One Foot in the Grave-Season 1

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"I've been replaced by a box...It's standard procedure apparently for a man my age. The next stage is to stick you inside one."

Forced into taking early retirement, Victor Meldrew optimistically tries to adjust to years of leisure with his wife Margaret. If only events - coincidences, misunderstandings, bureaucratic inefficiencies and sheer bad luck - didn't conspire against him.

This two disc collection includes all six episodes from Season 1 of One Foot in the Grave: Alive and Buried, The Big Sleep, The Valley of Fear, I'll Retire to Bedlam, The Eternal Quadrangle, and The Return of the Speckled Band!

Specifications

Studio Warner
SKU 203878944
UPC 794051286123
UPC 14 00794051286123
Format DVD
Release Date 3/11/2008
Aspect Ratio
Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
Actors
Name One Foot In The Grav
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Cast & Crew
Annette Crosbie - Actor
Christine Gernon - Director
David Renwick - Writer
Doreen Mantle - Actor
John Dunstan - Editor
John Record - Cinematographer
Jonathan Paul Llewellyn - Producer
Laurence Williams, et. al. - Production Designer
Mike Houghton - Editor
Owen Brenman - Actor
Richard Wilson - Actor
Susan Belbin - Director
Susan Belbin - Producer
Awards
Nominee (2001) British Academy Awards, Jonathan Paul Llewellyn, et. al., Situation Comedy Award
Nominee (1994) British Academy Awards, Annette Crosbie, Best Light Entertainment Performance
Winner (1992) British Academy Awards, Susan Belbin, David Renwick, Best Comedy (Programme or Series),British Academy Awards, Richard Wilson, Best Light Entertainment Performance
Reviews
ReviewSource MichaelDVD Region4
Review On 4th January 1990, BBC1 in the UK screened the first episode of a sitcom that would go on to exceed all expectations. Producing some forty four episodes in total and spanning ten years on television, One Foot In The Grave is widely regarded as a milestone series of British television comedy...One Foot In The Grave was written with dark humour and biting sarcasm by David Renwick. David's impressive writing credits include The Two Ronnies, Not the Nine O'Clock News, The Kenny Everett Television Show and Jonathan Creek...Over the ten year running period of the series more regular cast members were introduced and many special guest appearances were made...The series also spawned a famous catchphrase that would be widely known by devotees of the sitcom. In fact, actor Richard Wilson is still haunted by the words wherever he goes in Britain...The premise of One Foot In The Grave is quite simple and seemingly rather common. Many of us will relate some of the characters in the series to people we know in everyday life. This is perhaps one of the qualities that made One Foot In The Grave such an enduring and respected sitcom.
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Reviewer Steve Crawford
ReviewRating 9
Features
DVD
Product Attributes
Actor One Foot In The Grav
Label BBC Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Quotes
Steve Crawford, MichaelDVD Region4 ...a milestone series of British television comedy...written with dark humour and biting sarcasm...

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