RLFANS.COM
Celebrating
23 years service to
the Rugby League
Community!
WWW.RLFANS.COM • View topic - What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom?
What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom? Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:25 pm  
What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom?
Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:25 pm  
giddyupoldfella User avatar
Free-scoring winger
Free-scoring winger

Joined: Mon Sep 14, 2009 6:44 pm
Posts: 1182
Location: on route to old trafford via wembley
Member for 13 years
Well, obviously the answer is Steptoe and Son but what do you think?

My top ten

Steptoe and Son
Dad's Army
One Foot in the Grave
Porridge
Till death us do part
Fawlty Towers
The Royle Family
Rising Damp
Blackadder
Hancock's half hour
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom? Sun Sep 27, 2020 11:21 am  
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom?
Sun Sep 27, 2020 11:21 am  

User avatarDurham Giant wrote:
Durham Giant User avatar
100% League Network
100% League Network

Joined: Mon May 07, 2007 8:25 pm
Posts: 12483
Location: Durham
Member for 16 years
My favourite has to be father Ted an Irish programme
Huddersfield Giants 2013 over achievers

Huddersfield Giants 2014 under achievers ??????????
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom? Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:53 am  
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom?
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:53 am  

Grimmy wrote:
Grimmy Gold RLFANS Member
Gold RLFANS Member

Joined: Sat Jul 16, 2005 3:05 pm
Posts: 15417
Member for 17 years
Mine

The Office
Phoenix Nights
Blackadder
Fawlty Towers
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Early Doors
Knowing Me Knowing You/I'm Alan Partridge
Peep Show
Extras
This Country

I think the top two are my favourites because I find them so relatable, you feel like you have met a lot of the characters. Only Fools and Horses usually gets picked top when they put it to a vote, and I do enjoy it when it's on, but I can't pick a series who's greatest moment is someone falling over. Special mention to Vic and Bob, I probably should have found a place for Shooting Stars in there somewhere.
Frank Zappa wrote:
Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.

The_Enforcer wrote:
Most idiotic post ever goes to Grimmy..... The way to restart should be an arm wrestle between a designated player from each side.
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom? Tue Oct 13, 2020 1:54 pm  
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom?
Tue Oct 13, 2020 1:54 pm  
Spicy Stephenson User avatar
Stevo's Armpit

Joined: Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:03 pm
Posts: 14
Member for 2 years
Grimmy wrote:
Mine

The Office
Phoenix Nights
Blackadder
Fawlty Towers
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Early Doors
Knowing Me Knowing You/I'm Alan Partridge
Peep Show
Extras
This Country

I think the top two are my favourites because I find them so relatable, you feel like you have met a lot of the characters. Only Fools and Horses usually gets picked top when they put it to a vote, and I do enjoy it when it's on, but I can't pick a series who's greatest moment is someone falling over. Special mention to Vic and Bob, I probably should have found a place for Shooting Stars in there somewhere.


Couldn’t agree more GRIMMY!
Crofton lad living down in OXFORDSHIRE!

You probably know me better as GARY!
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom? Fri Dec 04, 2020 12:20 pm  
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom?
Fri Dec 04, 2020 12:20 pm  

User avatarWillzay wrote:
Willzay User avatar
Gold RLFANS Member
Gold RLFANS Member

Joined: Tue Apr 13, 2010 2:58 pm
Posts: 11348
Member for 13 years
Durham Giant wrote:
My favourite has to be father Ted an Irish programme


I’ve been weary of the milkman ever since.
Profit over Lives - The Tory way
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom? Fri Dec 04, 2020 1:43 pm  
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom?
Fri Dec 04, 2020 1:43 pm  
King Street Cat User avatar
Bronze RLFANS Member
Bronze RLFANS Member

Joined: Thu Mar 25, 2010 11:49 am
Posts: 4561
Location: WF4
Member for 13 years
Top 10, in no particular order.

