Auf Wiedersehen Pet - Series 1 - Vol. 1 : Episodes 1-3 details
|Starring:||Kevin Whately, Christopher Fairbank, Timothy Spall, Gary Holton, Tim Healy, Jimmy Nail|
|Studio:||ITV STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||Top 100 Best of British|
Auf Wiedersehen Pet - Series 1 - Vol. 1 : Episodes 1-3
|Run time:||2 hours 30 minutes|
|Rental release:||27 May 2002|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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British TV at its bestBy Brian Clarke from London , 07 Jul 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]This is a gem and one of the best written, finest acted shows ever made. If you remember it from the 80's then see it again because it's every bit as good as it was. If you've never seen it - do yourself a favour and watch it - and ponder why tv never reaches such heights these days.
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Not just a comedyBy a customer from London , 21 Mar 2008This series represents the epitome of comedic drama; a type of programme that, sadly, has been lost in this era of dumbed-down entertainment and cheap reality TV.
Yes, the series is funny, but behind the humour is the tragedy of Britain under the auspices of Thatcher in the 1980's- a regime that destroyed the livelihoods of so many.
The standard of writing, direction, music and acting is a benchmark by which other programmes may be judged.
SuperbBy a customer from Downham Market , 17 Mar 2008I never watched this when it was on the box,was always out been a young lad,anyway this is an absolute blinder of a series,so much so that I bought the 1st series.
Jimmy Nail makes you scream,I really hope that Geordies aren't all like that LOL
Auf Wiedersehen PetBy Gall (7 reviews) from Sunderland , 23 Feb 2008Superbly written! Best comedy of the eighties.
Still the bestBy James Murphy from Verwood, Dorset, UK , 06 Dec 2006I have been an Auf Wiedersehen Pet fan for years now, and this series is especially good. It brings back memories of being a teenager, settling down to watch TV with my Dad. The first two series were produced by the independent television networks (as opposed to the BBC). Possibly because of this, they come across as much more raw, which suits their environment and circumstances. As much as I enjoyed the later BBC versions, I found the production a little bit too polished. The soundtrack is great, as is the writing and acting. This stories explain how all the characters first met. Dont expect the usual in your face type of comedy (which you find in sit coms). The humour of this programme is more black in nature, and should be viewed as a comic-drama.
IT'S A START!By kate dahlstrom from fab scotland , 02 Nov 2006yes, it's a start to one of the best sitcoms ever made. its beauty lies in its sheer normality, excellant characters, a diamond script and an amazing feel-good quality that is addictive. TIMELESS