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Television Shows

"As Seen on TV" A television movie (also TV movie, made-for-TV movie, telefilm, etc.) is a photoplay that does not normally feature in movie theatres but is produced for, and released to, television only. It is commonly considered a type of movie, but some people restrict the latter term to those that play in cinemas only. The programs listed below have all at one time or another been on the telly. Most of those great old shows are represented here, from "Green Acres" to "Absolutely Fabulous", from "Dallas" to "Six Feet Under", from "The Simpsons" to "Ren and Stimpy"..... Below is an amalgam of Alice's entire collection of "Television Shows". For more precise grazing you may find scrolling within this genre helpful. ie "TV Drama", "TV Comedy", "TV Cult", etc

Vikings: Season 1 (2013)

8.6/10
Starring: Jessalyn Gilsig, Gustaf Skarsgard, Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Stande...

The series Vikings transports us to the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to expl... Read more

Vincent: Series 1 (2006)

7/10
Director: Roger Gartland, Peter Lydon
Starring: Joe Absolom, Suranne Jones, Ray Winstone, Philip Glenister, Angel Coulby, Ian Pu...

Ray Winstone stars as Vincent Gallagher, head of a team of private investigators who are the last resort for troubled people with nowhere else to turn... Read more

Von Trapped! (2003)

7.6/10
Director: Morag Fullarton
Starring: Caroline Quentin, Una Stubbs, Jim Carter

Maria Moogan (Caroline Quentin) is a middle-aged mobile hairdresser, obsessed with 'The Sound of Music' and living with her embittered mother and horm... Read more

Wagner (1983)

7.9/10
Director: Tony Palmer
Starring: Gemma Craven, Joan Plowright, John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Richard Burton, Va...

Historical dazzler stars Richard Burton as the notorious composer, philosopher and scoundrel Richard Wagner. His exploits were the talk of Europe; his... Read more

Waiting For God: Series 1 (1990)

7.8/10
Starring: Graham Crowden, Stephanie Cole

The hilarious first season of the award-winning British comedy TV series about two residents at the 'Bay View Retirement Village' who refuse to succum... Read more

Waiting For God: Series 2 (1991)

7.8/10
Starring: Stephanie Cole, Graham Crowden

Diana and Tom continue to cause mischief at the otherwise dull Bayview Retirement Village, showing-up condescending staff and spicing-up the lives of... Read more

Waiting For God: Series 3 (1992)

7.8/10
Starring: Graham Crowden, Stephanie Cole

At the Bayview Retirement Village the elderly are expected to grow old gracefully, enjoying their final years in peace, quiet and comfort...but not if... Read more

Waking the Dead: Series 1 (2004)

6.7/10
Starring: Holly Aird, Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson

The intriguing concept of investigating old, unsolved murders with new technology and modern methods. With a typically strong central performance fro... Read more

Walker: Texas Ranger - Season 1, Part 1 (1993)

6.5/10
Director: Jerry Jameson, Joe Coppoletta
Starring: Chuck Norris, Clarence Gilyard, Sheree J Wilson, Noble Willingham

'Walker: Texas Ranger' revived Chuck Norris' stalling movie career and catapulted him to international icon status of Hasselhoff proportions. Unfailin... Read more

Wallander (2008)

8/10
Director: Philip Martin, Niall MacCormick
Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Jeany Spark, Richard McCabe, Sarah Smart, Tom Beard, Tom Hiddle...

Kenneth Branagh plays Swedish detective Kurt Wallander in three feature-length detective dramas based on the best-selling books by Henning Mankell. 'S... Read more