British TV program question

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  1. Hunter368

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    I used to watch this great British comedy TV program years ago on PBS. I can't remember its name but I am hoping someone else here will.

    It was in WW2, France and the main people ran this bar or hotel on France. German troops would come into it and it was a very very funny show.

    Anyone know of it or remember its name?
     
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    'Allo, 'Allo' ..fell by the PC wayside....all those zany foreign accents..
     
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    Thanks man, I will look on the net. See if I can burn me the series.

    Thanks
     
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    Briish agent disguised as police office who could'nt speak French
    "the bimmers are pissing over the town" great series 368
     
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    "I was pissing by your doorway" :lol:
     
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    That show made me laugh so hard.
     
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    Are you sure its not the French restuarant owner in Occupied France who was doing the waitress and his old lady with bumbling Nazi's around. Just saw this Brit-Com a while ago.
     
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    You should be able to find clips of it m8 on YouTube 8)
     
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    Ugh! I can't stand Allo Allo!

    Do yourself a favour, and get some funny British comedy:

    Only Fools and Horses
    Porridge
    Fawlty Towers
    Red Dwarf
    Open All Hours
    League of Gentlemen

    There's plenty around, old and new, but Allo Allo? *shudder* :mad:
     
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    Thanks guys
     
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    Ja - Oberleutnant Gruber und seine kleine panzer. He vas so much nicer than all zose nasty rough SS boys!
     
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    I'm a sucker for British comedy. Beats American comedy virtually any day.
     
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    True there are few American shows that are as good as British ones. I like 'Allo 'Allo but as Clave said there are funnier ones but it is still in my top 10 British comedies...
     
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    " Last of the Summer Wine" and "Keeping Up Appearances" come to mind as better.
     
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    The only brit comedy I think I've ever seen was Monty Python, which I apparently didn't get at all. Oh - Mr Bean I thought was hilarious back in the day when it was on HBO.

    I'm open to any good recommendations on movies or series that have been popular and may be in the international section of a rental place.
     
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    Fawlty Towers was the best I've ever seen it can always make me laugh a lot
     
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    Funnily enough, mkloby, it's normally only women that don't get Monty Python... :|

    Grim Reaper: "I'm sick of you Americans all you do is talk, talk, talk. It's always 'I've got something to say' and 'let me tell you something' well let me tell YOU something, you're all dead!"
     
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    Oh, hell it's on! :twisted:
     
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    Have you noticed all these great brit comedies are all at least 15 years old?
    The newest blockbuster brit comedy is "Little Britain" which, really, we should be ashamed of. The most British out there now is probably "Have I Got News For You". So damned satirical...
     
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