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A Very Peculiar Practice, TV Series, 1986-1988 IMDB

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dsl SX

2013-11-24 22:22

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Black comedy set in student medical centre of fictional English university ("Lowlands") with 2 series each of 7 eps filmed at Birmingham University(S1 1986, S2 1988). Later had an unexpected one-off sequel A Very Polish Practice. Some merciless satire, several very surreal running jokes (eg the thieving nuns) and some excellent characters and acting - highly recommended, but some themes look fairly dated now.

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dsl SX

2013-11-28 22:37

Various background pictures from S1:
Ep3 VW camper:
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Ep4 Astra, Mrs Buzzard's Fiat 127 and a Fiesta Mk2 Ghia:
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Ep7 various university car parks:
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There's a silver Regatta with top spec black rear spoiler, a blue-grey Chevette estate, blue Mazda 323 hatch, a red Mini City, and a red Allegro estate amongst the delights, but no better captures possible

dsl SX

2013-11-29 22:17

Other bits and pieces from S1:
- model seen on desk in several eps of S1
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Politoys Alfa 2300??? I think this is too early for bBurago, but Politoys very unusual in UK - any ideas???

Print on wall - reproduced as yellow/black racer, #15:
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- something like a longtail Ferrari 365BB Le Mans/IMSA racer??

PCs - being a university, probably cutting-edge in 1987:
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dsl SX

2013-12-28 23:08

Assorted stuff from S2, ep1:

01-01 - nuns camping in a dead Mini Mk3:
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03-56 - small red tractor with trailer:
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16-11 - Cavalier Mk2 hatch:
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dsl SX

2014-01-01 21:17

Bob Buzzard's models and pictures (continued).

In S2 he has two wall pictures (which look to me like late 20s Bentley 3-litre and RR Silver Ghost) and 3 big models on his desk - red Model T, a green veteran something, and a glossy black Jag E-Type FHC. These keep appearing, disappearing and reappearing between episodes.
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