MORE NUMBER-CRUNCHING, this time going for the hey-kids-it's-fun angle with comedy incompetent police inspector
AGAIN WITH the adding
This was ostensibly a "comedy adventure series" dealing with slightly more basic concepts and starring two bog-standard kids who find a mysterious...
Maths with, hey, a football twist!
WHEN WILL it end?
UNTIL THE arrival of I'M PASQUALE, HE'S WALSH, the most delirious coupling in TV history.
LIKE CAIN and Able, Aaron Spelling and Glen Larson engaged in a battle royal throughout the 80s as to who could rustle...
RICKETY OLD 1950s Western gets revived for no reason
JEREMY ISAACS'S favourite ever Channel 4 programme: fact!
ANOTHER OFFSPRING of ITV's Mystery Movie strand
QUIRKY KID sci-finery
THE SMELL of a Friday night.
LORD FRED HARRIS jumped ship from MAKING THE MOST OF... momentarily to present his own amateur games-writing show
EMERALD ISLE export Bunjy Kennefick (MILO O'SHEA), a man of fast words and even faster living, struggles to crawl out from under...
ADMIRABLE attempt at pre-watershed sitcommery
MORE GRADE expectations.
THORA HIRD and FREDDIE FRINTON remind JOHN LENNON when it's time for tea.
ANOTHER SUMMER filler between the delirious dentures of TISWAS.
GRAPHITE GRADUATE FROM the unlikely environs of BILL ODDIE's SATURDAY BANANA
"MTV COPS" was the diktat issued by network bosses
SIX SERVINGS of ALAN PLATER.
THE EQUALIZER meets FRASIER.
ORPHANED TYKE Lucas Bell (posh, of course) is watched over by bombastic guardian Sir Randolph Oakapple.
SUPERHERO SPOOFATHON from the makers of DEPUTY DAWG.
BEFORE THEY discovered they could buy in decent comedy from abroad, ver Four made do with homegrown efforts like this
MEANDERING MONOCHROME rodent roustabout gets updated 30 years later courtesy of RALPH "HEAVY TRAFFIC" BAKSHI
ONE-HIT WONDER Freddie Mercury rip-off merchant who Steve Wright played to death in early 2007.
PROFESSIONAL NORTHERNERN wielding guitar, mouthorgan and dreaded squeezebox
WE'LL PASS on both, if you don't mind.
"PLEASE, LET us have no racialism!"
GEORGE COLE aka Arthur Daley (sheepskin coat, cigar, hat, jewellery, 'er indoors, "nice little earner", "world is your lobster, my son") and...
CONTEMPORARY CHART action (Kajagoogoo, Belle Stars, Cyndi Lauper) gets radical re-interpretation by under-tens
SHHHHH! THERE'S an unmarried mother on the telly!
SPRIGHTLY SPINSTER gets invited to a weekend in the country
THIS BILLING, should you choose to accept it, contains gags only marginally less predictable than the entire sum of this well-worn, endlessly...
FEEBLE HACKERY for JOHN THAW as eponymous investigative journo, filmed immediately after end of THE SWEENEY but stuck on shelf for years...
A multi-racial melting pot, if you will, wherein CHRISTOPHER BLAKE and MURIEL ODUNTON moved in with each other to collective muttering and...
POOR MAN'S PATRICK MOORE and mutton-chopped self-styled potting shed eccentric ROBERT SYMES
LAMENTABLE LOONCOM starring the eternally underwhelming ENN REITEL
STRIKINGLY BAFFLING East European export about a cartoon gibberish-spouting mole and his woodland friends, underthreat from city developers.
ANOTHER EUSTON Road kidcom try-out which ended up going to the distance.
NOT A programme as such, not even something meant to be watched by the likes of a skiving/off sick/study period/can't-be-arsed you and...
A POST-MAGPIE TONY BASTABLE hitched up with JOAN SHENTON to front this "prices"-obsessed, stagflation-busting daytime personal financathon
PETER, DAVY, PETER, MICKY, PETER, MIKE, DAVY and PETER
"IN THE days before Monkey, primal chaos reigned..." You said it.
DAILY MAIL-BOTHERING armchair general-alarming Beeb-bashing yarn
IF WOODSTOCK was a defining moment of the 60s, Montreux had a similar impact on the 80s, but for entirely different reasons.
LOAD-BEARING LEVIATHAN of British comedy
BERGMAN-ESQUE SCANDINAVIAN doommongery...for kids!
MEANDERING MOPERY serving up your usual BBC 70s kids drama courses of period costumers, suggestions of ghosts, evil relations, mystical artefacts and...