"Fletch", sentenced to a five year stretch at HM Prison Slade in darkest Cumbria, is determined to keep his head down, do his time and not let the bastards grind him down. But it's not so simple when you're an old lag. His native cell-mate Lenny Godber needs to learn the ropes, skives and scams; evil Prison Officer Mackay can't be allowed to run things his own way and warden Barrowclough is just too weak-willed not to have his good-nature exploited.
Last Episode03x06 Final Stretch Aired: Mar. 25, 1977
Godber is due to appear before the parole board, but a fight with another inmate puts his parole in jeopardy. It's up to Fletcher to save the …
Series Fun Facts
- In stark contrast to his character in the series, Fulton Mackay (Warden Mackay) has a rose named after him.
- Richard Beckinsale had a very dry sense of humour.
- When describing Ronnie Barker's death in his autobiography, David Jason said "Goodnight from him", alluding to his signature line from The Two Ronnies (UK).