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Brilliant classic comedy series
on 5 December 2013
The basic idea of this very funny comedy serious from the early seventies is that there are two girls and one boy sharing a flat at a time when co habitation was a novelty.
Needing a third person to share the rent on their Earls Court flat, two young attractive girls, dark haired Chrissy and blonde, toothy Joe plan to find another girl. But when Robin Tripp, a catering student is found sleeping in their bath after a party they decide to let him move in, especially since he can cook.
The new arrangement understandably raises a few eyebrows, particularly with the girl's landlords George and Mildred Roper who live downstairs.
Although there is much mock sexual bravado this is not of the sordid kind despite Robin's attempts to bed the too sensible Chrissy.
This well signalled humour comes from domestic squabbles like hogging the bathroom, respective girl friends and boyfriends and Robin and Chrissy's attempts to understand Jo's weird logic.
There are also many interruptions from the Ropers, he a work shy weakling and she a frustrated man devouring woman with an eye on Robin.
There is good farce comedy and constant funny lines that come quick and fast in the script, The now nostalgic appeal of the early 70s actually adds interest.
This funny classic comedy lasted six series, and they are all presented here in this six disc DVD set with each series on its own disc.
There were two spin off TV series from this, one was George and Mildred and the other Robins Nest. Both are available on DVD also.
Network DVD have done a great job of presenting and preserving this great comedy on this nicely presented set.
Don't bother watching it on TV with all the adverts just get this great set.