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on 6 October 2013
The third series of this classic series begins with my favourite episode 'The Gateau from the Cheatau' which ironically was the first episode I ever watched. The third series is one of the best series of Allo Allo which ends with Renee being stuck in a prisoner of war camp with his wife, waitresses, Michelle and the German officers.

Series 4 is a bit of a step down with the characters of Maria and Captain Gearing leaving, but Mimi and Captain Bertilerai were decent replacements for the characters, though I couldn't get used to it until series 5.

So definitely a worthy entry for Allo Allo; but mainly for the third series.
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on 19 March 2006
This DVD of series 3 and 4 continues from series 1 and 2 as Rene the "humble" owner of Cafe Rene continues to be a 'valuable' member of the French 'De Gaulle' resistance as well as keeping the Germans and Gestapo happy. Meanwhile his wife, Edith, continues to fail to notice Rene's liaisons with the two waitresses at the cafe, Yvette and Maria, and later in series 4, Mimi. Rene also continues to be frequently annoyed by the ever present Monsieur Le Clerc, the idiot, Officer Crabtree, the Englishman with bad French and the two British airmen who can't speak a word of French. These components make this a first class comedy with plenty of great jokes and cock ups.
If you saw the first two series, you'll definitely love these next two series. The third series starts with the British airmen making a surprise comeback to the Cafe Rene. This is just the start of a variety of antics as the "brave" Rene and the members of the Resistance attempt to stall the German War Machine.
So watch out as;
* There are some frantic antics involving many devious schemes by Colonel von Strom, Captain Geering and Lieutenant Gruber, Rene, Edith and Yvette, and Herr Flick and Helga as they try to swap some sausages in General von Klinkerhoffen's wardrobe in the Chateau.
* The resistance cook and cock up more plans to help the escaping airmen, involving an antique vehicle rally.
* Rene and Edith advertise for a new waitress, with Rene having slightly different expectations than Edith.
* Tunnels being dug so the British airmen can tunnel INTO a prisoner of war camp. But will they make it in before General von Kinkerhoffen's inspection?
* Everyone but Officer Crabtree, Edith's mother and Monsieur Le Clerc make it to the prisoner of war camp, including Colonel von Strom and Captain Geering. Various plans are devised to help them escape. Who will make it out?
* Rene and the gang end up in a dust cart driven by Lieutenant Gruber. Why? Captain Geering manages to escape but is captured by the communist resistance, plus some weird and scary camp dance. Watch it!!!
* Captain Alberto Bertorelli, an over/undersexed Italian Captain, arrives in the town and he likes looking at paintings???
* Mimi, the new waitress learns to fly ON a kite!!! Watch it!!!
* An epidemic of German Knockwurst and Italian salami hits the Cafe Rene.
* Herr Flick being imprisoned, in a disguise as a woman of the opposite sex!!!
* The town convenience being blown up involving Edith, a grenade and a pin??? Meanwhile Edith's mother takes a very quick tour of a requisitioned vineyard on a motorized bath chair.
* Is it really possible that Rene had on his hands a genuine Van Gogh that involves his mother-in-law?
* Not forgetting Captain Geering's brilliant acting in "The Gateau from the Chateau", involving,(pause for breath), "the dart in the heart", "the pill in the till", "the drug in the jug", "the candle with the handle" and "the gateau from the chateau", in honor of the Kaiser's birthday. IT'S HILARIOUS.
If you ask me, there are some strange goings on in the small French town of Nouvion.
If all of these events weren't enough for you, wait for the other five series of 'Allo 'Allo, which will hopefully be brought out by the BBC soon. Hope this is helpful, Enjoy!!!
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on 25 February 2004
When I was growing up there was always one program that stood out, and no matter how many times I saw it, it always made me laugh. That program was 'Allo Allo': its completly insane plots, plans and general mayhem are pure genius. I have recently bought series 1 & 2 and will buy this ASAP. I find it odd that this series doesnt seem as famous as "Are you Being Served?" which in my opinion is no where as funny as 'Allo Allo'.
Buy This as soon as you can - you wont regret it!
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on 7 December 2012
A most welcome blast from the past! Timeless humour from the late great Gordon Kaye! Happy memories from my childhood.
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on 20 February 2016
This was 2 great seasons packed into 1 episode but I was gutted Maria left after season 3, I loved her naiveness. It's still a brilliant show. Mimi la bonk is a character to watch out for in season four. She's so violent and I love it. But listen to all that very carefully because i shall say this only once.
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on 19 September 2014
As a guy in his 20's I was being born as this sitcom ended on TV.

However I've gotta say its one of the funniest sitcoms ever and I hardly hear people talking about it, incredibly well written, addictive viewing.

As far as character based comedy goes this is up there with Only Fools easily
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on 29 May 2017
A good DVD set at a nice price and quick delivery
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on 7 February 2017
There are NO subtitles with this product.

As with the same release of 'Allo 'Allo Series 1 & 2, despite the Amazon listing stating very clearly that this product has subtitles in English, there are NO subtitles with this product.

Extremely disappointed as this was a gift for someone who requires subtitles in order to watch TV. Completely useless now, and very misleading.
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on 10 October 2017
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on 3 June 2016
Anyone expecting Saving Private Ryan 2 will be sorely disappointed by this wartime melodrama. In fact, it's almost funny in some parts.
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