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Pardon Me

Porridge, Series 3 Episode 4 of 6

The betting stakes are high when the parole board sits and old Blanco is the odds-on favourite to be freed. But when freedom is offered to him Blanco, who has been in prison for 17 years for a crime he always claimed he didn't commit, refuses. Fletcher, seeing how adamant his old friend is, decides to help out.

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30 minutes

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Thu 21 Mar 2013 20:00


Role Contributor
FletcherRonnie Barker
GodberRichard Beckinsale
Mr BarrowcloughBrian Wilde
Mr MacKayFulton Mackay
BlancoDavid Jason
WarrenSam Kelly
LukewarmChristopher Biggins
GovernorMichael Barrington
ProducerSydney Lotterby
WriterDick Clement
WriterIan La Frenais
DirectorSydney Lotterby

BBC Comedy: Porridge


'It was greeted with outrage by the tabloid press, shocked at a comedy glorifying prison'

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