The Good Life. Image shows from L to R: Margo Leadbetter (Penelope Keith), Tom Good (Richard Briers), Jerry Leadbetter (Paul Eddington), Barbara Good (Felicity Kendal). Copyright: BBC
The Good Life

The Good Life

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1975 - 1978
  • 30 episodes (4 series)

After Tom Good becomes disillusioned with his life, he packs in his job and he and his wife attempt to live a completely self-sufficient life in suburbia. Stars Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith and Paul Eddington.

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Series 3, Episode 6 - Whose Fleas Are These?

When the Goods realise their house has been taken over by fleas, they a horrified to think that they have contaminated the Leadbetter household during a recent trip.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 15th October 1976
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 7th May 2011 12:40pm Gold
Tuesday 19th July 2011 10:00am Gold
Tuesday 19th July 2011 2:40pm Gold
Thursday 29th September 2011 9:40am Gold
Thursday 29th September 2011 2:20pm Gold
Friday 2nd December 2011 2:40pm Gold
Saturday 24th March 2012 6:30am Gold
Wednesday 18th April 2012 11:00am Gold
Wednesday 18th April 2012 4:55pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd July 2012 9:00am Gold
Tuesday 3rd July 2012 3:40pm Gold
Thursday 27th September 2012 9:40am Gold
Thursday 27th September 2012 3:40pm Gold
Monday 28th January 2013 9:40am Gold
Monday 28th January 2013 3:40pm Gold
Friday 22nd March 2013 12:20pm Gold
Friday 22nd March 2013 6:20pm Gold
Monday 16th October 2017 2:20pm Gold
Monday 16th October 2017 6:20pm Gold
Thursday 23rd November 2017 2:40pm Gold
Thursday 23rd November 2017 7:20pm Gold
Sunday 28th January 2018 7:20pm Gold
Monday 29th January 2018 6:40pm Gold
Monday 26th February 2018 8:40pm Gold
Tuesday 27th February 2018 2:40pm Gold
Friday 13th July 2018 3:20pm Gold
Friday 13th July 2018 8:20pm Gold
Wednesday 5th June 2019 9:00pm Gold
Thursday 6th June 2019 1:40pm Gold
Wednesday 4th September 2019 1:40pm Gold
Wednesday 4th September 2019 6:20pm Gold
Friday 31st January 2020 9:00pm Gold
Saturday 1st February 2020 12:50am Gold
Saturday 1st February 2020 10:05am Gold
Tuesday 17th March 2020 2:20pm Gold
Tuesday 17th March 2020 6:25pm Gold
Monday 2nd November 2020 8:40pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd November 2020 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd November 2020 7:20pm Gold
Monday 1st February 2021 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 2nd February 2021 3:10am Gold
Tuesday 2nd February 2021 3:40pm Gold
Tuesday 2nd February 2021 6:20pm Gold
Friday 26th February 2021 12:20pm Gold
Friday 26th February 2021 3:40pm Gold
Tuesday 27th April 2021 11:40am Gold
Tuesday 27th April 2021 3:40pm Gold
Tuesday 27th April 2021 6:20pm Gold
Friday 25th June 2021 8:40pm Gold
Saturday 26th June 2021 12:00am Gold
Saturday 26th June 2021 9:10am Gold
Tuesday 2nd November 2021 8:00pm BBC4
Friday 5th November 2021 8:40pm Gold
Saturday 6th November 2021 12:40pm Gold
Friday 3rd June 2022 7:55am Gold
Friday 3rd June 2022 1:50pm Gold
Friday 3rd June 2022 7:00pm Gold
Wednesday 22nd June 2022 8:40pm Gold
Thursday 23rd June 2022 12:20am Gold
Wednesday 4th January 2023 4:40pm Gold
Wednesday 4th January 2023 8:40pm Gold
Wednesday 15th March 2023 9:20pm Gold
Friday 30th June 2023 10:00am Gold
Tuesday 8th August 2023 7:25am Gold
Tuesday 8th August 2023 5:55pm Gold
Monday 23rd October 2023 8:20pm Gold
Tuesday 24th October 2023 2:40am Gold
Tuesday 24th October 2023 7:40pm Gold
Wednesday 29th November 2023 2:40pm Gold
Wednesday 29th November 2023 7:20pm Gold

Cast & crew

Cast
Richard Briers Tom Good
Felicity Kendal Barbara Good
Penelope Keith Margo Leadbetter
Paul Eddington Jerry Leadbetter
Guest cast
Michael Robbins Mr. Bulstrode
Ray Dunbobbin Postman
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
John Howard Davies Director
John Howard Davies Producer
Ian McKendrick Editor
Paul Munting Production Designer
Sally Nieper Costume Designer
Marianne Ford Make-up Designer
Ron Koplick Lighting Designer
Burt Rhodes Composer
Brian Jones Production Assistant
John Delany Sound Designer

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