History Series / TheFallAndRiseOfReginaldPerrin

4th Jun '17 2:13:41 PM nombretomado
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** 18 minutes late, correcting TVTropes entry, missed 7:15 train, had to wait for 7:30 train.
** I didn't get where I am today by modifying TVTropes pages for 40-year-old shows during my lunch hour!

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** 18 minutes late, correcting TVTropes Wiki/TVTropes entry, missed 7:15 train, had to wait for 7:30 train.
** I didn't get where I am today by modifying TVTropes [=TVTropes=] pages for 40-year-old shows during my lunch hour!
16th Apr '17 12:45:04 PM AgProv
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* FanDisservice: combines with FunnyAneurysmMoment and HarsherInHindsight when the nagging thought that Joan the very sexy secretary is vaguely familiar from somewhere becomes a realisation that she is now, forty years on, [[IWasQuiteALooker a not-very-glamorous grandmother]] in ''Series/CoronationStreet''. Still, they weren't to know this in 1975.
26th Mar '17 12:47:29 PM enitharmon
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* CouchGag: Similarly to ''Series/FawltyTowers'', the Sunshine Desserts sign was always humourously dilapidated.

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* CouchGag: Similarly to ''Series/FawltyTowers'', the Sunshine Desserts sign was always humourously dilapidated.humorously dilapidated, losing letters rather than anagramming them.
30th Dec '16 2:56:02 PM Michael
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** The Legacy of Reginald Perrin finally revealed that he did not kill himself, rather he died in a storm, struck by a falling billboard advertising health insurance.
1st Jan '16 10:59:48 PM nombretomado
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* TransAtlanticEquivalent: VERY briefly adapted into an American sitcom called ''Reggie!'' starring Richard Mulligan in the 80s at some point between his playing Burt on ''{{Soap}}'' and Dr Westin on ''EmptyNest''.

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* TransAtlanticEquivalent: VERY briefly adapted into an American sitcom called ''Reggie!'' starring Richard Mulligan in the 80s at some point between his playing Burt on ''{{Soap}}'' ''Series/{{Soap}}'' and Dr Westin on ''EmptyNest''.
17th Sep '15 3:26:58 PM gallium
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* SuicideBySea: Reggie fakes his death by leaving his clothes on the beach, making it look like he has committed suicide by walking out into the sea.
18th Aug '15 10:02:26 AM bernardthebeanpole
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In the 80s adapted as an American sitcom called ''Reggie!'' with Richard Mulligan in the title role, and more recently [[TheRemake remade]] as '[[Series/ReggiePerrin Reggie Perrin]], with Martin Clunes in the title role.

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In the 80s adapted as an American sitcom called ''Reggie!'' with Richard Mulligan in the title role, and more recently [[TheRemake remade]] as '[[Series/ReggiePerrin [[Series/ReggiePerrin Reggie Perrin]], with Martin Clunes in the title role.
18th Aug '15 10:01:54 AM bernardthebeanpole
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In the 80s adapted as an American sitcom called ''Reggie!'' with Richard Mulligan in the title role, and more recently [[TheRemake remade]] as ''Reggie Perrin'', with Martin Clunes in the title role.

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In the 80s adapted as an American sitcom called ''Reggie!'' with Richard Mulligan in the title role, and more recently [[TheRemake remade]] as ''Reggie Perrin'', '[[Series/ReggiePerrin Reggie Perrin]], with Martin Clunes in the title role.
12th Jul '15 8:02:14 AM VenomLancerHae
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* [[NotThatTheresAnythingWrongWithThat Not That There's Anything Wrong With That]]: One of the boss' toadies is MistakenForGay after overindulging at a party and does a desperate Not That There's Anything Wrong With That speech, going overboard with panic when he thinks his boss might be reading more into his use of the stock phrase "Some of my best friends are ..." than he intends.

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* [[NotThatTheresAnythingWrongWithThat Not That There's Anything Wrong With That]]: NotThatTheresAnythingWrongWithThat: One of the boss' toadies is MistakenForGay after overindulging at a party and does a desperate Not That There's Anything Wrong With That speech, going overboard with panic when he thinks his boss might be reading more into his use of the stock phrase "Some of my best friends are ..." than he intends.
16th Apr '15 9:55:38 PM tenryufan
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* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, It's That Guy/Girl]]:
** [[AsTimeGoesBy Geoffrey Palmer]] as Reggie's brother-in-law, Jimmy.
** CJ is played by John Barron, who later had a recurring role as Sir Ian Whitchurch on ''YesMinister''
** Reggie's love-object secretary Joan later reincarnated as ditzy [[OopNorth granny Audrey]] in ''CoronationStreet''.
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