Shelley (1979–1983)

TV Series   |    |  Comedy

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James Shelley, an educated, sardonic, permanently unemployed "professional freelance layabout," has many battles with authority, the tax-man, his landlady and his girlfriend Fran.


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Peter Tilbury

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18 April 2020 | evans-15475
| Disappointing rewatch
This was must watch enjoyable tv as a teenager,but rewatching this year was a big disappointment a lot of talking which every half hour feels like an hour,also everyone remembers this being about a job shy layabout actually from the 2nd series on he's desperately looking for a job, the biggest laugh I got was realising the main complaints about tories destroying the jobs schools and nhs are the same as comedians are making now 40 years later with nuclear war being replaced with brexit


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12 July 1979



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