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Sitcom Showdown

Jan 13, 2020

Fawlty Towers gets its second nomination for the Hall of Fame, for the episode 'Communication Problems', starring the formidable Mrs Richards. Surely any example of this all-time classic sitcom from John Cleese and Connie Booth is a dead cert winner, just like Dragonfly ... (or is that Nitwit?)

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Dec 22, 2019

Rising Damp's 1975 Christmas episode 'For the Man Who Has Everything' is nominated for the Hall of Fame by Steve, who is impressed by the fast-talking Leonard Rossiter and his castmates.


Dec 14, 2019

NewsRadio gets its second nomination for the Hall of Fame, thanks to Jeffers putting up the festive episode 'Xmas Story' from season 2. Steve gets to decide whether the Christmas adventures of Dave Nelson, Lisa Miller, Jimmy James, Matthew and the crew of WNYX will be able to deck the Hall with bouts of funny.

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Nov 30, 2019

Arrested Development is nominated for the Hall of Fame by Steve, trying to get Jeffers on the Bluth family hype train about a decade later than most. 

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Nov 9, 2019

3rd Rock From the Sun is nominated by Jeffers, who believes this 1990s alien-based yet Earth-bound sitcom is a Hall of Fame lock. Series 1, episode 10 (Truth or Dick) is selected for scrutiny by Steve, whose vague memories of 3rd Rock are generally positive, so this could mean success for Dick, Sally, Harry and Tommy!