Army officer Lionel Hardcastle and nurse Jean Pargetter had a three-month affair in 1953. After Lionel is posted to Korea, the two lose touch when Lionel's letter to Jean fails to get delivered. Thirty-eight years later, they meet again. A sweetly charming situation comedy that ran for nine seasons.
Last Episode10x02 Reunion Special (2) Aired: Dec. 30, 2005
The visitor's unexpected arrival puts the cat among the pigeons for Lionel, and when the truth finally comes out, Jean takes great delight in …
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (continuity error): In Season 3 Episode 6, in the park scene (17:10 into the show), after Lionel tells Jean, "We sleep together", Jean's ice cream cone goes from being just under the lip…
[show]Goof (continuity error): In Season 3 Episode 6, in the park scene (17:10 into the show), after Lionel tells Jean, "We sleep together", Jean's ice cream cone goes from being just under the lip of the cone to above the lip. As the cameras switch from left to right, the amount of ice cream in the cone increases and decreases.
- Moira Brooker, who plays Judith, Jean's grown-up daughter, admits to occasionally being so mesmerized by Judi Dench's talents while taping that she would forget to say her lines.
- Goof (continuity error): The letter being written in the opening credits gives the date as January 1953 but when Jean and Lionel discuss the situation they say Lionel was in Korea in 1954.