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  1. Scrapbook: What was on TV in 2001?

    Simon Mahon

    BBC Genome

    Scrapbook: What was on TV in 2001?

    BBC Genome's occasional Scrapbook series looks back at past years in broadcasting. In 2001, TV highlights include The Office, Celebrity Big Brother and an Only Fools And Horses Christmas special.

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  2. Advent Calendar Day 11: Tinsel-Free and not-so Joyous

    Advent Calendar Day 11: Tinsel-Free and not-so Joyous

    A look at the alternative, non-festive and downright grumpy Christmas listings.

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  3. Carla's decades of comedy

    Aaron Brown

    Guest blogger

    Carla's decades of comedy

    As sitcom Bread celebrates its 30th birthday, we take a look at the pedigree of comic writer Carla Lane.

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  4. The Sunday Post: Lost laughs

    Aaron Brown

    Guest blogger

    The Sunday Post: Lost laughs

    Guest blogger Aaron Brown digs into the archives and reminds us of some of the sitcoms that failed to turn into surefire hits.

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  5. The Sunday Post: Galton and Simpson

    Andrew Martin

    BBC Genome

    The Sunday Post: Galton and Simpson

    A look at the work and career of legendary comedy-writing partnership, Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

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  6. Your 'forgotten' 1990s sitcoms

    Your 'forgotten' 1990s sitcoms

    A look at short-lived 1990s comedies as suggested by Genome users on social media.

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  7. 'Lost' sitcoms of the 90s

    Michael Osborn

    'Lost' sitcoms of the 90s

    A look at the BBC comedies of the 1990s that failed to make a lasting impact and now languish in the listings.

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  8. On This Day, 1968: Dad's Army first episode

    On This Day, 1968: Dad's Army first episode

    On July 31st, 1968, episode one of Dad's Army, "in which our hero forms a platoon of Local Defence Volunteers to defend our island home", was broadcast.

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