PART OF THAT 1950s revival which seemed to stretch from, well, 1959 right through to the final death cry of HI-DE-HI.
WHO ORDERED the embarrassing uncle?
PHIL CORNWELL to Aswad: "Skin up, drummie!"
THICKO TARZAN-ALIKE and his well-spoken English gorilla chum ("Somebody within stone's throw again!") do the usual crap Jay Ward wisecrackery.
JUST LIKE the way the Presidency of the EU rotates between different countries, so a script involving posh kids in a haunted...
DAYTIME SOAP froth set in Covent Garden workshop of titular fashion design company.
SCRATCHY VEHICLE for SID JAMES in post-Hancock hinterland
BEN "ALIAS SMITH" MURPHY is an invisible man with a strict operating limit of a quarter of an hour.
DR LEW GRADE re-opens the ATV medical wing
BERNARD BRESSLAW and BILL FRASER do voices of animated observatory duo Gorilla and Gus
BONKERS JAPANESE cartoon about the mightiest robot in the world
LITTLE-SEEN OVER here but beloved of everyone over there.
TITULAR INSTRUCTION obeyed to the letter by kids the country over as soon as they got whiff of this noneducating small tottery
CAPABLE WOMAN-IN-A-MAN'S-WORLD coppery
DOTTY OVER-THE-HILL eponymous medieval meddler BARNARD HUGHES helps/hinders dopey teen CLARK BRANDON in meddlesome sitcommery ways.
MORE FROM a decidedly wilting Hanna and Barbera
HAY BALES AND BANJO orgy
FLIMSY FROLIC revolving around teacher (WILLIAM KATT) getting "magical" superhero suit from ghost of an alien (or something) and being forced against...
REVERSE BEVERLEY HILLBILLIES business
SKINFLINT BASTARD offspring of JACKANORY-esque "storytelling" format
WORTHISOME GOOD-FOR-YOU children's butterfly-chasing bonanza.
UNRULY AND indeed unwelcome animated argy-bargy from America ripping off ROWAN AND MARTIN'S LAUGH-IN stock gimmicky
EXCEPT IT'S ON TV. Do you see? Some fucking chance.
HARRY H CORBETT grumbled his last as a curmudgeonly newsagent up against "bleeding permissive society" and LYNDA "NURSE GLADYS" BARON.
RARE SERIOUS sci-fi drama from LWT
NIFTY NATURALIST endeavour
ANOTHER EUSTON Road kidcom try-out which ended up going to the distance.
A POST-MAGPIE TONY BASTABLE hitched up with JOAN SHENTON to front this "prices"-obsessed, stagflation-busting daytime personal financathon
LAMENTABLE LOONCOM starring the eternally underwhelming ENN REITEL
NOT A programme as such, not even something meant to be watched by the likes of a skiving/off sick/study period/can't-be-arsed you and...
A multi-racial melting pot, if you will, wherein CHRISTOPHER BLAKE and MURIEL ODUNTON moved in with each other to collective muttering and...
FEEBLE HACKERY for JOHN THAW as eponymous investigative journo, filmed immediately after end of THE SWEENEY but stuck on shelf for years...
ORPHANED TYKE Lucas Bell (posh, of course) is watched over by bombastic guardian Sir Randolph Oakapple.
"GOOD EVENING folks!"
UNTIL THE arrival of I'M PASQUALE, HE'S WALSH, the most delirious coupling in TV history.
GRAPHITE GRADUATE FROM the unlikely environs of BILL ODDIE's SATURDAY BANANA
ANOTHER SUMMER filler between the delirious dentures of TISWAS.
SHHHHH! THERE'S an unmarried mother on the telly!
QUIRKY KID sci-finery
ANOTHER OFFSPRING of ITV's Mystery Movie strand
ONE-HIT WONDER Freddie Mercury rip-off merchant who Steve Wright played to death in early 2007.
WE'LL PASS on both, if you don't mind.
CUT-PRICE CALEDONIAN distant forerunner of ROLF HARRIS CARTOON TIME, only without giant pieces of plain paper, fat marker pens and earnest insights...
UPMARKET YARN for Children's ITV
SUPERLATIVE SUPERNATURAL derring-do
TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR, looking for a job a work while the others wrote more GOODIES episodes, undergoes metamorphosis into an animated cutout duck
BLOATED SPY GAMES from busy-busy pen of LEN DEIGHTON.
ORANG-UTAN ESCAPES from zoo, accidentally drinks "make me smart" serum and runs for Senate.
WAS THERE no seminal US TV lovable rogue safe from cartoon enshrinement?
ANOTHER ORIGINAL odd couple.