Category Archives: TV-Comedy Shows

The Liver Birds (1969-79)-Revived in 1996

Dull sitcom about two girls who share a flat in Liverpool and deal with life as twenty somethings.  The show started with Pauline Collins as Dawn and Polly James as Beryl, The next series featured Nerys Hughes as Sandra Hutchinson. … Continue reading

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The Marriage Lines (1961-66)

Robert Briers is George Starling and Prunella Scales is his wife Kate. The show follows them from the time they return from their honeymoon. There were five series in all as the couple went through various changes. It’s a mildly … Continue reading

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Not On Your Nellie (1974-75)

One of the funniest sitcoms to come out of Britain or anyplace else.  Hylda Baker is a marvel to watch as Nellie Pickersgull, the landlady of the pub The Brown Cow in Chelsea. Her father is in ill health and … Continue reading

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Sorry! (1981-88)

Ronnie Corbett of “The Two Ronnies” fame plays Timothy Lumsden a forty-one year old librarian who still lives at home with his domineering mother Phyllis and Sydney his henpecked father. He’d like to be able to leave home and get … Continue reading

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The Likely Lads (1964-66)

Fun show about a couple working class guys in their early twenties. They both work in the same factory. James Bolan is Terry Collier. He has a cynical view of life. Rodney Bewes is the straight man of the duo … Continue reading

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The Doris Day Show (1968-73)

Even the charm of Doris can’t save this from being one of the dullest shows to ever appear on TV. Doris is widow Doris Martin, a widow with two young boys. They move from the city to her dad Buck’s … Continue reading

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Slinger’s Day (1986-87)

Sitcom about a supermarket and its manic manager Cecil Slinger. Most of the staff is incompetent leading to some good jokes, some bad. There are situations that look like you know where they’re headed but take a surprising turn. Some … Continue reading

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