Only Fools & Horses
The Office
The Inbetweeners
I'm Alan Patridge
Nathan Barley
Men Behaving Badly
Game On
Bottom
Phoenix Nights
The Young Ones
"Back home we got a taxidermy man. He gonna have a heart attack when he see what I brung him."
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom? Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:13 pm  
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom?
Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:13 pm  
WestEndThinker Strong-running second rower
Strong-running second rower

Joined: Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:38 am
Posts: 381
Member for 2 years
giddyupoldfella wrote:
Well, obviously the answer is Steptoe and Son but what do you think?

My top ten

Steptoe and Son
Dad's Army
One Foot in the Grave
Porridge
Till death us do part
Fawlty Towers
The Royle Family
Rising Damp
Blackadder
Hancock's half hour




Steptoe and Son (not # 1 for me, but of it's time and funny)
Dad's Army (as above)
One Foot in the Grave (Sponsored by RLFans?) :lol:
Porridge #1 for me
Till death us do part (no comment, unless ypu like racism and xenophobia)
Fawlty Towers #2, Cleese knew when to stop
The Royle Family (have a word, it's crap)
Rising Damp (as above)
Blackadder (#3)
Hancock's half hour (not a sitcom)

I wouldn't include The Office in any list as Gervais is a (insert word here), likewise Phoenix Nights because of Peter Kay, I would chuck Butterflies, Lovejoy lots of others in there, Red Dwarf, Minder. One thing is for certain, all of them were better than the American garbage we have to flick past now.
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom? Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:35 am  
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom?
Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:35 am  

User avatarRfE wrote:
RfE User avatar
Cheeky half-back
Cheeky half-back

Joined: Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:39 am
Posts: 721
Member for 5 years
Only Fools and Horses.
No question.
Rise like Lions after slumber
In unvanquishable number--
Shake your chains to earth like dew
Which in sleep had fallen on you--
Ye are many -- they are few.'

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 'The Mask of Anarchy'



' ITS OVER' - Roy Orbison
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom? Mon Sep 12, 2022 2:16 pm  
Re: What is Britain's greatest ever sitcom?
Mon Sep 12, 2022 2:16 pm  
giddyupoldfella User avatar
Free-scoring winger
Free-scoring winger

Joined: Mon Sep 14, 2009 6:44 pm
Posts: 1182
Location: on route to old trafford via wembley
Member for 13 years
WestEndThinker wrote:
Steptoe and Son (not # 1 for me, but of it's time and funny)
Dad's Army (as above)
One Foot in the Grave (Sponsored by RLFans?) :lol:
Porridge #1 for me
Till death us do part (no comment, unless ypu like racism and xenophobia)
Fawlty Towers #2, Cleese knew when to stop
The Royle Family (have a word, it's crap)
Rising Damp (as above)
Blackadder (#3)
Hancock's half hour (not a sitcom)

I wouldn't include The Office in any list as Gervais is a (insert word here), likewise Phoenix Nights because of Peter Kay, I would chuck Butterflies, Lovejoy lots of others in there, Red Dwarf, Minder. One thing is for certain, all of them were better than the American garbage we have to flick past now.
Very odd.

So according to you, You have to be into racism and bigotry to like a comedy show that's mocking racism and bigotry?

And you're trying to tell me that the situation comedy "Hancock's half hour" isn't a situation comedy?

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests

REPLY

Subject: 
Message:
   
Please note using apple style emoji's can result in posting failures.
Use the FULL EDITOR to better format content or upload images, be notified of replies etc...

