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Man About the House (British TV Series)Man About the House

Man About the House is a situation comedy from the 1970s. It ran for six series between August 1973 and April 1976.

Man About the House was about a young man living in a flat share with two single girls. These days, that’s not an unusual arrangement but back in the 70s it was almost unheard of so the Man About the House TV series was considered daring. More About Man About the House


Fletcher (Ronnie Barker) and Godber (Richard Beckinsale) in a scene from Porridge (70s TV Series)Porridge

Porridge is a British situation commedy tha ran for three series between 1974 and 1975.

Porridge is set in Slade (fictional) Prison and most of the episodes concern the day to day life of Fletcher and his cellmate Lenny Godber.

Often said to be one of the greatest British sitcoms ever created, Porridge was so popular with UK TV viewers it was later developed into a film that was released in 1979. More About Porridge


Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice as Frank and Betty Spencer in the TV show Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em.Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em is a British comedy TV series that ran for three seasons between 1973 and 1978.

Michael Crawford starred as, accident prone, Frank Spencer. Michelle Dotrice played his long-suffering wife, Betty, who was well known in the 70s for the catch phrase “Ooh, Frank!!

Poor Betty said this everytime Frank had an accident or got somethning wrong, which happened a lot.

Although, comedies were different in the 1970s than they are today, many people who remember the decade may have fond memories of Frank and Betty Spencer.  More About Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Opening Credits)The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy is a Sci-fi comedy series that was first aired on the the BBC in 1981. It’s based on the books by Douglas Adams.

Although Adams wrote serveral books, the BBC managed to almalagamate them all into a single TV series that consisted of six half-hour episodes.

The story concerns Arthur Dent and the the way his life unfolds after the earth is demolished to make way for a new hyperspace express route. More About The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy