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GUEST,Don Firth 02 Aug 00 - 07:05 PM
Naemanson 01 Aug 00 - 03:23 PM
Penny S. 01 Aug 00 - 11:54 AM
*Conrad Bladey Peasant-Inactive 30 Jul 00 - 04:02 PM
GUEST,Banjo Johnny 30 Jul 00 - 10:25 AM
catspaw49 30 Jul 00 - 04:31 AM
Chanteyranger 30 Jul 00 - 04:07 AM
alison 30 Jul 00 - 02:03 AM
Liz the Squeak 30 Jul 00 - 01:57 AM
alison 30 Jul 00 - 12:55 AM
celticblues5 29 Jul 00 - 02:21 PM
CarolC 29 Jul 00 - 07:10 AM
kendall 29 Jul 00 - 05:43 AM
alison 29 Jul 00 - 12:51 AM
Mbo 28 Jul 00 - 11:10 PM
catspaw49 28 Jul 00 - 11:03 PM
Alice 28 Jul 00 - 08:12 PM
GUEST,winterbright 28 Jul 00 - 05:28 PM
Rana who SHOULD be working 28 Jul 00 - 05:10 PM
Mbo 28 Jul 00 - 04:05 PM
Liz the Squeak 28 Jul 00 - 12:34 PM
sian, west wales 28 Jul 00 - 08:46 AM
GUEST,Roger the skiffler 28 Jul 00 - 03:50 AM
GUEST,Colwyn Dane 27 Jul 00 - 12:32 PM
Ritchie 27 Jul 00 - 10:33 AM
GMT 27 Jul 00 - 07:47 AM
GUEST,Roger the skiffler 27 Jul 00 - 04:16 AM
alison 27 Jul 00 - 03:49 AM
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Liz the Squeak 26 Jul 00 - 05:48 PM
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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: GUEST,Don Firth
Date: 02 Aug 00 - 07:05 PM

My Gawd! I was just going to browse for a few moments and I've been hanging on this thread for an hour!

I've seen many of these shows, but not all. Currently watching "Good Neighbors" and "As Time Goes By" for the umpteenth time.

I think they only made about a dozen episodes of "The Vicar of Dibley." At least, that's all I've seen. In my opinion, the aforementioned dissertation on "I can't believe it's not butter" is a classic piece of comedy writing at least on a par with Abbott and Costello's "Who's on first?" I think I caught that episode on videotape, but since I'm notorious for forgetting to label tapes, I'm not sure which stack it's in.

One Britcom, "Yes, Minister" and it's sequel "Yes, Prime Minister" can be something of a telecourse on how politics works -- or doesn't work -- not just British politics, but politics in general. Lines like when Sir Humphrey (Nigel Hawthorne [The Madness of King George]) explains to the Prime Minister (Paul Eddington), "The purpose of the Official Secrets Act is not to protect secrets. It's to protect officials!"

Two American comedies I rarely miss are "Frasier" (although I'm afraid it's beginning to run out of steam) and "Everybody Loves Raymond." In the latter, sometimes nothing more than a long pause can be hilarious.

Fun thread. Carry on.

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Naemanson
Date: 01 Aug 00 - 03:23 PM

One of th4e funniest things I ever saw on TV was Paul Hogan's old TV show. I can't remember much of the details anymore but I remember laughing myself sick over it.

Other favorites include (in no particular order) Mulberry, Good Neighbors, Butterflies, Red Dwarf, Red Green, Rumpole, Poirot, Inspector Morse, and I'm sure there are others.

I also remember a few Canadian shows I watched as a kid growing up in The Valley (Northern Maine). There was one about some salvagers working on the Great Lakes picking up logs from the beaches.

And the old Pig & Whistle, a variety show located in a pub. I don't know if it was Canadian or English but I can still sing the closing song. Does anyone else remember this one? It had a then unknown (at least in my neck of the woods) Irish band featured every week. They called themselves the Irish Rovers.

I agree with Kendall about the writers. I yet haven't seen a United Statesian show that I'd care to watch twice since MASH and the Muppet Show went off the air.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Penny S.
Date: 01 Aug 00 - 11:54 AM

Karl Howman came to take my drama club once, years ago - a friend of one of the parents - and I didn't encourage him to visit us again! Aargh!

