy Yorkshire village of Scarsdale.

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English

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30 September 1974 (UK) See more »

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(21 episodes) | (7 episodes)

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Color
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Trivia

Bill Maynard based the character of Selwyn Froggitt on a real-life friend of his, Peter Wright, who lives in Maynard's home town of Sapcote, Leicestershire. See more »

Quotes

[Accompanied by a double thumbs-up gesture]
Selwyn Froggitt: Magic!
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Connections

Featured in TV's Biggest Blockbusters (2012) See more »

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Oh no......Oh Yes!!
21 July 2015 | by AlanjackdSee all my reviews

After rediscovering "The Gaffer " on DVD I decided to catch "Oh No" . I caught it 1st time around but never took a lot of notice but after recent watching I never realised how marvellous this was. Biil Maynard shows how he was one of the best physical comics of our time and really knew how to use screen time. The Pilot was changed a lot for the series but for the better I thought. Everybody seemed to be having such a good time making this and I think we all know someone like Selwyn. You could not remake this in this day and age as it's pure comedy genius and nobody could possibly be a Selwyn.With a Yorkshire small town backdrop it takes us back to when comedy used to make us laugh without feeling offended . Not a single swearword or smutty innuendo this classic feels and appears as fresh as it did nearly 40(yes...40!) years ago. Thumbs up to Bill Maynard....Magic!!!!


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