A worried Sheila tells Peter that he should go for a full medical check-up, an annoying patient points him in the direction of the reception window, and the doctor complains when he finds the wrong ...
Sheila's driving lessons have to be put on hold when the car won't start, a pair of mechanics quickly identify a long list of unexpected faults, and Peter deals with customers when he tries to pick ...
David Jason plays the inept Edgar Briggs, personal assistant to the Commander of the British Secret Intelligence Service. Briggs is an agent who, in spite of his cluelessness, manages to solve case after case.
2point4 Children is a BBC television sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porters; a seemingly average family whose world is frequently turned... See full summary »
A rather naive, middle-class man is admitted to a hospital ward and finds that he is sharing it with a working-class layabout and an upper-class hypochondriac. All three of them cause headaches for the hospital staff.
This series was set in a fictional Yorkshire town and based on the books by David Nobbs, the creator of Reginald Perrin and Henry Pratt. Each episode took place at a different social ... See full summary »
The adventures of two "likely lads" ostensibly set in the North East of England (but filmed in Willesden Junction, London). Terry and Bob have been friends since childhood. Bob is the ... See full summary »
Arkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low, even if this means harassing his nephew Granville. Arkwright's ... See full summary »
Political satire about television news company Globe Link and it's team of workers such as anchors Henry and Sally reporter damien editor Dave execs George and Helen assistant joy and manager gus hedges
In a "News Of The World" interview published around the time of the show's third season, David Jason said: "I love old Barnsey. He's such an idiot." The show was devised and written by Ronnie Taylor, also responsible for the popular Leslie Crowther sitcom My Good Woman (1972). Other episodes were penned by Leslie Duxbury and My Partner the Ghost (1969) actor Kenneth Cope. When Taylor died suddenly, the third season was cut short. Vince Powell inherited the writing duties. Unfortunately, Powell's first script was a rehash of an old Bless This House (1971) plot in which Sidney James' character acquires a brand new company car. The shift in styles of humor was noticeable. See more »