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Crap TV

Nicked from ianmcdonald a list of the Guardian's worst 50 British TV shows ever (ETA - ninebelow explains it was in turn nicked by the Guardian from the Radio Times)



italic = I have heard of it
bold = I have watched it
underlined = hey - I like this show! What's it doing on this list?

1 Naked Jungle (2000)
2 Minipops (1983)
3 Triangle (1981-1983)
(ah, Kate O'Mara's triangle, so frequently abused)
4 Quickfire Balls (2006)
5 Annie's Bar (1996)
6 Wright Here, Wright Now (2002)
7 Love Thy Neighbour (1972-1976)
8 Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends (1984-1991)
9 Through The Keyhole (1983-)
10 A Year In Provence (1993)

11 Heil Honey I'm Home! (1990)
12 The Black and White Minstrel Show (1958-1978)
13 The Borgias (1981)
14 The Good Old Days (1953-1983)
15 Breakfast Time (1983-1989)
16 Thompson (1988) (this was bloody awful, and I like Emma Thompson)
17 OTT (1982)
18 George and Mildred (1976-1979)
19 Dream Team (1997-2006)
20 Ross Kemp: Alive In Alaska (1999)
21 Kirsty's Home Videos (2000-2004)
22 Clive Anderson All Talk (1996-1999) (I only watched it once or twice - but hell Peter Cook was on this, in his last and best interview)
23 Celeb (2002)
24 Diana: Her True Story (1993)
25 Eurovision Song Contest (1956-)
26 Celebrity Wresting (2005)
27 Babes In The Wood (1998)
28 The Edinburgh Military Tattoo (1952-)
29 The Girlie Show (1996)
30 That's Life! (1973-1994)
31 Family Fortunes (1980-2002)
32 Littlejohn: Live and Unleashed (1998)
33 Lock, Stock... (2000)
34 French and Saunders (1987-2004)
35 Alastair Burnet's Royal Interviews (1980s)
36 Eldorado (1992-1993)
37 LA Pool Party (2001-2002)
38 Heartbeat (1992-now)
39 Going For Gold (1987-1996)
40 3-2-1 (1978-1987)
41 Origami (1968)
42 The Gaby Roslin Show (1996)
43 Clive James' Postcar from... (1990-1999)
44 Davina (2006)
45 Kilroy (1987-2004)

46 Wacaday (1985-1992)
47 Fort Boyard (1998-2002)
48 Popstars: The Rivals (2002)
49 Flog It! (2002-) (H watches this, it's an SP show)
50 Crossroads (1964-1988, 2001-2003)


Thoughts? Additions to the list? Fond reminiscences of evenings spent watching 'Heil honey, I'm home?'
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