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On the Buses  - The Anniversary (1971)
139 Views · 8 months ago

⁣Internationally-acclaimed comedy starring Reg Varney as bus driver Stan Butler. Life at home has its problems for Stan, but so does work at the bus depot.

⁣As a tenth anniversary present Aunt Maud sends Olive and Arthur a dog, which Olive names Scruffy,but he eats Arthur's food and gives him a sneezing allergy,so Olive takes him back to Aunt Maud by bus. The dog goes for Blakey,tearing his trousers, and he fines Olive a fiver,but Jack anticipates that if they have a whip-round at the depot everyone will want to support the dog that bit the inspector.

Series 4, Episode 817th January 1971Originally filmed in black and white due to the ITV colour strike

UFO -Timelash (1971)
91 Views · 9 months ago

⁣UFO is a 1970 British science fiction television series about the ongoing covert efforts of a government defence organisation to prevent an alien invasion of Earth. It was created by Gerry Anderson and Sylvia Anderson with Reg Hill, and produced by the Andersons and Lew Grade's Century 21 for Grade's ITC Entertainment company.

⁣In the pre-title sequence, Commander Straker appears to go berserk, smashing equipment in SHADO Headquarters. After a brief chase he is restrained and found to have a hypodermic needle and an ampoule of an unidentified drug on his person. Col. Lake is found unconscious on the roof, while on the studio backlot a man's dead body is found in a mini-car. Dr. Jackson subjects Straker to hypnosis, during which he relates the rest of the episode in flashback to Jackson and Paul Foster.
Straker and Lake are attacked by a UFO whilst en route to Headquarters. As they pass through the outer checkpoint, night mysteriously turns into day; they find everyone and everything, both on the studio lots and inside SHADO HQ, frozen in time. The effect begins to overtake them as well. In order to counter it, they inject themselves with potentially life-threatening doses of an experimental stimulant.
Inside SHADO HQ they encounter Turner, a SHADO operative who is working for the aliens. He has placed a device in the HQ that freezes time on Earth and allows a UFO to approach the planet undetected. Straker and Lake attempt to kill Turner but he is able to manipulate time to avoid their attacks.
The UFO is waiting for time to unfreeze in order to attack SHADO HQ. Straker arms himself with a shoulder-fired missile to destroy it. However, Turner ambushes the pair, knocking Lake unconscious and stealing a key required to operate the missile. Straker hunts down Turner, chasing him in mini-cars through the studio lot. Turner tells Straker he cannot shoot him, for he is never where Straker sees him to be. To counter this, Straker - reasoning that Turner must still be nearby - shoots in a wide arc, hoping that at least one bullet will find its mark. He thereby kills Turner, gets the missile key, and destroys the incoming UFO; returning to HQ he begins smashing pieces of equipment, hoping to destroy Turner's device. By now the drug has made him paranoid, and he continues his destructive spree even after he succeeds and time unfreezes.
The story returns to the present. Jackson and Foster allow Straker to rest, while musing on the nature of time.

The Sweeney -  Ringer
71 Views · 9 months ago

⁣After Regan's car is stolen with invaluable surveillance photos from a stakeout, the thief gives a heads-up to Sweeney's target.
Director: Terry Green
Writers: Trevor Preston, Ian Kennedy Martin
Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Stingray (1964) - S01E01
176 Views · 9 months ago

Stingray is a British children's science-fiction television series created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and produced by AP Films (APF) for ITC Entertainment. Filmed in 1963 using a combination of electronic marionette puppetry and scale model special effects, it was APF's sixth puppet series and the third to be produced under the banner of "Supermarionation". It debuted on British television in October 1964.

Jason King (Department S) "Nadine"
67 Views · 9 months ago

Jason is suffering writer's block so his publisher sends him to Greece to inspire him. However, some Greek criminals use a beautiful woman to seduce Jason using his fame to smuggle drugs into France - but who is seducing who?

Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)  - My Late Lamented Friend And Partner
94 Views · 9 months ago

⁣Private eyes Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are gathering information to allow Fay Sorrensen to divorce her cheating husband but he murders her and makes it look like a heart attack. Marty is suspicious but is killed by a hit-and-run driver before he can prove that Sorrensen is a murderer. His white-suited ghost gets Jeff to meet him at his grave in the cemetery and they expose the murderer between them. However, Marty has been out of his grave beyond the dawn and must wander the Earth as a ghost for the next century, though only Jeff can see him.

