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Television Comedy

Writers

The Royle Family Click to show or hide the answer
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Fawlty Towers: John Cleese and Click to show or hide the answer
Morecambe and Wise (BBC shows): principal scriptwriter Click to show or hide the answer
Rising Damp (based on his stage play The Banana Box), Only When I Laugh, Home to Roost Click to show or hide the answer
Open All Hours, Last of the Summer Wine Click to show or hide the answer
The Likely Lads, Porridge, Auf Wiedersehen Pet, The Rotters' Club Click to show or hide the answer
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Gavin and Stacey Click to show or hide the answer
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Hi–de–hi, Dad's Army, It Ain't Half Hot Mum Click to show or hide the answer
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Creator of Seinfeld (jointly with Jerry Seinfeld) and Curb your Enthusiasm Click to show or hide the answer
Blackadder (series 2, 3 and 4) Click to show or hide the answer
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Please Sir!, The Fenn Street Gang, Get Some In!, The Good Life, Ever Decreasing Circles, Brush Strokes Click to show or hide the answer
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Hancock's Half Hour, Steptoe & Son Click to show or hide the answer
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Birds of a Feather, The New Statesman, Goodnight Sweetheart Click to show or hide the answer
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The Liver Birds, Butterflies, Solo, Leaving, Bread Click to show or hide the answer
A Fine Romance, As Time Goes By Click to show or hide the answer
Don't Wait Up (actor – appeared in Doctor in the House, It Ain't Half Hot Mum, and Minder) Click to show or hide the answer
Are You Being Served?, 'Allo 'Allo Click to show or hide the answer
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Ricky Gervais's collaborator and co–star on Extras Click to show or hide the answer
Man About the House, George and Mildred, Robin's Nest Click to show or hide the answer
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Never the Twain Click to show or hide the answer
Men Behaving Badly Click to show or hide the answer
One Foot in the Grave (also wrote the drama series Jonathan Creek) Click to show or hide the answer
Till Death us do Part Click to show or hide the answer
Only Fools and Horses (also sang the theme song), Citizen Smith, Just Good Friends Click to show or hide the answer

Series

US television sitcom, 1986–90: title character crash–landed his spacecraft on the roof of the Tanner family's garage; his name was Gordon Shumnay Click to show or hide the answer
BBC1, 1966–71: starred Derek Nimmo as the Reverend Mervyn Noote; also William Mervyn as the Bishop and Robertson Hare as the Archdeacon Click to show or hide the answer
Sgt. Bullimore, Sgt–Major Snudge, Private 'Boots' Bisley; Bootsie & Snudge was a spin–off from Click to show or hide the answer
Begins when Lionel Hardcastle selects an agency to type his memoirs, My Life in Kenya Click to show or hide the answer
Central characters are Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper (two physicists who share an apartment), their similarly geeky scientist friends Howard Wolowitz and Raj Koothrappali, and Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall Click to show or hide the answer
What'll I do? was the theme tune of Click to show or hide the answer
BBC2, 1991–5: stars Ade Edmondson and Rik Mayall as Eddie and Richie (full names Edward Elizabeth Hitler and Richard Richard), two unemployed West London flatmates; noted for its chaotic, nihilistic humour and violent comedy slapstick Click to show or hide the answer
BBC, 1986–91: starred Karl Howman as Jacko, a wise–cracking house painter Click to show or hide the answer
BBC sitcom, 1993–6: Lenny Henry played the title character, Gareth Blackstock Click to show or hide the answer
Ended in 1993 with the words "Sorry, We're Closed." Frasier Crane first appeared in; Give Me a Ring Sometime (1982) and One for the Road (1993) were the first and last episodes of Click to show or hide the answer
BBC sitcom, 1977–80: title character had a flatmate called Ken and a girlfriend called Shirley Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1975–7: set in the real–life Manchester suburb of Chorlton–cum–Hardy; starred Diane Keen and David Roper as Fliss and Chris Hawthorne, and Lewis Collins as their lodger Gavin Rumsey Click to show or hide the answer
Originally (provisionally?) known as The Fighting Tigers Click to show or hide the answer
Featured Philip Drummond and his two adopted sons, Willis and Arnold Click to show or hide the answer
Granada sitcom – 20 episodes, 1969–70 – mainly written by Jack Rosenthal, starring Bryan Pringle and Trevor Bannister; principal characters were known as Cheese and Egg, Heavy Breathing, Winston Platt, and Eric – the crew of Thunderbird 3; the inspector was always known as Bloody Delilah (regardless of who he was) Click to show or hide the answer
BBC, 1984–9: starred Richard Briers as obsessive suburbanite Martin Bryce, Penelope Wilton as his long–suffering wife Ann, and Peter Egan as their witty, handsome and charming neighbour Paul Ryman Click to show or hide the answer
Features the 13th Duke of Wymbourne, Swiss Toni, Ted and Ralph; catchphrses "Does my bum look big in this?" and "Suits you Sir!" Click to show or hide the answer
Set on Craggy Island Click to show or hide the answer
Outside footage filmed at Wooburn Grange (Bedfordshire Country Club – burnt down 1991) Click to show or hide the answer
Spin–off / sequel to Please Sir! – following the characters after leaving school Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1981–4: starred real–life husband and wife Judi Dench and Michael Williams as a middle–aged couple who experience a difficult releationship after being brought together by the glamorous sister of Dench's character; title is that of a song from a 1936 Astaire & Rogers film (composed by Jerome Kern), recorded by Dench as the theme song Click to show or hide the answer
Tossed Salad and Scrambled Eggs (sung over the closing credits) was the theme to Click to show or hide the answer
Features a coffee shop called Café Nervosa
1990–6: stars Will Smith as a fictionalised version of himself, a street–smart teenager from West Philadelphia (population 76% black) who is sent to move in with his wealthy aunt and uncle in the affluent Los Angeles neighbourhood of the title, after getting into a fight on a basketball court Click to show or hide the answer
I'll Be There For You, by The Rembrandts, was the theme to Click to show or hide the answer
The famous "class sketch", featuring John Cleese, Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett, first appeared in 1966 on Click to show or hide the answer
