A Bit Of Bitesize. Nice
Here’s John Thompson doing a bit for Bitesize circa 1997, and helping those taking their exams with revision and whatnot. Really nice.
The Saturday Night Armisclips
I really enjoyed The Saturday/Friday Night Armistice when it was on, and every now and then I seek it out again and rewatch it. In researching this blog, I also realise that it may have been directly responsible for my Seinfeld obsession. On the 16th March 1995, the Birmingham Daily Post featured a long article […]
Laugh Track Partridge
Just where did the seemingly prevalent misconception that the first series of I’m Alan Partridge didn’t have a laugh track, while series two did, actually come from? I remember a friend bemoaning this fact to me at the time of the second series being broadcast, and I was perplexed by it. I didn’t have a […]
Hale And Pace Junctions
Here’s a couple of junctions for Hale And Pace. This first one is from 1998, when the show was on every Thursday night. Could have sworn it was only ever broadcast on Sundays. Then there this one, from the Yorkshire region, when they clearly hadn’t sold any adverts.
‘Allo ‘Allo Returns
Here’s a snippet of BBC One continuity from April 0f 1985. It’s a pretty eclectic line up on the menu too, what with Dynasty following an episode of Kenny Everett.