Porridge

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.
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.

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Godber is due to appear before the parole board, but a fight with another inmate puts his parole in jeopardy. It's up to Fletcher to save the day.

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s3e6 Final Stretch
March 25, 1977
Godber is due to appear before the parole board, but a fight with another inmate puts his parole in jeopardy. It's up to Fletcher to save the day.
Season Finale
Godber is working hard for an extra O-level. Fletcher tries to persuade him that cheating would be a good way of ensuring success in the examination. Godber isn't convinced.

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s3e5 A Test of Character
March 18, 1977
Godber is working hard for an extra O-level. Fletcher tries to persuade him that cheating would be a good way of ensuring success in the examination. Godber isn't convinced.
200698
A Night In
September 19, 1974
September 19, 1974
A Night In
200699
A Day Out
September 26, 1974
September 26, 1974
A Day Out
200700
Ways And Means
October 3, 1974
October 3, 1974
Ways And Means
200701
Men Without Women
October 10, 1974
October 10, 1974
Men Without Women
Season Finale
200702
Just Desserts
October 24, 1975
October 24, 1975
Just Desserts
Season Premiere
200703
Heartbreak Hotel
October 31, 1975
October 31, 1975
Heartbreak Hotel
200704
Disturbing The Peace
November 7, 1975
November 7, 1975
Disturbing The Peace
200707
No Peace For The Wicked
November 14, 1975
November 14, 1975
No Peace For The Wicked
200705
Happy Release
November 21, 1975
November 21, 1975
Happy Release
200706
The Harder They Fall
November 28, 1975
November 28, 1975
The Harder They Fall
Season Finale
200710
A Storm In a Teacup
February 18, 1977
February 18, 1977
A Storm In a Teacup
Season Premiere
200711
Poetic Justice
February 25, 1977
February 25, 1977
Poetic Justice
200712
Rough Justice
March 4, 1977
March 4, 1977
Rough Justice
200713
Pardon Me
March 11, 1977
March 11, 1977
Pardon Me
200714
A Test of Character
March 18, 1977
March 18, 1977
A Test of Character
200715
Final Stretch
March 25, 1977
March 25, 1977
Final Stretch
Season Finale

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