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Porridge was a British BBC television sitcom (1974ââ?¬â??1977), written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais and starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale. In a 2004 BBC poll of the 50... More

Porridge was a British BBC television sitcom (1974ââ?¬â??1977), written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais and starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale. In a 2004 BBC poll of the 50 greatest British sitcoms, it was voted number 6. It is set in the fictional "HMP Slade" in Cumberland (now Cumbria). "Doing porridge" is British slang for a spell of imprisonment, as porridge was once a traditional breakfast in UK prisons. It was followed by the sequel series, Going Straight.

October 31, 1975
November 7, 1975
November 14, 1975
November 21, 1975
November 28, 1975
Season Finale
February 18, 1977
Season Premiere
February 25, 1977
March 4, 1977
March 11, 1977
March 18, 1977
March 25, 1977
Season Finale

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