Title characters played by Matthew Horne and Joanna Page; families controversially named Shipman and West; Peter Sutcliffe was a minor character; John Prescott, and Noel Sullivan out of Hear'say, made cameo appearances in the final episode Click to show or hide the answer
US sitcom, 1964–7, about seven castaways on a desert island following the wreck of the SS Minnow, and their attempts to escape. Title role played by Bob Denver Click to show or hide the answer
French & Saunders, Tracy Ullman, Ruby Wax: played four lodgers in Click to show or hide the answer
Sequel to Porridge (one series, 1978) Click to show or hide the answer
1985–92: Thank You for Being a Friend, a re–recording by Cynthia Fee of a song that was a hit in 1975 for Andrew Gold, was the theme song to Click to show or hide the answer
BBC2, 1970–82: starred Tim Brooke–Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie Click to show or hide the answer
BBC1 sketch show, 1998–2001: named after, and used as its theme tune, a song that featured Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren's characters from the 1960 rom–com film The Millionairess; featured a sketch about "going for an English" Click to show or hide the answer
Starred Nicholas Lyndhurst as time traveller Gary Sparrow Click to show or hide the answer
1992 series that reunited the cast of Are You Being Served? Click to show or hide the answer
Spin–off from Only Fools and Horses, featuring Boycie and his wife Marlene Click to show or hide the answer
Caused controversy by pretending to microwave a cat Click to show or hide the answer
Mork and Mindy, Laverne and Shirley, Joannie loves Chachi: spin–offs from Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1985–90: written by Eric Chappell; stars John Thaw as divorcee Henry Willows, and Reece Dinsdale as his 18–year–old son Matthew, who comes to live with him having been thrown out by his mother Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1986–9: comedy satire of the UK newspaper industry, starring Geoffrey Palmer, Robert Hardy (in his first comedy role) and John Gordon Sinclair Click to show or hide the answer
2005–14: told as a series of flashbacks from the year 2030 Click to show or hide the answer
BBC1, 1975–9: written by Peter Tinniswood, starred Stephen Rea as Carter Brandon, Liz Smith as his mother (Annie), and Robin Bailey as his Uncle Mort Click to show or hide the answer
First US sitcom shown on UK TV (ITV, 1955) Click to show or hide the answer
Early ITV sitcom: starred David Kossoff and Peggy Mount as a cockney couple Click to show or hide the answer
BBC2, 1999–2002 (also a 3–part miniseries at Christmas 2017): written and performed by Jeremy Dyson, Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith; set in Royston Vasey Click to show or hide the answer
BBC2, 2010–12: "mockumentary" series, created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant: Warwick Davies plays a fictionalised version of himself Click to show or hide the answer
Terry Collier and Bob Ferris (BBC, 1964–6) Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1970–1: written by Jack Rosenthal, starred Richard Beckinsale as Geoffrey and Paula Wilcox as Beryl; Beryl's pet name for Geoffrey was Geoffrey Bubbles Bon Bon Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1972–6: featured the Booth and Reynolds families – highlighted Britain's struggle at the time to come to terms with its new immigrant population Click to show or hide the answer
George and Mildred and Robin's Nest were spin–offs from Click to show or hide the answer
Starred Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy (1987–97) Click to show or hide the answer
Ended in 1984 with a 2½ hour special entitled Goodbye, Farewell and Amen Click to show or hide the answer
BBC3, 2004–7: series created by Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding Click to show or hide the answer
BBC sitcom, first broadcast 2009: title character lives above her own joke shop Click to show or hide the answer
One of the central characters was sent to Earth for drawing a moustache on a picture of the Solar Leader Click to show or hide the answer
Title character had a girlfriend called Irma Gobb, who left him in 1992 after he failed to propose to her at Christmas Click to show or hide the answer
Brendan O'Carroll (57 years old when the series started) plays the title character in Click to show or hide the answer
BBC TV sitcom, 2000–6, starred Ardal O'Hanlon as George Sunday, a.k.a. Thermoman Click to show or hide the answer
BBC2, 1972: starred John Alderton and Hannah Gordon as George and Suzie Basset Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1968–73: starred Hylda Baker and Jimmy Jewel as squabbling siblings Nellie and Eli Pledge, proprietors of Pledge's Purer Pickles of Colne, Lancashire Click to show or hide the answer
Theme was an arrangement of the Promenade from Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition Click to show or hide the answer
ITV sitcom 1967–8, starring Joe Lynch and John Bluthal as two tailors, Irish and Jewish respectively Click to show or hide the answer
Short–lived Channel 4 sitcom (1990–3, but only 13 episodes) starring James Ellis, Robert Lindsay and David Threlfall as security officers working the night shift in a Birmingham office block; Lindsay also sang the theme tune – a 1939 standard Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1974–5: starred Pauline Collins and John Alderton (a married couple in real life) as a newly–married couple, Clara and Charles Danby; theme song was a Top Ten hit for Lynsey De Paul (who also wrote it) Click to show or hide the answer
BBC, 2006–: stars Lee Mack and Tim Vine Click to show or hide the answer
BBC, 1964–70 – starred Peter Cook & Dudley Moore Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1974–5: follow–up to Nearest and Dearest, starring Hylda Baker as basically the same character but with the surname changed to Pickersgill – a Bolton woman who moves to Chelsea to help run her ailing father's pub Click to show or hide the answer
BBC TV, 1968–70: starred Derek Nimmo as Brother Dominic Click to show or hide the answer
Railway–themed successor to Hi–de–Hi, same writers (Croft & Perry) and several of the same cast members (Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Su Pollard); set at Hatley station Click to show or hide the answer
Title character's catchphrase was "Magic our Maurice!" Click to show or hide the answer
BBC sitcom: ran from 1990 to 1995, and a final series in 2000, which ended with the central character becoming a hit & run victim Click to show or hide the answer
Channel 4's longest–running sitcom (2003–16): starred David Mitchell as socially inept loans manager Mark Corrigan, and Robert Webb as idle, juvenile would–be musician Jeremy "Jez" Usbourne, who lives in Mark's spare room Click to show or hide the answer
Serial, written by Spike Milligan and adapted by Ronnie Barker – a Jack the Ripper spoof; first appeared on Six Dates with Barker (LWT, 1971), and re–recorded in 1976 to be shown on The Two Ronnies Click to show or hide the answer
