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Best British TV Sitcoms Quiz ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ



This CST quiz focuses on what might be considered the 40 Best British TV Sitcoms. I've included sitcoms which are the most popular or memorable (thanks for suggestions), but acknowledge there will be some I have missed. So perhaps start by asking members what their favourite British TV Sitcom is, so as to include them also and avoid disappointment.


You can run the quiz in different ways, but I would recommend showing each photo/slide first and asking members to name the sitcom, then, having lined up the YouTube clips of opening titles (to avoid adverts), play and show the clips to see if members guessed correctly. You could then ask the questions. If you want to slow the session down and make it more fun, you could play the comedy clips from the shows and comedy songs. However, this means the quiz will probably take two sessions to complete.


Hope it goes well. The most important thing is to have fun with it.

Some feedback from your groups would be really helpful.



* Caution * I've tried to include clips which avoid culturally inappropriate or outdated stereotypes, but they are best worth re-checking before playing *





Number 1


Name the sitcom?

Name the resort where it is set?

Where does Manuel come from?





Number 2


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters?

What type of car is it?





Number 3


Name the sitcom?

Name the actors?

Which vegetable did Baldrick love?





Number 4


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters?

Can anyone remember any of the catchphrases?





Number 5


Name the sitcom?

Name the other two characters?

Where in Wales is the sitcom set?





SONG BREAK






Number 6


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters?

What was his catchphrase?





Number 7


Name the sitcom?

Name the actor?

What animal did he always imagine his mother-in-law as?





Number 8


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters?

What did the neighbours get them for Christmas in 1977?





Number 9


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters?

Name the island?


'Ted Fixes A Dent In His Car' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4fBbhyzE9A




Number 10


Name the sitcom?

Name the vicar and actor?

Which actor's picture was on the wall of the vicarage, alongside Jesus?





MUSIC BREAK






Number 11


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters and actors?

Who played the mother?





Number 12


Name the sitcom?

Which actor played the part of Rene?

What was the name of the painting?





Number 13


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters?

What was her catchphrase (think answering the phone)?





Number 14 Miranda


Name the sitcom?

Name the actress?

What type of shop did she own?





Number 15


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters?

Where was the show set?





SONG BREAK






Number 16


Name the sitcom?

Name the holiday camp?

Name the actress on the left and what was her catchphrase?





Number 17


Name the sitcom?

Name the store?

What was Mr Humphries's catchphrase?





Number 18


Name the sitcom?

What was their trade?

Name the horse?





Number 19


Name the sitcom?

Name the three characters?

Name his hat? What was his catchphrase?





Number 20


Name the sitcom?

Name the three actors?

Where was it set?





SONG BREAK






Number 21


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters?

On which TV soap did Ricky Tomlinson and Sue Johnston meet?





Number 22


Name the sitcom?

Name the two actors?

What was the name of the shop?





Number 23


Name the sitcom?

Name the actor?

Who is Mr Bean's 'best friend'?





Number 24


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters and actors?

Name the prison?





Number 25


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters actors?

Where was it set?





SONG BREAK






Number 26


Name the sitcom?

Name the actors?

What was their characters' surname?


'A Bridge Too Far' (play first couple of minutes) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3z7aziO99I




Number 27


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters?

Name the actors?





Number 28


Name the sitcom?

Name the actors?

What were the two follow ups called?





Number 29


Name the sitcom?

Who starred as the mother?

Who wrote the song 'Butterflies'?





Number 30


Name the sitcom?

Name the actor playing the Minister?

What was the follow-on sitcom called?





SONG BREAK






Number 31


Name the sitcom?

Name the actors?

Who wrote the show?





Number 32


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters and actors?

Yes or No. Do they ever finally marry?





Number 33


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters and actors?

Who wrote the song 'Gimme Gimme Gimme'?






Number 34


Name the sitcom?

Name the actor?

In which town was it set?





Number 35


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters and actors?

Which doctor did the chap on the right go on to star as?





MUSIC BREAK




Number 36


Name the sitcom?

On which 'Costa' is the resort?

What was the name of the hairdressers?





Number 37


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters?

Where was it set?





Number 38


Name the sitcom?

Name the actor?

Where was it set?





Number 39


Name the sitcom?

Name the characters?

Who played the chap in the middle?





Number 40


Name the sitcom?

Name the actors?