Man in a Suitcase - Property Of a Gentlemen (1968)
49 Views · 9 months ago

⁣McGill goes from the Cezanne to the frying pan when he's hired by an estranged daughter to investigate why her dying father refuses to see her. Nothing is as it appears beyond the wrought-iron gates of her family's mansion.

Director: Peter Duffell
Writers: Wilfred Greatorex, Richard Harris, Dennis Spooner
Richard Bradford
Terence Alexander
Justine Lord

Tales Of The Unexpected - The Mugger
162 Views · 9 months ago

Government minister Gerald Overton goes to a party without his wife Jennifer, where he holds forth on his views on law and order. After being side-tracked by the seductive Mary Tregallas, he walks home and is barged into by a man in a park.

Tales Of The Unexpected - The Open Window
56 Views · 9 months ago

Holidaying in Connecticut, Gregory visits an isolated hunting lodge and meets a girl called Jane, who tells him a disturbing story about an accident which befell members of her family when they went on a hunting expedition.

Get Some In - Picket Detail
150 Views · 11 months ago

Mrs. Marsh is once again hankering after an improvement in her lot through the Corporal's promotion; and when C Flight are set on night guard of the camp under Sergeant Dobson, an opportunity arises.

Get Some In - Coke
30 Views · 11 months ago

The cold has set in and fuel rations are severely limited amidst a fuel crisis, so Marsh is quick to alleviate C Flight of their portion of coke for Alice's use each night. Meanwhile, Ken is facing troubles of the heart.

Get Some In - End Of Basic Training
33 Views · 11 months ago

The morning after the fire and basic training is complete. The boys are due in front of the Selection Officer to determine their future trade. Mrs. Marsh is similarly insistent that the Cpl. assesses his own career.

Get Some In - V I P  Guard
12 Views · 11 months ago

After just a week in Malta, Leckie, Ken, Lilley and Jakey are dismayed to find themselves re-posted back to Britain, and into the welcoming bosom of RAF Hospital Druidswater.

Get Some In - Exam Results
9 Views · 11 months ago

The results are in, and with them a new set of postings. Marsh is initially due to join three of the boys in Malta with Leckie sent to Germany, but they're not keen on the arrangement.

Get Some In - The Human Body
10 Views · 11 months ago

Training continues, and the boys are perplexed to the point of anger when Marsh appears to actually have some knowledge.

Get Some In - Swimming
11 Views · 11 months ago

Leckie attracts the eye of a female Corporal, whilst Lilley discovers a tendency to faint at anything remotely bloody or grisly even being suggested. Matters between the group and Marsh come to a head when he takes them for a swimming lesson.

Get Some In - Crush
6 Views · 11 months ago

After lucking out with a girl yet again, Ken is forlorn when he discovers Mrs. Fairfax is set to leave the camp; whilst Leckie is owed some money by Corporal Marsh - but he's refusing to pay up.

Get Some In - At The Hop
3 Views · 11 months ago

The boys are looking forward to their first leave, and an opportunity to get out of the camp at last. A dance at the local village hall beckons.

Get Some In - 36 Hour Pass
5 Views · 11 months ago

The boys of C Flight are delighted to have 36 whole hours' leave. Ken and Jakey soon get into a spot of bother in London with some of Jakey's old teddy-boy mates.

Get Some In - Kit
12 Views · 11 months ago

Jakey's got some sets of cheap hankies he has it in mind to sell, which causes an awful lot of trouble as C Flight collect their kit from the stores.

Get Some In - RAF Midham
7 Views · 11 months ago

Returned from leave, Ken, Jakey, Leckie and Lilley arrive at RAF Midham to begin their next round of training - as nursing attendants.

Get Some In - Medical
6 Views · 11 months ago

As C Flight prepare themselves for a first visit to the M.O., it seems Leckie is finding hsi service far tougher than the others. Could a few careless words about suicide from Cpl. Marsh put ideas in his head?

Get Some In - Christmas At The Camp
12 Views · 11 months ago

Christmas has arrived and C Flight's Jakey, Leckie, Lilley and Ken are the only boys left on camp, as the appointed maintenance crew over the season. Alice instructs Cpl. Marsh to invite them for dinner.

Get Some In - Labrador
5 Views · 11 months ago

Lilley's parents invite Marsh - the hero - to give a rousing talk at their church hall; but seeing everyone fawning over the deceitful bully sends Matthew round the bend, and he develops a nasty streak like Marsh himself.

Get Some In - Complaints
10 Views · 11 months ago

The food being served up in the camp canteen continues getting worse and worse, as Cook-Corporal Jenner runs a side-line in offloading as much as possible to line his own pocket. C Flight decide to take a stand.

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