|Yes, it's DMTV Online's very own web version of a list show (only without Jamie Theakston and Kate Thornton)! DMTV's viewers have been voting in their droves to determine once and for all the 100 greatest TV shows of all-time! Now at last we can unveil the results!!|
(Please note that DMTV viewers seem to have some rather bizarre tastes...for one thing, they haven't voted in a single DMTV programme...)
100 Only Fools and Horses (BBC1 1981-2003) - Hey, remember that bit where Del fell through the bar?! Heh, heh, heh...
99 The Two Ronnies (BBC1 1971-87) - Hey, remember that 'Four Candles' sketch?! Heh, heh, heh...
98 Dad's Army (BBC1 1968-77) - Hey, remember that bit where Mainwaring says "Don't tell him Pike!" Heh, heh, heh...
97 Fawlty Towers (BBC2 1975-79) - Hey, remember that bit where Basil Fawlty does his funny walk! Heh, heh, heh...
96 The National Lottery - In It to Win It (BBC1 2000s) - Hey, remember that bit where Dale Winton...um..oh...
95 The Eurovision Song Contest (BBC1 1956-date) - Wacky European vote-for-your-neighbour show
94 Quiz Time, Gentlemen Please (BBC1 1968) - Proof that DLT wasn't the first to invent a darts quiz...
93 The Flowerpot Men (BBC 1952) - Thanks to Bill and Ben, an entire generation grew up not being to talk properly! Didn't they?!...
92 Lassie (BBC1 1970s/80s) - Yawn...
91 Gentle Ben (BBC1 1980s) - Sigh...
90 The Littlest Hobo (BBC1 1980s) - Zzzzzzz...
89 Pop Quiz (BBC1 1981-84) - Mike Read-hosted quiz which coincidentally at no point featured Frankie Goes to Hollywood as guests
88 Last of the Summer Wine (BBC1 1973-2010) - Now shown in HD, so you can make out every wrinkle...
87 Good Morning...with Anne and Nick (BBC1 1992-96) - In no way a rip-off of This Morning with Richard and Judy
86 Trumpton (BBC1 1967) - Childen's series, best remembered for the firemen played by 60s pop group Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, Tich, Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble and Grubb
85 The Colbys (BBC1 1981-84) - American soap opera spin-off from Dynasty, centered around everyday occurrences in Los Angeles such as alien abduction
84 Junior Kick Start (BBC1 1980-92) - Starring Peter Purves, don't you know?
83 Going for Gold (BBC1 1987-96) - Starring Henry Kelly, don't you know?
82 The Chucklehounds (BBC1 mid-1980s) - Starring the Chuckle Brothers, don't you know?
81 Live at Johnny's (BBC3 2004) - Entertainment show that came live from Johnny Vaughan's real life shed, honest
80 Bod (BBC1 1975-76) - Here comes Bod...Frank the Postman...PC Copper...Farmer Barleymow...and Aunt Flo... And what flavour milkshake will Alberto the Frog choose today? Nothing, because half of his stories have been wiped!
79 BBC News 24 (BBC News 24 1997-2008) - A news programme that went on for over ten years! Phew!
78 The Basil Brush Show (BBC1/CBBC 2002-07) - That's the modern version, not the old-fashioned seventies version of course! Do you think DMTV viewers are stuck in the past or something?!
77 London to Brighton in Three-and-a-Half Minutes (BBC1 1983) - If only train travel was really that effective...
76 Automan (BBC1 1984) - He was a man - who was automatic! Hence, Automan! Geddit?!
75 Paul Squire Esq (BBC1 1983) - Comedy show
74 Mark Owen's Celebrity Scooters (BBC Choice 2000) - Mark Owen was the bloke from Take That, by the way
73 No 73 (ITV 1982-88) - Well what a coincidence!
72 Cheggers Plays Pop (BBC1 1979-86) - It's got Cheggers in it, how can it not be fab?!
71 Naked Jungle (Channel 5 2000) - Oh, um...
70 Inventors' Club (BBC 1950) - Mr Geoffrey Boumphrey assesses all the new inventions submitted since the last meeting
69 Fashion Forecast (BBC 1946) - Who could forget this useful guide on choosing on hat?
68 Oil Review (BBC 1950) - Who could forget this magazine show containing items on oil detection?
67 The Billy Cotton Band Show (BBC 1957-60s) - "Wakey wakey!!!"
66 The Charlie Drake Show (BBC1/BBC2 1960-61, 1963, 1967-68) - "Hello my darlings!" Charlie later changed career when he became the lead singer of Simply Red
65 Six-Five Special (BBC 1957-58) - Music, comedy and items on rock climbing
64 Champion the Wonder Horse (BBC various years) - Remember the theme tune? It went "Champion, the Wonder Horse..."
63 Gideon (ITV 1979-82) - Cartoon which had the remarkable effect of causing its young viewers to burst into tears...
62 Rhowch Inni Gan (BBC1 1967) - This programme of songs in Welsh proved to be a winner with DMTV viewers
61 The Flashing Blade (BBC1 1988-89) - That's the On the Waterfront dubbed version, scripted by Russell T Davies who of course later went on to great acclaim - writing three episode of Chucklevision
60 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop (BBC1 1976-82) - Starring Posh Paws, which isn't 'Swap Shop' backwards
59 Metal Mickey (ITV 1980-83) - Sitcom about a cheeky robot - not actually a robot version of the producer, Micky Dolenz
58 Richard Whiteley Unbriefed (BBC1 1999) - The late Richard Whiteley interviewed famous people he had never heard of
57 Celebrity Wrestling (ITV1 2005) - Even DMTV turned this one down
56 Johnny Ball Games (BBC1 1980-81) - This was actually a real programme as well
55 Rainbow (ITV 1972-1992) - Bungo, George and Zippy
54 Captain Caveman (BBC1 1980s) - "CAPTAIN CAVEMAN!!!!"
53 Nine O'Clock News (BBC1 1970-2000) - It's never been quite the same since they started showing the Nine O'Clock News at 10.00...
52 Burghley Horse Trials 1972 (BBC1 1972) - The horses were found not guilty
51 The 8.15 from Manchester (BBC1 1990-91) aka 'The Eight Foot Tin for My Chest Hair'
Click here for the Top 50!
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