And the Nicholas Sandhurst MI5 show was The Piglet Files -knew someone with the T-shirt.

Now I really liked The Rag Trade, with Miriam Karlin, Peter what's his name - the Book in HHGTTG, and Sheila Hancock. Or does that show my age really badly?

Penny


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From: *Conrad Bladey Peasant-Inactive
Date: 30 Jul 00 - 04:02 PM

Anyone remember 'Never mind the quality, feel the width'?

now thats one from my youth! a favorite. We lived NW 11 Golders Green

Trouble with pbs is that they get everything 20 years after the fact and then they bang it to death so of course it becomes cult and memorized....

Conrad


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: GUEST,Banjo Johnny
Date: 30 Jul 00 - 10:25 AM

For a real send-up of soap American operas, look for "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman". -- Johnny


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: catspaw49
Date: 30 Jul 00 - 04:31 AM

Depending on the PBS affiliate, they still show occasionally. I think its hard for folks nowadays to see Ernie Kovacs for how far out front he was then. Luckily, a small PBS station here showed the series only last year. They don't have the money to buy the bigger programs for fillers so we get some neat older shows. Nice to get two PBS stations sometimes.

Spaw


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From: Chanteyranger
Date: 30 Jul 00 - 04:07 AM

Did the American comic genius Ernie Kovacs become known in the UK? Re-runs of his 1950's shows are hard to come by. They were re-shown on PBS about 15 years ago, otherwise I don't know when or where else they've been shown since his death.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: alison
Date: 30 Jul 00 - 02:03 AM

Never heard of Mulberry.. we've got Karl Howman now in something called "Babes in the Woods".. he doesn't seem to have aged much since "brush Strokes" unless this is an old show we're getting.

slainte

alison


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 30 Jul 00 - 01:57 AM

We're getting re-runs of Taxi here in the UK, on a terrestrial channel, because we don't have a wok on the wall.

I loved Soap, raved about it at school when no-one else knew what I was talking about. Funny that, happened with Blackadder and Red Dwarf too - I raved about those and everyone said they were crap, but look what happened!!!

I liked Mulberry too - it happened at a time when Karl Howman was in practically everything, remember Brush Strokes? Now he only appears to be doing detergent ads....

Diana Trent is my heroine, and I want to be just like her. My hips are going, so I'm starting off OK. I have an Idiot Baines or two in my life and a couple of Janes. All I need now is my Tom.....

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: alison
Date: 30 Jul 00 - 12:55 AM

Taxi is another one.. great show.. but never re-run after the cast got famous in other things

slainte

alison


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: celticblues5
Date: 29 Jul 00 - 02:21 PM

Ah, yes! LOVED Mulberry! Can't believe I forgot to mention it! If the netherworld is really run by him & not by his dad, none of us would mind going, eh?

You're right, winterbright, Diana Trent is a true heroine. Loved how they always got the best of "the idiot Baines."

Soap is a classic American that I would love to see again - unfortunately, our own local idiot cable system doesn't offer Comedy Central, which is the only place I know of here where it is being rerun. Richard Mulligan was a stitch - but, then,they were all good.


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From: CarolC
Date: 29 Jul 00 - 07:10 AM

I'm so glad someone remembered "The Norman Conquests". That was brilliant, and it had Penelope Keith in it who was also in "The Good Neighbors", and "To the Manor Born". Does anyone remember a televised play back in the 70s called "Home"? It starred John Guilgud (did I spell that right?), and Ralph Richardson, and was about some patients in a mental hospital. That was one of the best and funniest things I've ever seen come out of England.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: kendall
Date: 29 Jul 00 - 05:43 AM

British tv runs the gamut from the lowest (Benny Hill) to the best (Rumpole). Spaw, I dont know how old they were but, THEY had talent.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: alison
Date: 29 Jul 00 - 12:51 AM

soap was shown maybe 20 years ago... loved it..... but it was never re-run....

slainte

alison


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Mbo
Date: 28 Jul 00 - 11:10 PM

Rumpole RULES! We've ready almost all the books...but seen very few of the shows, only 2 seasons. Love that Leo McKern!


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From: catspaw49
Date: 28 Jul 00 - 11:03 PM

This has been a fun thread to read along with......a little look back. glad Shad and some others are Barney Miller fans......We haven't had it on anything syndicated here for years and I don't know why.

