What's your favorite Good life/good neighbours episode

Do you think The Good Life could be remade, with me or Dave playing Tom Good (maybe not!)? If you have seen something on TV or heard something on the radio recently that you want to talk about, tell us here.
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What's your favorite Good life/good neighbours episode

Post: #590 Andy Hamilton
Fri Jan 21, 2005 7:44 pm

Well just seen an episode of the good life on BBC 2 as they are repeating it again, hoorah. So does anyone have a favorite episode or a favorite moment of the good life?

Is it the one where Tom builds a car, where Margo is suposed to be havin an affair?
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Post: #609 Elderflower
Sun Jan 23, 2005 5:01 pm

I like the episode where Tom & Barbara are invited to dinner next door but they decline as they have something `special` at home. Tom is supposed to kill a chicken and they sit down in posh evening clothes to eat al fresco. But the hen laid an egg as Tom fired his gun and they were carving a lovely fresh fried egg on a posh serving dish.
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Post: #612 Andy Hamilton
Sun Jan 23, 2005 8:21 pm

Thats only the second episode and it is called say a little hen, I will agree that is a good one but I will say that about all the episodes :lol:

I remember when being asked what was the worst one to film richard Briers said about having to lay around in mud all day for a scene in one episode. He later watched the episode and that scene had been cut. :?

You would not be too happy eh?
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Post: #655 Emma
Wed Jan 26, 2005 9:47 pm

I love the one when the chicken escapes and catches the bus :geek:

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Post: #659 FluffyMuppet
Thu Jan 27, 2005 10:28 am

I'm voting for the one where they make an oxygen tent to save the runt of the pig's litter :lol:

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Post: #664 Wombat
Thu Jan 27, 2005 11:33 am

I suppose I would go with the one where Tom turns the rotary hoe into a car (sort of). I saw similar things operated for real in China :shock: .

We just received the first series from UK Amazon! it is not on TV or available on DVD/Video here in Aus :cry:

I will have to work my way through them to check!

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Post: #679 Andy Hamilton
Fri Jan 28, 2005 4:06 pm

Wombat wrote:I suppose I would go with the one where Tom turns the rotary hoe into a car (sort of). I saw similar things operated for real in China :shock: .

We just received the first series from UK Amazon! it is not on TV or available on DVD/Video here in Aus :cry:

I will have to work my way through them to check!

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I know which one you mean, that is a good one. I wondered if it was your favorite as you have thought of doing it yourself mate :lol:

I can't believe that Aus does not show, have they ever shown it? I guess it is a pretty typicaly english show, perhaps that is why.
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Post: #684 Wombat
Fri Jan 28, 2005 9:01 pm

G'Day Mate,

It used to be on in the 70's and 80's, when it first came out and for some time after. I am pretty sure that we saw the whole 4 series but it was a long time ago so my memory is a bit vague. :? My wifes' parents would watch it and then kid us that we were the Goods, they reckoned that they couldn't watch it without thinking of us :geek:

We do get some of the UK comedies and they do replay all sorts of weird stuff every so often, but I have not seen anything of "the good life" for a long time. :cry:

Our ABC shop has lots of old UK comedies and other shows, but every time I mention the Good life, it is a no go..........buttocks!

Just out of interest, I always though it was re-named for the US to save confusion with the Scott and Helen Nearing thing, but I saw on a website a few days ago that it was because there already was a comedy called the Good Life!

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Post: #685 Wombat
Fri Jan 28, 2005 9:05 pm

[/quote] Tried that "quote' thing but it wouldn't work!

I like they way he got around the problem, but I admit that I have not thought of doing it myself :lol: .
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Post: #691 Andy Hamilton
Sat Jan 29, 2005 11:59 am

to do the quote thing you have to start with the [ braket and write quote in between two. Then you write /quote in between two more at the end of the quote.

Yep the other good life was some old black and white sit com. Not seen it myself but it looks totally different.

We do have some awful sit-coms over here that I would be embarrised about you getting, but there are a few recent ones that might become classics, have you seen the office or Phoenix nights?
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Post: #701 Wombat
Sat Jan 29, 2005 11:28 pm

Can't say that I have although I have seen trailers for the office.....looks pretty good, but I don't get much TV time these days! Either I'm doing something else or the kids have got it. :roll:
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Post: #3871 greenchi
Fri Jun 10, 2005 7:20 am

I liked the one where Barbara made Tom a new suit.... or should I say she knitted him one out of some very bright green wool! I can still picture that suit.

I seem to recall my dad having the biggest crush on Barbara... I'm sure he wasn't the only one :roll:
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Post: #3876 Wombat
Fri Jun 10, 2005 9:40 am

OOOOOOOHHHHHHHHH Yeahhhhhhhhhh!

I think that the greater part of the non-gay TV watching male population had a "thing" for Felicity Kendall.

Myself included :oops:

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Post: #3881 shiney
Fri Jun 10, 2005 11:14 am

Felicity was cute wasn't she? I can't remember a real favourite, apart from the one with the generator they had in the cellar.

I am afraid I would sit down and enjoy any one of the programmes, they were all good.
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Post: #3908 greenchi
Sat Jun 11, 2005 10:12 am

She still is cute.... did you see her in Rosemary and Thyme... Gardening sleuths if I recall :roll:

She must have been cryogenically stored for the last 30 years I guess ...
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