THROUGH-THE-MOTIONS SPIN-OFF from THE GENTLE TOUCH.
"A GOLDEN EAGLE Production for London Weekend Television" Ah dear.
LIVE FROM the verdant pastures of Shepherd's Bush Green
GOLD STANDARD mid-evening goofery with none-more-80s "sit" involving a grumpy JOHN THAW having to put up with layabout son REECE DINSDALE
WOP! SURREAL, frenetic, semi-improvised short stories for kids told with almost psychopathic conviction by one-time comedian and latterday hectoring soil-botherer TONY ROBINSON.
ASSORTED WRINKLED, weathered and washed-up embodiments of better days get trundled out once a week for seven years in the name of...
IT HAD a fantastic theme tune, if you watched closely sometimes you could see the back of Granada's studios, and DAVID "SCIENCE...
NONSENSE-TALKING GREEN egg-shaped alien visits Earth and Sidney "Skeets" Keats, a generic suburban boy.
SWAGGERING BRINY proto-soap
TEA-AND-SLIPPERS SLEUTHERY, best taken over doilies and Darjeeling, if not Lucozade and egg soldiers.
THAT EXCLAMATION MARK says it all.
Nuclear wasteathon with BOB PECK
GOD AWFUL clergycom
EARDRUM-RATTLING ENSEMBLE of busily-animated animal superheroes
MIDDLING MID-EVENING middlebrow stalwart
SAEED JAFFREY holds court amidst two Indian restaurants at war in Hackney-ish area.
AH, MONDAY NIGHTS IN THE '80S, and NOEL EDMONDS bringing us the very definition of redoubtable family fare with his relaxed and...
ANDREW SACHS contracts a previously unknown fatal illness and dies slowly, while JUDY "GOOD COMPANIONS" CORNWELL looks on. Sitcom.
IN THE Kensington sky.
DAYTIME SOAP froth set in Covent Garden workshop of titular fashion design company.
BERNARD BRESSLAW and BILL FRASER do voices of animated observatory duo Gorilla and Gus
VERY EIGHTIES kidsters Saturday morning miscellany
LAMENTABLE LOONCOM starring the eternally underwhelming ENN REITEL
BEFORE THEY discovered they could buy in decent comedy from abroad, ver Four made do with homegrown efforts like this
LORD FRED HARRIS jumped ship from MAKING THE MOST OF... momentarily to present his own amateur games-writing show
FANTASTICAL NOODLINGS amongst the good folk of the Isle Of Sark
FIRST OF many tepid try-outs for PENELOPE KEITH as the face of Thames comedy
"WATCH CAREFULLY," intoned ANNEKA RICE
TECHNOLOGY SHOW for kids who found MICRO LIVE and 4 COMPUTER BUFFS too stuffy
FROM THE pen of ROY CLARKE, therefore old people doing demented things while shouting a lot and rearranging the china well to...
AGAIN WITH THE home computers.
"MTV COPS" was the diktat issued by network bosses
NEAR-PROTOTYPE FOR the soon-to-follow HOWARD'S WAY
THAT'S LIFER CHRIS SERLE stoically presided over this fantastic Sunday lunchtime BBC classic clips round-up
BASICALLY THE latest new NEW FACES since the last one, with ex-GIDEON TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR and ex-celebrity STAN "JEEEEMANS!" BOARDMAN introducing shit stand-ups...
IMPENETRABLE MELODRAMA out of the same school as 1983's THE WATERFALL
JACK THOMPSON loafs around a depression-era shipping union as WARREN "GARNETT" MITCHELL invents satire in a tin-roofed music hall.
WAS THERE NO WAY to keep the lesser talented Oddie off the screen in the mid-80s? No.
"MALCOLM AND SHELDON, dem fight like puss and dog," explained EDDY "ELECTRIC AVENUE" GRANT'S reggae theme tune to ethnic-com from the pen...
1950S-SET PUBLIC school nostalgiathon
CYNICOID YARN following fortunes of newspaper sports writer
TISWASIANS JOHN GORMAN and CLIVE WEBB, plus ex-WHO DARES WINS JULIA HILLS, oversaw this typically gunge-graced gagathon, capped with a theme tune,...
TWO COUPLES share a house. Imagine what could happen!
The Central Junior Television Workshop presents!
Ostensibly a fast-paced succession of celebrity-lampooning sketches and songs performed by a young team of impressionists, the sheer consistent lack of quality...
BLACKSTUFF BOY BERNARD HILL as eponymous whinging Dr Winston O'Boogie
YET MORE animated antics, this time featuring an all-American girl band fronted by Jenna who'd be transformed via holograph-projecting earrings into the...
A MACHINE that told jokes. Old jokes. For kids.
"MY MOTHER..." "Who's a nurse!"
SUMMER HOLIDAY fare, c. 10am weekdays.