Tag: 2point4 children

  • 2point4 Continuity
    2point4 Continuity

    Let’s have a look at just how mis-promoted 2point4 Children was by the BBC, given that it was such a popular sitcom. Here’s a number of Christmas 1996 promos, featuring the voices (I think) of Tony Hawks and Kate Robbins. Here’s a junction from 1993, that still doesn’t really sell the tone of the show. […]

  • Health & 2point4 Children
    Health & 2point4 Children

    It’s always fun to stumble across a shared universe, and finding a new one in a pair of British sitcoms is even better. I’m not talking about spin-offs here, which are overtly shared universes (think Man About The House, Robin’s Nest, and George & Mildred), but ones that are almost unspoken. And one such exists […]

  • Award Winning Bottom
    Award Winning Bottom

    Here’s the moment when Bottom won Best New Television Comedy at the 1992 British Comedy Awards. Take a moment to enjoy the way Roy Castle says Bottom too. I’m sure you remember 2point4 children … I’ll be honest though, I had completely forgotten about Terry & Julian. This was a sitcom for Channel Four, written […]

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s […]

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first […]

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