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Mind Your Language 

Jeremy Brown is a put-upon language teacher who tries to make a living by teaching English to immigrants. With pupils from India, France, China, and many other countries, his lessons do not... See full summary »

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1986   1979   1978   1977  
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Series cast summary:
Barry Evans ...  Jeremy Brown 42 episodes, 1977-1986
George Camiller ...  Giovanni Capello / ... 42 episodes, 1977-1986
Jacki Harding Jacki Harding ...  Anna Schmidt 42 episodes, 1977-1986
Zara Nutley ...  Miss Courtney 42 episodes, 1977-1986
Ricardo Montez ...  Juan Cervantes 42 episodes, 1977-1986
Albert Moses ...  Ranjeet Singh 42 episodes, 1977-1986
Robert Lee ...  Taro Nagazumi 29 episodes, 1977-1979
Kevork Malikyan ...  Maximillian Papandrious 29 episodes, 1977-1979
Jamila Massey ...  Jamila Ranjha 29 episodes, 1977-1979
Françoise Pascal ...  Danielle Favre 29 episodes, 1977-1979
Dino Shafeek ...  Ali Nadim 29 episodes, 1977-1979
Pik Sen Lim ...  Chung Su-Lee 27 episodes, 1977-1979
Anna Bergman ...  Ingrid Svenson 21 episodes, 1978-1986
Tommy Godfrey Tommy Godfrey ...  Sid 20 episodes, 1978-1979
Iris Sadler Iris Sadler ...  Gladys 20 episodes, 1978-1979
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Jeremy Brown is a put-upon language teacher who tries to make a living by teaching English to immigrants. With pupils from India, France, China, and many other countries, his lessons do not always go as planned. Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>

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UK

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English

Release Date:

30 December 1977 (UK) See more »

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(29 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

London Weekend Television supremo Michael Grade's original inspiration for the series was the 1937 book "The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N" by Leo Rosten, set in a New York night class for English learners. He was also responsible for cancelling the show, when he felt it had fulfilled all the potential comedy from the situation. See more »

Goofs

In the last episode of Series Three, 'What a Tangled Web', Sid the caretaker laments at length that twenty-eight years ago he was married, despite having a whole previous episode ('How's Your Father' from Series Two) about Mr. Brown offering to pay for him to wed his partner after hearing Sid never married her. See more »

Quotes

Miss Courtney: [asking Mr. Brown questions from a sheet] Sex?
Jeremy Brown: Occasionally.
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Crazy Credits

The series title is drawn by an animated Mr Brown on a blackboard. The intertitles have him write "End of Part One" and "Part Two", and at the start of the closing credits he cleans up the blackboard signifying the end of a class. See more »

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Referenced in Bottle Boys: All in a Day's Work (1984) See more »

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It just gets funnier
24 July 1999 | by solo-11See all my reviews

Never a dull moment. The international students are hilarious in the way they express themselves in English! I am not a native English speaker, so I can identify with some of their difficulties.

Some racist jokes occasionally, but besides being funny, they make one realise how hostile a few English-speakers can be toward foreigners who are trying hard to master the language.


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