THAT EXCLAMATION mark says it all.
EPONYMOUS FEMO-BOT spawned by malevolent machine made of giant spinning tape loops and teleprinters proceeds to run (slowly) amok in a Top...
A REDUNDANT entry, really. What's to say?
DOLEFUL LOOK-AT-THIS "local people with a story to tell" effort showcasing regionalia in as lumpen a manner possible
"DON'T, DON'T, DON'T give up the day job," sang Rich. Why not, asked the viewing several.
SHUFFLING SMALL SCREEN version of ALAN AYCKBOURN's salty ensemble drama following a mithering middle class quartet through three Christmases...
Woah, woah, steady on there, TVC! Bit outside the usual remit, this, isn't it?
JIM-MORRISON-ALIKE BOY magician Tarot (MICHAEL MACKENZIE) has adventures through history, for which read cheap studio set representing pyramid, cheap studio set representing...
DREADFUL HALF-ARSED cheapo kids' drama-workshop-on-screen string of semi-improvised (hence title) sketches and bollocks, the most notable thing being when cast regular DUNCAN...
DISABLED WOMAN falls victim to a new automated, computer-controlled house, which seems strangely sinister, and...yeah, you guessed it.
TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY GENTLEMAN charmer in preposterous cape and cane combo (GERALD HARPER) gets frozen in a block of ice and thawed out in...
CREEPY. KOOKY. And altogether, er, ooky.
DECADE-ENHANCING COFFEE table staple by SUE TOWNSEND adapted reasonably, if rather needlessly, for the screen
WHAT NOW GET OUT OF THAT was to BBC1 evenings, THE ADVENTURE GAME was to BBC2 teatime.
DIMLY-RECALLED KIDS series from the arse-end of the 60s about a group of kids in an English town who decided to write...
SCI-FI COMEDY outing, little remembered now, with IAN HENDRY as the quixotic space traveller, and RONALD LACEY as Sam Chopanza.
MORE OLD black and white stuff which strayed far into the colour era.
DEFINITIVE SMALL-SCREEN sleuthathon saddling JEREMY BRETT, for good or ill (the latter, as it turned out) with the role of a lifetime.
AUSSIE KIDS Molly (AMEILA FRID - the original Cody Willis in NEIGHBOURS) and Spike (GARY PERAZZO) holiday on a Greek island, where...
25-MINUTE GUNG-HO adventures of Ernest Laverdure and Michel Tanguy, young strapping pilots in the French air force.
SYBIL FAWLTY lives one floor below the snooty one off PLEASE, SIR! and one floor above someone who looks and sounds like...
LEVIATHAN OF post-lunch shoestring scheduling and sanctuary for many a sneaky school skive.
AMIABLE ENOUGH cartoon serial about a bowler-hatted, moustachioed detective (and some sort of police constable sidekick).
ANNA RAEBURN-INSPIRED sitcommery starring MAUREEN LIPMAN as usual playing herself, i.e. externally strong, confident woman but internally a babbling mess.
LATE-PERIOD COLD War production-line thriller set in a US air force base in the UK.
SHORT-LIVED SUNDAY night God slot support feature.
NIFTY BLACK futurocopter saga with none-more-eighties JAN MICHAEL-VINCENT as cello-playing loner maverick Stringfellow Hawke,
ROY KINNEAR was your jovial accident-prone street sweeper in one of those 1970s silents in the PLANK/RHUBARB mould.
IT HAD a fantastic theme tune, if you watched closely sometimes you could see the back of Granada's studios, and DAVID "SCIENCE...
RUN-OF-THE-MILL HOBBY/COLLECTING magazine (see MADABOUT) employing ex-mime artist ADRIAN "JIGSAW" HEDLEY
NO CHEAP innuendo suggested by that title, no way.
NONE MORE 80s puppet sitcom with eponymous "Alien Life Form"
SWEDISH ADVENTURES of a bald cartoon boy and his bald cartoon dad.
GRAB BAG alterno revue, late in slot and long of trouser.
A TWO-PRONGED, double-content pre-GRANDSTAND bonanza from P. Daniels' late "magic consultant".
BBC2 SLIPPED off its tight waistcoat and cummerbund with this endless Butch and Sundance-style banditathon
LATE ERA Cosgrove-Hall spectacular
BOUGHT AS a job lot by cash-strapped infant Channel 4 and flung out after COUNTDOWN.
WEIRD DRAMA about a teenage girl who goes to stay with her dad and stepfamily for the summer.
Maureen Lipman is back.
WORD GAME (as they so often were) favoured mainly by senior citizens (both watching at home and playing in the studio).
Driving-through-the-Dales-in-a-lovely-old-car with Hardy and Timothy sharing a joke.
VAPOURS-IN-THE-VESTRY PALAVER fronted by DEREK NIMMO, here beginning long service as TV's resident clerical buffoon.
The instant Nimmo had hung up his cowl, it was only gone and swiped by RICHARD BRIERS doing a spot of moonlighting...
NETWORKED SEPIA-DRENCHED homily to Better Times.
SEASIDE-BASED KIDS' drama, easily a step up from the salty SEAVIEW, revolving around a rather attractive young girl's attempts to pep up...
YOU NEEDN'T have bothered.
FOR NINE CHRISTMASES between 1974 and 1982, the All-Star spin-off from THE RECORD BREAKERS was the glittering festive showpiece of the BBC Children’s...
WELCOME TO MICHAEL PARKINSON: The Wilderness Years.
RALPH MCTELL was aided by various female second fiddles in this letter-by-letter song and illustrated storyathon with Holly the Hedgehog.