"Allo Allo" always cracked me up too.

Kendall made the point that writers today are all under 30. Kendall my friend, we're just getting old. How old was Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Howard Morris, and Woody Allen when they wrote for Sid Caesar?

Is "Soap" ever shown in England? What a piece of work that was.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Alice
Date: 28 Jul 00 - 08:12 PM

Yes, Mulberry, loved it, and Waiting For God, also. I linked to Hyacinth's site earlier, but it is part of a much bigger site called britcoms.com .
Did we mention Rumpole of the Bailey, Chef, and Jeeves and Wooster?

Britcoms.com has pages for:
ABSOLUTELY
FABULOUS

ARE YOU BEING
SERVED

BENNY HILL

BLACK ADDER

CARRY ON

CHEF!

DAD'S ARMY

FAST SHOW/BRILLIANT!

FAWLTY TOWERS

FRENCH AND
SAUNDERS

FRY AND LAURIE

GOOD NEIGHBORS

HARRY HILL

JEEVES AND WOOSTER

KEEPING UP
APPEARANCES

LEAGUE OF
GENTLEMEN

LENNY HENRY

MAID MARIAN

MONTY PYTHON

MR. BEAN

ON THE BUSES

ONE FOOT IN THE
GRAVE

ONLY FOOLS AND
HORSES

OPEN ALL HOURS

RED DWARF

RUMPOLE OF THE
BAILEY

STEPTOE AND SON

THIN BLUE LINE

TO THE MANOR BORN

TONY HANCOCK

THE TWO RONNIES

UP POMPEII

VICAR OF DIBLEY

WAITING FOR GOD

YES MINISTER
PRIME MINISTER

YOUNG ONES


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From: GUEST,winterbright
Date: 28 Jul 00 - 05:28 PM

Kendall... I quite agree about WAITING FOR GOD. Diana Trent is a major role model for me! (as well as several young women I know) I'm surprised that no-one has mentioned MULBERRY... just about my all-time favorite. It was about the son of Death (which sounds awful, but it was a pure delight) and only lasted, I believe, one season. Any other Mulberry fans out there?


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Rana who SHOULD be working
Date: 28 Jul 00 - 05:10 PM

Just found this web site which has descriptions of many of the above programmes + more as well as some links (Including to a reggie perrin page

http://tv.cream.org/

Rana


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Mbo
Date: 28 Jul 00 - 04:05 PM

Wallace & Grommitt RULE! I've been know to suddenly blurt out "I do like a bit of gorgonzola!"

--M


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 28 Jul 00 - 12:34 PM

Wallace and Gromit has become a rhyming euphemism for throwing up - as in 'He's Wallaced on me new carpet!' I love him dearly, and model myself on Gwendolene, ~ not even Wensleydale.....

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: sian, west wales
Date: 28 Jul 00 - 08:46 AM

What, nobody likes Wallace and Grommitt?

sian


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: GUEST,Roger the skiffler
Date: 28 Jul 00 - 03:50 AM

One of today's papers has a new word for our younger colleagues who are always glued to the haunted goldfish bowl or PC: "Screenagers".
RtS


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: GUEST,Colwyn Dane
Date: 27 Jul 00 - 12:32 PM

G'day

Philip Hill has quite a comprehensive site dealing with British TV comedy shows:
Link to Britcom database

Toodle-pip.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Ritchie
Date: 27 Jul 00 - 10:33 AM

I've just remembered I like 'The Simpsons' too...Doh !! and Alison ,this one's for you.." do y'wanna buy some pegs Dave...?" blue clicky thing

regards ritchie.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: GMT
Date: 27 Jul 00 - 07:47 AM

I'd forgotten Private Schultz, that was a cracker.
Gary


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: GUEST,Roger the skiffler
Date: 27 Jul 00 - 04:16 AM

Bert, I too loved Private Schultz, with Michael Elphick and Ian Richardson, one that really should be repeated (unlike someof the others!).
RtS


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: alison
Date: 27 Jul 00 - 03:49 AM

the program with Nicholas Lyndhurst??? was "goodnight sweetheart" where he could time -warp back to the blitz..... great for 2 series then they should have left well alone.....

