Category Archives: Comedy

Kiss The Girls And Make Them Die (1966)

One of my favorite comedies. A great spoof on James Bond and friends. You’ll see traces of “Dr.No” and “Moonraker.” It’s all done without slapstick or any kind of manic, over the top frenzied acting. This is total fun. The … Continue reading

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Nearest And Dearest (1968-73)

One of the best sitcoms. It stars Hylda Baker and Jimmy Wheeler. They’re Nellie and Eli Pledge, a brother and sister who who ran a pickle factory. Hylda says a lot of malapropisms that add to the humor. Rumor has … Continue reading

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Mr.Peepers (1952-55)

Wally Cox stars as a shy high school science teacher. The show was a success and was a high point in his career. Opening episode July 3,1952: “Mr.Peepers Gets A Job” – Robinson Peepers arrives at Jefferson High School as … Continue reading

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Where There’s A Will (1936)

More fun with top comic Will Hay. This time he’s lawyer Benjamin Stubbins. Sometime co-star Graham Moffatt has a cameo as Willie the office boy. Benjamin Stubbins is a lawyer without clients. His utilities have been turned off and his … Continue reading

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The Adventures Of Hiram Holiday (1956-57)

Entertaining one season sitcom starring Wally Cox as a timid and skilled proof reader for a newspaper. The paper sends him on a trip around the world with a reporter to document his travels. January 9, 1957 episode “Moroccan Hawk … Continue reading

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Half A Sinner (1940)

Heather Angel is a prim and proper twenty-five year old school teacher. After a discussion with a forty year old veteran teacher she decides to take a day and break out. Anne Gladden (Heather Angel) gives herself a make over … Continue reading

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The Rag Trade (1961-63)- revived (1977-78)

Very funny show that takes place in a clothing factory called Fenner’s Fashions. Reg Varney is foreman Reg Turner. The funniest of all is Miriam Karlin as shop steward Paddy Fleming. Shelia Hancock is the sexy Carol Taylor, Esma Cannon … Continue reading

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