First broadcast: Wednesday 13th September 1972
Despite Rita giving birth to his new grandson, Alf is a reluctant hospital visitor as he would much rather be down the pub. A brief moment of bonding with the baby is quickly interrupted by indignation when he hears Mike's proposed name for the infant.
First broadcast: Wednesday 11th October 1972
After an early morning rant at the breakfast table about economics, politics and religion, Alf finds that Else has taken her revenge when he opens his lunch box at work. While his colleagues are pilfering food all around him, Alf is left to starve - or go against his principles...
First broadcast: Wednesday 18th October 1972
Both Mike and Alf end up in the doghouse after their latest argument, focusing on football, proves to be the end of Rita's tether. A further quarrel about the sharing of babysitting duties for baby Michael ensues but both men are off to watch football, so Rita and Else take him with them to the shops - where he promptly goes missing.
First broadcast: Tuesday 26th December 1972
After seeing hit rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar in the West End, the Garnetts bump into the show's cast in a nearby pub and Alf is not slow to offer his advice! Christmas Day proves to be the usual round of arguments, booze, politics and forgotten presents - and then there's the watch Alf bought from a guy down the pub...
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Release date: Monday 12th December 2016
Highly popular - and more than a little controversial - Johnny Speight's classic sitcom satirised the less acceptable aspects of conservative working-class culture and the yawning generation gap, creating a sea change in television comedy that influenced just about every sitcom that followed. As relevant today as when first transmitted,...