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S01E20 – The Beast in Jerry

After 20 minutes of setup, involving a series of classic sitcom mix-ups and a beleaguered jobsworth handyman (who bravely...

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S01E19 – Thatcher Writ Small

We finally take the bull by its horns and discuss Margo as a TV version of Margaret Thatcher.  Back...

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S01E18 – Toilet Sausage

We play our first ever game of Good Life Blankety Blank! Back in Surbiton (in 1977), the Leadbetter's 'help'...

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S01E17 – Shut Up!

Pinky starts farting out piglets in the middle of the night, including a runt which Tom wants to mercilessly...

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S01E16 – It’s Hard Being Considerate

The insufferably chipper enthusiasm of the early-to-rise Tom and Barbara drives the Leadbetter's to distraction. Compromise is needed, if the...

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S01E15 – It’s Not a Shed, It’s a Studio

When the Goods and Margo head off to evening classes to broaden their respective skillsets, Jerry looks forward to...

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S01E14 – Pig Porn

With Perky mercilessly slaughtered for his meat, the Goods arrange for Pinky to be porked by the local pig...

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S01E13.5 – Joe Simmonds Interview (BONUS EPISODE)

In this, our very first bonus episode (containing our very first podcast guest), Eggs talks to his local sustainability...

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S01E13 – The Sound of Margo’s Meltdown

While Margo prepares for her debut as Maria in the Sound of Music by having a full-on breakdown, Jerry...

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S01E12 – Tom Good Freeman on the Land

Tom is ropeable when he finds out that some chancer has been taking a leak in his garden. When...

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We’re not afficionados – we’re just a couple of SADDOs who love classic British sitcoms from the 70s and 80s!

Alison Barton-Simmons

Alison Barton Simmons

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Blathering on about our favourite sitcoms of yesteryear is fun.  So much so that when we’re not talking about shows like The Good Life, Open All Hours and Dear John, we’re writing about them!  Check out our latest blog posts for some gushing love letters to the shows, characters, fashion and language of the 1970s and 1980s