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As Time Goes By 

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The Korean War, and a long lost letter, separate the lives of young lovers Jean Pargetter and Lionel Hardcastle, whose paths cross again by happenstance.
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Complete series cast summary:
Judi Dench ...  Jean Hardcastle / ... 67 episodes, 1992-2005
Geoffrey Palmer ...  Lionel Hardcastle 67 episodes, 1992-2005
Moira Brooker ...  Judith / ... 63 episodes, 1992-2005
Philip Bretherton ...  Alistair Deacon 60 episodes, 1992-2005
Jenny Funnell ...  Sandy 59 episodes, 1992-2005
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Lionel Hardcastle and Jean Pargetter were lovers many years ago at the time of the Korean War. They are separated by a misunderstanding but meet again by chance when Lionel needs a secretary from Jean's firm. He takes her daughter, Judith, out on a date and discovers she is Jean's daughter. The two reunite and fall back in love. Written by Christopher Rothbauer <kg9it@qsl.net>

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Trivia

The role of Jean was originally written for Jean Simmons. See more »

Goofs

Also in Season 4 Episode 10, Madge is seen holding up a sign in the window that says, "Ban Blood Sports". The room she is in does not fit with the layout of the house. When Mike Barbosa enters the house, he enters the room from Madge's right. The sign was held to the left of the house entrance. Besides, the fact is the windows are of two different styles between where the living room is situated from the outside, and the view from the inside. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Rocky Hardcastle: Rock on!
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Connections

Featured in Auntie's Bloomers: Auntie's Cracking New Bloomers (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?
Music by Michel Legrand
Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
Performed by Nick Curtis and band
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As Time Goes By hits close to home.
7 February 2006 | by kandm718See all my reviews

I grew up with my wife as the 'girl next door', but our lives took different paths after HS graduation. Almost 35 years later we crossed paths and both were alone. Six months later we married and are approaching our 13th anniversary. We have seen every episode...many several times...and continue to laugh and cry together at so many of the situations. We really just wanted to let those responsible for such an outstanding production know how deeply they have affected our lives in a positive manner. We are indebted to the actors and all others who put this show together for bringing such an absolute joy and contentment into our lives.


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12 January 1992 (UK) See more »

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