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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  • Holmfirth was chosen as the setting for Last of the Summer Wine after Barry Took made a programme about Working Men's Clubs at nearby Burnlee WMC. When producer James Gilbert (IV) was looking…
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    Holmfirth was chosen as the setting for Last of the Summer Wine after Barry Took made a programme about Working Men's Clubs at nearby Burnlee WMC. When producer James Gilbert (IV) was looking for a location for an episode of Comedy Playhouse (UK), Barry Took recommended Holmfirth. That episode was developed into the series "Last of the Summer Wine".
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  • Goof (continuity error): After the three regulars and Wesley come out of the cafe and talk for a while, they go to the right, up a double wide set of stairs between two buildings. Previously,…
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    Goof (continuity error): After the three regulars and Wesley come out of the cafe and talk for a while, they go to the right, up a double wide set of stairs between two buildings. Previously, there has always been a road outside the cafe.
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  • The producers moved quickly. After the death of John Comer (Sid), Sid's name was removed from the Cafe sign.
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