Type
Scripted
Premiered
Nov. 12, 1973
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
Genre

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Last of the Summer Wine (UK)

Comedy show set in a small Yorkshire town about three men in there 60`s and what they get up to now they no longer work. It also shows some other people that live in the town. More characters were added as the years went on and as some sadly died. Its so far the longest running comedy show in the world.

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Last Episode

31x06 How Not to Cry at Weddings Aired: Aug. 29, 2010

In this final episode of the long-running comedy, everyone is getting ready for a wedding - prompting Howard and Pearl to look back at their …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 31 seasons and 294 episodes air between 1973 and 2010.

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Series Fun Facts

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  • By 1976 it was clear that Michael Bates was ill. The cancer which was to eventually kill him meant the strenuous walking through the hills became impossible. He was written out of the series…
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    By 1976 it was clear that Michael Bates was ill. The cancer which was to eventually kill him meant the strenuous walking through the hills became impossible. He was written out of the series and his noticeable gap was filled by Brian Wilde, who had already become known as Mr. Barrowclough in Porridge (UK). Michael Bates did continue to appear in his other success, It Ain't Half Hot Mum (UK), but died soon after.
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  • The long-running series generated such a devout worldwide following, a special tour operation evolved over the years affording fans and visitors the opportunity to explore the actual series…
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    The long-running series generated such a devout worldwide following, a special tour operation evolved over the years affording fans and visitors the opportunity to explore the actual series locations and enjoy the picturesque surroundings.
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  • Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Compo refers to Mrs. Batty's husband Harold. In the series he is named Wally (short for Walter).
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