A Small Problem (1987– )

TV Series   |    |  Comedy


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Satire on apartheid and prejudice set in a version of Britain where anyone under 5 feet tall was considered a second class citizen and sent to live in tower-block ghettos.


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16 October 2012 | linda-mackie
10
| Wish I could see it again
I loved this show and found it hilarious - also an imaginative and intelligent script. I'm small, and I can't believe people complained. Although funny, it gave a bit of an idea of what it must have been like under the Nazis - what with internment camps for small people, the book 'Little Women' being burned, short people having to hide with sympathisers (relatives) and being betrayed etc. I remember there was an 'undergroud' movement which was actually below a block of flats, where they would plan how they could survive. Another part was that everything was designed for taller people, making everyday life very difficult. Sounds about right! The whole thing was very thought-provoking. Wish I could see it again.

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Release Date:

26 January 1987

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK

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