History YMMV / TheGoodLife

30th May '16 1:17:54 PM malifee
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** As TheYoungOnes so eloquently explained, the show can become very grating if you aren't overly fond of the upper-middle-class, vaguely liberal ethos that permeates the show, and is more or less demanded by the setting and characters.
27th Jan '15 1:56:39 AM TheLyniezian
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** Several instances of casual racism--Tom pulling "slant eyes" for a Confucius Say joke, Margo being horrified into panic at the thought of Arab neighbors[[note]]it ''is'' meant to be seen as a character flaw, as part of Margo's general snobbishness, but it's revealing of the attitudes still prevalent at the time and it's doubtful it would be used in this politically-correct age[[/note], and if you pay attention you can see that Margo has an apron with a racist caricature of a black person printed on it.

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** Several instances of casual racism--Tom racism: Tom pulling "slant eyes" for a Confucius Say "Confucius Say" joke, Margo being horrified into panic at the thought of Arab neighbors[[note]]it neighbors[[note]]to be fair this one ''is'' meant to be seen as a character flaw, as part of Margo's general snobbishness, but it's revealing of the attitudes still prevalent at the time and it's doubtful it the joke would be used in this politically-correct age[[/note], age[[/note]], and if you pay attention you can see that Margo has an apron with a racist caricature of a black person printed on it.
27th Jan '15 1:54:52 AM TheLyniezian
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** Several instances of casual racism--Tom pulling "slant eyes" for a Confucius Say joke, Margo being horrified into panic at the thought of Arab neighbors, and if you pay attention you can see that Margo has an apron with a racist caricature of a black person printed on it.

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** Several instances of casual racism--Tom pulling "slant eyes" for a Confucius Say joke, Margo being horrified into panic at the thought of Arab neighbors, neighbors[[note]]it ''is'' meant to be seen as a character flaw, as part of Margo's general snobbishness, but it's revealing of the attitudes still prevalent at the time and it's doubtful it would be used in this politically-correct age[[/note], and if you pay attention you can see that Margo has an apron with a racist caricature of a black person printed on it.
15th Jun '14 3:14:01 PM eowynjedi
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* UnintentionallyUnsypmathetic: Tom, for his [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish attitude]]. He can be extremely callous to Barbara and sometimes the Leadbetters too--when Margo and Jerry have a major row, all he can think about is how it affects his prospects for getting "his" spinning wheel.

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* UnintentionallyUnsypmathetic: UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Tom, for his [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish attitude]]. He can be extremely callous to Barbara and sometimes the Leadbetters too--when Margo and Jerry have a major row, all he can think about is how it affects his prospects for getting "his" spinning wheel. Even Richard Briers said he didn't like Tom very much.
15th Jun '14 3:13:38 PM eowynjedi
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* UnintentionallyUnsypmathetic: Tom, for his [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish attitude]]. He can be extremely callous to Barbara and sometimes the Leadbetters too--when Margo and Jerry have a major row, all he can think about is how it affects his prospects for getting "his" spinning wheel.
3rd Jun '14 1:20:29 PM eowynjedi
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* ValuesDissonance:
** Several instances of casual racism--Tom pulling "slant eyes" for a Confucius Say joke, Margo being horrified into panic at the thought of Arab neighbors, and if you pay attention you can see that Margo has an apron with a racist caricature of a black person printed on it.
** Margo describing Snetterton as a "[[DepravedHomosexual deviant]]".
4th Jan '14 5:04:07 PM BaffleBlend
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* TheWoobie: Barbara, especially towards the end when Tom starts to show his true colors.

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* TheWoobie: Barbara, especially towards the end when Tom starts to show his [[PoliticallyIncorrectHero true colors.colors]].
4th Jan '14 5:02:32 PM BaffleBlend
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* TheWoobie: Barbara, especially towards the end when Tom starts to show his true colors.
7th Mar '12 2:45:44 PM MagBas
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* FetishFuel: If there's only one thing people of a certain age remember about this show, it's Felicity Kendal[[strike:'s boots]].

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* FetishFuel: If there's only one thing people of a certain age remember about this show, it's Felicity Kendal[[strike:'s boots]].
10th Jul '11 7:49:59 AM AgProv
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* FetishFuel: If there's only one thing people of a certain age remember about this show, it's Felicity Kendal[[strike:'s boots]].

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* FetishFuel: If there's only one thing people of a certain age remember about this show, it's Felicity Kendal[[strike:'s boots]].boots]].
* {{Moe}}: Whenever Barbara was shown covered in soot after cleaning their stove, half the male population of England would have fought each other for her.
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