As media continues to become more globally inclusive (largely thanks to the rise of streaming services) the idea of remaking anything to fit another culture is gradually becoming more of an outdated concept. But in the past, American TV producers have repeatedly tried and failed to remake many beloved British sitcoms with terrible consequences.Jazzy Janey, The Comedy Blog, 2nd September 2023
The comedy special is as much a part of British Christmas as a family row and mountains of sprouts. This year, comedy shows from Motherland and The Detectorists to Mrs Brown's Boys and Ghosts are returning with festive specials to round off 2022. To celebrate, we countdown the greatest 25 Christmas comedy specials of all time.Tom Fordy, The Telegraph, 23rd December 2022
The greatest Christmas TV moment of all-time is the Only Fools And Horses 'Batman and Robin' episode.
A poll of 2,000 adults who celebrate Christmas found the hilarious moment from 1996 where Del Boy and Rodney unknowingly prevent a crime - while dressed as the dynamic duo - is top of the tree.Jake Penkethman, The Sun, 30th November 2022
The whole thing is shot through with melancholy in a manner which we rarely see in sitcoms these days, and while I can't say it's a series that I'm any more passionate about given its questionable elements, having rewatched this episode it's certainly given me more respect for it.Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 7th July 2021
Fawlty Towers has come out top of a list of the greatest British sitcoms, as compiled by Radio Times magazine.British Comedy Guide, 9th April 2019