Auf Wiedersehen Pet

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet is a British comedy-drama television programme about seven British migrant construction workers. In the first series, the men live and work on a building site in Düsseldorf.

The lead roles were performed by Tim Healy, Kevin Whately, Jimmy Nail, Gary Holton, Christopher Fairbank, Pat Roach and Timothy Spall, with Noel Clarke replacing Holton in the more recent series.

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet was created by Franc Roddam after an idea from Mick Connell came to light (Mick Connell was a bricklayer from Stockton-on-Tees and was very good friends with Franc). It was mostly written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, who also wrote The Likely Lads, Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? and Porridge. Stan Hey also contributed writing a number of episodes. The first two series were co-produced by Clement and LaFrenais's Witzend Productions and Central Television and the series were broadcast on ITV in 1983-1984 and 1986. A successful revival of the show saw two series and a Christmas special shown on BBC One (after ITV had failed to re-secure rights for the Network) in 2002 and 2004.

Season 1 - 1983-84 - 13 episodes - ITV
Season 2 - 1986 - 13 episodes - ITV
Season 3 - 2002 - 6 episodes - BBC
Season 4 - 2004 - 6 episodes - BBC
Season 5 - 2004 - 2 episodes - BBC

All 4 seasons plus 2 specials (season 5) in AVI format.

Technical specifications

Weight 0.15kg


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