BEHEMOTH EXPORT from Stateside cataloguing antics of one Amos Burke
AS PART OF THE "hip", "trendy" new ITV overnight schedules, on came a programme which featured STAN BOARDMAN, DUNCAN NORVELLE and BERNARD...
DOUBLE POST-PLAYBOARD entry for the eternally amusingly-monikered CHRISTOPHER LILLICRAP
The phrase “bittersweet comedy” used to turn up in listings mags and continuity announcements with alarming regularity, usually accompanied by a presidential...
ULTRA CHEAPO lunchtime fare from the same stable as OSCAR THE RABBIT
UBER-OBSCURE ONE week only revival of the old Zokko/Outer Space-type links summer Saturday morning strand
STANDARD ISSUE fresh faced, well-scrubbed and posh sounding family is "torn apart" by the English Civil War.
THROUGH-THE-MOTIONS SPIN-OFF from THE GENTLE TOUCH.
EARLY RUN-OUT for renaissance man and "handsome chap" JOHNNY BALL.
The handiwork of the seemingly ageless (and charisma-less) NIGEL REES.
MAYBE it’s the water? Maybe it’s the air? Maybe it’s the sunshine that gets in your hair? Maybe it’s the ladies and...
ANGLO/ANTIPODEAN CO-PRODUCTION, trotted out in that tantalising post-9pm-news not-too-adult-but-worth-staying-up-for-all-the-same slot.
"AH, WOULD THAT IT WERE."
ONE OF those American imports that lit up the dark recesses of late night ITV
EDWARD WOODWARD plays hard-as-fuck secret service "loose cannon" moping and snarling his way through Cold War Britain
MIDDLING-TO-MYOPIC CARTOON of curious origin
UNINTENTIONALLY HILARIOUS DOCUMENTARY about crappy singer CK and his just as crap travelling roadshow
MOUTH-LESS STOP-MOTION surbitons later burned by creator Gordon Murray in fit of pique.
LONG-FORGOTTEN ROWAN Atkinson blueprint for the bonechilling Mr Bean
WILLIAM CONRAD PUFFED and chafed as the huge great big massive fat bastard private eye Frank Cannon, sweating it out and miraculously...
"TO BE HONEST," they would proclaim, "the fuss that is sometimes made when we're playing the theatres scares me. It's like The...
"IF HE DOESN'T BREAK EVEN, he breaks his phone."
OBSCURE-AS-EVER EDUCATIONAL shenanegains with cutout animation
OFF THE BACK OF two nationwide stocking filler longplayers, Henry VIII, Inspector Clouseau and Margo Leadbetter recite comic songs about sentient animals...
WRETCHED CRYOGENICALLY-FROZEN four-foot furball
EARLY ENTRY in the endless foreign import animation stable
BRACING BRINY cut-out chicanery
LATE PERIOD Andersoniana
NOT MUCH cop in itself, but included here due to its possibly unique format.
BUMPTIOUS BELGIUM PRODUCTION
UBIQUITOUS SCHOOL reading homework
GANGLING BRUMMIE rhyming raconteur
BOG STANDARD cartoon compilation hosted by TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR of GOODIES/GIDEON fame.
"CASEY JONES, steamin' an' a rollin'."
YOU'VE NO idea how glad we are that our Creamy timespan coincides with D*****'s lowest creative and commercial ebb.
LIKE A PETULANT BOOMERANG this keeps coming back
PAUL COIA RAMMED THIS briefly semi-popular BBC Scotland 5pm answer to Countdown amidships with the catchy catchphrase "Cryptic clue coming up. Letter......
UMBRELLA TITLE for several H-B cartoons
HAIRY TINKER who can't speak but who's really an 11th Century magician (and who's really GEOFFREY BAYLDON) tries to escape from some...
YET ANOTHER pot pourri effort from Messrs William and Joe
ELONGATION OF MAGPIE via original shortlived spin-off called Ace Reports
YAWNSOME MID-AFTERNOON serial about some 1930s toffs in a country house.
TAKE A WORD. Change a letter. Er, do it again.
RUBBISH MIDWEEK sitcom fodder
"HELLO, IT'S ANNEKA FROM THE CHALLENGE PROGRAMME!"
TEXTBOOK RELIC that someone hung around for decades
THREE BORING FOLK crash land in the Himalayas and, naturally, inherit secret powers.
TEXTBOOK EARLY CHANNEL 4 attempt at homegrown "alternative" "comedy".
SUPREMELY PREPOSTEROUS supernatural kids twaddle