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Category: Sitcom
Episode 4 of 6 | Season 3
Fri 2 Dec
8:00pm-8:40pm (40 minutes)

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Because Alex is 6.. that's why. Stick with Sponge Bob.
Yaspaa   12:10pm Sun 3 Feb Report Abuse

Great stuff!
RIP Ronnie Barker, comedic genius indeed.
WinstonStanleyGaylord   11:14am Tue 29 Dec Report Abuse

"comedy at its best"
'cos it comes from the west :)
me myself and Iman   1:32pm Christmas Day Report Abuse

humurous comedy classic worth watching for comedy genious of ronnie barker
mj   2:45pm Christmas Eve Report Abuse

How Ironic.
This really is the best thing on Saturday evening TV, it's also 35 years old. Says a lot for the tripe our TV companies now try to spoon feed us.
Mr Mackay   7:17pm Sat 14 Nov Report Abuse

You What!!
How can anyone say this is Bad!! Alex you are a Joker - this is a classic and one not to be missed...
Joker   12:35pm Tue 23 Dec Report Abuse

Stirring Stuff....
Classic comedy....why can't we have something like this nowadays(note to American comedy writers:-lots of shouting and running about don't count)
mandrake   6:43pm Thu 27 Dec Report Abuse

alex   8:08pm Sat 6 Oct Report Abuse


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485 votes
Pardon Me The inmates decide on a wager as the parole board gathers, with Blanco odds-on favourite for release. However, the old lag turns down his freedom and leaves Fletcher in danger of losing a small fortune. Prison comedy, starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason

Category: Sitcom

Writer: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
Producer: Sydney Lotterby


Lennie Godber Richard Beckinsale (IMDB)
Blanco David Jason (IMDB)
Lukewarm Christopher Biggins (IMDB)
Mr Barrowclough Brian Wilde (IMDB)
Norman Stanley Fletcher Ronnie Barker (IMDB)
Mr Mackay Fulton Mackay (IMDB)
Governor Michael Barrington (IMDB)
Warren Sam Kelly (IMDB)

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