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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...

Archie Bunker’s Place

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 3 (USA) 96 x 30 minute episodes 1 x 60 minute episode In this spin-off/continuation of All In The Family, Archie...

Are You Being Served?

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 8 4 (UK) 69 x 30 minute episodes This was English seaside humour at its most traditional. Once nicknamed "Are...

Army Game, The

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 6 1 (UK) 157 x 30 minute episodes Debuting on ITV in 1957, The Army Game was British comedy at its best,...

Arnie

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 2 (USA) 48 x 30 minute episodes Arnie Nuvo (Herschel Bernardi) has worked on the loading dock at Continental...

Arthur Haynes Show, The

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 6 6 (UK) 158 x 35 minute episodes After years in show business, Arthur Haynes achieved TV fame in 1956...

Arthur’s Treasured Volumes

1 9 6 0 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes It's title inspired by the initials of the television company that produced the series (ATV), Arthur's Treasured...

As Time Goes By

1 9 9 2 - 1 9 9 7 (UK) 65 x 30 minute episodes Geoffrey Palmer and Judi Dench starred as the romantic leads in this...

Associates, The

1 9 7 9 - 1 9 8 0 (USA) 13 x 30 minute episodes Three young law school graduates have just joined the prestigious New...

Asylum

1 9 9 6 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes A surreal black comedy about an assortment of odd characters trapped in an asylum in the English...

At Ease

1 9 8 3 (USA) 14 x 30 minute episodes Jimmie Walker (Good Times) and David Naughton (American Werewolf in London) headed the cast of this comedy series set...

At Last the 1948 Show

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 6 8 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes This non-stop comedy sketch series from Rediffusion had David Frost as Executive...

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

1 9 8 3 - 2 0 0 4 (UK) 26 x 50 minute episodes In the first series, with jobs scarce in the recession-ridden UK, a...

Aunty Jack Show, The

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 3(Australia) 13 x 30 minute episodes The Aunty Jack Show was a bizarre Australian sketch comedy. Aunty Jack herself was...

Australia, You’re Standing In It

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 4 (Australia) During the first series of Australia, You're Standing In It, complaints flooded in every time the show...

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...

Bachelor Father

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 1 (UK) 24 x 30 minute episodes A return to situation comedy for Ian Carmichael, following his top-hole role...

Bachelor Father

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 6 2 (USA) 157 x 25 minute episodes Smooth John Forsythe starred as Bentley Gregg - a successful Hollywood lawyer...

Backs to the Land

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 7 8 (UK) 19 x 30 minute episodes The year is 1940, and young women from all walks of life...

Bagdad Cafe

1 9 9 0 - 1 9 9 1 (USA) 15 x 30 minute episodes Percy Adlon's 1988 German art-house movie of the same name transmogrified into...

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‘Allo ‘Allo

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 9 2 (UK) 55 x 30 minute episodes 26 x 25 minute episodes 3 x 45 minute episodes 1 x 35 minute...

$10,000 Pyramid, The

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 6 (USA) 4270 x 30 minute episodes "Keep your eye on this spot! You are about to see one...

$64,000 Question, The

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 5 8 (USA) Before the quiz show scandal of the late 1950s, The $64,000 Question was a high-stakes, nail-biting, ratings-topping game...

12 O’clock High

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 78 x 60 minute episodes 12 O'clock High chronicled the adventures of the men of the...

13 Queens Boulevard

1 9 7 9 (USA) 9 x 30 minute episodes Originally to have been titled Five Women, this short-lived comedy series starring Eileen Brennan was originally meant to...