You'll Never Get Rich was the original title of Click to show or hide the answer
Prisoner and Escort was the pilot episode for Click to show or hide the answer
Central character imagined his mother–in–law as a hippopotamus Click to show or hide the answer
1969 short comedy drama by Eric Sykes, starring Sykes and Harry Secombe – dialogue consists entirely of the title word, which also provides all the characters' names and all written content (e.g. car number plates). Kenneth Connor, Jimmy Edwards, Hattie Jacques, Johnny Speight and Graham Stark also appeared Click to show or hide the answer
BBC sitcom, 1978–80: starred Diane Keen and Martin Jarvis as a young couple – she wanted to get married, he was less keen Click to show or hide the answer
Comedy series (1976–9) starring Michael Palin, of Monty Python fame – a spoof of pre–World War II schoolboy fiction. Written by Palin and fellow Python Terry Jones, who also appeared in the original drama from which the series grew Click to show or hide the answer
Adapted by Eric Chappell from his successful West End play The Banana Box Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1977–81: spin–off from Man About the House; features the Richard O'Sullivan character running his own restaurant Click to show or hide the answer
One–off prequel to Only Fools & Horses, broadcast 2010 Click to show or hide the answer
Title character had three children, called Becky, Darlene and DJ Click to show or hide the answer
Show based in Beautiful Downtown Burbank; catchphrases "here come de judge", "sock it to me", "very interesting ... but stupid." Click to show or hide the answer
US version of Steptoe and Son (1972–7) Click to show or hide the answer
US medical comedy–drama, 2001–10: set at Sacred Heart Hospital Click to show or hide the answer
BBC1, 1981–2: Felicity Kendal kicked out her boyfriend after he had an affair with her best friend Click to show or hide the answer
Developed from a Comedy Playhouse episode called The Offer; theme tune Old Ned, composed by Ron Grainer. One of the two central characters (the younger one) bought a horse called Samson, but renamed it Delilah when it proved to be pregnant Click to show or hide the answer
ITV medical sitcom, 1989–95, starring Nicola McAuliffe as Dr. Sheila Sabatini and Duncan Preston as Dr. Jonathan Haslam; Graeme Garden was one of the writers Click to show or hide the answer
Features the Department of Social Affairs and Citizenship (DoSaC) Click to show or hide the answer
1995–6: written by Ben Elton, starred Rowan Atkinson as Insp. Raymond Fowler; set in the fictional town of Gasforth (near London) Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1975–9: starred Elaine Stritch as an American writer living in London, and Donald Sinden as her disapproving English butler Click to show or hide the answer
America Ferrera is (title character of US comedy drama series, 2006–) Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1990–6: based on the US series Who's the Boss? – starred Joe McGann, Diana Weston and Honor Blackman Click to show or hide the answer
BBC2, 2016–17 – commemorating the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare; written by Ben Elton, starring David Mitchell as Shakespeare and Liza Tarbuck as Anne Hathaway; title refers to a description of Shakespeare by Robert Greene, a contemporary rival (who also appears in the series, played by Mark Heap) Click to show or hide the answer
BBC sitcom, used a version of the 23rd Psalm as its theme tune Click to show or hide the answer
BBC sitcom, 1990–4: starred Stephanie Cole as Diana and Graham Crowden as Tom, set in Bayview Retirment Home Click to show or hide the answer
Featured 'Professor' Jimmy Edwards as headmaster of Chiselbury School (1956–60 and 1971–2); written by Frank Muir and Dennis Norden Click to show or hide the answer
ITV, 1976–7: sequel to a previous series starring Pauline Collins and John Alderton (see above); starred Liza Goddard and Donal Donnelly as sweethearts Lily and Matthew Browne, who marry half way through the second series Click to show or hide the answer
Sky 1, 2013–; sitcom "for all the family", by the producers, writers and cast of Horrible Histories Click to show or hide the answer
Successor to Hi–de–Hi, same writers (Croft & Perry) and several of the same cast members (Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Su Pollard) – set in a large London house, with an "Upstairs, Downstairs" resonance Click to show or hide the answer

Addresses

5/8 Crestview Drive Click to show or hide the answer
20 Coleridge Close, Climthorpe Click to show or hide the answer
16 Elwood Avenue (given by Polly on the phone in The Builders) Click to show or hide the answer
125 or 129 Inkerman Terrace, Newcastle–upon–Tyne Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Mockingbird Heights, 1313 Mockingbird Lane Click to show or hide the answer
26A Oil Drum Lane, Shepherd's Bush Click to show or hide the answer
71 Poplar Avenue, Purley (Surrey) Click to show or hide the answer
23 Railway Cuttings, East Cheam Click to show or hide the answer
24 (later 28) Sebastopol Terrace, East Acton ("twins") Click to show or hide the answer

General

Eurydice Colette Clytemnestra Dido Bathsheba Rabelais Patricia Cocteau Stone Click to show or hide the answer

Absolutely Fabulous Patsy Stone Click to show or hide the answer
Edina (Eddie) Monsoon Click to show or hide the answer
Edina's daughter Click to show or hide the answer
played by Click to show or hide the answer
Edina & Patsy's favourite shop Click to show or hide the answer
Edina's mother Click to show or hide the answer
Edina's secretary Click to show or hide the answer
played by Click to show or hide the answer
The Addams Family Mother (Gomez's wife) Click to show or hide the answer
Father (Morticia's husband) Click to show or hide the answer
Morticia and Gomez's son Click to show or hide the answer
Morticia and Gomez's daughter Click to show or hide the answer
Uncle Fester was played by (former child actor) Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the butler/manservant (played by Ted Cassidy) Click to show or hide the answer
Disembodied hand – Gomez's friend Click to show or hide the answer
Gomez's cousin – covered in hair Click to show or hide the answer
All in the Family Central character (counterpart of Alf Garnett) Click to show or hide the answer
played by Click to show or hide the answer
'Allo 'Allo Rene's surname Click to show or hide the answer
Rene was played by Click to show or hide the answer
Rene's wife Click to show or hide the answer
Setting (real–life town in Picardy – not used for filming) Click to show or hide the answer
Carry On star who played the half–Belgian undertaker, Monsieur Alfonse Click to show or hide the answer
Gay German officer who flirted with Rene Click to show or hide the answer
Painter of The Fallen Madonna (with the big boobies) Click to show or hide the answer
