Type
Scripted
Premiered
Nov. 1983
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
50 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV TV Network
Genre

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (UK)

The adventures of a gang of British workmen abroad. Combines black and white humour with moments of drama, poignancy and drunkenness. The lads head to Germany seeking work, and are thrown together by virtue of shared nationality and a run-down wooden hut.

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05x02 Au Revoir: Part 2 Aired: Dec. 29, 2004

Barry is missing: taken hostage, his captors demand a ransom of £100,000. When the rest of the lads set out to find him, they meet a man who …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 5 seasons and 42 episodes air between 1983 and 2004.

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Apart from the regular series and the spin-off, Educating Oz (1986) (TV), there was also a special short episode made in 2003 for Comic Relief starring Tim Healy, Kevin Whately, Jimmy Nail
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    Apart from the regular series and the spin-off, Educating Oz (1986) (TV), there was also a special short episode made in 2003 for Comic Relief starring Tim Healy, Kevin Whately, Jimmy Nail and Christopher Fairbank. Three sketches were also acted out on stage in 2000 as part of a charity concert in Newcastle, which starred Tim Healy, Kevin Whately and Jimmy Nail and depicted the events that preceded occurred before, after and between the first two series.
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  • The spire-shaped tower we see on Thornley Manor was not part of the original building. This was added by the production crew to make the house look more Victorian. The house in fact dates…
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    The spire-shaped tower we see on Thornley Manor was not part of the original building. This was added by the production crew to make the house look more Victorian. The house in fact dates back to the 16th century.
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  • Actor Gary Holton, who played Wayne Norris, died of a drugs overdose in 1985 while filming the second series, leading to a somewhat watered-down appearance in the last few episodes. As they…
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    Actor Gary Holton, who played Wayne Norris, died of a drugs overdose in 1985 while filming the second series, leading to a somewhat watered-down appearance in the last few episodes. As they had filmed all of the exterior scenes with Wayne in them but had not started any of the interior scenes, they decided to dress one of the production team in a wig to look like Wayne for backshots during indoor scenes to keep some form of continuity going. For many of the indoor scenes, he was written out entirely, and his presence was accounted for by explaining he was elsewhere at the time.
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