BBC Holiday Comedy Collection

BBC Holiday Comedy Collection

DVD - 2011
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Collection includes: Are You Being Served? Christmas Crackers (Dec 22 1975); Good Neighbors: Silly, But It's Fun (Dec 26 1977); To the Manor Born: Christmas Special (Dec 25 1979); Allo Allo!: A Bun in the Oven (Dec 24 1991); Last of the Summer Wine: Whoops (Dec 25 1981); Keeping Up Appearances: A Very Merry Hyacinth (Dec 25 1991); Blackadder's Christmas Carol (Dec 23 1988); and The Vicar of Dibley: Winter (Dec 25 1999).
Publisher: [United States] : BBC, ©2011.
ISBN: 9780780682597
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (270 min.) :,sound, color ;,12 cm
video file, DVD, rda
digital, video
Additional Contributors: British Broadcasting Corporation


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Dec 30, 2017

A semi-humouress collection of 70's to 90's BBC comedies with a Christmas theme. Stand outs were Vicar of Dibley and Blackadder.

Dec 27, 2017

A fun and festive collection of British comedy series' holiday episodes. Some don't have a direct connection to Christmas really. The Black Adder and Vicar of Dibley Christmas episodes are favourites. Worth a watch.

Oct 19, 2016

A reasonably entertaining collection of BBC comedies from the mid-'70s through the late '90s. I have fond memories of shows such as Keeping Up Appearances, Are You Being Served and Blackadder, while others I barely recall-- perhaps they weren't as popular during their PBS run. (Not every BBC offering has clicked with American audiences.)

The wittiest of these is Blackadder's Christmas Carol, a wickedly funny spoof of the perennial Dickens classic, with Rowan Atkinson at his curmudgeonly best as Blackadder Scrooge.

Oct 17, 2016

This collection contains 8 Christmas episodes of BBC comedies from the 80's & 90's. Some of these shows I did not recognize as having been shown on PBS, but most of them I had seen 1 or 2 episodes. Not sure why I checked out this collection, but I enjoyed 3 of the episodes & skipped one of the remaining 5. I didn't regularly watch any of these shows, so I imagine a lot of the humor went right by me since I didn't know the characters.

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