SCOTTISH COMEDY export leavened with two southerners when transferring from radio to TV.
Blatant porn dressed up as mystical quackery.
BLESSED WITH THE MOST exciting opening title sequence in history, with flashing lights, blaring music and over a minute of non-stop applause,...
WISELY BINNING off any lingering trace of CARLA "COW GRIEF" LANE, here was WENDY "RIA" CRAIG devoting herself to the titular vocation...
FORMED IN 1936 as a propaganda maker, the NFBC has carried on providing state-subsidised films in Canada (both short and feature length)...
"I DUNNO what a folly is. Bob, do you know what a folly is?"
SCHOOLS' GEOGRAPHY show.
GRANADA'S BIGGEST-SELLING situation comedy.
EVERYBODY NEEDS good ones.
HYSTERICAL HARBINGER of that STREET-PORTER-led microphenomenon that was "yoof TV".
UP IN the first 11 of ITV's all-time ITV-esque sitcoms.
DEFINITIVE GLAM movie, miles better than Slade In Flame AND Stardust.
ASIDE FROM that misleading moniker (in what ways were they New?), this was faultless frippery for long summer holidays off school.
"OOH, IT'S nothing like Amis", quoth purists
YOU DON'T mess with a hit, runs the old showbiz lore.
SHODDINESS INCARNATE made bearable by the gantry of gripe that was the "celebrity panel"
SATURDAY TEATIME American bollocks
GROTESQUE GALUMPHING cartoonery
RIK "I WAS PAUL SQUIRES!" MAYALL ruled the late-Sunday, pre-Bragg ITV slot in this harsh, tasteless and often fantastic politicom
ANOTHER PROTO-SOAP venture from a still CORONATION STREET-reeling Beeb.
SUE LAWLEY sits in a 1989 studio "reading" made-up daily news bulletins from 1939 written and recorded in 1989 but produced as...
EARLY COMEDY sketch kaboodle
WEIRD, FRANTIC Welsh sitcom set in a small radio station, taped twice - once in Welsh, once in English.
TYPICALLY 1980s WEEKEND FLAGSHIP overnight showcase
FANTASTIC FIVE-MINUTE SHOW which popped up every now and then to even out schedules.
HEAD-TURNING HORROR-FI drama
NEVER-BEFORE-OR-AGAIN CRAZED combination of ERIC SYKES, JOHNNY SPEIGHT and WILLIAM G. STEWART
ROY KINNEAR does befuddled barber.
SOMEBODY, SOMEWHERE thought that revamping ASK THE FAMILY as a kind of daily morning Confessions vehicle ("so who does the washing-up in...
THE HANDIWORK of "political prisoner" and professional criminal JONATHAN KING
BELOW-PAR BONHOMIE that looked and felt like it should have been on the light channel.
FROM OUT OF JEREMY ISAACS' much-in-evidence arch lever file marked "minorities" sprung this fondly remembered C4 ensemble fixture.
ACE-TITLED SURBUBACOM with RONNIE CORBETT (playing a character called Ronnie) married to ROSEMARY LEACH
LESSER-KNOWN FARE from the dependable ROOBARB stable
TO YOUR average politically disinterested 1970s child, only two social phenomena provided sources of real terror.
"NOBODY" WAS the eponymous spook in this, ITV's proto-RENTAGHOST palaver.
SUNDAY NIGHT sitcomage both featuring and penned by Yank grande dame ELAINE STRITCH
NORDIC SAGA with cutouts and painted backcloths in the style of IVOR THE ENGINE.
FAR-FETCHED, FURTHER-FLUNG one-off snubbed by evil bastard US networks.
Chaotic middle England provincial family has to depend upon solitary bedrock for survival. Could it be the ditzy housewife? Could it be,...
SHE'S BACK! Execrable sitcommage with HYLDA BAKER
Much-loved, much-misquoted and, perhaps most importantly, much-wiped PETER COOK and DUDLEY MOORE comic cornerstone now so entrenched in the constantly repeated, never-bloody-changing...
FROSTIE'S SECOND coming after the Beeb axed TW3.
STEAMROLLER OF a sketch'n'satire brew
POST-APOCALYPTIC SITCOM with JOSIE LAWRENCE
"MEANWHILE, THE Americans seem to be having a slight problem with the Land Rover..."
RUEFULLY RECALLED by many a kid as the first long-term replacement (see just about anything beginning with the word "Saturday" and FUN...