British spy posing as a French policeman – famous for his mangled vowels (oh my aching sides ... ) Click to show or hide the answer
Played General von Flockenstuffen (1988–91; also appeared in Coronation Street; 1989–99) Click to show or hide the answer
Head waitress in the café, played by Vicki Michelle Click to show or hide the answer
Are You Being Served? Name of the store Click to show or hide the answer
Manager of the floor Click to show or hide the answer
The floorwalker Click to show or hide the answer
Miss (Shirley) Brahms Click to show or hide the answer
Mr. (Wilberforce Clayborne) Humphries Click to show or hide the answer
Mrs. (Betty) Slocombe Click to show or hide the answer
Captain (Stephen) Peacock Click to show or hide the answer
Mr. (Cuthbert) Rumbold Click to show or hide the answer
Mr. (Dick/James) Lucas Click to show or hide the answer
Mr. (Ernest) Grainger Click to show or hide the answer
Mr. Harman, the maintenance man Click to show or hide the answer
Character played by Harold Bennett – catchphrase "You've all done very well!" Click to show or hide the answer
Mr. Goldberg (Mr. Grainger's replacement) Click to show or hide the answer
As Time Goes By Jean Hardcastle (nee Pargeter) Click to show or hide the answer
Lionel Hardcastle Click to show or hide the answer
Rocky Hardcastle, Lionel's father Click to show or hide the answer
Beverly Hillbillies Name of the principal family Click to show or hide the answer
Jed Clampett played by Click to show or hide the answer
Bewitched Played Samantha; died 1995 aged 62 (cancer) Click to show or hide the answer
Samantha's surname Click to show or hide the answer
Samantha's husband (played by Dick York, later Dick Sargent) Click to show or hide the answer
Samantha's mother Click to show or hide the answer
Played by (four–time Oscar nominee) Click to show or hide the answer
The Big Bang Theory Set in (city in Los Angeles County, California) Click to show or hide the answer
Theme song sung by (Canadian "alt rock" band) Click to show or hide the answer
Birds of a Feather Setting (real–life Essex town) Click to show or hide the answer
Sharon Theodopolopodos Click to show or hide the answer
Tracey Stubbs Click to show or hide the answer
Dorien (Green) Click to show or hide the answer
Sharon's husband Click to show or hide the answer
Tracey's husband Click to show or hide the answer
Tracey's son Click to show or hide the answer
Blackadder Blackadder's first name Click to show or hide the answer
Blackadder's hapless servant – famous for his "cunning plans" and his obsession with turnips Click to show or hide the answer
Baldrick played by Click to show or hide the answer
Appeared as Richard III in the first episode Click to show or hide the answer
Played King Richard IV in the first series Click to show or hide the answer
Elizabeth I in Blackadder II Click to show or hide the answer
Nursie in Blackadder II Click to show or hide the answer
Pie–shop proprietress (often mentioned, but not seen, in II; played in III by Helen Atkinson–Wood) Click to show or hide the answer
Percy in series 1 & 2, Darling in 4; also made a guest appearance in III Click to show or hide the answer
Blackadder Goes Forth: General Melchett's pet carrier pigeon, shot and eaten by Blackadder Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Bless This House (ITV, 1971–6) Sid Abbot Click to show or hide the answer
Jean Abbot (Sid's wife) Click to show or hide the answer
Sally Abbot (their daughter) Click to show or hide the answer
Bo' Selecta! R 'n' B singer: one of the prime targets of the crude satire, represented as carrying a plastic peregrine falcon (called Kes) on his wrist Click to show or hide the answer
Spice Girl: another prime target Click to show or hide the answer
Bread Name of the family Click to show or hide the answer
Their address (in Liverpool) Click to show or hide the answer
Nellie Boswell (the family "matriarch") Click to show or hide the answer
Nellie's oldest son – played by Peter Howitt Click to show or hide the answer
Nellie's only daughter Click to show or hide the answer
Youngest and daftest of the family, played by Nick Conway Click to show or hide the answer
Played by Kenneth Waller Click to show or hide the answer
Real–life showbiz couple, appeared in 1988 Click to show or hide the answer
Butterflies (BBC2, 1978–83) Ria (the mother) Click to show or hide the answer
Ben (her husband) Click to show or hide the answer
Adam, their youngest son Click to show or hide the answer
Their surname Click to show or hide the answer
Ben's profession Click to show or hide the answer
Ben's hobby (referred to in the title, and also in the theme song!) Click to show or hide the answer
Theme song Click to show or hide the answer
Written (and originally recorded) by Click to show or hide the answer
Ria's friend and confidant Click to show or hide the answer
Ben's chauffeur and confidant Click to show or hide the answer
Cheers Set in Click to show or hide the answer
Cheers bar was established in Click to show or hide the answer
Ted Danson's character Click to show or hide the answer
Carla, the outspoken waitress: played by Click to show or hide the answer
The postman who still lived with his mother – played by John Ratzenberger Click to show or hide the answer
Rebecca – the character who replaced Diane as Sam's female foil, in Series 6 – played by Click to show or hide the answer
Citizen Smith The eponymous Wolfie Click to show or hide the answer
Wolfie's hapless revolutionary organisation Click to show or hide the answer
Dad's Army Setting (fictional seaside town) Click to show or hide the answer
Captain Mainwaring (pronounced Mannering) Click to show or hide the answer
Capt. Mainwaring's first name Click to show or hide the answer
Capt. Mainwaring's job Click to show or hide the answer
Sergeant Wilson Click to show or hide the answer
Corporal Jones Click to show or hide the answer
Corporal Jones's business Click to show or hide the answer
Private Pike Click to show or hide the answer
Oldest member of the squad Click to show or hide the answer
Private Godfrey played by (an actor who had served in the Home Guard during WWII) Click to show or hide the answer
"We're doomed" Click to show or hide the answer
Private Fraser played by (another actor who had served in the Home Guard during WWII) Click to show or hide the answer
Private Fraser's business Click to show or hide the answer
Private Walker (spiv) – played by Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the ARP warden Click to show or hide the answer
Mr. Hodges played by Click to show or hide the answer
Business of Mr. Hodges the ARP warden Click to show or hide the answer
Mr. Hodges's nickname for Capt. Mainwaring Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the verger (played by Edward Sinclair) Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the vicar of St. Aldhelm's, who reluctantly shares his church hall and office with Mainwaring's platoon (played by Frank Williams) Click to show or hide the answer
