SUBLIME SUNDAY AFTERNOON comedy from Andrew Marshall and David Renwick
WEIRD ONE-OFF for kids which waxed lyrical about the bygone age of the seaside pier.
DOCUDRAMA-ANTHOLOGY OF employment (and lack of) in Irvine New Town.
IN NO WAY RELATED to the above, this way lies - yikes - satire, courtesy of (already) creaky moniker-sharing threesome JOHNS WELLS,...
KENNETH MORE is ageing harassed scriptwriter living in alternative England 30 years after successful Nazi conquest.
THICKIE SUB-SHERIFF off of THE DUKES OF HAZARD moves to LA and teams up with obligatory I-Spy style black partner.
CONVICTED FELON JONATHAN KING spends three years on an extended jolly arseing around the States.
POST-Bernie Goetz Take-The-Power-Back Have A Go Hero fol-de-rol starring Edward Woodward as titular score-settler Robert McCall, a former Special Ops type atoning...
WE-WERE-THERE-FIRST STATES-SIDE sitcommery
MAVERICK IMPRESARIO KEN CAMPBELL's foray into educational TV produced this oddity.
EARLY ENTRY in the 1970s Children's Telly Fantasy Catalogue.
"EUREKA - OR, I HAVE FOUND IT!" trilled Beadlebum in the first episode.
"WE'RE RESPECTABLE PEOPLE, not the London School of Economics!"
THE SECOND, and undoubtedly the greatest, instalment of PAUL DANIELS's great Beeb game show trilogy (alongside ODD ONE OUT and WIPEOUT), this...
BEARDED BUMPKIN MICHAEL ROSEN leads kids in song, poem, story, poem and music ministravaganza with an "all nationalities/races etc. inclusive" spin.
POOOOOOWWWEEEEEEE! MINIMALIST single rising tone theme heralded start of this minimalist hands-only-visible chemistry show.
JUST HOW DID all those tribes of native American Indians live so peacefully alongside the bluff lovable old coves of the 19th...
"FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION Coaching, Tactics and Skills" is what it stood for.
THE PREMISE: in 2074, we're all going to be idle proles.
REDOUBTABLE CROTCHET'N'QUAVER quizzery.
A GRUMPY JOHN FREEMAN (never seen) pelts doomed celebrities (in selfless close-up) with prurient questions about whether they cried as a child...
PROFESSIONAL RED and sirer of luvvies LYNN REDGRAVE took centrestage in this Guardian-derived sitcom
GEOFFREY PALMER more or less exported Jimmy off of FALL AND RISE OF REGINALD PERRIN into Harry Truscott
VARIATION ON textbook "anthology" format
PREPOSTEROUS VINEYARD vagaries courtesy of shameless DALLAS rip off relocated to Napa, er, Tuscany Valley.
HE WAS, as he kept telling us, the unknown stuntman
FOLLOWING ALAN PARKER'S shouty 1980 big screen sweatband-and-leggings bonanza, here came more high-kicking high-falutin' histrionics from life at New York's School For...
BASICALLY THE latest new NEW FACES since the last one, with ex-GIDEON TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR and ex-celebrity STAN "JEEEEMANS!" BOARDMAN introducing shit stand-ups...
YEAH YEAH, "turkey" and all that, but there was much more to it than that.
DOCU-SOAP BEFORE they'd been invented, and indeed, the best one ever made.
MUCH-TRUMPETED “prestige” adaptation of the venerable Blytonian underage derring-do saga
GURNEY SLADE-ESQUE gumption from pen of Sid Green, with DAVE KING and JOE MARCELL as the eponymous vagrants living mostly inside their...
"HE'S NOT your average teenage kid - unless you call a kid who turns into a wacky werewolf average!"
BIZARRO BERMUDA Triangle adventures with a shipwrecked crew in the aforementioned polygon
THIS, ON the other hand, was an animated knock-off of the Racquel Welch-baiting original film
Fantasies included "having lunch with Charlie's Angels". Show included first comedy Sikh.
NOT TO BE confused with the indoors-outdoors KITCHEN GARDEN.
AVERAGE AMBASSADORCOM with ANGELA "MR TYLER!" THORNE as the eponymous Foreign Office consul
"WATCH ME on the video," went the wholly unrelated theme: not the best warning of what was to come
TOM VERNON was the rotund, bearded gastronaut
MIDDLE CLASS MITHERING from put-upon pater PATRICK CARGILL
LITTLE-KNOWN TRY-OUT for ANDREW "MEET THE MAGOONS" SACHS.
"WHERE DO BIRDS GO TO DIE?" "Was ration Britain a better Britain?"
FORTIES CRIME capers, kind of spun off from the The Sting, with Harold Gould (white-haired chap from the film) as a reformed...
DREARY STUDIO-BOUND ancient Mexico-based romp through curses, secret passages and much shaking of sticks at angry Gods.
NEAR-PROTOTYPE FOR the soon-to-follow HOWARD'S WAY
ALL YOUR PLEASE, SIR! favourites brought back for your viewing pleasure via inconsequential, delinquent ex-pupil spin-off.
FIVE MINUTE cartoon fillers featuring recidivist wooden fish swimming in a river with swishy cellophane plants.
WILLIAM G STEWART moved seamlessly from ITV sitcom producer and PRICE IS RIGHT pink tracksuit-wearing warm-up ubergrupenfuehrer to high spec quizmaster on...