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What T.V comedy series would you like to see released on DVD?

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Initial post: 12 Apr 2010 19:26:14 BDT
The Eye says:
My Hero. Only series 3 in U.K. Piglet Files. Only on import

Posted on 12 Apr 2010 19:49:22 BDT
Chuck Season three

Posted on 12 Apr 2010 19:59:52 BDT
Gizmo says:
Probably have to wait till Chuck Season three finishes its run on TV first!

Posted on 23 Apr 2010 15:09:06 BDT
M. marshall says:
city lights

Posted on 23 Apr 2010 15:55:50 BDT
I. Young says:
The Arthur Haynes Show. He died before my time but from what I've seen of this man he is very funny, bolshy obstinate man. Nicholas Parsons would generally play the establishment straight man and it had some really good guests like a young Michael Caine.

Posted on 27 Apr 2010 13:43:38 BDT
Natasha S says:
My Hero complete series boxset.

Posted on 27 Apr 2010 14:55:14 BDT
Dear John .. Thinks it starred Ralph Bates.

Posted on 27 Apr 2010 14:55:29 BDT
Dear John .. Think it starred Ralph Bates.

In reply to an earlier post on 2 May 2010 04:27:14 BDT
I forgot about that, Dear John was great! Why isn't it repeated on TV. Don't think it would be that dated, Porridge is still very popular.
I would like all the Monty Python series, have films, now let's just check if it is available?
Monty Python's Flying Circus - The Complete Boxset [DVD] [1969]
Seems to be available, I never knew that.
Dear John - Series 1 [DVD] [1986], can't see the whole set, but the main character died young during this series, so don't know how many were made. Usually a series was 13 episodes.

Posted on 2 May 2010 13:39:07 BDT
Dean Fuller says:
Dear John had 2 series of 6 episodes and a final xmas special...

I have these on video but haven`t seen them on dvd

Sadly Ralph Bates died not long after

Posted on 3 May 2010 04:19:40 BDT
ezpz says:
Mr Charity.

Posted on 5 May 2010 11:59:10 BDT
Last edited by the author on 5 May 2010 12:00:38 BDT
Nugent Dirt says:
Viz the greatly underrated Dear John the first series is out next week
Also A Very Peculiar Practice - not a sitcom as such but drily funny and Peter Davison's best series

In reply to an earlier post on 7 May 2010 20:22:45 BDT
J. Wilkinson says:
Keep an eye out for 2nd-hand copies on DVD of 'A Very Peculiar Practice'. We bought one a few years ago when it was on wider distribution and it's terrifically black humour. Several DVD sites indicate it's on release again soon.

Posted on 8 May 2010 17:09:08 BDT
TheFoe says:
Again not strictly a comedy, "Lipstick on your collar". Don't understand why this isn't, when "The Singing detective" is?

Posted on 9 May 2010 01:00:40 BDT
Dave Allen at Large

Posted on 13 May 2010 12:38:20 BDT
Any of Spike Milligan's Q / There's A Lot Of It About, they let Curry & Chips out on DVD so there is some call for the late Genius' work.

Also as Yannick says, any Dave Allen.

In reply to an earlier post on 15 May 2010 02:58:27 BDT
mock the week

Posted on 20 May 2010 12:17:31 BDT
J. Green says:
'The Larry Sanders Show'

Can't believe they have not released this entire series on DVD.

Posted on 22 May 2010 15:14:56 BDT
Kelly says:
two guys a girl and a pizza place

Posted on 22 May 2010 15:36:23 BDT
Molly Brown says:
I was looking up "Cold Turkey" with Dick Van Dyke, and to my amazement Amazon have most of the Dick Van Dyke series from the sixties.

Used to love that series when I was about 8 years old, be interesting to see if they are still funny. Mary Tyler Moore etc. Mind you I used to really think Danny Kaye was funny too.

Posted on 25 May 2010 12:47:11 BDT
Tikka says:
Comedy Playhouse - particularly 'Tooth and Claw' with Warren Mitchell and Marty Feldman

Posted on 25 May 2010 13:31:41 BDT
J. Doughty says:
Sun burn starring Pauleen Collins

Posted on 25 May 2010 23:10:58 BDT
P. Tomlin says:
The Mary Whitehouse Experience

Posted on 26 May 2010 02:18:40 BDT
Please someone (probably the BBC) release that great comedy "Colin's Sandwich" starring the great Mel Smith,..i purchased it off someone on e bay who recorded it onto Dvd from VHS,..but i would love the complete series to be released officially ....please please...pretty please :O)

In reply to an earlier post on 26 May 2010 18:27:48 BDT
Mike Hampton says:
i remember the arthur haynes show very well. yes you're right he was very funny and quite controversial at the time. the show also starred nicholas parsons [as you said] patricia hayes who would play arthur's wife in the comedy sketches , dermot kelly and someone called leslie but i can't remember his surname.there was also a musical slot on the show. quite a few big names appeared including the rolling stones. hope you found this info useful.
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