Theme song sung by Click to show or hide the answer
The Detectives Bob Louis Click to show or hide the answer
Dave Briggs Click to show or hide the answer
dinnerladies Name of Victoria Wood's character Click to show or hide the answer
Dolly Bellfield Click to show or hide the answer
Jean Click to show or hide the answer
Twinkle Click to show or hide the answer
Human Resources manager Philippa Moorcroft Click to show or hide the answer
Doctor in the House (etc.) Duncan Waring Click to show or hide the answer
Don't Wait Up (BBC1, 1983–90) Dr. Toby Latimer (the father) Click to show or hide the answer
Dr. Tom Latimer (the son) Click to show or hide the answer
Angela Latimer (Toby's wife, Tom's mother) Click to show or hide the answer
Drop the Dead Donkey Name of the programme Click to show or hide the answer
Duty Free David Pearce Click to show or hide the answer
His wife, Amy Click to show or hide the answer
David's paramour (played by Joanna Van Gyseghem) Click to show or hide the answer
Everybody Loves Raymond Raymond's surname Click to show or hide the answer
Raymond is played by (and loosely based on) Click to show or hide the answer
Extras Character played by Ricky Gervais Click to show or hide the answer
Andy's "show–within–a–show" sitcom Click to show or hide the answer
The Fast ShowNames of the "Suits you Sir!" tailors Click to show or hide the answer
Father Ted Title role Click to show or hide the answer
Ted's surname Click to show or hide the answer
(Fictional) setting Click to show or hide the answer
The housekeeper, played by Pauline McLynn Click to show or hide the answer
Played by Ardal O'Hanlan Click to show or hide the answer
Father Dougal's surname Click to show or hide the answer
The third priest (a cantankerous old alcoholic), played by Frank Kelly Click to show or hide the answer
Father Noel Furlong, leader of St. Luke's Youth Group Click to show or hide the answer
Fawlty Towers Set in (genteel Devon seaside resort) Click to show or hide the answer
Real life Torquay hotel that inspired the series Click to show or hide the answer
Sybil Fawlty Click to show or hide the answer
Polly Sherman Click to show or hide the answer
Manuel Click to show or hide the answer
Manuel's home city Click to show or hide the answer
The "oldest resident", played by Ballard Berkeley Click to show or hide the answer
Names of the old ladies Click to show or hide the answer
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Sybil's best friend Click to show or hide the answer
Spoon salesman Mr Hutchinson, whom Basil mistakes for a hotel inspector Click to show or hide the answer
Incompetent Irish builder (played by David Kelly) Click to show or hide the answer
FrasierSet in (US city) Click to show or hide the answer
Friends Set in (US city) Click to show or hide the answer
Chef Monica (Geller) – the "mother hen" of the group Click to show or hide the answer
Fashion buyer Rachel (Green) – Monica's best friend from school Click to show or hide the answer
Phoebe (Buffay) – "ditzy" masseuse and failed musician – twin sister Ursula Click to show or hide the answer
Failed actor Joey (Tribbiani) Click to show or hide the answer
Soap opera that Joey gets a part in Click to show or hide the answer
Statistician, later advertising copywriter, Chandler (Bing) Click to show or hide the answer
Palaeontologist Ross (Geller) – Monica's brother Click to show or hide the answer
Jack Geller – father of Monica and Ross Click to show or hide the answer
Played Ross's English second wife, Emily Waltham Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the coffee bar that the friends frequent – where Rachel had her first job, as a waitress Click to show or hide the answer
Manager and barista of Central Perk, played by James Michael Tyler Click to show or hide the answer
Ross's pet monkey (introduced in Series 1 Episode 10); favourite song The Lion Sleeps Tonight Click to show or hide the answer
The GafferTitle role Click to show or hide the answer
Gavin and Stacey Real–life Essex town that Gavin and his family and friends live in Click to show or hide the answer
Real–life town in the Vale of Glamorgan that Stacey and her family and friends live in Click to show or hide the answer
Gavin Shipman Click to show or hide the answer
Stacey West Click to show or hide the answer
Neil Smith ('smithy') Click to show or hide the answer
Gavin's father, Mick Click to show or hide the answer
Gavin's mother, Pam Click to show or hide the answer
Stacey's mother, Gwen Click to show or hide the answer
Stacey's Uncle Bryn Click to show or hide the answer
Vanessa 'Nessa' Jenkins Click to show or hide the answer
Smithy's sister, played by Sheridan Smith Click to show or hide the answer
George and Mildred was a spin–off from Click to show or hide the answer
George Click to show or hide the answer
Mildred Click to show or hide the answer
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Gimme Gimme GimmeLinda La Hughes Click to show or hide the answer
Tom Farrell Click to show or hide the answer
The Golden GirlsSet in Click to show or hide the answer
The Good LifeTom Good Click to show or hide the answer
Barbara Good Click to show or hide the answer
Jerry Leadbetter Click to show or hide the answer
Margot Leadbetter Click to show or hide the answer
Setting (London suburb) Click to show or hide the answer
Job that Tom gave up to try self–sufficiency Click to show or hide the answer
Lenin was a Click to show or hide the answer
Geraldine was a Click to show or hide the answer
Hancock's Half Hour Australian straight man Click to show or hide the answer
Happy Days Set in (US city) Click to show or hide the answer
The Fonz was played by Click to show or hide the answer
Fonz's full name Click to show or hide the answer
Central family Click to show or hide the answer
Richie Cunningham Click to show or hide the answer
Richie's sister (played by Erin Moran) Click to show or hide the answer
Hi–de–hi Name of the camp Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the resort Click to show or hide the answer
Ted Bovis Click to show or hide the answer
Spike Dixon Click to show or hide the answer
Jeffrey Fairbrother Click to show or hide the answer
Gladys Protheroe Click to show or hide the answer
Scatty chalet maid who longed to be a Yellowcoat – played by Su Pollard Click to show or hide the answer
Theme song (reached No. 36 in the UK chart in 1981, credited to Paul Shane & the Yellowcoats) Click to show or hide the answer
Home to RoostHenry Willows Click to show or hide the answer
House Title role (British comedy star) Click to show or hide the answer
Title character's first name Click to show or hide the answer
How I Met Your Mother Ted Mosby (central character) Click to show or hide the answer
Lawyer Marshall Eriksen Click to show or hide the answer
Marshall's wife Lily Aldrin Click to show or hide the answer
Playboy Barney Stinson Click to show or hide the answer
Robin Scherbatsky – Barney's "on–again, off–again love interest" Click to show or hide the answer
