Porridge (1973–1977)
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Pardon Me 

Blanco is due to be granted his parole, but when Fletch hears Blanco claim that he was innocent of his wife's murder all along and that her lover killed her, he believes the old man should ... See full summary »

Director:

Sydney Lotterby (uncredited)

Writers:

Dick Clement (by), Ian La Frenais (by)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Ronnie Barker ... Norman Stanley Fletcher
Brian Wilde ... Mr. Barrowclough
Fulton Mackay ... Mr. Mackay
Richard Beckinsale ... Lennie Godber
David Jason ... Blanco
Sam Kelly ... Warren
Michael Barrington ... Governor Venables
Christopher Biggins ... Lukewarm
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Storyline

Blanco is due to be granted his parole, but when Fletch hears Blanco claim that he was innocent of his wife's murder all along and that her lover killed her, he believes the old man should have a free pardon instead and organizes a petition, forging Mr. Barraclough's signature to add to the list. Eventually, after threats of hunger strikes, the free pardon is granted. However, when Fletch asks what happened to the wife's lover, Blanco replies that he killed him years ago. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 1977 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

As Blanco and Lukewarm walk into his cell, Fletcher greets them as "Nat Mills and Bobbie". Nat Mills and Bobbie Macauley were a popular double act until her death in 1955. See more »

Quotes

[playing Monopoly]
Fletch: Can you believe it?
[sees he's got a "Go To Jail" card]
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Connections

Version of Laat maar zitten: Terug naar af (1990) See more »

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