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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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Counterspy (Failed TV Pilot 1958)

Don Megowan stars as American counterespionage agent David Harding. A huge Russian battleship is able to negotiate Oslo harbor without a pilot. Harding thinks there’s some kind of super secret navigational gizmo at work and he has to know what … 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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Flight (1958-59)

If you like fighter planes then this was the show for you. General George C.Kenney was the host. Lots of great aerial shots as each week stories are told from the files of the U.S. Air Force. November 11,1958 episode: … Continue reading

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Sarge (1971-72)

George Kennedy is Samuel “Sarge” Cavanaugh. After his wife is murdered he quit the police force and became a priest. He leads a parish in San Diego. The show only lasted one season but deserved to be around for a … Continue reading

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No Hiding Place (1959-67)

Another good British cop show. They do have a knack for producing excellent police dramas. This one stars Raymond Francis as Det.Sup.Tom Lockhart and Eric Lander as Det.Inspector Harry Baxter. He left the show after several series. March 10,1961 episode: … Continue reading

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Blind Date (Your Big Moment) (1949-1953)

People wrote in hoping to meet someone that met their qualifications. It’s another adaption of a successful radio show which was hosted by Arlene Francis. After she left the TV show in 1953 Melvyn Douglas tried hosting for a few … Continue reading

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