SCHOOLS' GEOGRAPHY show.
"I DUNNO what a folly is. Bob, do you know what a folly is?"
WISELY BINNING off any lingering trace of CARLA "COW GRIEF" LANE, here was WENDY "RIA" CRAIG devoting herself to the titular vocation...
SCOUSE-SCHLEPPED Saturday morning contradiction in terms.
UMPTEENTH BOTTOM-OF-THE-BARREL business
BETTER EFFORT, this time with PIP DONAGHY as the unseen psycho.
FRESH FROM ruling the known world BRIAN BLESSED settled his sticky paws upon no less a target than the known universe.
MORE PASTIME hard sell, here taking the shape of a giant castor oil dose of "home activities" comprising gardening, DIY, cooking and...
SAN FRANCISCO chief of police decides to do "things my own way" and employ the missus as sidekick.
NO-SHAGS-BARRED MELODRAMA of a Scots builder.
PROBABLY SHOWN in every school in the country at some point during the mid-80s.
BRIAN DRAKE (do you see?), who is JOHN DUTTINE, finds himself playing mother hen to bunch of mildewing misfits including LORRAINE CHASE,...
BEFUDDLED BUFFOON driving instructor BRIAN MURPHY, playing himself, struggles to teach residents of A Quirky West Country Town the difference between mirror,...
FROM THE BOTTOM of Will and Joe's filing cabinet came this offering.
LIFE SWAP endeavour for kids.
MOANING YORKSHIRE clan the Brandons.
"FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION Coaching, Tactics and Skills" is what it stood for.
In brief, "A rich Texan family faces all kinds of trouble."
BLUSTERING PERIOD ROMP based on school library staple.
EARLY VEHICLE for CLIVE "GRANDAD" DUNN.
ANGLO/ANTIPODEAN CO-PRODUCTION, trotted out in that tantalising post-9pm-news not-too-adult-but-worth-staying-up-for-all-the-same slot.
EARLY RUN-OUT for renaissance man and "handsome chap" JOHNNY BALL.
CAPRICIOUS CAPERS from HELEN "LIZZIE DRIPPING" CRESWELL concerning a family of middle class loons with a penchant for weirdness, paranormal events and...
ANOTHER OF those cartoon double-bill "sandwiches" that spread like, indeed, nits during the 1970s.
"CAIRO? CAIRO? One. One! One way! Yes, just one. One way!"
VAPOURS-IN-THE-VESTRY PALAVER fronted by DEREK NIMMO, here beginning long service as TV's resident clerical buffoon.
MILD-MANNERED MENAGERIE of human foes masquerading as zany zoo awareness initiative that went the way of, well, zoos.
ACE TEATIME CBBC fare documenting the exploits of one Brian Arthur Derek Boyes.
WITTILY TITLED Sunday morning sub-continent news magazine.
FUCKING ODD (and slightly laughable) pretentio-fest 'bout - yes, it's the eighties - an apocalyptic war
AUSTRALIAN EPIC re-telling sterling Oz exploits in World War One.
ONE OF THE BEEB'S many 1970s Mediterranean thrillers bundled out during winter to cheer people up and which made no sense whatsoever...
THE HOME COUNTIES' most preposterously erudite home-owners starred in this audience-free parlour-esque intellectual joustathon.
Half-hearted HEADS AND TAILS wannabe plus dreary animation.
THEY REALLY needn't have bothered.
WEIRD DRAMA about a teenage girl who goes to stay with her dad and stepfamily for the summer.
YOU NEEDN'T have bothered.
A TWO-PRONGED, double-content pre-GRANDSTAND bonanza from P. Daniels' late "magic consultant".
RUN-OF-THE-MILL HOBBY/COLLECTING magazine (see MADABOUT) employing ex-mime artist ADRIAN "JIGSAW" HEDLEY
LATE-PERIOD COLD War production-line thriller set in a US air force base in the UK.
AMIABLE ENOUGH cartoon serial about a bowler-hatted, moustachioed detective (and some sort of police constable sidekick).
MORE OLD black and white stuff which strayed far into the colour era.
DIMLY-RECALLED KIDS series from the arse-end of the 60s about a group of kids in an English town who decided to write...
DREARY CORNISH period yarn charting the dreary fortunes of the titular army captain watching over his dreary Cornish estate at the end...
25 YEARS before Russell T Davies, a DR WHO spin-off! And what a super one at that.