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Sir Yellow

LEGENDARY UNSALVAGEABLE sitcom disaster which for a long time held the record for fastest “schedule shunt”: from 7pm on a Friday for episode one to 12.05am on Sunday by episode three. Essentially a major lapse in taste, judgement et al by otherwise dependable bods DAVID NOBBS (script editor) and IAN DAVIDSON (director), pitching JIMMY EDWARDS into 13th century England as green-bellied knight of the realm, with distinctly 20th century line in patter, skits, frippery and so on. Best pal MELVYN HAYES assisted in battling dastardly Sir Griswold (ALAN CURTIS). Timing, decent gags, plotlines not amongst armoury.

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  1. llewin

    October 5, 2014 at 7:05 pm

    i vaguely remember this ! i was too young to tell but if it was really so awful why isnt it available on dvd or vhs? it might be the ‘plan 9 from outer space’ of sitcom !

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