A 41 year old man is unable to leave home because of his domineering mother.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ronnie Corbett ...  Timothy Lumsden 42 episodes, 1981-1988
Barbara Lott Barbara Lott ...  Mrs. Lumsden 42 episodes, 1981-1988
William Moore William Moore ...  Mr. Lumsden 42 episodes, 1981-1988
Marguerite Hardiman Marguerite Hardiman ...  Muriel 26 episodes, 1981-1988
Roy Holder ...  Frank 20 episodes, 1981-1988
Derek Fuke Derek Fuke ...  Kevin 18 episodes, 1982-1988
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A 41 year old man is unable to leave home because of his domineering mother.

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He's still Mummy's little boy...

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UK

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English

Release Date:

12 March 1981 (UK) See more »

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(42 episodes)

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By 1982, it was getting ten million viewers. The next sitcom to fill its slot was Only Fools and Horses (1981) which was getting nine million at the time. The BBC were not happy they had lost a million of the viewership and considered canceling Only Fools in its early days. See more »

Quotes

Sydney Lumsden: Language Timothy!
Timothy Lumsden: Oh shut up father!
Sydney Lumsden: Fair enough!
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Sorry!
Composed by [name=nm0170321] and Hugh Wisdom
Arranged by Ronnie Hazlehurst
[series theme tune]
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Pathetic!
23 March 2009 | by peter_hydeSee all my reviews

I'm surprised that anyone involved with the production of this series would actually admit responsibility. The script is so unfunny it must have been written by someone who failed the entrance exam for the Canadian Comedy Writers' Union (and that's saying something!). Get out your binoculars if you want, but there's nothing resembling a joke in sight. Ronnie Corbett must have been flat broke to demean himself with this rubbish. The rest of the cast are so lacking in any kind of acting or comedic ability I'm amazed it lasted past the first episode - correction, past the auditions. All I can say to those who are amused by it is that they must be very easily entertained. And it's obvious that the production costs must have been all of ₤100 per episode. And just in case anyone thinks I'm commenting as a foreigner who is unfamiliar with English humour, I must add that I am indeed English.


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