WE'VE BEEN treated to a succession of vehicles for Scouse stand-up and self-styled "Mr Clean" Tom O'Connor down the years.
A MYSTERY entity is on collision course with the Earth.
THANKFULLY FORGOTTEN but still rotten comedy
PAUL DANIELS haunted this grim quiz
SPIFFY, A fastidious cat, shares a flat with Fleabag, a slobby dog.
BILL MAYNARD was your hapless odd-job man
PLANS FOR a new airport in a northern province are opposed by HARRY WORTH and...his brass band.
DRAMATISED DIVERSIONS of the go-ahead blokes on the then new and exciting recession-beating world of North Sea Oil rigs.
PRIDED ITSELF on being the only place on television you'd be likely to see the Sensational Alex Harvey Band, which was probably...
The brilliance of Troy Kennedy Martin's TV drama is known to all, or at least it darn well should be.
CHIEFLY REMEMBERED for having starred LOUISE "DICKIE DAVIES HAIR" JAMESON fresh from DR WHO as leather-clad inarticulate Leela
INSIPID CARDBOARD jungle-set mincing with the rotund campmeister’s rotund campmeister, CHRISTOPHER BIGGINS. The actual content is thankfully lost in the mists of...
SINGLE-HANDEDLY KEPT ITV in business in the early 70s
BOB HOSKINS is an illiterate removals man
TYNE-TEES SATIRISES itself with a kids' series about a regional-as-hell TV station broadcasting from a lighthouse to no-one.
ON THE UP was a pretty typical BBC sitcom, albeit one broadcast at the fag end of the Corporation's love for conventional...
"LARD! LOTS of lovely lard!"
PETER DAVIDSON'S first gig after getting smothered to death by Peri's breastage in DR WHO.
WELL-REMEMBERED if pretentiously-titled Gallic historicals.
ENDLESSLY REPEATED French animation epic purporting to make plain the workings of the human body through cheery-faced cartoonery.
ROB "WHO?" HEYLAND starred as stupidly named "zoo vet" practicing in 1960s backwater of Britain where no-one had seen an elephant before.
THE BRITISH Film Institute's attempt to get a snapshot of What We Watch, and an absolutely stunning one at that.
MIDWEEK MELODRAMA about a whiskery bloke who sets up a company designing Dungeons And Dragons games.
CANINE AND company for the wind-hewn, welly-bound well-to-do.
ESP-BASED SELF-CONTAINED yarns with people travelling back to Krakatoa or the holocaust and forward into the future by means of juddery-camera visions.
WILLY RUSSELL-PENNED did-you-see-that-on-the-telly-last-night? playground-bothering Channel 4 play
SKITS AND spoofery adapted from STEPHEN POTTER's 1950s titular "guides" to modern living
TITANIC NAUTICAL saga which steamed through BBC1 Sunday nights for nigh on a decade.
"BUSH, BUSH, BUSH, BUSH, BUSH, BUSH, BUSH".
Three patients spend four years in hospital even though there's absolutely nothing bloody well wrong with them.
YOU'RE OFF school - again - with an upset tummy.
TIGHT-ARSED STUTTERING grocercom
BASICALLY, THE Open University for anyone not predispoed to a particle accelerator.
HAROLD WILSON'S "University Of The Air"
FANFARE FOR the common man, woman, child, four-piece close-harmony crooners, assorted domestic pets and muscle-bound mincers.
REALLY, REALLY shitcom
ARCH SATIRE on power games in the PR department of a large corporation and one most-literate series ever to grace the screen.
PAPERFOLDY SHOW similar to the later ART OF...
ANOTHER BLOODY sci-fi musical (see FACE LIFT).
KIDS' SPINOFF from CRANE featuring SAM KYDD as the titular blarney-peddling hoodlum-pounding scruff.
CHUNKY CHROMAKEYED puppetry
MORE CHROMAKEYED black velvet marionettage for summer holiday mornings
NOW THIS is what we call obscure.
WELL, WE know THIS one existed
PIDDLING TITFER scripted by the Esmonde-Larbey GOOD LIFE dream team had RICHARD BRIERS and MICHAEL GAMBON
IT WAS the best of times, it was the blurst of times.
SUMMER HOLIDAY fare, c. 10am weekdays.
LUGBURIOUS LUNCHTIME fare for kids fronted by a cartoon seagull, whose chief job was to fill in the wearied viewer on the...
GEORDIE GRIMNESS in the form of a Catherine Cookson adaptation