One Foot in the Grave

Series 2

Series 2, Episode 3 - Dramatic Fever

1 x
National treasure Richard Wilson stars in the grouchy sitcom. While Margaret joins the local amateur dramatic society, Victor decides to be a comedy script writer.
40:00

Series 2, Episode 2 - We Have Put Her Living in the Tomb

0 x
A classic episode of solid gold comedy. Amid their decorating, Victor and Margaret are entrusted with the care of Kylie the tortoise for a week.

Series 2, Episode 1 - In Luton Airport No-One Can Hear You Scream

2 x
The Meldrews return from a disastrous Greek holiday to discover that their home has burnt down. Six months later, their new home is ready.
Series 1

Series 1, Episode 6 - The Return of the Speckled Band

1 x
Richard Wilson is the disaster-prone Mr Meldrew in this classic sitcom. The Meldrews' plans for a Greek holiday are distracted by a string of events.

Series 1, Episode 5 - The Eternal Quadrangle

1 x
A classic episode of the surreal sitcom with poor old Mr Meldrew again frustrated by circumstance. Victor's new interest in art gives his wife cause for worry.
40:00

Series 1, Episode 4 - I'll Retire to Bedlam

0 x
Classic surreal comedy with Richard Wilson. Only Victor and his long-suffering wife Margaret could get trapped in a garden shed with a swarm of bees outside.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Valley of Fear

1 x
Someone paints graffiti on Victor's house, the central heating system is making a din and there's a smell in the living room. Laughs with the old misery guts.

Series 1, Episode 2 - The Big Sleep

2 x
The majestic sitcom. Margaret gets Victor a book from the library on coping with old age. And maybe keep-fit classes will take his mind off his enforced retirement.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Alive and Buried

1 x
The first ever episode with the original grumpy old man, Victor Meldrew. Replaced at work by a box, Victor embarks on his enforced retirement with some difficulty.
Series 5
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Series 5, Episode 6 - The Exterminating Angel

0 x
One of the great TV comic creations - Victor Meldrew. The misery guts gets a new job as a chauffeur and learns the importance of keeping an eye on the tank.
40:00

Series 5, Episode 5 - Hole in the Sky

2 x
Award-winning comedy with the most grumpy of senior citizens, Victor Meldrew. The old grouch helps a young Dutch girl to get back on her feet, with a puppet.

Series 5, Episode 4 - Rearranging the Dust

1 x
Another classic single scene episode as Victor and Margaret visit a solicitor to sort out some legal matters. But their eventful wait then brings more misery.
40:00

Series 5, Episode 3 - The Affair of the Hollow Lady

5 x
We do believe it! A new home security system threatens Victor's chances of sneaking off to see football on TV. Watch out for guest star 'Babs' Windsor.
40:00

Series 5, Episode 2 - Only a Story

4 x
Classic farce with Richard Wilson. Mrs Warboys moves in with the Meldrews after rain floods her basement home, but Victor feeling mellow after a stint of reflexology.

One Foot in the Algarve

4 x
The Meldrews and Mrs Warboys embark upon a hellish holiday to Portugal. After an entanglement with the police, they finally arrive at their unpleasant villa.
Series 4

Series 4, Episode 6 - The Secret of the Seven Sorcerers

22 x
Victor's conjuring group runs into trouble when a trick goes horribly wrong. And his new job as a lollipop man prompts calls from the fire brigade.
40:00

Series 4, Episode 1 - The Pit and the Pendulum

30 x
Surreal situations serve to drive Victor Meldrew further up the wall. Victor's interest in tropical fish arouses the interest of the local Greenpeace branch.
40:00

Series 4, Episode 5 - The Trial

22 x
I don't believe it! Victor is called up for jury service and ends up home alone, with only grumbling to occupy him. Richard Wilson provides a perfect comic monologue.
40:00

Series 4, Episode 2 - Descent into the Maelstrom

23 x
David Renwick's masterly comic creation, Victor Meldrew. Roger, Victor's cousin, accidentally invites the couple to his 60th birthday. Big mistake.
Series 3
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Series 3, Episode 4 - The Beast in the Cage

35 x
More grumpy fun with hapless OAP Victor Meldrew. A trip to Whipsnade Zoo turns into a nightmare when Victor and Margaret become imprisoned like the animals.
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