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Bless Me Father (1978)
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Bless Me Father (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bless Me Father is a British sitcom starring Arthur Lowe, Daniel Abineri, Gabrielle Daye, Patrick McAlinney, David Ryall, Derek Francis and Sheila Keith. It was aired on ITV from 1978 until 1981 and described the adventures of an Irish Catholic priest, Father Charles Duddleswell and his young curate in the fictional parish of St. Jude's in suburban London. 21 episodes, written by Peter De Rosa, were aired. De Rosa wrote the books on which the series was based using the pseudonym of Neil Boyd which was also the name of the young curate character; Boyd also served as the narrator in the series of novels upon which the series was based. It was made for the ITV network by London Weekend Television. The series was set in 1950 and 1951 and marked a departure from the middle class 'bank manager' roles associated with Lowe such as that in Dad's Army. The other regular characters included Mrs Pring, the housekeeper, the hard-drinking Dr Daley, the non-religious neighbour Billy Buzzle, and abbess Reverend Mother Stephen.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: church, clergy, religions or cults, suburbs, society, suburban life, social relations, catholic church, religion, irish, housekeeper, catholic, british, priest, older man younger man relationship, british humour
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1950
Place: england, london

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Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Desmond's (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 27 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 174 min.
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TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
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Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 95 min.
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The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Some Girls (2012)
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Girls is a British comedy series written by Bernadette Davis that airs on BBC Three. The show stars Adelayo Adedayo, Mandeep Dhillon, Alice Felgate, Natasha Jonas, Dolly Wells, Colin Salmon, Jassa Ahluwalia and Franz Drameh. It debuted on 6 ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
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Asylum (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After a year in the El Rican embassy under the threat of extradition to America, Dan is bored, depressed and has little hope of getting out - his only chance is to push his case in an interview with the Guardian. The embassy staff are struggling to ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Grandma's House is a sitcom television series broadcast on BBC Two. Written by Simon Amstell and long term collaborator Dan Swimer, the series stars Simon Amstell playing a version of himself: an ex-television presenter searching for meaning in ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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TV show
Story: Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father and son played by Wilfred Brambell and Harry H. Corbett who deal in selling used items. They live on Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd's Bush, ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 410 min.
TV show
Story: The Young Ones is a British sitcom, broadcast in Great Britain from 1982 to 1984 in two six-part series. Shown on BBC2, it featured anarchic, offbeat humour which helped bring alternative comedy to television in the 1980s and made household names of ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, mad, not serious, realistic ...
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