Jacko is a house painter who "appreciates" women. He sees the best in each one of them and they in turn, like him. Will he find true love? Will he settle down as he gets older?
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Karl Howman Karl Howman ...  Jacko 40 episodes, 1986-1991
Mike Walling Mike Walling ...  Eric 38 episodes, 1986-1991
Jackie Lye Jackie Lye ...  Sandra 38 episodes, 1986-1991
Howard Lew Lewis Howard Lew Lewis ...  Elmo / ... 38 episodes, 1986-1991
Elizabeth Counsell ...  Veronica / ... 37 episodes, 1986-1991
Gary Waldhorn ...  Lionel / ... 26 episodes, 1986-1989
Erika Hoffman Erika Hoffman ...  Lesley 26 episodes, 1987-1991
Nicky Croydon Nicky Croydon ...  Jean 25 episodes, 1986-1991
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Jacko is a house painter who "appreciates" women. He sees the best in each one of them and they in turn, like him. Will he find true love? Will he settle down as he gets older? Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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The loves and lives of a 20th century Casanova!

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UK

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English

Release Date:

1 September 1986 (UK) See more »

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(40 episodes)

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Color
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Goofs

In one episode Jacko reads a bedtime story to a little girl. The cover of the book he is holding is clearly Stan and Jan Berenstain's "The Bears' Vacation" but the story he is reading out is completely different. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Elmo Putney: Oh, chisel
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Connections

Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.65 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Because of You
Performed by Kevin Rowland & Dexys Midnight Runners
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nights to remember.
19 August 2017 | by arnold_beverleySee all my reviews

i have watched this show many years ago on TV have now just finished watching it again my regret is that i have finished and now i am wishing there had been a lot more series to watch at least i have it all on DVD so can watch again in years to come because i know they would never remake this show again in modern times as the critics would accuse jacko as being a sexist pig my how times have changed very thin skins these days so if you get the chance to watch the show relax enjoy and throw a big raspberry to all the sad sacks and remember sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me.


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