PETER DAVIDSON puts on a northern accent and lives in a houseboat for this on-a-budget sitcommery shown at the very same time as he was applying the rules of cricket to the laws of space and time in DR WHO. Which was wrong. Had a vegetarian girlfriend, SARA CORPER, and an annoying younger brother, ROBERT GLENISTER. Pranks and pratfalls ensued. In-jokes about police boxes did not.