NO CHEAP innuendo suggested by that title, no way.
NONE MORE 80s puppet sitcom with eponymous "Alien Life Form"
SWEDISH ADVENTURES of a bald cartoon boy and his bald cartoon dad.
GRAB BAG alterno revue, late in slot and long of trouser.
A TWO-PRONGED, double-content pre-GRANDSTAND bonanza from P. Daniels' late "magic consultant".
BBC2 SLIPPED off its tight waistcoat and cummerbund with this endless Butch and Sundance-style banditathon
LATE ERA Cosgrove-Hall spectacular
The Wednesday Play wasn’t afraid to approach the same source material from different directions, as here, with Dennis Potter’s exploration of the...
BOUGHT AS a job lot by cash-strapped infant Channel 4 and flung out after COUNTDOWN.
By Alan Clews. 1940: The lives of UK-dwelling Italians and Germans are disrupted when Italy joins the war and ‘unfriendly’ immigrants are...
WEIRD DRAMA about a teenage girl who goes to stay with her dad and stepfamily for the summer.
Maureen Lipman is back.
WORD GAME (as they so often were) favoured mainly by senior citizens (both watching at home and playing in the studio).
Driving-through-the-Dales-in-a-lovely-old-car with Hardy and Timothy sharing a joke.
VAPOURS-IN-THE-VESTRY PALAVER fronted by DEREK NIMMO, here beginning long service as TV's resident clerical buffoon.
Bill Fraser Labours a point.
The instant Nimmo had hung up his cowl, it was only gone and swiped by RICHARD BRIERS doing a spot of moonlighting...
NETWORKED SEPIA-DRENCHED homily to Better Times.
SEASIDE-BASED KIDS' drama, easily a step up from the salty SEAVIEW, revolving around a rather attractive young girl's attempts to pep up...
YOU NEEDN'T have bothered.
FOR NINE CHRISTMASES between 1974 and 1982, the All-Star spin-off from THE RECORD BREAKERS was the glittering festive showpiece of the BBC Children’s...
WELCOME TO MICHAEL PARKINSON: The Wilderness Years.
Civil servant Ian Carmichael returns home after a long period working abroad, to visit his old school’s sports day, and old school...
RALPH MCTELL was aided by various female second fiddles in this letter-by-letter song and illustrated storyathon with Holly the Hedgehog.
ONE-OFF PRETEND conspiracy documentary about the supposed disappearance of super-intelligent citizens.
Your familiar "home study kit" suggestion box for making the most of the wildlife "in your own backyard".
THEY REALLY needn't have bothered.
By Leslie Stewart. The tribulations of the titular working men’s club cabaret singer, who finds she has to support her entire family...
OLD HAT blue and red swingy leotard bloke
WEIRDO SPECCOID Canadian mind reader who turned up for about ten minutes with confusing and unimpressive mind trickery.
LITTLE-KNOWN SEMI-EDUCATIONAL morning cartoon filler which began with the moustachioed titular prof in his lab introducing a wacky, sub-Wilf Lunn invention to...
"HELLO, I'M CASEY KASEM," beamed the garishly-sweatered host at the start of this imported Billboard countdown-cum-cheap syndicated overnight time filler, standing behind...
Maverick writer David Mercer’s first play for the strand departs from much of his previous work, and in the process goes further...
NUTS AND BOLTS RE-HEATING of NOT IN FRONT OF THE CHILDREN
OUR FIRST SIGHTING in this A-Z of the sainted STILGOE.
Tom Bell plays a charismatic stranger who arrives at the door of a bored housewife trapped in a dreary marriage claiming to...
BOLD TWILIGHT TIME escapades for Fen-dwelling insomniacs.
Half-hearted HEADS AND TAILS wannabe plus dreary animation.
BRITISH VERSION of the BANANA SPLITS, where none was really needed.
MILD-MANNERED MENAGERIE of human foes masquerading as zany zoo awareness initiative that went the way of, well, zoos.
Soft-spoken grey haired bloke proceeds to show us exactly how to draw bird/fish encounter.
ABOVE AVERAGE ISLE of Wight euromance
Bowing to popular demand, Alan Gibson resurrected his time-travelling milksop for a second adventure, which was shown a week after a repeat...
DRAMATISED VERSION of THE GOOD LIFE with home computers.
A DEVOUTLY devolved kids' talent contest.
AUSTRALIAN EPIC re-telling sterling Oz exploits in World War One.
NIGHTMARE-INDUCING PRODUCTION, shown to kids in school assemblies to learn them of the dangers of arseing about with dangerous farming equipment.
John Finch’s adaptation of Huxley’s post-nuclear story of an impoverished, devil-worshipping land.
ONE OF THE BEEB'S many 1970s Mediterranean thrillers bundled out during winter to cheer people up and which made no sense whatsoever...