LONG-SERVING domesticated whimsy cavalcade and major player in ITV's 1970s children's lunchtime slot shake-up from Granada.
A SUPERLATIVE anthology of hour-long suspenseful playlets about well-tailored middle class types methodically doing each other in, THRILLER was a textbook example...
OH LOOK, Compo tries to catch a glimpse of Nora Batty's night attire and then ends up in a bath on wheels...
A COUPLE of billion years squashed into 13 episodes and a cross-hatched jacket with leather elbow patches.
TIGHT-ARSED STUTTERING grocercom
PE COMPETITION overseen by stern-but-fair RON PICKERING and the noisiest thing ever on children's television.
NEITHER AGE nor any number of middling Martin Clunes-based rehashes shall wither the legend of Robin Tripp
AS NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS had it: "Bleeding bloody ESTHER bleeding bloody effing bloody RANTZEN bloody woman."
CREAKY BUT fondly remembered ITV kids sci-fi staple
BEN BENISON, the mime artist who was succeeded in VISION ON by SYLVESTER McCOY, clears his throat by way of 13 quarter-hour...
SO-SO SAGA of permanently ailing, low budget third moon settlement with a pan-European crew
BRINY QUASI-SOAP set aboard pretend HMS Hero
ALLISON FISKE divorces hapless MARTIN SHAW.
UNDERGROUND, OVERGROUND... and oversold during the seventies, if you ask us.
CHRISTMAS TELLY staple for the entire late seventies
DEFINITIVE GLAM movie, miles better than Slade In Flame AND Stardust.
SHODDINESS INCARNATE made bearable by the gantry of gripe that was the "celebrity panel"
YET MORE animated jollies from the fastest working felt-tips in Hollywood
GLORIOUS TECHNICOLOUR rematch for heroes of scratchy 60s forerunner
REDOUBTABLE KIDS sitcom from the keep-smiling-through school of jokery.
DAVID CARRADINE, short of tongue and long of mumbling, loafs around 19th Century America partaking of much wandering and standing still while...
DECENT ENOUGH diminutive dosage courtesy
MORE SELF-INDULGENT than LYNN MARSHALL on the subject of "Hatha" yoga.
TOMMY STEELE theme song heralded less-than-welcome appearance of Carpenters-style singing/acoustic guitar duo.
ANTHROPOMORPHIC PAPER puppetry.
DISABLED WOMAN falls victim to a new automated, computer-controlled house, which seems strangely sinister, and...yeah, you guessed it.