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You're a TV Star, Charlie Brown

In the history of comic strips, 'Peanuts' is among the most popular and influential. Running in newspapers in 75 countries and with a readership of over 300 million, it is arguably America's biggest export. But when it was animated for TV in 1965, CBS were reluctant to bring it to our screens.

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Hanna-Barbera

When it comes to the history of the television cartoon series you need look no further than Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera. Creating countless cartoon characters and collecting seven Oscars, eight Emmys and a star on the Hollywood walk of fame, Hanna-Barbera were the masters of their craft.

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Star Trek: Picard

Jean-Luc is an elderly gent weathered by grief, regret and anger. Haunted by memories of a career-ending catastrophe at Starfleet, he passes time by tending to the soil at the Picard vineyard in France. But all that is about to change...

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The Black Adder - Series 1

After the 1485 Battle of Bosworth Field, a brave and kindly King Richard III returns victorious, only to be accidentally killed by Edmund Plantagenet. The first series of the classic historical comedy about the venomous but luckless Blackadder was almost its last.

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Blackadder Two

Lord Edmund Blackadder, great grandson to the original, is a Tudor courtier attempting to win the favour of Queen Elizabeth l while avoiding execution by decapitation.

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The Good Doctor

The best sitcom American television ever produced? Michael Spadoni looks back on the appeal of 'Frasier' and chooses his best fifteen episodes.

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