BILL MAYNARD was your hapless odd-job man
13 EPISODES of sepia soft toy sophistry
SIMPERING SITCOMMERY involving a single studio set standing in for the entire British World War Two Indian subcontinent campaign and two million...
RUMBUSTIOUS ROARATHON from pretend working man's establishment somewhere in the north of England
DOCU-SOAP BEFORE they'd been invented, and indeed, the best one ever made.
THRICE-ADAPTED SCHOOL library legend and lunchtime "reading club" fave.
"THIS IS WHAT THEY WANT!"
FORGOTTEN LINE on the scrappy first page of DAVID JASON's CV.
SHABBY SITCOM made during the Three Day Week, and it showed.
ANOTHER EUSTON Road kidcom try-out which ended up going to the distance.
QUIRKY KID sci-finery
A FAMILY of crooks - with mirth in mind!
ALL IS not going well at Wolverhampton electrical appliance factory Cockers Components Limited (spot the 1970s standard sitcom moniker-age).
ANOTHER KIDS' comedy putative pilot from Thames, another crasher.
VOLKSWAGEN "WITH a mind of its own" (hmmm, sounds familiar...) and a gang of motorbikes have various minimalist highway adventures.
THAT PERENNIAL children's comedy staple
EPONYMOUS CANINE is Patty, a spaniel (or maybe a bloodhound) whose dreams always come true and the bunch of children who own...
Gurning, Roland Rat-voiced ON THE BUSES Blakey (STEPHEN LEWIS) goes off the buses to start new life in Costa Del Sol devoting...
BRAZENLY BONKERS kids comedy from the loony pen of DENISE "DO NOT ADJUST" COFFEY
ONE-OFF TRY-OUT kids comedy affair with ELAINE STRITCH and others doing WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?-style suggestions-from-the-audience improv.
UNASHAMEDLY TACKY science-is-fun endeavour
SHE'S BACK! Execrable sitcommage with HYLDA BAKER
SKITS AND spoofery adapted from STEPHEN POTTER's 1950s titular "guides" to modern living
WEEKDAY AFTERNOON siestathon hosted by LORD BOB MONKHOUSE
IN NO WAY RELATED to the above, this way lies - yikes - satire, courtesy of (already) creaky moniker-sharing threesome JOHNS WELLS,...
NONSENSE MONSTER mithering.
ROLLOCKING RESISTANCE capery wherein four French veterans reunite 30 years on to sweep the Riviera streets clean of loitering Nazi war criminality.
THRILLING STUFF from the Hanna-Barbera stable, in the GODZILLA vein.
SHORT-LIVED BLUE PETER spin-off
A SORT OF Flipper with actual flippers.
STILL RETAINS a sizeable cult following to this day.
KEITH CHATFIELD'S JACKANORIED tales of the escapades of children Sally and Andrew Martin and a magical, talking panda
ROTTEN SPIN on the above, as a forest ranger (now there's a readymade hero figure for you) and his boring family somehow...
THIS IS the entry for the long-running American sitcom HAPPY DAYS (CUE DEAFENING AUDIENCE APPLAUSE AND WHOOPING WHICH GOES ON FOR FIVE...
DOLEFUL LOOK-AT-THIS "local people with a story to tell" effort showcasing regionalia in as lumpen a manner possible