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A group of National Service conscripts assigned to the Surplus Ordnance Department are determined to work little and have fun.Star(s): Geoffrey Sumner, William Hartnell
A habitual criminal takes niave first time offender under his wing while in prison.Star(s): Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, David Jason
A reactionary working-class man who holds racist and anti-socialist views battles with his family, including his socialist son-in-law.Star(s): Warren Mitchell, Dandy Nichols, Una Stubbs, Anthony Booth
The exploits and mishaps of an irascible pensioner, who after being forced to retire finds himself at war with the world.Star(s): Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie
A middle-aged miser with a stammer and his put-upon nephew move though life with differing and clashing outlooks on life. Star(s): Ronnie Barker, Lynda Baron, David Jason
An unlucky, childish, and socially awkward woman battles the expectations of her mother and middle-class friends while chasing after the man working next door. Star(s): Miranda Hart, Patricia Hodge, Sarah Hadland, Sally Phillips
A bumbling school teacher tries to teach his class in a school reduced to chaos. Star(s): Jack Whitehall, Michelle Gomez, Mathew Horne, Harry Enfield
A moody and spiteful proprietor of a small bookshop with a loathing of the outside world and all who inhabit it is forced into a socially acceptable lifestyle by friends.Star(s): Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig
A jumped-up bank manager leads a motley crew of locals, training for the day Hitler invades Britain. Star(s): Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, Ian Lavender, Bill Pertwee
A brother and sister in their twenties and sharing a flat in London look to lead easy lives but end up causing utter chaos.Star(s): Charlotte Ritchie, Tom Stourton
A childish and lazy workshy slacker lives of the good grace of his landlords, one of whom becomes a love interest much to the annoyance of her family. Star(s): Lee Mack, Tim Vine, Sally Bretton, Hugh Dennis
A politican struggles to formulate and enact legislation or effect departmental changes as most are opposed by the British Civil Service.Star(s): Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds
Three witty, clever, yet naughty and obnoxious children run rings around their long-suffering parents. Star(s): Hugh Dennis, Claire Skinner, Tyger Drew-Honey, Daniel Roche, Ramona Marquez
The inter-generational conflict of a father - an old rag-and-bone man and set in his ways, and his aspirational son.Star(s): Harry Corbett, Wilfrid Brambell
An accident-prone man and his tolerant wife, tries to hold down various attempts jobs, which frequently end in disaster and a medical emergency.Star(s): Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice
An obsessive, middle-aged man, unsympathetic and moody, becomes bitterly jealous of his new neighbour.Star(s): Richard Briers, Penelope Wilton
An Englishman and a Welshgirl embark on a long-distance relationship which unites their family and friends. Star(s): Mathew Horne, Joanna Page, James Corden, Ruth Jones, Rob Brydon
A bumbling but silent man tries solving various problems presented by everyday tasks but often causing disruption in the process.Star(s): Rowan Atkinson
A pompus woman attempts to prove her social superiority and to gain standing with those she considers upper class; attempts that are hampered by her lower class family.Star(s): Patricia Routledge, Clive Swift
Towards the end of the Second World War, a British Army unit in Burma avoids combat with the Japanese by performing stage shows - much to the annoyance of their Sergeant Major...Star(s): Windsor Davies, Michael Bates
Two sisters struggle to move on in life after their husbands are convincted of armed robbery, but are constantly caught up in the affairs of their sex-crazed neighbour and friend.Star(s): Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson, Lesley Joseph
A typical family is frequently upended by bizarre occurrences and bad luckStar(s): Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills
Government ministers blunder through election cycles in the Department of Social Affairs and Citizenship.Star(s): Peter Capaldi, Chris Langham, Rebecca Front, Chris Addison
Two 'dolly birds' sharing a flat in Liverpool concentrate on boyfriends, work, parents and each other.Star(s): Polly James, Nerys Hughes
The misadventures and mishaps of the staff of the retail ladies' and gentlemen's clothing departments in a flagship department store.Star(s): Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton
A former French café owner desired by several woman is caught up in a scavenger hunt of sorts between the French Resistance, the German Army, and the Gestapo. Star(s): Gorden Kaye, Guy Siner, Vicki Michelle
A suburban white working-class couple in Twickenham attempting to come to terms with having the couple next door as neighbours.Star(s): Jack Smethurst, Rudolph Walker, Nina Baden-Semper, Kate Williams
Two beer-guzzling flatmates revel in a second childhood but their disgusting behaviour puts their relationships in jeopardy.Star(s): Martin Clunes, Neil Morrissey, Harry Enfield, Leslie Ash, Caroline Quentin
A pair of high-powered career women indulge in alcohol, recreational drugs, and chasing the latest fads in an attempt to maintain their youth.Star(s): Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha
A trio of older men undertake youthful antics, much to the chagrin of others in the village. Star(s): Michael Bates, Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Brian Wilde
The social clumsiness, the trivialities of human behaviour, self-importance and conceit, frustration, desperation and fame experienced working in an office. Star(s): Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis
Two Great War soldiers save a British officer's life, and much later in life, the pair both end up working for the upper-class officer, battling each other in a clash of wits. Star(s): Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Donald Hewlett
The continuing misfortunes of a British family dynasty, and their smelly servant, present at many significant periods and places in British history.Star(s): Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Tim McInnerny, Miranda Richardson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie
A British Army bomb disposal squad in Afghanistan try to acheive their mission whilst dealing with romances, their own officers, and enemy fire. Star(s): Laura Aikman, Oliver Chris, Matthew Lewis, Tony Gardner
A couple constantly aggrevate their long-suffering and extremely well-to-do neighbours in their attempt to become totally self-sufficent. Star(s): Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith, Paul Eddington
A girl returns home from a gap year married to an American hippee with no job and addicted to drugs, much to the annoyance of her father, but to the relief of her mother. Star(s): Andy Samberg, Greg Davies, Helen Baxendale, Tamla Kari, Tyger Drew-Honey, Taylor Lautner, Esther Smith
Two school friends scramble through adulthood in Northern England. Star(s): James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Sheila Fearn
A miserly, seedy, and ludicrously self-regarding landlord of a run-down Victorian townhouse rents out his shabby bedsits to a variety of tenants.Star(s): Leonard Rossiter, Frances de la Tour, Richard Beckinsale, Don Warrington
A tense, rude and put-upon hotel owner attempts to run the hotel amidst farcical situations and an array of demanding and eccentric guests.Star(s): John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth
A female vicar adapts to life in a sleepy Oxfordshire village.Star(s): Dawn French, Trevor Peacock, James Fleet, Roger Lloyd-Pack

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