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S01E24 – The Ill Judged Bruce Forsythe Game

Margo's getting all 'ponied up' in jodhpurs and whip but not actually going to the pony club. What's going...

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S01E23.5 – Fallacious Margo (BONUS EPISODE)

In this bonus episode, we welcome Jim Cliff, show host of the superb 'Fallacious Trump', who kindly takes the time...

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S01E23 – Jerry’s Shag Pad

When all round good egg Jerry offers the Goods the keys to his black-silk-sheet laden shag pad in Mayfair...

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S01E22 – Tom Good, History’s Greatest Monster

When Barbara begins to feel efeminated (that's a word, right?), surely she can rely on her loving, considerate husband...

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S01E21 – Nudge Nudge Wink Wink Say No More

When the Good's iron range covers them in soot, they pop next door to bathe (together) in front of...

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

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