It Ain't Half Hot Mum Gunner ('Lofty') Sugden Click to show or hide the answer
It's a Square World Presenter Click to show or hide the answer
Keeping Up Appearances Central character (snobbish housewife) Click to show or hide the answer
Played by Click to show or hide the answer
Her husband Click to show or hide the answer
Played by Click to show or hide the answer
Hyacinth's slovenly brother–in–law Click to show or hide the answer
Played by (former Coronation Street star) Click to show or hide the answer
Last of the Summer Wine Set and filmed in (West Yorkshire town) Click to show or hide the answer
Compo Click to show or hide the answer
Compo's actual name Click to show or hide the answer
Clegg (the only actor to appear in all 295 episodes; delivered the final line, "Did I lock the door?" in the final episode, 2010) Click to show or hide the answer
Clegg's first name Click to show or hide the answer
Compo & Clegg's original companion, played by Michael Bates Click to show or hide the answer
'Foggy' Dewhurst Click to show or hide the answer
Nora Batty Click to show or hide the answer
Wally Batty (Nora's husband) Click to show or hide the answer
Foggy's first replacement, played by Michael Aldridge Click to show or hide the answer
Herbert 'Truly of the Yard' Truelove – Foggy's second replacement – played by Click to show or hide the answer
Billy Ingleton (incompetent concert pianist) – 1995–2004 Click to show or hide the answer
Clem 'smiler' Hemingway (1988–2007 – actor best known as Blakey in On the Buses) Click to show or hide the answer
Laverne and Shirley Laverne and Shirley worked in a Click to show or hide the answer
The League of Gentlemen Set in the fictional village of Click to show or hide the answer
Filmed in the Derbyshire town of Click to show or hide the answer
The Likely Lads Terry Collier Click to show or hide the answer
Bob Ferris Click to show or hide the answer
Terry's older sister (played by Sheila Fearn) Click to show or hide the answer
Bob's fiancée / wife (in Whatever Happened to … – played by Brigit Forsyth Click to show or hide the answer
Little Britain 'Difficult' wheelchair user Click to show or hide the answer
Andy's long–suffering 'carer' Click to show or hide the answer
"I'm the only gay in the village" Click to show or hide the answer
The village in question Click to show or hide the answer
Bristolian chav – "Yer but, no but" Click to show or hide the answer
Obese health spa resident and sexual predator Click to show or hide the answer
David Walliams's rubbish transvestite ("I'm a lady") Click to show or hide the answer
Fat Fighters group leader Click to show or hide the answer
The Liver Birds Theme song sung by Click to show or hide the answer
Sandra Hennessey Click to show or hide the answer
Beryl Hutchison Click to show or hide the answer
Replaced Beryl, 1975 Click to show or hide the answer
Played by Click to show or hide the answer
Sandra's mother was played by Click to show or hide the answer
Love BoatName of the boat Click to show or hide the answer
Married … with Children Name of the family Click to show or hide the answer
M*A*S*H Number of the M*A*S*H unit (same as in the film) Click to show or hide the answer
Benjamin 'Hawkeye' Pierce Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the chaplain Click to show or hide the answer
Played by Gary Burghoff – the only regular character to be played by the same actor in both the film and the TV series; real name Walter O'Reilly Click to show or hide the answer
Kept trying to get discharged by dressing in women's clothing Click to show or hide the answer
Hawkeye's sidekick (played in the film by Elliott Gould) – eventually featured in a spin–off TV series with yet another actor Click to show or hide the answer
Men Behaving Badly Martin Clunes's character Click to show or hide the answer
Neil Morrissey's character Click to show or hide the answer
Gary's girlfriend, Dorothy Click to show or hide the answer
Debbie (Debs) – the attractive blonde who lives in the flat above, and constantly but tactfully rejects Tony's advances Click to show or hide the answer
Gary's company sold Click to show or hide the answer
Historic site in Dorset, at which the final scene of the final episode was filmed Click to show or hide the answer
Played Gary's flatmate in the first series Click to show or hide the answer
Harry Enfield's character Click to show or hide the answer
The Mighty Boosh Noel Fielding's partner Click to show or hide the answer
Mister EdOwner of the eponymous talking horse Click to show or hide the answer
Mock the WeekHost Click to show or hide the answer
Morecambe & Wise Show "I'm playing all the right notes, but not necessarily in the right order. I'll give you that – I'll give you that, Sunshine." Eric Morecambe to Click to show or hide the answer
Closing theme song Click to show or hide the answer
Monty Python's Flying Circus Theme tune (Sousa march) Click to show or hide the answer
Animator Click to show or hide the answer
Type (species) of the dead parrot Click to show or hide the answer
Team member who died in 1989 Click to show or hide the answer
"The Seventh Python": a member of the Bonzo Dog (Doo–Dah) Band – wrote songs and sketches for the final series Click to show or hide the answer
"The Female Python": appeared in 30 of the 45 television episodes, and all four films Click to show or hide the answer
Mork and Mindy Mork Click to show or hide the answer
Mindy Click to show or hide the answer
Mork's home planet Click to show or hide the answer
Mrs. Brown's Boys Mrs. Brown's first name Click to show or hide the answer
My FamilyName of the family Click to show or hide the answer
Never the Twain Stars Click to show or hide the answer
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The New Statesman MP for Haltemprice – played by Rik Mayall Click to show or hide the answer
Theme music was an arrangement of (part of) Click to show or hide the answer
Not the Nine O'clock News Stars and writers Click to show or hide the answer
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The Odd Couple Felix Unger Click to show or hide the answer
Oscar Madison Click to show or hide the answer
The Office Ricky Gervais's character Click to show or hide the answer
Mackenzie Crook's character Click to show or hide the answer
Martin Freeman's character Click to show or hide the answer
Dawn Tinsley Click to show or hide the answer
Theme song (not by Stereophonics!) Click to show or hide the answer
Location (real–life town) Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the paper company Click to show or hide the answer
The Office
(US version)
Office manager Click to show or hide the answer
... played by Click to show or hide the answer
Location (in real–life, the sixth largest city in Pennsylvania) Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the paper company Click to show or hide the answer
Oh No! It's Selwyn Froggitt Title role Click to show or hide the answer
One Foot in the Grave Central character – catchphrase "I don't believe it!" Click to show or hide the answer
