R.I.P David Croft (TV producer)

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R.I.P David Croft (TV producer)

Post by retrogamerdude » Wed Sep 28, 2011 1:14 pm

I just saw about David Croft's death - very sad :(

He wrote such shows as 'Allo 'Allo, Hi-De-Hi and Dad's Army

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Re: R.I.P David Croft (TV producer)

Post by Greyfox » Wed Sep 28, 2011 1:38 pm

another legend leaves us to join the ranks in comedy heaven..RIP Mr.Croft you made us all laugh for generations and hope you are at peace..

now I'm off to watch some of Dad's Army, haven't seen it in ages :)
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Re: R.I.P David Croft (TV producer)

Post by Smurph » Thu Sep 29, 2011 6:38 am

retrogamerdude wrote: Credits:
Dad’s Army (1968-1977)
Are You Being Served? (1972-1985)
'Allo 'Allo (1982-1992)
It Aint Half Hot Mum (1974-1981)
Hi-De-Hi! (1980-1988)
You Rang M’Lord? (1988-1993)
Oh Doctor Beeching! (1995-1997)
Grace & Favour (1992-1993)
Come Back Mrs Noah (1978-1978)
Greyfox wrote:...Mr.Croft you made us all laugh for generations...
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Re: R.I.P David Croft (TV producer)

Post by MikeFishcake » Thu Sep 29, 2011 7:04 am

Smurph wrote:
retrogamerdude wrote: Credits:
Dad’s Army (1968-1977)
Are You Being Served? (1972-1985)
'Allo 'Allo (1982-1992)
It Aint Half Hot Mum (1974-1981)
Hi-De-Hi! (1980-1988)
You Rang M’Lord? (1988-1993)
Oh Doctor Beeching! (1995-1997)
Grace & Favour (1992-1993)
Come Back Mrs Noah (1978-1978)
Greyfox wrote:...Mr.Croft you made us all laugh for generations...
:?

When?
Allo Allo's Officer Crabtree was one of the most memorable sitcom characters from the 1980s. Only really one joke, but what a joke it was! David Croft passing away is very sad, and a lot of the current crop of sitcoms owe a lot to David's legacy.

Sorry, what I meant to write was:

"Allo Allo's Officer Crobtree was one of the must mimorable satcom characters fram the 1980s. Only rolly one jerk, bat what a jerk it was! Dovid Craft pissing away is very sod, and miny of the current crap of sitcoms owe a lit to David's logacy."

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Re: R.I.P David Croft (TV producer)

Post by stvd » Thu Sep 29, 2011 8:15 am

Another "legend" I've never heard of! :oops:


It's all personal taste (and I will admit to finding bits of "Are You Being Served?" funny but
just a long line of mediocre drivel.
Same jokes - different setting.
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Re: R.I.P David Croft (TV producer)

Post by BennyTheGreek » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:36 pm

Some of Dads Army was funny, but the rest was like watching a sit com construction kit in operation....

a camp character, a different location, double entendre, buxom slaggy women, dumb character and the general belittling of anyone `not male straight or white`


very over rated.

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