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Old 03-26-2017, 03:36 AM   #1
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Question What are some of your favorite British TV comedies that are less well known in the US

What are some of your favorite British TV comedies that are less well known in the US? This is not the thread for massive international hits like AbFab, Fawlty Towers, Keeping Up Appearances, etc. This for those British TV comedies that either didn't air in the US or which, if they have aired in the US, only had small, cult audiences.
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Here's a thread on the subject:

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I liked the series "One Foot In The Grave". I'v never seen it airing on North American TV ( I found it on DVD at the library). Cheers!
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I liked the series "One Foot In The Grave". I'v never seen it airing on North American TV ( I found it on DVD at the library). Cheers!

This did get some play in the US, but I don't think as widely as some others. I like it quite a bit, and have it on my ideal schedule.
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Liked very much The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole on PBS.
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I liked the series "One Foot In The Grave". I'v never seen it airing on North American TV ( I found it on DVD at the library). Cheers!
This became rather dark humour, but certainly one of the best comedy shows of the 1980s, with Annette Crosbie essential to its success.
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