Phil silvers stars as sergeant bilko in the phil silvers show

It’s Sergeant Bilko

The Phil Silvers Show, 1955 The Americans were doing sitcom long before us and many of their sitcoms have been massively popular here in the UK.The Phil Silvers Show, often referred to as Sergeant Bilko is...

How To Irritate People

How To Irritate People, 1968 How To Irritate People was a one off TV show made in 1968.  It featured a host of top class writers and was the brainchild of David Frost.The show was made in the UK for the Am...

Diff’rent Strokes

Diff'rent Strokes, 1978 Diff'rent Strokes was a hugely successful American Sitcom that was also very popular in the UK, where it went out on a Tuesday afternoon at the end of ITV's Children's programming.B...

Cheers, 1982

Cheers, 1982 One of the most popular American sitcoms to air on UK TV screens, in fact it still finds regular repeats around the various digital stations today - Cheers.Cheers was the hit US sitcom, develo...

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man, 1975 The Invisible Man was an American Sci-Fi series.  Starring British actor David McCallum, the series also proved to be a hit on British TV screens.After a pilot episode in May 1975, ...

Game Of Thrones

Game Of Thrones, 2011 Every now and then a piece of TV launches onto screens and just hits the spot becoming a global phenonomin.  That's exactly what happened with Game Of Thrones.Game Of Thrones is an Am...

Wait Till Your Father Gets Home

Wait Till Your Father Gets Home, 1972 Wait Till Your Father Gets Home was an American animated sitcom from the successful animation team at Hanna-Barbera, aimed at a more adult audience than many of it's other...
Stan laurel and oliver hardy comedy rthat has spanned generations

Laurel And Hardy

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...
Christina applegate became a huge star after starring in Married with children

Life Is Never Easy When Your….

Married With Children, 1987 Married with Children was a hit American sitcom from the 1980's that became a huge hit with audiences in the UK.Eleven series, totalling two hundred and fifty nine episodes were...
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...