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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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Cast

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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Storyline

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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 December 1977 (UK) See more »

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(29 episodes)

Sound Mix:

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: Can anybody tell me who said "To Be or Not To Be"?
Chung Su-Lee: Chairman Mao!
Miss Courtney: This may come as a shock to you, but there are people who've written things besides Chairman Mao.
Chung Su-Lee: Chairman Mao lite evelything!
Miss Courtney: Well, he certainly didn't lite... *write* "To Be or Not To Be"!
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Crazy Credits

The title sequence has Danielle strut into class, with all the other students reacting in various manners. Then everyone freaks out at the sight of Ms Courtney. 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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