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With the BBC Best British Sitcoms vote now complete, I thought it an appropriate time to pay tribute to my personal favourite top 10 comedy shows - only mine includes American shows too - just to be different! These are in no particular order by the way. Oh and beware, it's very long ... Read review

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Community Level 4bigcat

bigcat

The Cat's Whiskers

AdvantagesThey are all bloody funny!

DisadvantagesNot a one.

"...tribute to my personal favourite top 10 comedy shows - only mine includes American shows too - just to be different! These are in no particular order by the way. Oh and beware, it's very long (the review I mean!) ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES The winner of the Best Sitcom vote and deservedly so in my opinion. Derek Trotter ( Del to his mates) is a wheeler dealer South London market trader who can "smell a fiver in a force 10 gale". He lives ..." Read review
04.04.2004

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Community Level 5J4M1721

J4M1721

Make 'em laugh, make 'em laugh, make 'em laugh! Review with images

AdvantagesCheers me up no end

DisadvantagesAbsoloutely none

"...series, (63 episodes, and on top of that, 5 specials, a feature film, and a spin-off series called 'Grace and Favour') ****************************************************** So thats my top 10, and there are still more comedies I love to watch, such as: Allo Allo, Father Ted, Dads Army, The Goodies, Goodnight Sweetheart, It Ain't Half Hot Mum, In Sickness and In Health, Til Death Do Us Part, Keeping Up Appearances, The Good Life, The ..." Read review
17.02.2004

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Community Level 6Lancashire...

Lancashire_Angel

Smoke me a kipper - I can't stop laughing!

AdvantagesVery, very funny shows, lots to say about all of them

DisadvantagesYou may not share my taste, some of these shows may have offensive material

"...choose to be in my top ten programmes that make me laugh, late eighties spark of genius The Mary Whitehouse Experience starred Rob Newman, David Baddiel, Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt as various completely un-PC characters. It was really laughing at the human condition but was pushing the limits of being offensive at the same time. It was also completely side-splittingly funny. The best thing was that the characters were built up over the short run, ..." Read review
24.12.2003

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Community Level 7Maximus-Qu...

Maximus-Qualitus

Top 10 Comedy Sitcoms

AdvantagesGREAT !!!!!!

DisadvantagesNONE !!!!!

"Top Ten TV Sitcoms. Love TV comedy but until I started compiling this list I didn't realise how many good ones where actually out there, or have been out there. Anyhow here is my top 10: 1. Porridge. My all time favourite. Norman Stanley Fletcher, You have pleaded guilty to the charges brought by this court, and it is now my duty to pass sentence. You are a habitual criminal who accepts arrest as an occupational hazard and presumably ..." Read review
14.07.2008

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Community Level 3bensnanny123

bensnanny123

my book on the greatest sitcoms.

Advantagesyou might learn something new.

Disadvantagesa bit long so try not to fall asleep.

"...here’s my review on my top ten comedy classics. A bit long winded so try to keep awake its well worth it I promise….. Number 1; That has to be Porridge. For those of you that have never heard of it was a series that it was created by dick clement and Ian la frenais by the BBC in the 1970s it centred on. The central characters being Norman Stanley Fletcher as Fletch played brilliantly by Ronnie barker and the other main character lennie ..." Read review
30.04.2007

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