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Middlemen

BBC One sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1977. Stars Frank Windsor, Francis Matthews, Avril Elgar and Gwen Taylor.

Series 1

1. Rich is Best

First broadcast: Wednesday 15th June 1977

George's first encounter in his post-executive career is with fellow businessman Stanley Binns. They agree to explore new ventures together taking George in to areas he would normally consider beneath him.

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2. A Little Bit Of Heaven

First broadcast: Wednesday 22nd June 1977

The two Superstar maintenance men take to the road and while they are doorstepping people they take on a new recruit.

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3. A Young Lady from Gloucester

First broadcast: Wednesday 29th June 1977

Public money should be wasted constructively - preferably by George and Stanley; but the Chancellor has something to say on Jackanory.

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4. A Bag Of Mixed Nuts

First broadcast: Wednesday 6th July 1977

In a mad world, more and more people suffer from pressure on the brain. Doctors Binns and Livingstone have the remedy. Bread and milk are under pressure too.

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5. Read Any Good Books Lately?

First broadcast: Wednesday 13th July 1977

The nation is on the brink of a spiritual abyss. Nobody has invented a decent new religion for centuries. George and Stanley have a brand new concept in messiahs - but are they ahead of their time?

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6. Fresh Fields and Slightly Used Pastures

First broadcast: Wednesday 20th July 1977

When society is in chaos and confusion and the machinery of civilisation grinds to a halt, what should decent, upstanding, middlemen like George and Stanley do? That's right. They don't really know, either.

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