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)

Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

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Last Episode

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

Everyone is getting ready for the wedding - Clegg wonders if his suit smells of mothballs; Alvin flirts with Stella when she returns from the …

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

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  • Goof (continuity error): In this series Seymour is presented for the first in the episode "Uncle of the Bride". We are told he is meeting Compo and Cleggthem for the first time, yet in the…
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    Goof (continuity error): In this series Seymour is presented for the first in the episode "Uncle of the Bride". We are told he is meeting Compo and Cleggthem for the first time, yet in the prequel First Of The Summer Wine (UK) Seymour is supposed to be a school and work colleague of theirs.
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  • Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Ivy is very particular about how customers perceive the quality of her café and is always warning Compo, Foggy…
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    Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Ivy is very particular about how customers perceive the quality of her café and is always warning Compo, Foggy and Norman to behave, even when no one else is around. But she doesn't react at all when, with six other customers there, Compo jumps up and yells that he's going to be in a blue movie.
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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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