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  1. Thread: Corner shops.

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    Re: Corner shops.

    There used to be a small corner shop not 3 mins down the road by bike from my old house. It used to be the place where all the local characters used to come in for a chat and gossip with the kindly...
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    Re: Water cuts/Power cuts

    As a young lad growing up in the 70's I used to feel excited when the power cuts happened. I loved to see my father light up some candles on the mantelpiece. Going outside to the street and seeing it...
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    Re: Woolworths virtual Museum

    My local Woolworths building was sadly demolished last week to make way for a new hotel. Felt a bit sad about that as I loved Woolworths and my mum used to work in one for years. The sign was still...
  4. Thread: Gus Honeybun

    by akb48fan
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    Re: Gus Honeybun

    Viewers in Wales didn't get to see Gus Honeybun but in 2005 I managed to get a fantastic old VHS tape for 25 (expensive I know) from somebody on Ebay full of Westward/TSW ads, continuity and stuff...
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    Re: Video v DVD - making the transition

    The one thing I've liked with everybody moving from VHS to DVD is so many people are selling their used tapes as blanks on Ebay. Years ago I bought a load of used Scotch tapes from Ebay to see if...
  6. Re: Weird Review Of The Year - BBC2 90's Short Docu

    If it was back in 1994 it must have been shown during the 1st season of the X-Files. I was hoping at the time that the Fortean Review Of The Year documentary was going to be a regular occurrence over...
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    Re: Go Bots vs Transformers

    I didn't mind the Gobots cartoon at all although Transformers was superior in every way. The same with the toy range. Tonka who made the Gobots toys made a bold statement that they would probably win...
  8. Re: Weird Review Of The Year - BBC2 90's Short Docu

    Brilliant staffslad, this is indeed the programme I was looking for. Thanks a lot for helping me out.
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    Re: Fox, They of "Only You Can"

    Only discovered Fox when I was watching an old TOTP from 1976 recently and saw them performing S-s-single Bed with the Australian lead singer Nooshka looking like a superhero with her cape!
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    Re: quatro fizzy drink

    Tried Quatro once and wasn't that keen on the taste. I don't think it was sold in many places around my area. It was cheaper and easier to buy the Panda Pops bottle drinks from the local corner shop....
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    Re: Radio comedy shows

    The Mary Whitehouse Experience on Radio 1 was quite amusing.
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    Re: What CD Have you been listening to in the car

    Steptoe & Son - The Radio Episodes
  13. Re: Weird Review Of The Year - BBC2 90's Short Docu

    Thanks for the link Gothic but this wasn't on BBC2 even though it has Tom Conti as the narrator. The documentary I'm looking for dealt with strange and weird events all over the world and not just...
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    Re: Get some in 1975 comedy

    I have a vague memory of going to Blackpool (possibly Winter Gardens?) to see Get Some In on the stage in the 70's. I must have a look in my parent's place to see if the programme for the show is...
  15. Weird Review Of The Year - BBC2 90's Short Docu

    Before or after The X-Files on BBC2 sometime in the 90's, there was a short documentary in 2 parts (10 mins each if I remember) about weird events that had happened in the world over 12 months. I'm...
  16. Re: RIP Geoffrey Hayes (the excellent presenter of Rainbow)

    Really gutted that Geoffrey has passed away and I agree with George 1978 that a big part of my childhood has now sadly gone. RIP.
  17. Thread: Beasts

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    Re: Beasts

    I bought the DVD a couple of months ago as I like Nigel Kneale as a writer. The best one of the lot has to be Barty's Party. I found it to be nerve wracking as you realise that the couple are trapped...
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    Re: The World at War

    Yes I agree that it's a good series. Too young to catch it first time round but watched the repeats back in 1994 when it was shown on BBC2
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    RIP Zienia Merton

    Zienia Merton who was probably best known as Sandra Benes in Space 1999 passed away yesterday. She was 72 years old. Zienia was also in the missing Dr Who story Marco Polo and appeared in many well...
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    Re: RIP Liz Fraser and Carole Shelley

    I really enjoyed the work that Liz did early in her career. There was a small article in one of the papers the other day about the film I'm All Right Jack in which she co-starred with Peter Sellers....
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    Re: RIP Fenella Fielding

    Apart from Carry On Screaming, Fenella appeared a couple of times with Morecambe & Wise on their shows. She was always good fun with them. I felt that Fenella was a bit kooky in real life. RIP.
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    Re: RIP Jacqueline Pearce

    I'm saddened to hear of Jacqueline Pearce's death as I was only just listening to her voice over the weekend in the Blake's 7 Big Finish Crossfire Part 1 CD. She was so memorable as Servalan. RIP.
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    Re: Classic Movie Clips TV Show on the BBC

    No, it's not Film Buff Of The Year. I really appreciate everybody that has tried to help so far but the search goes on....
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    Re: Classic Movie Clips TV Show on the BBC

    Just been looking at some clips of Looks Familiar on Youtube which was a nostalgia chat show in which celebrities talked about their favourite films.
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    Re: what tv programmes should be brought back.

    I remember there was talk of bringing back Father Ted years ago with Catchphrase host Roy Walker taking over the lead role. Not sure if that would have worked though as Dermot Morgan was so good as...
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