Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads?. Image shows from L to R: Terry Collier (James Bolam), Bob Ferris (Rodney Bewes). Copyright: BBC.

Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads?

BBC One sitcom about a pair of friends embracing the 1970s differently. 27 episodes (2 series), 1973 - 1974. Stars James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Brigit Forsyth, Sheila Fearn and others.

Series 2, Episode 4 - One For The Road

Bob is pulled over by the police and breathalysed after a meal with Thelma. He protests his innocence but the only one around to hear his protests is Terry, who's in the cells for violent behaviour at a football match. Bob can't afford to lose his licence so Terry comes up with a plan ...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 22nd January 1974
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
James Bolam Terry Collier
Rodney Bewes Bob Ferris
Brigit Forsyth Thelma Ferris nee Chambers
Norman Mitchell Jack
Guest cast
Robert Gillespie Police sergeant
Gertan Klauber Waiter
James Mellor Policeman
Leonard Maguire Dr McKae
Michael Beint 2nd Police sergeant
Phil McCall Glaswegian
Brian Vaughan Doorman
Writing team
Dick Clement Writer
Ian La Frenais Writer
Production team
Bernard Thompson Producer

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