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    One of my favorite British shows!

    I was browsing around YouTube and ran across full episodes of "The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin". Back in the day, this show was on PBS and my wife and I always loved it. Haven't seen it in years!
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    Re: One of my favorite British shows!

    Th' Beeb had some great productions. "No, Honestly!" was fun entertainment.

    My faves were more to the Cold War spy stuff; "The Sandbaggers" was high on my list, along with "Smiley's People" and "MI-5" (a.k.a. "Spooks").
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    Re: One of my favorite British shows!

    The Japanese program "The water margin" or "I Claudius" were great ones.

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    Re: One of my favorite British shows!

    I should have clarified my title "One of my favorite British COMEDY shows"
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    Re: One of my favorite British shows!

    It was a great series and it did have a long life going through several major changes but managed to keep the original type of humor.

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    Re: One of my favorite British shows!

    Quote Originally Posted by DavidApp View Post
    It was a great series and it did have a long life going through several major changes but managed to keep the original type of humor.

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    Another we used to watch that was great fun was "Good Neighbors"
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    Re: One of my favorite British shows!

    "My faves were more to the Cold War spy stuff; "The Sandbaggers" was high on my list, along with "Smiley's People" and "MI-5" (a.k.a. "Spooks")."

    I liked both of the LeCarre adaptations the BBC did with Alec Guiness as Smiley. Their Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy was excellent, as was Smiley's People. I also really enjoyed the much campier show The Avengers. The stories were fun, Steed's Bentley was magnificent, and who wasn't in love with Emma Peel?
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    Re: One of my favorite British shows!

    And Mrs. Peel drove an Elan.
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    Re: One of my favorite British shows!

    Doc, she had a car? I guess I developed a bit of tunnel vision when she was on the screen.
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    Yeah, a Series-2 Drophead Coupe Elan... Light blue as it turns out. But I understand the distraction.
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