Played by Click to show or hide the answer
His wife, Margaret, was played by Click to show or hide the answer
Patrick Trench, their neighbour Click to show or hide the answer
Patrick's wife (played by Janine Duvitski) Click to show or hide the answer
Theme tune written and sung by Click to show or hide the answer
Job from which Victor was forced to take early retirement Click to show or hide the answer
Ran Victor over in the final episode (actress) Click to show or hide the answer
Only Fools and Horses Derek (Del–Boy) Trotter Click to show or hide the answer
Rodney Trotter Click to show or hide the answer
Grandad (died during the filming of Series 4) Click to show or hide the answer
Uncle Albert Click to show or hide the answer
Del's wife (Tessa Peake–Jones) Click to show or hide the answer
Rodney's wife (Gwyneth Strong) Click to show or hide the answer
Tower block that the Trotters lived in Click to show or hide the answer
Their local Click to show or hide the answer
Their car (not a Robin) Click to show or hide the answer
Nickname of Colin Ball Click to show or hide the answer
Character who thinks Rodney's name is Dave
Quotes: "I fell in love with Agatha Christie after seeing her in Doctor Zhivago"; "I never knew my father – he died some years before I was born"
Trigger played by Click to show or hide the answer
Pretentious used car salesman (John Challis) Click to show or hide the answer
Boycie's flirtatious wife (played by Sue Holderness) Click to show or hide the answer
Hapless black lorry driver (Paul Barber) Click to show or hide the answer
Youthful spiv, always seen wearing a pork pie hat (played by Patrick Murray) Click to show or hide the answer
Landlord of the Nag's Head (played by Kenneth MacDonald – who also played Gunner 'Nobby' Clark in It Ain't Half Hot Mum) Click to show or hide the answer
Real–life (18th century) maker of the watch that made Del & Rodney's fortune, in the final episode (1996 Christmas special); history records that he intended to make it, but there is no evidence that he ever did) Click to show or hide the answer
Price that the watch fetched at auction Click to show or hide the answer
Only When I Laugh Figgis Click to show or hide the answer
Archie Glover Click to show or hide the answer
Norman Click to show or hide the answer
Gordon Thorpe, the consultant Click to show or hide the answer
On the Buses Reg Varney's character Click to show or hide the answer
Butler's mum (1st series) Click to show or hide the answer
Butler's mum (other series) Click to show or hide the answer
Olive – Butler's sister Click to show or hide the answer
Olive's husband, Arthur Click to show or hide the answer
Butler's clippie, Jack Harper (committed suicide by car exhaust poisoning, 2003, aged 71) Click to show or hide the answer
Inspector Blake (Blakey) (died 2015 aged 88) Click to show or hide the answer
Bus company Click to show or hide the answer
Open All Hours Set and filmed in (real life village near Doncaster) Click to show or hide the answer
Ronnie Barker's character Click to show or hide the answer
David Jason's character (Arkwright's nephew) Click to show or hide the answer
Nationality of Granville's absent father Click to show or hide the answer
District nurse, Arkwright's fiancée Click to show or hide the answer
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel played by Click to show or hide the answer
Mrs. Blewitt played by Click to show or hide the answer
Nickname of Mrs. Featherstone (played by Stephanie Cole) Click to show or hide the answer
Outnumbered Name of the family Click to show or hide the answer
Pete Brockman Click to show or hide the answer
Sue Brockman Click to show or hide the answer
Jake Click to show or hide the answer
Ben Click to show or hide the answer
Karen Click to show or hide the answer
The Phil Silvers Show
(Sgt. Bilko)
Bilko's army camp Click to show or hide the answer
Bilko's first name Click to show or hide the answer
Bilko's commanding officer Click to show or hide the answer
Hapless private, often the butt of Bilko's jokes Click to show or hide the answer
Phoenix Nights Owner of the Phoenix club, played by Peter Kay Click to show or hide the answer
The hapless club compere, and licensee in Series 2 Click to show or hide the answer
Jerry was played by Click to show or hide the answer
Bouncer 'Paddy' O'shea played by Click to show or hide the answer
The other bouncer – played by Peter Kay Click to show or hide the answer
Former fairground gypsy – the club's general handyman and DJ (played by Neil Fitzmaurice) Click to show or hide the answer
'Bolton's biggest liar' (played by Archie Kelly) Click to show or hide the answer
The friendly, hardworking cleaner (played by Janice Connolly) Click to show or hide the answer
Asian chefs, unwittingly brought in as illegal immigrants by Max and Paddy in Series 2 (nicknames given to them by Potter) Click to show or hide the answer
Please Sir! Character played by John Alderton Click to show or hide the answer
His nickname Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the school Click to show or hide the answer
School caretaker Click to show or hide the answer
Played by Click to show or hide the answer
Porridge Name of the prison Click to show or hide the answer
Fletcher's first names Click to show or hide the answer
Mr. McKay Click to show or hide the answer
Mr. Barrowclough Click to show or hide the answer
Lenny Godber – Fletcher's cellmate Click to show or hide the answer
'Genial' Harry Grout Click to show or hide the answer
Blanco Webb Click to show or hide the answer
Jim McClaren ('Black Jock') Click to show or hide the answer
Fletcher's illiterate associate (Sam Kelly) Click to show or hide the answer
Gay prisoner, played by Christopher Biggins Click to show or hide the answer
Ineffectual prison governor, played by Michael Barrington Click to show or hide the answer
Fletcher's daughter, played by Patricia Brake Click to show or hide the answer
The Rag Trade Name of the company Click to show or hide the answer
Fenner Click to show or hide the answer
Red Dwarf Company that owned the eponymous spaceship Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the computer Click to show or hide the answer
The only human being left alive – played by Craig Charles Click to show or hide the answer
Character who is a hologram – played by Chris Barrie Click to show or hide the answer
Rimmer's middle name (chosen by his mother for various side–splitting reasons) Click to show or hide the answer
Self–obsessed character, named after the life form from which he is evolved Click to show or hide the answer
Character who is an android Click to show or hide the answer
Reggie Perrin Reggie's employer (before his fall & rise) Click to show or hide the answer
Reggie's boss CJ: played by (d. 2004) Click to show or hide the answer
Reggie's cat Click to show or hide the answer
Reggie's middle name Click to show or hide the answer
Rising Damp Rigsby Click to show or hide the answer
