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Don’t Mention The War

by | 11th, October 2004

‘WHILE we in Britain seem addicted to the sitcom that is the Beckhams’ marriage, what are our funny foreign friends abroad watching?

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According to a poll of viewers by BBC Prime, which shows British TV in more than 100 countries, Fawlty Towers is still the No.1.

And this allows the Sun once again to hark back fondly to the show’s famous episode in which John Cleese goose-steps in from of his German guests.

There is no place for The Office in the Top 10, while Britain’s favourite sitcom Only Fools And Horses comes in at a lowly eighth place.

What is perhaps more amazing is that anyone could think of ten BBC sitcoms that they actually liked.

Then again, if Keeping Up Appearances can come second on the list, it shows that there really is no accounting for taste…’

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