Which old comedy/drama would you want to see repeated?

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Chatting to DH the other day and he asked if I fancied a drink. I said 'just the one.' Both of us looked at each other and said simultaneously, 'Just the one, Mrs Wembley' a line from On The Up. Started me thinking of old programmes that I'd like to see again...not necessarily for their quality, just for nostalgia. Anyone got any (that haventbeen on UKTV Gold grin )

chicaguapa Mon 12-Aug-13 18:05:41

What was the one with Paul Nicholls in when he was with the posh lady? I used to enjoy that.

I also used to love Moonlighting. It was the highlight of my week, but it hasn't stood the test of time unfortunately. Though I'd like to be able to go back and watch it for the first time again.

Just Good Friends? Thats been on just lately from start to finish. Watched it and really enjoyed it (albeit dated) although if she was a Mumsnet redular Im sure she'd have been told to LTB grin

RippingYarns Mon 12-Aug-13 18:13:21

Ever decreasing circles

Dear John (the early ones)

Game On

Coupling

all probably very unPC but i'd like to watch them again grin

Needingthework Mon 12-Aug-13 18:20:56

Drama: Our friends in the North

Comedy: A series in the 90s which starred Paul Kaye (and he wrote it, I think) when he was some cock-sure bloke working in an office. I thought it was hilarious, but I think it was only me that did sad...

prettypurpledaisy Mon 12-Aug-13 18:24:36

I loved a BBC series called 'Your Cheating Heart' it had Tilda Swinton in it and the young man from 'Gregory's Girl'. But then I felt like that about the Goodies until I saw a re-run!

RippingYarns Ever Decreasing Circles is on Gold at the moment. Its still very funny!

DespicableMa Mon 12-Aug-13 18:27:07

I remember "Your Cheating Heart" - am singing the theme tune now grin

'd love to watch Roseanne again.

RippingYarns Mon 12-Aug-13 18:30:28

ooohhhhh... thank you Winchester grin

NeedingtheWork was the comedy called Perfect World?

Needingthework Mon 12-Aug-13 18:31:46

Oh yes, I think it was called that. Nadia thingy was in it as well...

Oooh I love Paul Kaye but those new veneers he has in those betting adverts do him no favours sad

Drama: Between The Lines (all of them but especially Series 1)

I loved Green Wing and still throw the DVD on when I need a good dose of complete madness!

Snugglepiggy Mon 12-Aug-13 21:28:25

That's so funny OP because that's a little in joke for us too.Just the one Mrs Wembley!We used to love it.Not sure how it would stand up to re watching but certainly have fond memories.Also Citizen Smith and Brush Strokes.Oh and Butterflies.Really showing my age now.

Housewife2010 Mon 12-Aug-13 21:32:34

It aint arf hot Mum

Brookside-

just been reading the other soap posts how they draaaaag out a storyline or it happens overnight.

Brookie seemed to have it just right WRT the timing.
(EG in Brookie : Jackie Dixon had a surrogate baby for Max and Suzanna Farnham, who then had their own biological child.
In Corrie - it's "I want a baby-ok ask Tina- OK I'll do it"

The Terry/Barry/Nanny storyline. She marries Barry to stay in the UK, he wants a baby
In Eastenders - Phil drives off the Dover or somewhere, meets Nadia, marries her just like that

Must Get a Life

Jellykat Mon 12-Aug-13 22:28:31

Comedy - Butterflies..

and probably This life (the original) hubba hubba Andrew Lincoln and Jack Davenport.

BikeRunSki Mon 12-Aug-13 22:31:02

Cold Feet
Thirtysomething

mrswimpeydimple Mon 12-Aug-13 22:36:54

We'll Meet Again. Drama set in WW2 about US airmen stationed in UK. Anyone else remember it? Must have been in early 80s?

Mintyy Mon 12-Aug-13 22:38:05

Stella Street (best comedy ever after Father Ted, but hardly anyone has ever heard of it or seen it).

Was also extremely fond of The Larry Sanders Show.

CorrieDale Mon 12-Aug-13 22:41:15

Brass

Watching

The tribe (though that's now On YouTube)

Project runway. Especially the last few series that haven 't made it to the uk seethe

Yy to our friends in the north. Favourite tv ever!

Paul Kaye was in another thing with Michelle Collins - 20000 acres of sky? I loved it. I just love PK though. Also down to earth the first ones with Pauline quirke and warren somebody were great.

Davros Mon 12-Aug-13 22:49:20

I loved Stellar Street. I think it was Phil Cornwell and John sessions?
Colin's Sabdwich (Mel Smith)
This Life - YES!
Early Skins

AnneEyhtMeyer Mon 12-Aug-13 22:49:29

Drama: Tenko

Comedy: Black Books

MacaYoniandCheese Mon 12-Aug-13 22:51:06

All Creatures Great and Small. Sigh.

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