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'Allo 'Allo! 

In France during World War II, Rene Artois runs a small café where Resistance fighters, Gestapo men, German Army officers and escaped Allied POWs interact daily, ignorant of one another's true identity or presence, exasperating Rene.
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Series cast summary:
Gorden Kaye ...  René Artois 85 episodes, 1982-1992
Carmen Silvera ...  Edith Artois 85 episodes, 1982-1992
Vicki Michelle ...  Yvette Carte-Blanche 85 episodes, 1982-1992
Richard Marner ...  Colonel Kurt von Strohm 85 episodes, 1982-1992
Kim Hartman ...  Private Helga Geerhart / ... 85 episodes, 1982-1992
Guy Siner ...  Lieutenant Hubert Gruber 84 episodes, 1982-1992
Kirsten Cooke ...  Michelle Dubois 82 episodes, 1982-1992
Richard Gibson ...  Herr Otto Flick 78 episodes, 1982-1992
Rose Hill Rose Hill ...  Madame Fanny 78 episodes, 1982-1992
Arthur Bostrom ...  Officer Crabtree 74 episodes, 1985-1992
John D. Collins ...  Flying Officer Fairfax 64 episodes, 1982-1992
Nicholas Frankau ...  Flying Officer Carstairs 64 episodes, 1982-1992
John Louis Mansi John Louis Mansi ...  Herr Engelbert von Smallhausen / ... 63 episodes, 1985-1992
Sue Hodge ...  Mimi Labonq 62 episodes, 1987-1992
Kenneth Connor ...  Monsieur Alfonse 62 episodes, 1984-1992
Hilary Minster Hilary Minster ...  General Erich von Klinkerhoffen / ... 59 episodes, 1984-1992
Jack Haig Jack Haig ...  Roger Leclerc 51 episodes, 1982-1989
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René Artois runs a small café in France during World War II. He always seems to have his hands full: He's having affairs with most of his waitresses, he's keeping his wife happy, he's trying to please the German soldiers who frequent his café, and he's running a major underground operation for the Resistance. Quite often, the Germans' incompetence itself is what nearly lands René and his cohorts in hot water; they are not helped either by the locals, who are dreadfully keen to get rid of the Germans, but their blatant and theatrical attempts at espionage and secrecy often create problems that René must solve quickly. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Comedy | History | War

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The character of Herr Otto Flick is a combination parody on the Nazi minister Joseph Goebbels and the Gestapo agent Arnold Toht from the film Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). See more »

Goofs

Madame Fanny is occasionally seen knitting. However, the character knits British style. Any French woman of the time would knit Continental style instead. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Hans Geering: Do you not see that if you kill him with the pill from the till by making with it the drug in the jug, then you need not light the candle with the handle on the gateau from the chateau!
René: Simple plans are always the best.
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without doubt, THE best tv show EVER!
29 November 2001 | by daneeeljSee all my reviews

Words can't explain how much I love this show, it's just amazing. It's extremely funny, but the only downside is that it's not easy to find on tv these days... In the 80's and early 90's it was very well known and loved, but then disappeared into nowhere... A small town in War time France makes a great setting for this wonderful tv show, and the language barrier is easily fixed... everyone speaks in English, but the British have British accents, the French, French accents, the Germans, German accents etc. Th storyline follows on from the previous episodes, with Rene explaining what happened in the last episode. Watch it, you won't regret it.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 December 1982 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

(44 episodes) | (6 episodes) | (32 episodes) | (3 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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