Return to TV & Film


RLFANS Recent Posts
FORUM
LAST
POST
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
45s
Stadium and other issues
musson
573
4m
Game - Song Titles 20212
Boss Hog
17750
5m
Another player
Kick and cha
25
7m
Confirmed 2023 squad
Lower Crease
98
8m
A little concerning
vastman
7
14m
Rumours and signings v9
lothlorian
24779
16m
Transfer talk
Peter Goddar
704
22m
Renouf Atoni
chissitt
40
26m
Announcements
Deadcowboys1
75
45m
Eddie Jones to RL
Cruncher
1
FORUM
LAST
VIEW
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
1m
Renouf Atoni
chissitt
40
1m
Transfer Talk / Rumour thread V4
chapylad
2299
1m
Betting in 2023
Moe syslak
48
1m
Squad complete Whats your starting 13 4
Kevin Turvey
26
2m
Shopping List 2023
pmarrow
3375
2m
Retro Shirt
DiggerHFC
1
2m
BORED The Band Name Game
Boss Hog
35076
3m
Announcements
Deadcowboys1
75
4m
Game - Song Titles 20212
Boss Hog
17750
7m
What we currently look like for 2023
chissitt
859
FORUM
NEW
TOPICS
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
TODAY
Eddie Jones to RL
Cruncher
1
TODAY
A little concerning
vastman
7
TODAY
Retro Shirt
DiggerHFC
1
TODAY
O/T Poblems at Skolars
wire-quin
2
TODAY
Leigh to be a better prospect than Wigan in 1-2 years
sergeant pep
7
TODAY
Foreign investment
micktheleyth
2
TODAY
RIP Doddie Weir
wrencat1873
6
TODAY
Harry Newman
christopher
6
TODAY
Wire TV
rubber ducki
5
TODAY
Squad complete Whats your starting 13 4
Kevin Turvey
26
NEWS ITEMS
VIEWS
Australia World Champions Agai..
5603
Jillaroos Demolish the Ferns t..
1578
England Beat France in Nail-bi..
2564
New Zealand Ferns Final Bound ..
1448
Australia Power Into Womens Fi..
1509
Samoa Into the Final As Englis..
1659
Australia Squeeze Into The Fin..
4405
Jilleroos Scrape Home Against ..
1921
Cook Islands Sign Off With Vic..
2505
England 19-man squad for RLWC ..
2417
St Helens to face Penrith Pant..
2349
England Top Group A With Big W..
2060
Canada End World Cup With Tigh..
1858
Record Breaking Masterclass fr..
3080
Ferns Win As Cooks Score First..
2394
POSTSONLINEMEMBERSRECORD
19.4Million +11,700 ↑4379,3129,323
LOGIN HERE
or REGISTER for more features!.

When you register you get access to the live match scores, live match chat and you can post in the discussions on the forums.
RLFANS Match Centre
 Thu 16th Feb 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R1
20:00
Warrington
v
Leeds
 Fri 17th Feb 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R1
19:30
Wakefield
v
Catalans
20:00
Leigh
v
Salford
 Sat 18th Feb 2023
     World Club Championship 2023-R1
07:00
Penrith
v
St.Helens
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R1
13:00
Hull KR
v
Wigan
 Sun 19th Feb 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R1
15:00
Hull FC
v
Castleford
 Thu 23rd Feb 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R2
20:00
Salford
v
Hull KR
 Fri 24th Feb 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R2
19:45
Huddersfield
v
Warrington
20:00
Leeds
v
Hull FC
20:00
Wigan
v
Wakefield
 Sat 25th Feb 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R2
18:00
Catalans
v
Leigh
 Sun 26th Feb 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R2
13:00
Castleford
v
St.Helens
 Thu 2nd Mar 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R3
20:00
Warrington
v
Salford
 Fri 3rd Mar 2023
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R3
19:00
Catalans
v
Hull FC
19:45
Wakefield
v
Huddersfield
ALL SCORES PROVIDED BY RLFANS.COM (SETTINGS)
Matches on TV
Thu 16th Feb
SL-M
20:00
Warrington-Leeds
Fri 17th Feb
SL-M
20:00
Leigh-Salford
Sat 18th Feb
SL-M
13:00
Hull KR-Wigan
WCC2023
07:00
Penrith-St.Helens
Thu 23rd Feb
SL-M
20:00
Salford-Hull KR
Fri 24th Feb
SL-M
20:00
Leeds-Hull FC
Sun 26th Feb
SL-M
13:00
Castleford-St.Helens
Thu 2nd Mar
SL-M
20:00
Warrington-Salford
Fri 3rd Mar
SL-M
20:00
St.Helens-Leeds
Thu 9th Mar
SL-M
20:00
Wigan-Catalans
Fri 10th Mar
SL-M
20:00
Huddersfield-Castleford
Sat 19th Nov
WC2022 6 Australia M30-10Samoa M
WWC2022 5 Australia W54-4New Zealand W
This is an inplay table and live positions can change.
Mens Betfred Super League XXVIII ROUND : 1
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Warrington 0 0 0 0 0
Salford 0 0 0 0 0
Wigan 0 0 0 0 0
Hull FC 0 0 0 0 0
Catalans 0 0 0 0 0
Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0
 