Rab C. Nesbitt was fantastic but would need subtitles.. I showed a bit of an episode to an Aussie... they hadn't a hope of understanding the braod Glaswegian.....

the chat show mentioned above was "Parkinson" we're getting reruns of it now.. Sting and Billy connolly singing and playing together was priceless...

ritchie and Jayhojo, I am local.. but why won't my nose stop bleeding???

slainte

alison


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Alice
Date: 27 Jul 00 - 01:30 AM

You can get a mug with Onslow's quote "I'm sitting here completely surrounded by no beer." at Hyacinth's website.click here Here is Hyacinth's Christmas letter from 1999.

One of my favorites was Mother and Son from Australia.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: GUEST
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 07:11 PM

it's "Bouquet"


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From: SINSULL
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 06:48 PM

Give "Malcolm in the Middle" a try. At times it is painfully funny. Saw a cartoon last night - "The Family Guy"? and nearly went into shock. Then changed the channel to see Mohammad Ali, mute and trembling, inspiring a young boy on "Touched By An Angel". Didn't know whether to gag or cry. Not sentimental tears but ones of downright anger. How could they use him like that?

Would have given my soul (pun intended) for an hour or two of Hyacinth Bucket. Love her voice and her suppers. Remember her "outdoors indoors bar-b-que with finger food buffet"? Classic Hyacinth.


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From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 05:48 PM

Reggie Perrin - I had hysterics the first day at work for the IRS when I discovered there really is a Sunshine Desserts Ltd. Had to explain it to everyone there, as two are at least 6 years younger and most 10 or more.... Still don't think they got it, but it warped me for life. I can never think of my brother in law without seeing this image of a great silver back gorilla, in the same way that he always saw a hippo when his mother in law was mentioned....

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Mooh
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 02:57 PM

...snatch the pussy and put it in a box...Monty Python?

Mooh.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Irish Rover
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 02:40 PM

I loved the episode of aybs where Mr.Moleturd was helping Mrs Slocomb hold up a Marquis(tent) pole. I near wet myself everytime I see it. I also liked allo allo! great english/French humor. Blackadder is a fave aswell.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: kendall
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 02:32 PM

I remember the Rise and Fall of Reginald Perrin. That guy also did a great role in Barry Lyndon. Remember the Barney Miller episode where they were all in quarantine? Lt. Ruger shook hands with the gay guy before he found out he was gay, then, he couldnt wash because the water was off? One of the best! The brownie one was also great.Whats wrong with sit coms today? all the writers are under 30. nuff said. Funny things are said, not done. Thats why I prefer the British shows. Another thing I like is the lack of that awful smashing and crashing back ground "music" Anyway, Monty Python is tops.


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From: Bert
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 02:14 PM

Ah yes Colwyn -

"Please Sir" that first episode was a classic. When he banged his hand down on that desk and it fell apart.

Does anyone remember that mini-series "Private Shultz"?

Bert.


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From: GUEST,Den at work
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 02:11 PM

I really liked Bless me Father too, Arthur Lowe was brilliant as Father Duddlesworth. What about Rab Nesbitt? Den


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: celticblues5
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 02:02 PM

Alison-

Yes, they changed "Good Life" to "Good Neighbors" - just a title change - the cast is the same, and, I assume, the episodes. Loved the Christmas party episode especially, and the one where Felicity lectures to a roomful of delinquents, only to find that they were raptly engrossed not because of her excellent lecture but because the sun was behind her skirt...;-) Margo's facial expressions were always a stitch - reminded me of my MIL's whenever we cooked soybeans or something equally hippie-ish.

Guest -

We get the BBC here on cable - but ya gotta pay extra - it's only on the digital version. But they carry movies, news, Hamish MacBeth, Some Mothers, AbFab, etc., and at least one talk show - I forget the name, only caught it once, but well worth it - the two guests were Billy Connolly & Sting!


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From: catspaw49
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 02:01 PM

You're right Meebs!! And thanks to Redd Foxx it was a good show. The same can't be said for some of our other stabs at emulating English comedy. Whatever happened to the debacle of the "Fawlty Towers" thing?

To all of you across the pond.....You've mentioned a few American imports, but what else have you gotten? MASH? Did you ever see the one Meebo and I mentioned above, "Sanford and Son?"

