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Dave Lawrence

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I thought it would fit better in the 50s section since that's where the vast majority of the run (and surviving episodes) are from. But either decade is fine, just so it's added somewhere on the list.
 

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As for shows that began in one decade and ran through to another (and sometimes even a third) decade the decade they started in is the decade they originated in IMO. Here's a few examples:

!950s

Lassie

The Twilight Zone

Death Valley Days

Sea Hunt

Bonanza



1960s

The Brady Bunch

The FBI

I Dream of Jeannie

Ironside

Hawaii Five-O


1970s

Happy Days

Little House on the Prairie

Starsky and Hutch


1980s

Cheers

Highway to Heaven

21 Jump Street

The Wonder Years


1990s

Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Touched by an Angel

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch

Walker, Texas Ranger
 

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I Married Joan has 3 volumes. VCI released Volume 3 this summer.

The 50s section is also missing The Goldbergs. Back in 2011, Shout Factory released all 71 episodes that are known to still exist in one set they called The Ultimate Goldbergs.
Thanks, I Married Joan has been updated- I missed the listing for Vol. 3 when I was looking through Amazon.com.

The Goldbergs has been added to the list.
 

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A few Britcoms to add--

1970s:

Fawlty Towers (Complete series/2 Entertain)
Ripping Yarns (Complete series/Acorn Media)

1980s:

Mr. Bean (Complete series/A&E Home Video)
Red Dwarf (Complete series, seasons 1-10/2 Entertain)

1990s:

Spaced (Complete series/2 Entertain)

2000s:

Black Books (Complete series/2 Entertain)
 

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If we're including British sitcoms, we have to mention 'The Good Life' (Good Neighbors to us Americans that watched it on PBS).
 

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Also for Britcoms...

1970Ss: Are You Being Served, complete series, A&E
1980S: Yes Minister/Yes Prime Minister, complete series, WB Home Video

Oh, and if you care to add releases for other regions of US Sitcoms, ALF had a complete unedited release in Germany through WB.
 

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Missing


1960s

-The Joey Bishop Show (Season 2 only from Seasons 1-4, Questar)
 

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Well... since you're listing British series, here are quite a few:


'Allo 'Allo (1982 - Entire series - BBC)

As Time Goes By (1992 - Entire series - BBC)

The Benny Hill Show (1955 - The Thames years released in several sets [1969-89] - A&E)

A Bit of Fry & Laurie (1989 - Entire series - BBC)

Black Books (2000 - Entire series - BBC)

Blackadder (1983 - Entire series - BBC)

Bottom (1991 - Entire series - BBC)

Butterflies (1978 - Series 1 & 2 - Acorn Media)

Chef! (1993 - Entire series - BBC)

Coupling (2000 - Entire series - BBC)

Dad's Army (1968 - Best Of - BFS Entertainment)

Father Ted (1995 - Entire Series - BBC)

First of the Summer Wine (1988 - Entire series - BFS Entertainment)

French and Saunders (1987 - 6 "Best of" - BBC)

Grace & Favour (aka Are You Being Served? Again!) (1992 - Entire series - BBC)

Jam & Jerusalem (aka Clatterford) (2006 - Entire series - BBC)

Jeeves & Wooster (1990 - Entire series - A&E and Acorn Media)

Keeping up Appearances (1990 - Entire series - BBC)

Last of the Summer Wine (1973 - Mostly all but a pain to keep up with - BBC)

The League of Gentlemen (1999 - Entire series - BBC)

Little Britain (2003 - Entire series - BBC)

Man About the House (1973 - Series 1 & 2 - BCI/Eclipse)

Men Behaving Badly (1992 - Entire series - BBC)

The Mighty Boosh (2004 - Entire series - BBC)

My Family (2000 - Series 1, 2, 3, & 4 - BBC)

My Hero (2000 - Series 1 & 2 - BBC)

The New Statesman (1987 - Entire series - Image Entertainmant)

The Office (2001 - Entire series - BBC)

On the Buses (1979 - Entire series - VEI Entertainment)

One Foot in the Grave (1990 - Entire series - BBC)

Open All Hours (1976 - Entire series - BBC)

Only Fools and Horses (1981 - Entire series - BBC)

Only When I Laugh (1979 - Entire Series - VEI Entertainment)

Rising Damp (1974 - Complete series - Acorn Media)

The Rise and Fall of Reginald Perrin (1976 - Entire series - E1 Entertainment)

The Royle Family (1998 - Series 1 & 2 - BBC)

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973 - Best of - BFS Entertainment)

The Thin Blue Line (1995 - Entire series - BBC/Warner)

Till Death Us Do Part (1965 - Series 4 - BFS Entertainment)

To the Manor Born (1979 - Entire series - BBC)

Two's Company (1975 - Entire series - Acorn Media)

The Vicar of Dibley (1994 - Entire series - BBC)

The Young Ones (1992 - Entire series - BBC)

Waiting for God (1990 - Entire series - BBC)


I'm sure there are more but that's what I remember off the top of my head from collection at home. Some are the 2000s but are still "classics." Some of those listed as "BBC" releases also had earlier BBC/Warner releases (and may still be that but not indicated as such on Amazon).
 

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The season 1 release of Soap has syndicated episodes (2) and a few episodes have music edits. Also, on the season 4 DVD set all episodes are missing the 'On the last episode of Soap' openings.
 

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Two more:


1970s

-Quark (Complete Series, Sony)

-Tabitha (Complete Series, Sony)
 

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Your 1960's section should include the one season series Good Morning World, starring

Joby Baker, Ronnie Schell, Julie Parrish, Billy De Wolfe and Goldie Hawn. It was released

by S'More Entertainment.
 

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Also missing from the main sitcom list is THE MOTHERS IN LAW from MPI.


Out of curiosity are MPI still releasing DVDs, was hoping one day for LIFE WITH LUCY
 

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Need to add Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (both seasons, Shout Factory) to the 1970s listing.
 

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The 50's comedy HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE has been released through Season One to DVD-R, unless you're not adding MOD discs to your list.
 

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The 50's comedy HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE has been released through Season One to DVD-R, unless you're not adding MOD discs to your list.

It has been added.

All shows that have been released on DVD (even MOD) are included in the lists.
 

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