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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Watch Porridge Season 3 Episode 6 - Final Stretch

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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
Watch Porridge Season 3 Episode 5 - A Test of Character

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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.
Watch Porridge Season 1 Episode 3 - A Night In
s1e3 A Night In
September 19, 1974
September 19, 1974
A Night In
Watch Porridge Season 1 Episode 4 - A Day Out
s1e4 A Day Out
September 26, 1974
September 26, 1974
A Day Out
Watch Porridge Season 1 Episode 5 - Ways And Means
s1e5 Ways And Means
October 3, 1974
October 3, 1974
Ways And Means
Watch Porridge Season 1 Episode 6 - Men Without Women
s1e6 Men Without Women
October 10, 1974
October 10, 1974
Men Without Women
Season Finale
Watch Porridge Season 2 Episode 1 - Just Desserts
s2e1 Just Desserts
October 24, 1975
October 24, 1975
Just Desserts
Season Premiere
Watch Porridge Season 2 Episode 2 - Heartbreak Hotel
s2e2 Heartbreak Hotel
October 31, 1975
October 31, 1975
Heartbreak Hotel
Watch Porridge Season 2 Episode 3 - Disturbing The Peace
s2e3 Disturbing The Peace
November 7, 1975
November 7, 1975
Disturbing The Peace
Watch Porridge Season 2 Episode 4 - No Peace For The Wicked
s2e4 No Peace For The Wicked
November 14, 1975
November 14, 1975
No Peace For The Wicked
Watch Porridge Season 2 Episode 5 - Happy Release
s2e5 Happy Release
November 21, 1975
November 21, 1975
Happy Release
Watch Porridge Season 2 Episode 6 - The Harder They Fall
s2e6 The Harder They Fall
November 28, 1975
November 28, 1975
The Harder They Fall
Season Finale
Watch Porridge Season 3 Episode 1 - A Storm In a Teacup
s3e1 A Storm In a Teacup
February 18, 1977
February 18, 1977
A Storm In a Teacup
Season Premiere
Watch Porridge Season 3 Episode 2 - Poetic Justice
s3e2 Poetic Justice
February 25, 1977
February 25, 1977
Poetic Justice
Watch Porridge Season 3 Episode 3 - Rough Justice
s3e3 Rough Justice
March 4, 1977
March 4, 1977
Rough Justice
Watch Porridge Season 3 Episode 4 - Pardon Me
s3e4 Pardon Me
March 11, 1977
March 11, 1977
Pardon Me
Watch Porridge Season 3 Episode 5 - A Test of Character
s3e5 A Test of Character
March 18, 1977
March 18, 1977
A Test of Character
Watch Porridge Season 3 Episode 6 - Final Stretch
s3e6 Final Stretch
March 25, 1977
March 25, 1977
Final Stretch
Season Finale

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