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Rik Mayall 1958 – 2014

The Sitcom Club presents a tribute to the much-loved actor and comedian, following his death aged 56.

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Sitcoms And The Middle Class

In the first of an occasional series, Mooncat and Ocho are joined by Birdie to discuss class in sitcoms, beginning with the middle class.  Shows under discussion are Butterflies, Keeping Up Appearances and Terry & June.

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A Map Of The Sitcom Universe

Mooncat and Ocho are joined by Gee Baker from Sitcom Lover’s Corner to ponder unspoken links between shows that might create a map of the sitcom universe.

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Revivals

In the shadow of a returning Open All Hours, Mooncat and Ocho discuss the business of revivals. Under the microscope – Doctor At The Top, The Liver Birds and The Legacy Of Reginald Perrin.

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Recasting

It’s a super-size Sitcom Club this week, in two parts! Firstly, Mooncat and Ocho discuss the tricky business of recasting.

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