Open All Hours
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Status: Ended
Genres: Comedy

Open All Hours is a BBC sitcom written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker as a miserly shop keeper and David Jason as his put-upon nephew who works as his errand boy. It ran for 26 episodes in four series, which premiered in 1976, 1981, 1982 and 1985 respectively. The programme developed from a television pilot broadcast in Barker's comedy anthology series, Seven of One. Open All Hours ranked eighth in the 2004 Britain's Best Sitcom poll.

Aired: 3/25/73
Granville tells Arkwright that he's been told that Nurse Gladys Emmanuel's car has been seen parked outside another man's house every night. Arkwright is consumed by jealousy and worries about it all day. That evening, Arkwright decides to tackle Nurse Gladys about her nocturnal visits. He pretends to have hurt his arm and goes to visit her. She sees through his ruse and gives him something unpleasant to drink. He finally tells her what he's really come about. She explains that she's been visiting her sister and there's nowhere to park her car outside her sister's house. Granville takes a fancy to a young lady petrol pump attendant. He bemoans the fact that he has to use a shop bike when he'd rather have a van to drive. He's also depressed about the fact that working all hours in the shop doesn't leave him any time for a social life.