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As Time Goes By 

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The Korean War and a long lost letter separate the lives of young lovers Jean and Lionel, whose paths cross again by happenstance.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Judi Dench ...  Jean Hardcastle / ... 67 episodes, 1992-2005
Geoffrey Palmer ...  Lionel Hardcastle 67 episodes, 1992-2005
Moira Brooker ...  Judith / ... 63 episodes, 1992-2005
Philip Bretherton ...  Alistair Deacon 60 episodes, 1992-2005
Jenny Funnell ...  Sandy 59 episodes, 1992-2005
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Storyline

Lionel and Jean were lovers many years ago at the time of the Korean War. They are separated by a misunderstanding but meet again by chance when Lionel needs a secretary from Jean's firm. He takes her daughter, Judy, out on a date and discovers she is Jean's daughter. The two reunite and fall back in love. Written by Christopher Rothbauer <kg9it@qsl.net>

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UK

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English

Release Date:

12 January 1992 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

(64 episodes) | (1 episode) | (1 episode) | (1 episode)

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The title of Lionel's often mentioned memoir was "My Life in Kenya." Jenny Funnell, who portrayed Sandy on the show, was actually born in Kenya. See more »

Goofs

In Season 3 Episode 2, Lionel is telling Rocky a joke about a parrot with no feet. ("So the parrot said, 'No, I didn't see a thing. I got so excited I fell off my perch.'") Rocky replies, "I understand the joke, I just don't think it's funny. In Season 9 Episode 3, Rocky tells the same joke to Mrs. Bale, laughs, and admits, "It's a very good joke, that!" (Note: "Season 5 Episode 6 has Lionel telling the joke to Steven, who doesn't get it.) See more »

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Rocky Hardcastle: Rock on!
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Connections

Referenced in The Einstein Factor: Episode #2.25 (2005) See more »

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Everyday
Written Buddy Holly and Norman Petty
Performed by Buddy Holly
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As Time Goes By hits close to home.
7 February 2006 | by kandm718See all my reviews

I grew up with my wife as the 'girl next door', but our lives took different paths after HS graduation. Almost 35 years later we crossed paths and both were alone. Six months later we married and are approaching our 13th anniversary. We have seen every episode...many several times...and continue to laugh and cry together at so many of the situations. We really just wanted to let those responsible for such an outstanding production know how deeply they have affected our lives in a positive manner. We are indebted to the actors and all others who put this show together for bringing such an absolute joy and contentment into our lives.


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