Which famous daughter's father is pictured on the left?





FINAL SONG





Finally, here are a few more iconic comedy clips to finish. If you have less time, you could pay this video after just showing the pictures and playing the intros.








ANSWERS



1. 'Fawlty Towers'

Torquay

Barcelona



2. 'Only Fools And Horses'

Del Boy, Rodney & Grandad

'Robin Reliant'



3. 'Blackadder'

Tony Robinson & Rowan Atkinson

Turnip



4. 'Dad's Army'

Corporal Jones, Private Pike, Captain Mainwaring, Sergeant Wilson, Private Frazer & Private Godfrey


Here are the catchphrases, which were celebrated on UK stamps recently ...



5. 'Gavin And Stacey'

Nessa and Smithy

Barry Island



6. 'One Foot In The Grave'

Victor Meldrew and Margaret

"I don't believe it!"



7. 'The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin'

Leonard Rossiter

Hippopotamus



8. 'The Good Life'

Tom & Barbara Good and Margot & Jerry Leadbetter

A cow



9. 'Father Ted'

Fathers Ted, Jack & Douglas and Mrs Doyle

'Craggy Island'



10. 'Vicar Of Dibley'

Geraldine Grainger / Dawn French

Mel Gibson



11. 'Absolutely Fabulous'

Edina Monsoon & Patsy Stone / Jennifer Saunders & Joanna Lumley

June Whitfield



12. 'Allo Allo'

Gordon Kaye

'The Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies'



13. 'Keeping Up Appearances'

Hyacinth & Richard Bucket

"Lady of the house speaking!"



14. 'Miranda'

Miranda Hart

Joke Shop



15. 'Birds Of A Feather'

Tracey, Dorian & Sharon

Chigwell



16. 'Hi Di Hi'

'Maplins'

Ruth Madoc / "Hello Campers!"



17. 'Are You Being Served?'

'Grace Bros'

"I'm free!"



18. 'Steptoe & Son'

Rag and Bone

Hercules



19. 'Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em'

Frank, Betty and Jessica

Beret / "Oh Betty!"



20. 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum'

Windsor Davies, Don Estelle & Melvyn Hayes

The village on Tin Min in Burma



21. 'The Royale Family'

Dave, Denise, Barbara & Norma (Jim and Anthony not pictured)

'Brookside'



22. 'Open All Hourse'

David Jason & Ronnie Barker

'Albert Arkwright's Corner Shop'



23. 'Mr Bean'

Rowan Atkinson

'Teddy'



24. 'Porridge'

Ronnie Barker (Norman Stanley Fletcher) & Richard Beckinsale (Lennie Godber)

'HMP Slade'



25. 'The Likely Lads'

Rodney Bewes (Bob Ferris) & James Bolam (Terry Collier)

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne



26. 'Terry & June'

Terry Scott & June Whitfield

Medford



27. 'Rising Damp'

Rigsby & Miss Jones

Leonard Rossiter & Frances De La Tour



28. 'Man About The House'

Paula Wilcox, Richard O'Sullivan & Sally Thomsett

'Robin's Nest' & 'George & Mildred'



29. 'Butterflies'

Wendy Craig

Dolly Parton



30. 'Yes Minister'

Paul Eddington

'Yes Prime Minister'



31. 'The Liver Birds'

Polly James & Nerys Hughes

Carla Lane



32. 'Just Good Friends'

Penny (Jan Francis) & Vince (Paul Nicholas)

Yes



33. 'Gimme, Gimme, Gimme'

Tom (James Dreyfus) & Lynda (Kathy Burke)

ABBA



34. 'The Office'

Ricky Gervais

Slough



35. 'Men Behaving Badly'

Tony (Neil Morrissey), Deborah (Lesley Ash), Dorothy (Caroline Quentin) & Gary (Martin Clunes)

'Doc Martin'



36. 'Benidorm'

Costa Del Blanca

'Blow & Go'



37. 'Last Of The Summer Wine'

Comp, Glegg, Foggy & Nora Batty

Holmfirth, West Yorks



38. 'I'm Alan Partridge'

Steve Coogan

Norwich



39. 'On The Buses'

Stan, Jack & Blakey

Reg Varney



40. 'Til Death Us Do Part'

Antony Booth, Una Stubbs, Warren Beatty & Dandy Nichols

Cherie Blair (Tony Blair's wife)



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