"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
- Open All Hours (UK) was Ronnie Barker's favorite comedy series of his own, even more than this one, though it was not as successful, apparently because of David Jason, who was touched and…
[show]Open All Hours (UK) was Ronnie Barker's favorite comedy series of his own, even more than this one, though it was not as successful, apparently because of David Jason, who was touched and flattered.
- Richard Beckinsale had a very dry sense of humour.
- Ronnie Barker and David Jason also paired up for the sitcom Open All Hours (UK), which was piloted in the same series of "7 of 1" (1973)