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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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Rehearsal Time (1949)

Fifteen minute show that featured a cast of local regulars. It ran in L.A. This episode is from September 21,1949. The theme is autumn. The show is presented as a rehearsal. The show opens with a Sealy Mattress commercial.  Dottie … Continue reading

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Bottle Boys (1984-85)

British critics consider this one of the worst sitcoms ever. Robin Askwith stars as milkman Dave Deacon. Also in the cast are David Auker as Billy Watson, Oscar James as Joe Phillips, Phil McCall as Jock Collins, Richard Davies as … Continue reading

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It’s Your Move-British TV Short-October 18,1982

Not to be confused with the lame American sitcom of the same name (1984-85). This one shot special was written and directed by Eric Sykes. Some of the stars appearing in this production are Brian Murphy, Richard Briers, Bernard Cribbins … Continue reading

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The Rosemary Clooney Show (1956-57)

Half hour variety show with The Hi-Los as regulars. She had a lot of good guest stars along the way. This episode featured singer-songwriter-actor Matt Dennis along with Frances Bergen.  She’s the wife of Edgar Bergen. Rosemary opens with a … Continue reading

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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 Jonathan Winters Show (1956-57)

February 26,1957 episode: Betty Johnson is the guest. Jonathan opens and says they only have fifteen minutes and mentions what you won’t be seeing. He introduces people in the audience that lost to Charles Van Doren on “Twenty-One.” Then he … Continue reading

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