Just curious. The taste in comedy is different and I wondered how some of the others might play there. Are there reruns of say "Happy Days" or is it too completely American, not too mention insipid?

Spaw


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Mbo
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 01:44 PM

"Steptoe & Son" was what "Sanford & Son" was based on.

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: GUEST,Colwyn Dane
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 01:39 PM

G'Day

Some shows which haven't been mentioned:

"On The Buses" with Reg Varney & Stephen Lewis.
"Till Death Us Do Part" with Warren Mitchell as Alf Garnett - the character Archie Bunker was based on.
"Love Thy Neighbour" with Jack Smethurst & Rudolph Walker.
"Steptoe & Son" with Harry H. Corbett & Wilfred Brambell.
"The Likely Lads" with James Bolam & Rodney Bewes.
"Please Sir" with John Alderton.
"Bless This House" with Sidney James.
"My Good Woman" with Leslie Crowther & Sylvia Sims.

They still show the "Phil Silvers Show" on BBC - nearly 50 years of TV exposure and, perhaps, being enjoyed by a new generation of viewers.

Toodle-pip.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Kim C
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 01:23 PM

My favorite Barney Miller was the one where they picked up a vagrant who said he was Jesus, and they couldn't find out where he had come from.


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From: Patrish(inactive)
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 08:53 AM

I never like "married with children", but my husband and kids used to laugh like drains when it was on. I liked "Mork and Mindy" and "The Lucy Show". Currently, here in the UK I like "The Dinner Ladies" and I used to love "Father Ted"
Patrish


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Grab
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 08:33 AM

Does anyone remember a series done by Nicholas Lyndhurst after he stopped doing Rodney? He was an MI5 agent. Can't remember what it was called, and they only did a couple of series, but it was seriously well written and very funny.

I'd guess that we feel about stuff like that the same as Americans feel about MASH or other old American sitcoms. Some are good, some aren't.

Trouble with current American sitcoms is the quality of the writing. I average one laugh a show on Friends, Frasier and Third Rock. Maybe it's dumbing down, but you can see the punchline approaching from so far away that by the time it's delivered, it's no longer funny. Third Rock is particularly prone to that. It's just the same plot over and over - you may as well be watching Scooby-Doo for the story quality and originality. Even most of the jokes are old. I'm not sure I've ever laughed at Fresh Prince, Roseanne or Married with Children.

Not that us Brits are immune to this - there's enough lousy sitcoms on British TV to fill any size of sick-bag.

Grab.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: Ritchie
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 07:07 AM

My dear Alison, Local,local...ask Micky love, whether or not we are local.Jayohjo has admitted he is. Me myself I ,live nearer the real Royston Vasey and just to open old wounds, a fine Geordie bloke he is too. As for naked Gun, yes Chantey ranger I had forgotten about that, another of my fav's.

regards Ritchie


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From: Chanteyranger
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 04:46 AM

The Shambles, that's it! Doctor In The House. When I clicked on your link, I recognized the actors faces and the name of their boss, "Loftus." It's been about 28 years since I've seen that. Mystery solved. Thank you! Sorry for the digression, Banjo Johnny, but I thought I'd take the opportunity with all the UK Mudcatters on this thread, to help me jog my memory. I think that might have been the first British sitcom to show in the U.S. on a regular basis.


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From: Steve Parkes
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 03:26 AM

Banjo Johnny, it doesn't look as if anyons has actually answered your question. Yes, the US alternate meaning of "pussy" is well-known, but was not much used in that sense over here. We all go the joke.

Steve


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: GUEST,Banjo Johnny
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 03:15 AM

I recall a show named "Only When I Laugh" but it was about the patients in an English hospital. == Johnny


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From: The Shambles
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 03:11 AM

doctor in the House


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Subject: RE: BS: Mrs. Slocomb's Pussy
From: The Shambles
Date: 26 Jul 00 - 03:07 AM

There was a UK film called 'Doctor in the House', that had a number of follow-us. The films had James Robertson Justice play the role of the surgeon.

I think the show you mention, may have been a TV version of this called Doctor in the House. Barry Evans was the main (young) character. The only other member of the cast I can remember was George Layton. Or am I getting my sit-coms in a twist?

Was Geoffrey Palmer the surgeon in this? If he wasn't he should have been.


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