Leigh 0 0 0 0 0
St.Helens 0 0 0 0 0
Castleford 0 0 0 0 0
Wakefield 0 0 0 0 0
Leeds 0 0 0 0 0
Hull KR 0 0 0 0 0
RLFANS Recent Posts
FORUM
LAST
POST
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
45s
Stadium and other issues
musson
573
4m
Game - Song Titles 20212
Boss Hog
17750
5m
Another player
Kick and cha
25
7m
Confirmed 2023 squad
Lower Crease
98
8m
A little concerning
vastman
7
14m
Rumours and signings v9
lothlorian
24779
16m
Transfer talk
Peter Goddar
704
22m
Renouf Atoni
chissitt
40
26m
Announcements
Deadcowboys1
75
45m
Eddie Jones to RL
Cruncher
1
FORUM
LAST
VIEW
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
1m
Renouf Atoni
chissitt
40
1m
Transfer Talk / Rumour thread V4
chapylad
2299
1m
Betting in 2023
Moe syslak
48
1m
Squad complete Whats your starting 13 4
Kevin Turvey
26
2m
Shopping List 2023
pmarrow
3375
2m
Retro Shirt
DiggerHFC
1
2m
BORED The Band Name Game
Boss Hog
35076
3m
Announcements
Deadcowboys1
75
4m
Game - Song Titles 20212
Boss Hog
17750
7m
What we currently look like for 2023
chissitt
859
FORUM
NEW
TOPICS
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
TODAY
Eddie Jones to RL
Cruncher
1
TODAY
A little concerning
vastman
7
TODAY
Retro Shirt
DiggerHFC
1
TODAY
O/T Poblems at Skolars
wire-quin
2
TODAY
Leigh to be a better prospect than Wigan in 1-2 years
sergeant pep
7
TODAY
Foreign investment
micktheleyth
2
TODAY
RIP Doddie Weir
wrencat1873
6
TODAY
Harry Newman
christopher
6
TODAY
Wire TV
rubber ducki
5
TODAY
Squad complete Whats your starting 13 4
Kevin Turvey
26
NEWS ITEMS
VIEWS
Australia World Champions Agai..
5603
Jillaroos Demolish the Ferns t..
1578
England Beat France in Nail-bi..
2564
New Zealand Ferns Final Bound ..
1448
Australia Power Into Womens Fi..
1509
Samoa Into the Final As Englis..
1659
Australia Squeeze Into The Fin..
4405
Jilleroos Scrape Home Against ..
1921
Cook Islands Sign Off With Vic..
2505
England 19-man squad for RLWC ..
2417
St Helens to face Penrith Pant..
2349
England Top Group A With Big W..
2060
Canada End World Cup With Tigh..
1858
Record Breaking Masterclass fr..
3080
Ferns Win As Cooks Score First..
2394


Visit the RLFANS.COM SHOP
for more merchandise!