THUNDEROUSLY PO-FACED pickle penned by CARLA LANE with FELICITY KENDAL "struggling" as a single woman trying to fight "the system" i.e. men.
DUSTILY-REMEMBERED STAPLE of Granada's school holiday morning schedules, featuring PAUL CRONIN as Aussie motorbike cop Gary Hogan, spun-off from MATLOCK POLICE.
OH LOOK, there's a retarded man hanging over a cliff.
POST-PUNK MUSIC and "issues" show which roamed the provinces each week for mohicaned discussion and the new one from Magazine.
ISLA ST CLAIR buggers off to some rural part of Scotland or something, sings some folk songs, and "investigates" the stories behind...
INSUFFERABLE REPLACEMENT for the inoffensively irreplaceable A HANDFUL OF SONGS in ITV's lunchtime kiddies' slot.
PARISHONAL POW-WOW showcasing abnormally packed congregations doled up to the nines singing in an exaggerated fashion.
AFTERNOON STRIPPED Aussie cut-price DYNASTY tomfoolery from the melodrama meister Reg Grundy.
VARIOUSLY MONIKERED capers of orange, verbally-challenged, water pistol-toting magic bear-cum-hand puppet possessed by extreme powers of endurance.
YET ANOTHER of those preachy ON THE MOVE-style BBC educational initiatives, aimed at teaching the unwashed masses about road safety.
PERENIALLY KNOCKED yet persistently nifty sitcom warhorse blessed with one of the greatest TV themes ever
UNNECESSARY ENCORE for the old-as-hills brass-band-as-sitcom number
OH DEAR LORD.
JAUNDICED JUGGERNAUT of "It's The Arts" franchise-fulfilling, regulator-appeasing slurry
NORTHERNER FORCED by circumstance moves to the South of England looking for work.
SEMI-ANIMATED MASKED geezer with invisible powers and special belt fights interplanetary crime with Jayce and Jan and Blip the monkey.
JAPANESE-DUBBED-TO-ENGLISH CAPERY about a 50 foot tall robot named Goldar
WHEN PEOPLE start talking about "that FIREBALL XL5 show - the one with the parrot" it's this lesser-known effort they mean.
STIFFLY-ANIMATED ADVENTURES of three superheroes who live in a volcano
GERRY ANDERSON thinks he can better STAR TREK
TOUGH-NOSED, HARD-PERMED, tight-trousered cop shop series which graduated from studio-bound videotaped vaudeville to all-on-film out-and-out shouting.
THREE TEENAGE kids (a shiny new sixpence to whoever can remember their no doubt way-out names) have rattling adventures in the eponymous...
THE ORIGINAL cartoon of the "webbed wonder" of comic fame
LIVE-ACTION SPIDEYFEST that's the best for our money simply because, being live-action, it looks completely ridiculous.
SPOOKEEE SPIN-OFF of Jackanory, as the likes of MARTIN "RINGS" JARVIS tell mildly hair-raising tales in pre-NATIONWIDE slot.
FOREVER ERRONEOUSLY referred to with a superfluous "S" at the end of the programme's title
TATTY MAGAZINE programme for kids in the quarter-to-five slot.
BENT COPPERCOM which lingered for a while at the turn of the decade in spite of iffy plots, endless strikes and equally...
GNOMIC CELTIC ANCHORMAN BOB SYMONDS was your genial host for this Monday night third-rate sportsfest.
ODD CARTOON kid of vaguely Hispanic origin battles evil green Queen Vandar and snivelling gnome-like henchman who want to "destroy all sport"...
INCREDIBLY POPULAR at the time, virtually forgotten now.
LAME RIP-OFF of A Question Of Sport (no, it's different, it's got three teams, see?) hosted by NICK OWEN
ALL UNDER the banner of the "weekly review of sport", these "sturdy" vehicles rounded up the action for the football-deprived midweek pundit.
SECOND WORLD war adventures of a bunch of characters played by actors who seemed to star in every other Australian film and...
ODDLY-THEMED ESPIONAGE quiz show for two teams of kids.
SPURIOUS SITCOM hastened out in the 4.45pm slot
JOE BROWN, sans Bruvvers, mugged his way through this outsize snakes and ladders game.
OFFICE POLITICKING over-easy.
LATE-NIGHT satire and politicised comment monologuery which, by our reckoning, marked the last knockings of old school 'but seriously now, unemployment eh?'...
ONE-OFF SCI-FI kids sitcom by GRAY "WICKED WILLIE BOOKS" JOLLIFFE about a bunch of alien robots
US FILM magazine, a sort of yank CLAPPERBOARD
IN TRUTH the only thing worth saluting about this jumped-up jumpsuitery were the commendably non-unrealistic visual effects and models of Sir MAT...
THUNDERBIRDS ANTIDOTE of uncertain Euro-Japanese origin
CUNNINGLY SEARCHING for a rival to IT'S A KNOCKOUT during that strange period when Stuart Hall held dominion over the continent, Thames...
ROLE-REVERSAL SPACE drama set on a planet where the women were in charge a la The Worm That Turned
This nosey parker super-computer inquisition managed to attract the big stars du jour such as Kenny Everett, Stephen Fry, Wendy James and...
KIDS CHARADES programme presented by the mighty BERNARD CRIBBINS.
RETARDED FUTURE British community indulges in an annual gathering where the village folk swear and throw vegetables at each other.
KEIR "2001" DULLEA starred in this bonkers effort about a space ark
ONE-OFF DOCUMENTARY about pub entertainers for A-R the previous year gave way to this pub entertainment miscellany