British sitcom in which an unhappily married man discovers he can time travel back to 1940s war-torn London where he masquerades as an MI5 agent and part-time songwriter whilst courting the local barmaid.
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BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies.
Gary Sparrow lives in the 1990s with his wife but has a route back to the 1940s where he has a mistress. Gary has a tough time keeping his double-life a secret from the two women as he jumps back and forth in time. Only his friend Ron knows the truth.Written by
Goodnight Sweetheart originally ran for 6 years from 1993 - 1999. This is in fact one year longer than the actual war lasted. See more »
The opening credits for series 1 featured David Ryall's name alongside the other main actors. This disappeared from series 2 onwards due to his character (Eric) being written out between series 1 and 2, having been killed in an air raid.
However, when Gary walks past the first Screen 1 sign in the opening credits, you can tell that it still has Ryall's name on it, despite the second Screen 1 sign changing. See more »
How do you know the future you've got now is the same future you're going to have if something in the past is different from the last time you went back to the future?
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This is a lovely, gentle comedy. Nicholas Lyndhurst proves his versatility in his portrayal of Gary Sparrow, a man genuinely torn between two women. The two female leads are also interesting - sarcastic Yvonne, dynamic yet insecure and practical Pheobe, strong but also insecure. Despite the fact that he is a cheat, you find yourself sympathising with Gary's situation. He loves and needs both women, and his struggle is agonising. Some of the episodes are a bit predictable, but even this is forgivable and the series as a whole is well worth a watch. The music, clothing and behaviour of the characters is nostalgic, touching, funny and sad all at once. Fabulous!
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