Top 10 awesome shows like When Things Were Rotten that you will enjoy watching
You just finished watching When Things Were Rotten 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 Peter H. Hunt, Dick Gautier and Dick Van Patten . Here goes the list -
- Whoops Apocalypse
- Robin Hood
- The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
- The Buddha of Suburbia
- The Persuaders!
- The Professionals
Richard Mayhew leads an ordinary life in London when one day a girl named Door falls, injured, across his path. The next thing he knows, his life is gone and he's pulled into the fantastical world of London Below. Pursued by the murderous Messrs. Croup and Vandemar, Door and Richard with the help of Hunter and the Marquis de Carabas, attempt to find the Angel Islington, who knows the secret behind the murder of Door's family, and possibly a way for Richard to go home.
This show, created by Dewi Humphreys, Gary Bakewell and Laura Fraser, scores 7.2 on IMDb.
Genres - Adventure | Drama | Comedy
A light-hearted look at the final week before doomsday. American President Johnny Cyclops is trying to run a re-election campaign while dealing with the Russians, a deposed Shah needing to be hidden, and a new weapon called a 'quark' bomb. Meanwhile, Lacrobat, the infamous terrorist, has stolen one of the quark bombs and is trying to get it into the Middle East. Stopping Lacrobat, getting the Shah to safety, placating the Russians and winning the election will require a brilliantly planned and perfectly executed strategy on the part of President Cyclops...
This show, created by John Reardon, Barry Morse and John Barron, scores 7.3 on IMDb.
Genres - Sci-Fi | Comedy
The adventures of a living clunker of a dune buggy that is able to become a superhero car.
This show, created by Al Schwartz, David Levy and Carol Anne Seflinger, scores 6.5 on IMDb.
Genres - Adventure | Comedy | Action
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
Karim's mother is English and his father is Indian. Therefore Karim has some problems with life in British society which is becoming more and more racist and intolerant; he experiences this especially when he wants to find himself a way of becoming an actor.
This show, created by Roger Michell, Naveen Andrews and David Bamber, scores 7.2 on IMDb.
Genres - Drama | Comedy
Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to satisfy his employer's demands, and putting his own life at risk, Arthur is busy exploiting Terry for all he is worth. For, when other people hire Terry's services, through Arthur, Arthur usually keeps most of Terry's share of the money for himself, by misleading the hard-working Terry as to the amount of money, he (as Terry's agent) is receiving on Terry's behalf.
This show, created by Roy Ward Baker, George Cole and Glynn Edwards, scores 7.8 on IMDb.
Genres - Comedy | Crime | Drama
Two worlds collide when the titled Englishman, Lord Brett Sinclair, and the Bronx-raised, self-made American Danny Wilde, reluctantly join forces to right wrongs, and to protect the innocent.
This show, created by Leslie Norman, Tony Curtis and Roger Moore, scores 8.1 on IMDb.
Genres - Adventure | Comedy | Action
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Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley fight terrorism and similar high-profile crimes. Cowley, a hard ex-MI5 operative, hand-picked each of his men. Bodie was a cynical ex-SAS paratrooper and mercenary whose nature ran to controlled violence, while his partner, Doyle, came to CI5 from the regular police force, and was more of an open minded liberal. Their relationship was often contentious, but they were the top men in their field, and the ones to whom Cowley always assigned to the toughest cases.
This show, created by William Brayne, Gordon Jackson and Martin Shaw, scores 8.0 on IMDb.
Genres - Comedy | Crime | ActionWatch Trailer