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About the TV Show

Steptoe and Son

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Steptoe and Son

First Air Date: January 04, 1962

First Aired on    :   1962
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Ray Galton,Alan Simpson
Networks    :   BBC One
Genres    :   Comedy
Seasons/Episodes    :   55 episodes in 8 Seasons

Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father and son played by Wilfred Brambell and Harry H. Corbett who deal in selling used items. They live on Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd's Bush, London. Four series were broadcast by the BBC from 1962 to 1965, followed by a second run from 1970 to 1974. Its theme tune, "Old Ned", was composed by Ron Grainer. The series was voted 15th in a 2004 BBC poll to find Britain's Best Sitcom. It was remade in the US as Sanford and Son, in Sweden as Albert & Herbert and in the Netherlands as Stiefbeen en zoon. In 1972 a movie adaptation of the series, Steptoe and Son, was released in cinemas, with a second Steptoe and Son Ride Again in 1973.


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Seasons

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Season 8 (1974)

6 episodes


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Season 7 (1972)

7 episodes


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Season 6 (1970)

8 episodes


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Season 5 (1970)

7 episodes


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Season 4 (1965)

7 episodes


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Season 3 (1964)

7 episodes


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Season 2 (1963)

7 episodes


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Season 1 (1962)

6 episodes


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Specials (1973)

7 episodes




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