MOANING YORKSHIRE clan the Brandons.
TWO MIDDLE-AGED middle class middle Englanders...with mirth in mind!
Premium pulling-out-the-stops affair courtesy of a benevolent Beeb looking for something to celebrate 40 years of telly.
ONE JOKE officecom.
LIFE SWAP endeavour for kids.
FROM THE BOTTOM of Will and Joe's filing cabinet came this offering.
HEADLINE VEHICLE for ubiquitous have-a-go merchants CHRIS SERLE and PAUL HEINEY moonlighting from THAT'S LIFE.
"THEY SAY: 'Do you realise you're eating something dead there?' Well yes, I do, and as a matter of fact, I'm enjoying...
THORA HIRD, as usual playing herself, is an undertaker in a bluff, gruff, "take me as you find me" Lancashire funeral firm...
ULTRA-OBSCURE PLACEMENT for post-BLUE PETER JUDD
DECENT ENOUGH diminutive dosage courtesy
FLEDGLING EFFORT from the boys at Euston Road
DR 'DAVID' BANNER, nebulously defined "strength" research, gamma rays, green skin, ripped shirts, slow-motion violence, back to normal, new shirt from nowhere,...
RAGGED SITCOM - literally - with ROY KINNEAR and BRIAN MURPHY dressing down for the occasion as street entertainer escapologist and assistant.
ROBERT HARDY unsheathed his best eccentric credentials for this bonkers Hammer-esque Victorian yarn.
CHARMLESS CRIMEWATCH roadtester shuttled out on BBC2
EARTHY ATTEMPT to popularise earthy Professional Northern earthiness
MORE PASTIME hard sell, here taking the shape of a giant castor oil dose of "home activities" comprising gardening, DIY, cooking and...
PYTHON IMPOSTER and ex-Rutle presents ragbag of self-penned songs
ROY KINNEAR again, this time as a professional worrier, hypochondriac and towering bore.
SCHOOLS EFFORT for hard of hearing kids
EXECREABLE ECCENTRIC with show-off retractable limb assortment and punchable face.
"I LIKE IT!"
FRESH FROM ruling the known world BRIAN BLESSED settled his sticky paws upon no less a target than the known universe.
PREPOSTEROUS MAGUFFINISM with the emphasis on guff.
CHIRPY APOCALYPSE CAPERS
BETTER EFFORT, this time with PIP DONAGHY as the unseen psycho.
WAFER-THIN (APPROPRIATELY) Wells-baiting update
INEVITABLE ROLE-REVERSAL spin
PETER BOWLES, playing himself, retires to the rural west coast of Ireland.
PERRY MASON fancies a bit of a rest and decides to serve out the rest of his 'tec tenure in a mobile...
KEITH CHATFIELD'S JACKANORIED tales of the escapades of children Sally and Andrew Martin and a magical, talking panda
SIMPERING SITCOMMERY involving a single studio set standing in for the entire British World War Two Indian subcontinent campaign and two million...
PETER TILBURY, pen merchant of SHELLEY, steps in front of the camera to do his own words
WELL-DOCUMENTED BUT far from well-heeled national and pan-European pantomime Olympics.
PRE-LARRY SANDERS pissabout for the eponymous moocher.
DES LYNAM extended the eponymous salutation to a parade of rum and rusty small screen relics
UMPTEENTH BOTTOM-OF-THE-BARREL business
SCOUSE-SCHLEPPED Saturday morning contradiction in terms.
POST-WOGAN WHIMSY with made-to-measure wiseguy kid
"THERE HE is, look!"