Rigsby's first name Click to show or hide the answer
Miss Jones Click to show or hide the answer
Miss Jones's first name Click to show or hide the answer
Rigsby's cat Click to show or hide the answer
Alan Click to show or hide the answer
Philip Click to show or hide the answer
Robin's Nest Robin Tripp (the character he also played in Man About the House) Click to show or hide the answer
Robin's girlfriend (and wife in later series), Vicky Click to show or hide the answer
Vicky's father, James Nicholls Click to show or hide the answer
Albert Riddle, the one–armed Irish kitchen hand (previously played O'Reilly, the incompetent Irish builder, in Fawlty Towers) Click to show or hide the answer
The Royle Family Theme song (performed by Oasis) Click to show or hide the answer
Jim Royle Click to show or hide the answer
Barbara Royle (Jim's wife) Click to show or hide the answer
Denise Royle (their daughter) Click to show or hide the answer
Anthony Royle (their son) Click to show or hide the answer
Dave Best (Denise's fiancé and husband) Click to show or hide the answer
Norma Speakman (Barbara's mother) Click to show or hide the answer
Anthony's best friend (played by Andrew Whyment, later known as Kirk in Coronation Street) Click to show or hide the answer
Family friend played by Geoffrey Hughes Click to show or hide the answer
Local pub Click to show or hide the answer

Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Adrian's mother played by First series (1985) Click to show or hide the answer
Second series (1987) Click to show or hide the answer
The Cappuccino years (BBC, 2001) Click to show or hide the answer
Soap The two families Click to show or hide the answer
The Tates' butler – featured in a spin–off series Click to show or hide the answer
Shooting Stars Character played by Matt Lucas Click to show or hide the answer
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em Frank Spencer Click to show or hide the answer
His wife, Betty Click to show or hide the answer
Their baby Click to show or hide the answer
Sorry!Timothy Click to show or hide the answer
Steptoe & Son Albert (Steptoe Sr.) Click to show or hide the answer
Harold (Steptoe Jr.) Click to show or hide the answer
Still Open All Hours Granville's son (played by James Baxter) Click to show or hide the answer
'Wet' Eric Agnew - who often turns to Leroy for romantic advice Click to show or hide the answer
TaxiName of the taxi company Click to show or hide the answer
Terry and June Terry Click to show or hide the answer
June Click to show or hide the answer
Their surname Click to show or hide the answer
Set in (real–life South London suburb) Click to show or hide the answer
The Thick of It The original name of the department (DoSA): Department of Click to show or hide the answer
Word added to the name of the department in episode 5, as part of a reshuffle (making it DoSAC) Click to show or hide the answer
Alastair Campbell type, played by Peter Capaldi Click to show or hide the answer
Nicola Murray – replaces Hugh Abbot (Chris Langham's character) as head of DoSAC in Series 3: played by Click to show or hide the answer
Till Death Us Do Part Alf Garnett Click to show or hide the answer
His wife, Else (the "silly old moo") Click to show or hide the answer
Their daughter, Rita Click to show or hide the answer
Her husband, Mike Click to show or hide the answer
Pictures on Alf's wall Click to show or hide the answer
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Football club that Alf supported Click to show or hide the answer
To the Manor Born Penelope Keith's character Click to show or hide the answer
Peter Bowles's character Click to show or hide the answer
Audrey's best friend, played by Angela Thorne Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the manor Click to show or hide the answer
Nearby village Click to show or hide the answer
Two Pints of Lager … Set in (Cheshire town) Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the pub Click to show or hide the answer
Jonny Keogh (previously played Anthony in The Royle Family) Click to show or hide the answer
Janet Smith (played Anthony's girlfriend) Click to show or hide the answer
Gaz Wilkinson Click to show or hide the answer
Donna Henshaw Click to show or hide the answer
Selfish, naive social science student – played by Kathryn Drysdale Click to show or hide the answer
Floella Henshaw – Donna's mother Click to show or hide the answer
Gaz's half brother – played by Lee Oakes Click to show or hide the answer
2 Point 4 Children Name of the family Click to show or hide the answer
Up Pompeii! Frankie Howerd's character Click to show or hide the answer
Lurcio's master Click to show or hide the answer
The terrible soothsayer Click to show or hide the answer
The Vicar of Dibley Set in (county – but filmed in Buckinghamshire) Click to show or hide the answer
Saint to whom the church is dedicated Click to show or hide the answer
Title character, played by Dawn French Click to show or hide the answer
Geraldine's main antagonist: gentleman farmer, MBE and chairman of the Parish Council – played by Gary Waldhorn Click to show or hide the answer
David's sweet–natured, friendly yet dim–witted and childlike son Click to show or hide the answer
The dippy blonde verger, who marries Hugo – played by Emma Chambers (who died in 2018, aged 53) Click to show or hide the answer
The likable but boring and pedantic secretary of the parish council, whom nobody listens to – played by John Bluthal Click to show or hide the answer
Church organist in the first series, who dies in the subsequent Easter episode – played by Liz Smith Click to show or hide the answer
Letitia's replacement as church organist, who proposes to the Vicar in the final episode – played by Trevor Peacock Click to show or hide the answer
David Horton's tall and attractive brother Simon, who has a brief romance with the Vicar Click to show or hide the answer
Local farmer with notoriously poor personal hygiene – always late for meetings – played by Roger Lloyd–Pack Click to show or hide the answer
Waiting for God Name of the residential home Click to show or hide the answer
Yes, (Prime) Minister Jim Hacker Click to show or hide the answer
Sir Humphrey Appleby Click to show or hide the answer
Bernard Woolley Click to show or hide the answer
Hacker's Ministry, before he becomes PM Click to show or hide the answer
Cartoons in the title sequence Click to show or hide the answer
The Young Ones Neil Pye Click to show or hide the answer
Vyvyan Basterd Click to show or hide the answer
Rik Click to show or hide the answer
Mike Click to show or hide the answer
Landlord Jerzei Balowski (also played numerous other roles) Click to show or hide the answer
Vyvyan's (puppet) pet hamster Click to show or hide the answer
College that the four main characters attended Click to show or hide the answer
College that Scumbag played in University Challenge Click to show or hide the answer

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