Top 10 awesome shows like Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? 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 James Gilbert, James Bolam and Rodney Bewes . Here goes the list -

  1. The Likely Lads
  2. Just Good Friends
  3. Hancock's Half Hour
  4. Are You Being Served?
  5. You Rang, M'Lord?
  6. Sanford
  7. The Frost Report
  8. Take Three Girls
  9. No Place Like Home
  10. A Bit of a Do
  1. 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

  2. Just Good Friends

    Just Good Friends

    The series followed the wavering relationship between two ex-lovers, Penny Warrender, a secretary for an advertising firm, and Vincent Pinner, an ex ice cream salesman turned turf accountant (bookmaker) who is also the son of a wealthy scrap metal merchant. The couple split up following Vincent's decision not to marry Penny on their wedding day, leaving her at the altar. In the pilot episode, 5 years since their intended wedding day, the pair meet again by chance in a pub, while out on individual dates. The pair decide to forget the past and become friends, although the rekindling of their relationship is not welcomed by Penny's snobbish parents, particularly her mother, Daphne, played by Sylvia Kay.

    This show, created by Ray Butt, Paul Nicholas and Jan Francis, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  3. Hancock's Half Hour

    Hancock's Half Hour

    TV version of the popular BBC radio show of the same name, with Tony Hancock as the modern man of the world (in his own eyes). Sid James is there to bring him back to earth.

    This show, created by Alan Tarrant, Tony Hancock and Sidney James, scores 8.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  4. Are You Being Served?

    Are You Being Served?

    The misadventures of the staff of a retail floor of a major department store.

    This show, created by Ray Butt, Mollie Sugden and John Inman, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  5. 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

  6. Sanford

    Sanford

    Further adventures of Fred Sanford. The old cast is here, except Lamont. Fred has a new partner and a new girlfriend.

    This show, created by Jim Drake, Redd Foxx and Dennis Burkley, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - 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. Take Three Girls

    Take Three Girls

    Centres on the lives of three single girls living in bed-sit land in London SW3. It featurd Victoria (Liza Goddard) as daffy cellist Victoria, Kate the actress (Susan Jameson) , and Avril (Angela Down) a cockney art student Avril. It follows their life, loves, career and family.

    This show, created by Mark Cullingham, Liza Goddard and Barra Grant, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  9. 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

  10. 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

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