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Only When I Laugh 

A rather naive, middle-class man is admitted to a hospital ward and finds that he is sharing it with a working-class layabout and an upper-class hypochondriac. All three of them cause headaches for the hospital staff.
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Series cast summary:
James Bolam ...  Figgis / ... 29 episodes, 1979-1982
Peter Bowles ...  Glover / ... 29 episodes, 1979-1982
Christopher Strauli ...  Norman / ... 29 episodes, 1979-1982
Richard Wilson ...  Gordon Thorpe / ... 29 episodes, 1979-1982
Derrick Branche ...  Gupte 22 episodes, 1979-1981
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A rather naive, middle-class man is admitted to a hospital ward and finds that he is sharing it with a working-class layabout and an upper-class hypochondriac. All three of them cause headaches for the hospital staff.

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sitcom | hospital | See All (2) »

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A Hospital comedy guaranteed to make you H.A.P.P.Y.

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Comedy

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A rather naive, middle-class man is admitted to a hospital ward and finds that he is sharing it with a working-class layabout and an upper-class hypochondriac. See more »

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Version of Vain silloin kun nauran (1984) See more »

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Hypochondria at its best
27 November 1998 | by yairmSee all my reviews

The three hypochondriacs strike again. A good series must make one sit down from the beginning to the end, and this one certainly manages it!


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1979 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Ett gott skratt See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(29 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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