Top 10 awesome shows like The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin 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 Gareth Gwenlan, Leonard Rossiter and Pauline Yates . Here goes the list -

  1. The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine
  2. Steptoe and Son
  3. Drop the Dead Donkey
  4. Hilary
  5. Sykes
  6. A Bit of a Do
  7. The Frost Report
  8. No Place Like Home
  9. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
  10. George & Mildred
  1. The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine

    The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine

    A variety show with a typical mix of comedy routines and musical performances. It was given an extra flair by the zany antics of Marty Feldman and regular cast member Spike Mulligan. Both men also served as writers.

    This show, created by John Robins, Marty Feldman and Spike Milligan, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  2. 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

  3. Drop the Dead Donkey

    Drop the Dead Donkey

    Political satire about television news company Globe Link and it's team of workers such as anchors Henry and Sally reporter damien editor Dave execs George and Helen assistant joy and manager gus hedges

    This show, created by Liddy Oldroyd, Neil Pearson and Jeff Rawle, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  4. Hilary

    Hilary

    Sitcom about a TV researcher with a chaotic life.

    This show, created by Harold Snoad, Marti Caine and Philip Madoc, scores 5.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  5. Sykes

    Sykes

    Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques play twins. They live together and lead a slightly surreal life, annoying their snobby next-door neighbour Mr Brown and getting into frequent trouble with the local constable.

    This show, created by Bob Spiers, Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  6. 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

  7. The Frost Report

    The Frost Report

    A comedy show written and staring various comedy pioneers including comedians who would go on to form the Two Ronnies and Monty Python.

    This show, created by James Gilbert, David Frost and Ronnie Barker, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  8. No Place Like Home

    No Place Like Home

    When Arthur and Beryl Crabtree are set to begin a quiet life at last, their four grown-up children return home one by one. With a son-in-law and neighbours always popping in as well, the quiet life never gets started.

    This show, created by Robin Nash, William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  9. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

    The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

    The Smothers Brothers host a comedy variety show that became notorious for its topical satirical humor.

    This show, created by Tim Kiley, Tom Smothers and Dick Smothers, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  10. George & Mildred

    George & Mildred

    George and Mildred Roper are forced to leave their home in South Kensington (as the landlords in Man About the House (1973)) when they receive a compulsory purchase order from the council. Mildred talks George into buying a nice middle-class house in suburbia, and they move next door to Jeffrey and Ann Fourmile. Unfortunately, Mildred's dream of upward mobility seems doomed to failure, as George relentlessly embarrasses her in every way possible. Poor Mildred not only has to cope with George's gormless behavior, she has to try and deal with the the snobbish Jeffrey as well as her rich-bitch sister Ethel and mad old mum.

    This show, created by Peter Frazer-Jones, Yootha Joyce and Brian Murphy, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

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