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Montefuscos, The

1 9 7 5 (USA) 9 x 30 minute episodes This short-lived NBC Thursday night sitcom premiered on 4 September 1975 and revolved around stern but lovable...

Hello Cheeky

1 9 7 6 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes A quick-fire comedy sketch show from Yorkshire Television continuing in the style of the long-running 1970s BBC radio...

Red Letter Day

1 9 7 6 (UK) 7 x 50 minute episodes It happens in almost everyone’s life. There is a special day – a day of unusual significance....

Adventures of Aggie, The

1 9 5 6 (UK) 26 x 30 minute episodes This early British made sitcom starred a US actress so it could be sold to America. The actress...

Apple Pie

1 9 7 8 (USA) 8 x 30 minute episodes This short-lived Depression-era sitcom followed the Hollyhock 'family', headed by Ginger-Nell (Rue McClanahan) - a lonely spinster from...

Game On

1 9 9 5 - 1 9 9 8 (UK) 18 x 30 minute episodes Game On was like a dysfunctional, cruder version of Friends. It focused on three...

Last Precinct, The

1 9 8 6 (USA) 8 x 60 minute episodes Batman's Adam West played Captain Rick Wright, in charge of a police precinct made up of goofball...

Ghosts of Motley Hall, The

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 7 8 (UK) 19 x 30 minute episodes Motley Hall, ancestral home of the Uproar family, is a wonderful, old...

Doc

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 6 (USA) 31 x 30 minute episodes Doc Joe Bogert (Barnard Hughes) is a real family country town type...

It’s Awfully Bad for Your Eyes, Darling

1 9 7 1 (UK) 7 x 30 minute episodes Samantha, Virginia, Clover and Gillian (known as 'Pudding' because of her love of food) are four posh girls...

Faces of Jim

1 9 6 1 - 1 9 6 3 (UK) 7 x 30 minute episodes (Seven Faces of Jim) 6 x 30 minute episodes (Six More Faces...

Jack and Mike

1 9 8 6 - 1 9 8 7 (USA) 16 x 60 minute episodes Jackie "Jack" Shea (Shelley Hack) is a famous hard-hitting newspaper columnist with...

Misfits of Science

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 6 (USA) 16 x 60 minute episodes The Misfits of Science are a group of young weirdos with strange...

Charlie & Co.

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 6 (USA) 18 x 30 minute episodes What a great concept for a sitcom: middle-class black parents cope with...

Mr Belvedere

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 9 0 (USA) 117 x 30 minute episodes Sports columnist George Owens (played by real-life sportscaster Bob Uecker) and his...

McKeever & the Colonel

A young cadet at a boys' military academy is always getting into trouble and driving his superior officer crazy.   Cadet Gary McKeever Scott Lane Colonel Harvey T....

Hennesey

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 2 (USA) Jackie Cooper played Lt. Chick Hennesey, a WWII vet and Navy doctor in an onshore office. Abby...

Karen

1 9 7 5 (USA) 13 x 30 minute episodes Karen Valentine starred as Karen Angelo, a lively, intelligent and involved young woman working for 'Open America', a...

Loves Me, Loves Me Not

1 9 7 7 (USA) 6 x 30 minute episodes Susan Dey, who had grown up in the nicest possible way since her appearance as a teenager...

Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, The

1 9 9 3 - 1 9 9 5 (UK) 12 x 30 minute episodes Vic Reeves Bob Mortimer Charlie Chuck Patrick Allen Charlie Higson Paul Whitehouse Mark Williams Rupert Bates Mike Wattam Matt Lucas Bob Bryan John...

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Victoria Wood – As Seen On TV

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 7 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes This BBC2 monologue and sketch showcase for former New Faces winner Victoria Woods featured a...

Baby I’m Back

1 9 7 8 (USA) Seven years after he deserted his wife, Olivia, because he couldn't take the pressures of being married, Raymond Ellis discovers that...

Roll Over Beethoven

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 8 6 (UK) Despite many years on the road, Nigel (Nigel Planer) cannot read or write music - until...

Desmond’s

1 9 8 9 - 1 9 9 4 (UK) 71 x 30 minute episodes Set in a barber's shop situated in the south London district of...

From The Top

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 6 (UK) 12 x 30 minute episodes Former Goodies star Bill Oddie took the lead in this comedy series, which was also...

Rich Tea & Sympathy

1 9 9 1 (UK) 6 x 60 minute episodes Following on from his enormous success with A Bit of a Do, David Nobbs (Reggie Perrin) created Rich...

All At No. 20

1 9 8 6 - 1 9 8 7 (UK) 12 x 30 minute episodes Widow Sheila Haddon (Maureen Lipman in her first comedy series since Agony) discovers...

It’s About Time

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 26 x 30 minute episodes It's About Time debuted on CBS on Sunday 11 September 1966, and was...