Lamentable look-how-much-fun-we're-having wankery
DR WHO does sitcom!
EVER-RELIABLE EARLY evening winter warmer
WUSSES IN leotards leap about on frozen water in name of family entertainment
THE ONE stain on Brucie's CV.
AH YES, the old "hard-bitten cop teams up with experimental robot" schtick.
TEN-MINUTE MID-AFTERNOON morsel.
JIM "CAMERON" DAVIDSON is still Jim London
YET ANOTHER pre-decimal diversion and faithful big screen supporting flick.
GOLD STANDARD mid-evening goofery with none-more-80s "sit" involving a grumpy JOHN THAW having to put up with layabout son REECE DINSDALE
BARGAIN BIN trio of plays shot on cheapola video equipment and themed on the same.
ANTIPODEAN SLEUTHING that basically pioneered the entire Aussie film and TV industry.
WHO IS THIS SUPER HERO?
AN ETERNALLY EVER-NAFF home counties C&W craze ran amok in the early 80s
DRIVELLY SCOTTISH funsters MIKE HOPE and ALBIE KEEN
BARRY JACKSON doled out pathos and bathos
Kids drama involving a posh girl in a large mansion where shenanigans are going down.
MORE FOAL PLAY, this time by way of a kids equinestravaganza
"PAPER! NEWS, NEWS! Paper! News, News!"
"ALL STYLES of music" allegedly catered for in this dance-arse variety bumstead
STAGE ONE of the long and winding Tarrant.
GRAVY-LUMPENING SUNDAY lunchtime fare
TOO OFTEN are the ITV stations tarred with the 'eyes and teeth' brush of tawdry showbiz. Here was one independent afternoon banker...
TISWASIANS JOHN GORMAN and CLIVE WEBB, plus ex-WHO DARES WINS JULIA HILLS, oversaw this typically gunge-graced gagathon, capped with a theme tune,...
A Yorkshire schools' morning stalwart.
OMNIPOTENT CHILDREN'S odds-and-sods odyssey
SHOP-WINDOW-ABUSING FUNSTER HARRY WORTH didn't last long in this sitcom
SWAGGERING BRINY proto-soap
JACK WILD is Jimmy, owner of golden talking flute named Freddie much sought after by freaky gorgon Witchiepoo BILLIE HAYES.
CAMP CUISINE on a Grayson scale courtesy of titular Australian twosome riding the back (steady now) of late-80s NEIGHBOURS UK popularity.
YET ANOTHER Grundy production.
Yes, it's the bog standard (the operative word there being "yes") Tough Dirty Harry Cop Partners Female Cop routine.
MORE ANTIPODEAN antics, this time by way of their answer to James Bond.
An animated detective pooch with a bashed hat and a knackered hunting horn.
MOANING YORKSHIRE clan the Brandons.
TWO MIDDLE-AGED middle class middle Englanders...with mirth in mind!
Premium pulling-out-the-stops affair courtesy of a benevolent Beeb looking for something to celebrate 40 years of telly.
ONE JOKE officecom.
LIFE SWAP endeavour for kids.
FROM THE BOTTOM of Will and Joe's filing cabinet came this offering.
HEADLINE VEHICLE for ubiquitous have-a-go merchants CHRIS SERLE and PAUL HEINEY moonlighting from THAT'S LIFE.
"THEY SAY: 'Do you realise you're eating something dead there?' Well yes, I do, and as a matter of fact, I'm enjoying...
THORA HIRD, as usual playing herself, is an undertaker in a bluff, gruff, "take me as you find me" Lancashire funeral firm...
ULTRA-OBSCURE PLACEMENT for post-BLUE PETER JUDD
DECENT ENOUGH diminutive dosage courtesy
FLEDGLING EFFORT from the boys at Euston Road
DR 'DAVID' BANNER, nebulously defined "strength" research, gamma rays, green skin, ripped shirts, slow-motion violence, back to normal, new shirt from nowhere,...
RAGGED SITCOM - literally - with ROY KINNEAR and BRIAN MURPHY dressing down for the occasion as street entertainer escapologist and assistant.
ROBERT HARDY unsheathed his best eccentric credentials for this bonkers Hammer-esque Victorian yarn.