On the Buses (TV Series 1969–1973) Poster



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Followed by 

Don't Drink the Water (1974) (TV Series)

Remade as 

Lotsa Luck! (1973) (TV Series)


On the Buses (1971)

Referenced in 

Aquarius: Pressure Cookie (1971) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Adam Faith.
Love Thy Neighbour: The G.P.O. (1973) (TV Episode)
Eddie likes the series.
Blankety Blank: Episode #2.6 (1979) (TV Episode)
When a contestant tells Terry he works "on the buses", Terry jokes "I think I remember the series."
The Comic Strip Presents...: War (1983) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
No 73: Alfresco (1985) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during the Sandwich Quiz.
The John Cleese Interview (1998) (Video)
Referenced by name
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #6.4 (2007) (TV Episode)
After Tood Woodbridge and Emily Reilly perform their Paso Doble, Daryl comments that Todd looks like either a bullfighter or someone from this title.
Hitler: The Comedy Years (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Thick of It: Episode #3.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Glenn compares Steve Fleming to Stan Butler.
Love, Lust & Lies (2010)
The phrase "on the buses" is mentioned.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #43.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Humphrey Ker mentions the show.
Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)
The bus driver depicted is a reference to the character Blakey from On the Buses.
Diminishing Returns: Absolutely Fabulous (2016) (TV Episode)
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 9 April 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dickie.

Featured in 

All Star Comedy Carnival (1972) (TV Movie)
A yuletide edition is featured.
Wogan: Back on the Buses (1990) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown and discussed with the cast.
40 Years of Laughter: The Sitcoms (1995) (TV Special)
Crumpet! A Very British Sex Symbol (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips and discussed
Hitler: The Comedy Years (2007) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
Sex and the Sitcom (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips and referenced
Welsh Greats: Doris Hare (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed

Spoofed in 

Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul: Episode #2.5 (2008) (TV Episode)
Sketch parodying the series
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #2.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
A version of the show with James Corden and Matthew Horne
Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul: Episode #3.2 (2010) (TV Episode)
On the Buses characters transposed into Doctor Who
House of Fools: The Wig Affair (2014) (TV Episode)
Features scenes that are a pastiche of the style of the earlier sitcom.

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