The Dukes Of Hazzard

The Dukes Of Hazzard, 1979 There was a time when we just couldn't get enough of American TV.  Their Cop shows i.e, Kojak, Starsky and Hutch had become must see TV here in Britain.  Sadly as much as I enjoyed t...
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...

Soap

Soap, 1977 Soap was an American sitcom that found popularity in the UK during the mid 80's.The show originally aired in the USA from 1977 to 1981, running for 4 series.  It was picked up in the UK by Chann...

Bewitched

Bewitched, 1964 This US sitcom aired for 8 series over 254 episodes in the USA from 1964 to 1972.  It became a popular fixture in the UK when in the 1960's the BBC began showing episodes.  These were repeated ...

Steptoe And Son USA

Steptoe And Son, 1965, Sanford And Son, 1972 By 1965 Steptoe And Son was a huge success in the UK.  Writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson were invited to the USA by Joseph E. Levine to create an American version...
Star of the hiy US comedy series that was very popular in the UK - Alf

ALF

ALF, 1986 Hugely popular here in the UK.  ALF was the US sitcom that ran for 99 episodes over four series, between 1986 and 1990.  However 3 episodes ran for 60 minutes but were divided into two parts for broa...

Mork And Mindy

Mork And Mindy, 1978 Mork and Mindy was the hit US sitcom that became extremely popular in the UK.The series was a spin off from a hugely popular episode of another US sitcom that proved popular in the UK ...
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...