the clampett family load up their truck and move to Beverly Hills

The Beverly Hillbillies, 1962

This American classic has been shown on many stations around the world but I remember it best from the 1990's on Channel 4. The Beverly Hillbillies was a US sitcom that ran for nine series between 1962 and 1...
Stan laurel and oliver hardy comedy rthat has spanned generations

Laurel And Hardy

You can't have a section dedicated to US comedy that was popular here in the UK without perhaps one of the greatest comedy double acts of all time: Laurel And Hardy. i often feel lucky that growing up in the...
kelsey grammer stars in cheers spin off frasier

From Boston To Seattle

Frasier, 1993 Hugely successful spin off from Cheers, Frasier was an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004.  The show wa...
Monkees-TV-show

The Monkees, 1966

One of those shows from the USA that became very popular over here.  The shows combined music and laughter in the style of a traditional sitcom. The Monkees was the name of the american TV series that ran fr...
Star of the hiy US comedy series that was very popular in the UK - Alf

ALF, 1986

Hugely poular here in the UK. ALF was the US sitcom that ran for 99 episodes over 4 series, between 1986 and 1990.  Episodes typically ran for 20 minutes (30 with ad breaks).  However 3 episodes ran for 60 minu...
Hit Kids TV show The Banana Splits

The Banana Splits, 1968

This  Hanna-Barbera kids classic made it's debut in The US in 1968 and was a regular feature in the UK during the 1970's during summer holidays (although we were unable to track down the UK dates). The serie...
Ahuge hit show on both sides of the atlantic Taxi

Taxi, 1978

A hugely popular American sitcom that won 18 Emmy Awards, including three for Outstanding Comedy Series. The series ran in the USA for four series between 1978 and 1982 with ABC network and NBC for a fifth. ...

The Dukes Of Hazzard, 1979

There was a time when we just couldn't get enougth of American TV.  Their Cop shows ie, Kojak, Starsky and Hutch had become must see TV here in Britain.  Sadly as much as I enjoyed the drama output I never quit...

Cheers, 1982

Kicking off a new section that will showcase some of the output from the USA that made it big in the UK.  You'll find a USA in the UK section in both TV comedy and Classic TV. Where better to start than one ...