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CLIP 10913

Steptoe and Son - cleaning up dad

Steptoe and Son - cleaning up dad
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Key Info
  • Steptoe and Son - cleaning up dad
  • Duration: 01:05
  • Harold Steptoe, a rag and bone man, makes his father, Albert, dress up in readiness for a visit from Harold's new girlfriend, only to discover that despite putting on his best clothes the old man has not bothered to wash first. This clip was first published on the BBC Comedy website, bbc.co.uk/comedy/clips. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Media Studies

       Topic:

    TV Comedy

  • Keywords: Rag and bone man, sixties, comedy, father, son, class, gender, steptoe, humour
Ideas for use in class
  • Exploration of vintage TV comedy/sitcom. The representations of class and gender on television. Consideration of how father and son relationships are portrayed through TV comedy.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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