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Russ Abbott’s (Saturday) Madhouse

1 9 8 0 - 1 9 8 5 (UK) 39 x 30 minute episodes 3 x 60 minute episodes Born Russell Roberts in Chester in September...

Relative Strangers

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 7 (UK) 19 x 30 minute episodes  

Holding The Fort

1 9 8 0 - 1 9 8 2 (UK) 20 x 30 minute episodes Russell and Penny Milburn are a young couple with a baby daughter...

Honey For Tea

1 9 9 4 (UK) 7 x 30 minute episodes Upon the death of American corporate crook Harry Belasco, his widow Nancy and their thick 20-year-old son, Jake...

Honky Tonk Heroes

1 9 8 1 (UK) 3 x 60 minute episodes This three-part comedy series was set in the Blue Moon of Kentucky Club, a country and western...

Hope It Rains

1 9 9 1 - 1 9 9 2 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes Taking a break from playing intimidating tough guys in uncompromising dramas, Tom...

House of Windsor, The

1 9 9 4 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes This irreverent sitcom purportedly set inside the walls of Buckingham Palace proved that in the 1990s even...

House That Jack Built, The

1 9 7 7 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes   EPISODES 10 Years Ago: Winter | 8 Years Ago: Winter | 6 Years Ago: Spring | 4 Years Ago: Summer | A...

How Do You Want Me?

1 9 9 8 (UK) City comedian moves to his wife's small country village. Starred Dylan Moran, Charlotte Coleman, Frank Finlay, Emma Chambers, Clive Merrison, Mark Heap and Geraldine McNulty.

Dear Ladies

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 5 (UK) 21 x 30 minute episodes This BBC sitcom starred Dame Hilda Bracket and Dr Evadne Hinge "at home"...

Dead Ernest

1 9 8 2 (UK) This ITV comedy starred Julian Roach and John Stevenson in a series about a teacher who dies and goes to heaven. Costarred Andrew Sachs,...

Hold The Front Page

1 9 7 4 (UK) 30 minute episodes This Thames Television series Hold The Front Page debuted on Wednesday 16 January 1974 at 4.20 pm and starred comedian Roy Hudd. Based around...

Dinnerladies

1 9 9 8 - 2 0 0 0 (UK) 16 x 30 minute episodes Victoria Wood's first sitcom (featuring the staff of the works canteen at...

Wood & Walters

1 9 8 1 (UK) Victoria Wood Julie Walters

Ken Dodd Laughter Show, The

1 9 7 9 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes

Funny You Should Say That

1 9 7 2 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes Ken Dodd

It’s Your Move

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 8 5 (USA) 18 x 30 minute episodes Matthew Burton (Jason Bateman) is like Dennis the Menace crossed with Machiavelli,...

E/R

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 8 5 (USA) 22 x 30 minute episodes Not to be confused with the 1990s George Clooney series, E/R is set in...

D-Generation, The

1 9 8 6 - 1 9 8 7 (Australia) This Australian comedy series was created and written by a group of Melbourne University students who had...

Feet First

1 9 7 9 (UK) 7 x 25 minute episodes Harry Turnbull (Lee Montague) is a top football manager and the talented but dim Terry Prince (Jonathan...

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Please Stand By

1 9 7 9 (USA) 24 x 30 minute episodes This 30-minute syndicated sitcom from Viacom starred Richard Schaal and Elinor Donahue as Frank and Carol Lampert -...

New Statesman, The

1 9 8 7 - 1 9 9 4 (UK) 27 x 30 minute episodes 1 x 70 minute episode It is May 1987 and Alan Beresford B'Stard...

9 To 5

1 9 8 2 - 1 9 8 3 (USA) 1 9 8 6 - 1 9 8 8 (USA) 85 x 30 minute episodes Based on characters created...

Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 8 (UK) 19 x 30 minute episodes 3 x 50 minute Christmas specials The slapstick adventures of childlike, accident-prone Frank...

Taxi!

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 4 (UK) 12 x 50 minute episodes Fresh from his success in Hancock's Half Hour and Citizen James, Sid...

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....

Goodnight, Beantown

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 4 (USA) 18 x 30 minute episodes Bill Bixby, who had several successful series, and Mariette Hartley, who hadn't...

Comedy Company, The

1 9 8 8 - 1 9 9 0 (Australia) From 16 February 1988 this one-hour-a-week comedy programme ruled the Australian ratings for two years and became...