"THEY SURELY DO!"
SLAPSTICK STETHOSCOPE SAGA
DOUGLAS ADAMS-PENNED Dutch cartoon of Doolittlesque Snuggles MD
"NO NO, that's not his name, it's just the name of the programme." Bollocks to that.
WILLY FOG might have been testing the limits of literary credibility somewhat
PAUL COIA hosted this lunchtime quiz effort based on pointlessly elaborate mid-80s Beeb project to celebrate the 900th anniversary of The Domesday...
UNASHAMEDLY TACKY science-is-fun endeavour
ONE-OFF TRY-OUT kids comedy affair with ELAINE STRITCH and others doing WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?-style suggestions-from-the-audience improv.
Gurning, Roland Rat-voiced ON THE BUSES Blakey (STEPHEN LEWIS) goes off the buses to start new life in Costa Del Sol devoting...
TUESDAY NIGHT 8pm sitcommery from otherwise sublime pen of ESMONDE and LARBEY, here way below par.
COMFORTABLE-AS-SLIPPERS UBER-SWISH (summed up by classy brass-led theme) sitcom
THE SILVER-HAIRED MIC-WIELDER was king of the ITV nighttime schedules even before they went 24-hour.
FLIMSY FAMOUS FIVERY on a London bus
"GOOD EVENING folks!"
CORNBALL COMEDY detective dallyings with a wacky assortment of teenage horror characters, eg teen vampire, teen werewolf, teen mummy (how that worked...
POSH KID alert!
Ultra right-on com from Jeremy Isaacs-patrolled C4 (i.e. not funny)
CARTOON CONFUSION about a wizard in charge of titular rock which controls children's dreams.
1950S-SET PUBLIC school nostalgiathon
SPRAWLING EDWARDIAN household powerplay
"JUST SOME GOOD OL' BOYS."
POST-BLUE PETER green chequered trouser era PETER DUNCAN daredevil portfolio
CONVOLUTED CRAPOLA cartoonery
PROTO-ON THE BUSES rubbish (literally) comedy
"OOH AMY!" "Oh David!"
SOUTHFORK MAY have been Wogan's favourite Wednesday night residence, but this was his Friday evening fancy and no mistake.
BLUSTERING PERIOD ROMP based on school library staple.
Typically woeful attempt at pop-fest by junior C4
Nuclear wasteathon with BOB PECK
Future telly drama overlord ANDREW DAVIES was responsible for unleashing The Worst Girl in the World on an unsuspecting public.
BROWBEATINGLY PLAY-IT-SAFE dramatisation done on crappy videotape of hush-hush liaison between King Edward VIII (EDWARD FOX) and - oh no! - divorced...
ANOTHER OF those nothing-ventured, nothing-won Sunday morning fillers.
NOT THE same Eddie as him above; rather his dad, and Queen Victoria's replacement.
POST-AUF WIEDERSEHEN, PET angling antics of a Friday night.
SEMINAL SHORT horror film of indeterminate Spanish origin.
BY THIS POINT THE home computer boom of ver 80s was collapsing fast.
NORTHERN IRELAND. No dialogue. Someone gets shot. Then someone else.
ON-THE-CHEAP JACKANORY-MEETS-PLAY AWAY effort.
GLENDA JACKSON shaves her head, wears a beak and paints her face white in order to rule England for 60 years.
TWO PARAMEDICS in LA County go around clearing up other people's mess and, indeed, other people.
BEDPAN-WIELDING BEDROCK of early ITV schedules.
ON THE ROPES and on the way out vehicle for the Dickster
BANISH FROM YOUR MIND the current sex-in-the-shit-sheds kaboodle.
RAMBLING AND RUMBUSTIOUS DALLAS parody set in the boardroom of a large industrial company run by John Steed.
ARCHETYPAL GROUNDBREAKING-THEN, what's-all-the-fuss-about-now affair.
SADLY, THIS is what the majority of people remember Rod Hull for.
Take Rod Hull, a fake plastic arm, a bit of Goodies slapstick here, a bit of Python media parody there, and a...
ANOTHER SUNDAY morning "improving" children's show from the Beeb
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