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Up Pompeii!

1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 0 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes Ooo-er, missus! Despite his many successes as a stand-up comic, both in...

Fenn Street Gang, The

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 3 (UK) 47 x 30 minute episodes 2 x short specials This LWT spin-off series from Please, Sir! (1968 - 1972) followed...

3rd Rock From the Sun

1 9 9 6 - 2 0 0 1 (USA) A surprise hit of the 1996-1997 season, 3rd Rock From The Sun surprised most of the critics who...

Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, The

1 9 8 7 - 1 9 9 1 (USA) 65 x 30 minute episodes Molly Dodd (Blair Brown) was a thirty-something divorced woman living in...

Cuckoo Waltz, The

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 7 (UK) 1 9 8 0 (UK) 26 x 30 minute episodes If not quite three-in-a-bed, this Granada would-be rival to Man...

WKRP In Cincinnati

1 9 7 8 - 1 9 8 2 (USA) 90 x 30 minute episodes When small and ailing Cincinnati-based radio station WKRP employed new programme controller...

A Fine Romance

1 9 8 1 - 1 9 8 4 (UK) 26 x 25 minute episodes Laura Dalton is a translator by profession: brainy, content to accept that...

Love Boat, The

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 8 6 (USA) The Love Boat has been described as a show which doesn't star anybody particularly famous but which...

That Beryl Marston . . . !

1 9 8 1 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes See her everywhere you go All her merchandise on show Who's a dirty so and so? That Beryl Marston! This...

Bit Of A Do, A

1 9 8 9 (UK) Set in a small Yorkshire town where everyone knew everyone else's business, A Bit Of A Do focused on the relationships between members...

Ellen

1 9 9 4 - 1 9 9 8 (USA) When this vehicle for Ellen DeGeneres debuted on ABC in March 1994 it was originally called These...

Frasier

1 9 9 3 - 2 0 0 4 (USA) 262 x 30 minute episodes A comedy spin-off from Cheers, Frasier told the story of psychiatrist Frasier Crane (Kelsey Grammer),...

Mind Your Language

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 8 6 (UK) 42 x 30 minute episodes After quitting the cycle of medical comedies which began with Doctor In The...

Hallelujah!

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 4 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes Thora Hird starred in this Yorkshire Television comedy as the determined and...

Mad About You

1 9 9 2 - 1 9 9 9 (USA) Created by Paul Reiser and Danny Jacobson, this NBC sitcom series centred on a newly married...

Fresh Prince Of Bel Air, The

1 9 9 0 - 1 9 9 6 (USA) Will, the 'Fresh Prince' (Will Smith) moved from the ghetto of West Philadelphia to live with...

Home To Roost

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 9 0 (UK) 29 x 50 minute episodes Divorced office worker Henry Willows (ex-Sweeney hard man, John Thaw) is content in...

Jean Arthur Show, The

1 9 6 6 (USA) 12 x 30 minute episodes The Jean Arthur Show displayed the comedienne with the enchantingly cracked voice who delighted moviegoers in Mr Smith...

Hey Landlord

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 32 x 30 minute episodes A short-lived sitcom about a carefree young man from Ohio, who inherits...

Rousters, The

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 4 (USA) 13 x 60 minute episodes This NBC series was an action-adventure-comedy about a carnival based in Los...

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Miss Jones And Son

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 7 8 (UK) 12 x 30 minute episodes Paula Wilcox (of Man About the House fame) played Elizabeth Jones  - a single...

Mrs Thursday

1 9 6 6 - 6 7 (UK) 25 x 55 minute episodes 67-year-old Kathleen Harrison starred as Alice Thursday, a cheerful cockney charlady who inherits £10...

Friends

1 9 9 4 - 2 0 0 4 (USA) 236 x 30 minute episodes Friends debuted on 22 September 1994 featuring a most unremarkable scenario - a group...

Yes, Minister

1 9 8 0 - 1 9 8 2 (UK) 21 x 30 minute episodes Yes, Minister ran from 1980 until 1982, with a total of 21 episodes....

3rd Rock From the Sun

1 9 9 6 - 2 0 0 1 (USA) A surprise hit of the 1996-1997 season, 3rd Rock From The Sun surprised most of the critics who...

Turnabout

1 9 7 9 (USA) 7 x 30 minute episodes Tough sportswriter Sam Alston (John Schuck) and his cosmetics exec wife Penny (Sharon Gless) find themselves inhabiting...

All’s Fair

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 7 7 (USA) 23 x 30 minute episodes This CBS sitcom starred Richard Crenna as Richard Barrington III and Bernadette...

Cannon and Ball

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 8 (UK) 43 x 30 minute episodes 22 x 45 minute episodes 6 x 60 minute episodes "Rock on Tommy" Having been...