Top 10 awesome shows like Going Straight that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Going Straight and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Sydney Lotterby, Ronnie Barker and Patricia Brake . Here goes the list -

  1. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
  2. The Likely Lads
  3. One Foot in the Grave
  4. A Bit of a Do
  5. Steptoe and Son
  6. Keeping Up Appearances
  7. All in the Family
  8. You Rang, M'Lord?
  9. Love Thy Neighbour
  10. Till Death Us Do Part
  1. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin

    The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin

    Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has changed. He is eventually found out, and in the second series has success with a chain of shops selling useless junk. That becomes so successful that he feels he has created a monster and decides to destroy it. In the third and final series he has a dream of forming a commune which his long suffering colleagues help bring to reality. Unfortunately that also fails and he finds himself back in a job not unlike the one he originally had at Sunshine Desserts.

    This show, created by Gareth Gwenlan, Leonard Rossiter and Pauline Yates, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  2. The Likely Lads

    The Likely Lads

    The adventures of two "likely lads" ostensibly set in the North East of England (but filmed in Willesden Junction, London). Terry and Bob have been friends since childhood. Bob is the sensible one trying hard to get on with his job and with life. Terry is the wild one, always ready to lead Bob astray.

    This show, created by Dick Clement, James Bolam and Rodney Bewes, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  3. One Foot in the Grave

    One Foot in the Grave

    Victor Meldrew is a retiree who attracts bad luck. If he's not driving his long suffering wife Margaret crazy with his constant moaning, he's fighting with neighbors.

    This show, created by Susan Belbin, Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

  4. A Bit of a Do

    A Bit of a Do

    This series was set in a fictional Yorkshire town and based on the books by David Nobbs, the creator of Reginald Perrin and Henry Pratt. Each episode took place at a different social function (a "do") and followed the changing lives of two families, the working-class Simcocks and the middle-class Rodenhursts, together with their respective friends, Rodney and Betty Sillitoe, and Neville Badger.

    This show, created by David Reynolds, David Jason and Gwen Taylor, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  5. Steptoe and Son

    Steptoe and Son

    A thirty-something year-old man named Harold and his elderly father, Albert, work as rag and bone men (collecting and selling junk). Harold is ambitious and wants to better himself, but his father always seems to ruin his plans, sometimes accidentally and other times deliberately. The pair live in squalor and the father has some disgusting personal habits which continue to embarrass the son.

    This show, created by Duncan Wood, Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H. Corbett, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  6. Keeping Up Appearances

    Keeping Up Appearances

    A snobbish housewife is determined to climb the social ladder, in spite of her family's working class connections and the constant chagrin of her long suffering husband.

    This show, created by Harold Snoad, Patricia Routledge and Judy Cornwell, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

    You can watch this on Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

  7. All in the Family

    All in the Family

    A working class man constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.

    This show, created by Paul Bogart, Carroll OConnor and Jean Stapleton, scores 8.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes.

  8. You Rang, M'Lord?

    You Rang, M'Lord?

    Adventures and misadventures of Lord Meldrum, his family and their servants. Set in 1920's.

    This show, created by Roy Gould, Paul Shane and Jeffrey Holland, scores 8.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  9. Love Thy Neighbour

    Love Thy Neighbour

    A white working-class socialist has his world turned upside down when an educated black man moves in next door.

    This show, created by Anthony Parker, Jack Smethurst and Rudolph Walker, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  10. Till Death Us Do Part

    Till Death Us Do Part

    A working-class Cockney bigot with a biased and experienced opinion of everything shares them bluntly and carelessly.

    This show, created by Dennis Main-Wilson, Warren Mitchell and Anthony Booth, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

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