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Programme: The Likely Lads / Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
Broadcast:
Episodes: 20 (3 series) and 27 (2 series)
Starring: James Bolam, Rodney Bewes
Written by: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
Synopsis: Follows the lives of childhood friends, Terry Collier and Bob Ferris. The working-class Geordies (Newcastle inhabitants) spend their time drinking and chatting up women. In the sequel "Whatever happened to..." Bob, the sensible one, is about to get married and it is up to irresponsible Terry (who has just left the army) to help him prepare for his big day.
BSG Review: "The Likely Lads" is a classic 60s sitcom and was very popular at the time. It's 70s sequel breaks all conventions by being even better. Both shows look slightly dated now and are rather 'northern' but still contain hilarious sequences and, as such, are must-see sitcoms.
Link: www.whateverhappenedtothelikelylads.co.uk

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