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UK to US TV Series

Crossing The Pond

UK to US TV Series

Many television series that began life in the UK have been remade by American networks for American audiences. Not all have been successful. Here are ten UK shows that were remade in one form or another and how they fared.

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Frasier

The Good Doctor

Frasier

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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The Black Adder - Series 1

The Black Adder - Series 1

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 series 2

Blackadder Two

Blackadder series 2

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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Blackadder - A Christmas Carol

Blackadder - The Specials

Blackadder - A Christmas Carol

A parody of Charles Dickens, a time machine based on Leonardo da Vinci's original plans, and some random dips into history. Daniel Tessier rather cunningly rounds up the whole Blackadder saga.

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