SLIGHTLY SURREAL yet totally unfunny sitcom starring ROBIN DRISCOLL and DAVID SIBLEY as two losers who spent all their time in a...
This was ostensibly a "comedy adventure series" dealing with slightly more basic concepts and starring two bog-standard kids who find a mysterious...
NO-NONSENSE NUMERICAL school business
TWO POST-RONNIES roustabouts for BARKER of middling spectacle (ho ho).
THAT'S LIFER CHRIS SERLE stoically presided over this fantastic Sunday lunchtime BBC classic clips round-up
"YOUR WEDNESDAY night entertainment on BBC2 continues at 9pm with another helping of..."
ENERVATING ELTONIANA starring three quarters of the Young Ones as a trio of South London losers
RADIO STATION in Ohio gets made over as a rock network
"WATCH ME on the video," went the wholly unrelated theme: not the best warning of what was to come
CHIPPER CHICANERY from north of the border
"IT'S BEAUTIFUL!" quoth Jane of Malcolm's crappy card trick at the start of this minimal MARGARET DRABBLE adaptation.
PRE-DATING MONKEY, here came 108 plucky knights brought back from the dead to battle nastiness in the Orient
GENEALOGICAL GALLOP courtesy of (at the time) the Beeb's most expensive production ever.
LOVABLE OLD-ENGLISHERY with Bolton's late lamented Dibbers
CYNICOID YARN following fortunes of newspaper sports writer
A BIZARRE ONE and no foolin'.
PRIMARY SCHOOL afternoon maths frolics with Plymouth's finest CHRISTOPHER LILLICRAP
ROTTEN COMEDIC perambulations by CHRIS HARRIS
LITTLE-KNOWN TRY-OUT for ANDREW "MEET THE MAGOONS" SACHS.
SOFTLY-SPOKEN SURGEONS inform patients of the intricacies of kidney stone removal before performing the necessary operation and inviting the patient to come...
TATTIEST, NOISIEST, hammiest and blusteriest thing BBC2 has ever shown.
PREMIER LEAGUE sub-fingered foul-mouthed Catholic pope-baiter on a stool with tumbler and fag railed against the modern and ancient world alike in...
STEAMROLLER OF a sketch'n'satire brew
BLACKSTUFF BOY BERNARD HILL as eponymous whinging Dr Winston O'Boogie
BBC2 'POP' MUSIC extravaganza helmed by MAGENTA DEVINE
SKITS AND spoofery adapted from STEPHEN POTTER's 1950s titular "guides" to modern living
THE HANDIWORK of "political prisoner" and professional criminal JONATHAN KING
TEXTBOOK WORTHY-BUT-DULL show on "issues" for "young adults" by "young adults"
"THEY SAY: 'Do you realise you're eating something dead there?' Well yes, I do, and as a matter of fact, I'm enjoying...
LIGHTHOUSE-BESIEGING, SURGERY-BAITING, Dr Who-shagging, wart-wielding epic
FUNNY HOW anything with the word "laugh" in the title singularly fails to elicit much in the way of such reaction among...
ON THE ROPES and on the way out vehicle for the Dickster
IN NO WAY RELATED to the above, this way lies - yikes - satire, courtesy of (already) creaky moniker-sharing threesome JOHNS WELLS,...
ARCHETYPAL GROUNDBREAKING-THEN, what's-all-the-fuss-about-now affair.
NORTHERN IRELAND. No dialogue. Someone gets shot. Then someone else.
BY THIS POINT THE home computer boom of ver 80s was collapsing fast.
ROBERT HARDY unsheathed his best eccentric credentials for this bonkers Hammer-esque Victorian yarn.
DES LYNAM extended the eponymous salutation to a parade of rum and rusty small screen relics
PYTHON IMPOSTER and ex-Rutle presents ragbag of self-penned songs
CORRUSCATING COMMONS satirecom
LESBIONIC BIKER gang hold up a wedding ceremony, then turn up in 1700s period costume to do an opera.
MILLIGAN MULLARKEY which bemused most (including the Beeb) but delighted enough to keep it being recommissioned despite the same things showing up...
CHARMLESS CRIMEWATCH roadtester shuttled out on BBC2
ULTRA-OBSCURE PLACEMENT for post-BLUE PETER JUDD
AMERICAN EXPORTED choice of viewing to the Nine O'clock News.
FORGOTTEN INHERITANCECOM with JENNIFER SAUNDERS as ageing dame.
CURIOUS CHROMAKEYFEST centring on a couple of tiny aliens
PROFESSIONAL RED and sirer of luvvies LYNN REDGRAVE took centrestage in this Guardian-derived sitcom
REDOUBTABLE CROTCHET'N'QUAVER quizzery.
"AH, WOULD THAT IT WERE."