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A Fine Romance

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Comedy Romance 1981 - 19844 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: AcornTV Tags: British Humour 

A Fine Romance is a British situation comedy starring husband-and-wife team Judi Dench and Michael Williams. Dench's sister was played by Susan Penhaligon. It was produced by London Weekend Television and written by Bob Larbey. It was first broadcast on 8 November 1981. It lasted for 26 episodes over four series; the final episode being broadcast on 17 February 1984. The series takes its name from a song in the 1936 film Swing Time, starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, which Dench recorded as the theme music.The series was nominated for nine BAFTA British Academy Television Awards and a winner of two, both for Dench's performance in 1982 and 1985.A Fine Romance featuring Michael Williams and Judi Dench has one or more episodes streaming on AcornTV. It's a comedy and romance show with 27 episodes over 4 seasons. A Fine Romance is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (495 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 First Meeting

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Nov 1, 1981
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First Meeting Nov 1, 1981 Ambushed once again by Helen and Phil, her matchmaking sister and brother-in-law, Laura escapes from the party after being introduced to Mike.Mike, trying to flee from Laura, chooses the same hiding place.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Different Answers

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Nov 8, 1981
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Different Answers Nov 8, 1981 The day after the party, Helen and Phil get conflicting accounts when they check in with the presumed lovebirds.The effort to get their stories straight gives Laura and Mike an excuse for an excursion.

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Restaurant

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Nov 15, 1981
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The Restaurant Nov 15, 1981 Mike is ready to jump at another party invitation, but when Laura refuses to go along he invites her out to dinner instead.His attempts to impress her go over the top when Laura loses a contact lens on the restaurant carpet.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Unlucky in Love

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Nov 22, 1981
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Unlucky in Love Nov 22, 1981 A new romance buds for Laura, but gets nipped when she discovers the attractive man she met on a business trip to Brussels is already over-committed.Mike's work also leads to a romantic disappointment that is coincidentally related to Laura's.

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Season 01, Episode 05 How to Avoid Bankruptcy

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Nov 29, 1981
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How to Avoid Bankruptcy Nov 29, 1981 When Laura realizes Mike's business is failing, she sets out to help him shore up his capital and his morale.Mike winds up rescuing the business himself without exactly coming up a winner.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Playing Games

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Dec 6, 1981
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Playing Games Dec 6, 1981 Mike's van, and where he can park it for the night in Laura's neighborhood, gets in the way of moving their relationship to a higher plane.Sensing the stall, Helen and Phil decide they need to help Mike and Laura move on.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Episode Seven

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Dec 13, 1981
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Episode Seven Dec 13, 1981 Laura's insecurity mars the couple's first morning together.After seeing Mike with an attractive lunch date, Laura becomes jealous and seeks the company of a neurotic family friend who sticks to her like glue.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Episode Eight

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Jan 17, 1982
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Episode Eight Jan 17, 1982 Laura's efforts to dig up new customers for Mike's gardening business are too successful.Instead of thanking her, Mike gets angry and insists she learn more about the business

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Season 02, Episode 02 Episode Nine

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Jan 24, 1982
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Episode Nine Jan 24, 1982 To combat her terror of the dentist, Laura is given sedatives that leave her light-headed and flirtatious.Her behaviour towards Mike results in a comic misunderstanding that threatens to worsen an already awkward situation after Helen asks them to house-sit when she and Phil go to Dieppe

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Season 02, Episode 03 Episode Ten

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Jan 31, 1982
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Episode Ten Jan 31, 1982 Both Helen and Laura announce good news prematurely.Mike thinks he and Laura should buy a larger flat so that they can live more comfortably.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Episode Eleven

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Feb 7, 1982
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Episode Eleven Feb 7, 1982 Mike gets jealous when a business associate of Laura's appears to have more than business in mind.Helen takes over Mike's office work, but she proves too glamorous for the job.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Episode Twelve

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Feb 14, 1982
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Episode Twelve Feb 14, 1982 One Sunday, Laura longs for an adventure, but one after another her schemes fall flat.Then Harry arrives and suggests they all go out to dinner - in France.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Episode Thirteen

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Feb 21, 1982
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Episode Thirteen Feb 21, 1982 In the process of furnishing their new shared flat, Mike learns how little faith Laura has in their future together.As Mike and Laura reach a new low in their relationship, Phil and Helen arrive with good news.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Episode 7

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Feb 21, 1982
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Episode 7 Feb 21, 1982 In the process of furnishing their new shared flat, Mike learns how little faith Laura has in their future together. As Mike and Laura reach a new low in their relationship, Phil and Helen arrive with good news.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 The Hotel

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Nov 4, 1983
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The Hotel Nov 4, 1983 Mike accompanies Laura on a business trip. When they arrive at the hotel, Laura tells Mike that she has booked their reservation as Mr. and Mrs. Selway.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Episode Fifteen

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Nov 11, 1983
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Episode Fifteen Nov 11, 1983 Mike is put on the spot when Laura's parents come to meet him and to celebrate Helen's good news.True to form, Mike makes an ""unusual"" first impression.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Episode Sixteen

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Nov 18, 1983
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Episode Sixteen Nov 18, 1983 Laura's plans for a small dinner party get interrupted when Charlie, Mike's assistant, takes ill and calls on Mike and Laura for help.They frantically prepare dinner between visits to the hospital.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Episode Seventeen

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Nov 25, 1983
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Episode Seventeen Nov 25, 1983 While Charlie convalesces, Mike struggles to run the business single-handedly but refuses to replace Charlie with someone younger.While lending moral support to her pregnant sister, Laura finds herself thinking about having a family too.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Parenthood

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Dec 2, 1983
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Parenthood Dec 2, 1983 Mike prepares to interview applicants for a new landscaping assistant to replace Charlie. Helen and Phil are setting up a nursery. Laura decides that she too would like a baby, but the problem is Mike doesn't.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Extreme Measures

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Dec 9, 1983
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Extreme Measures Dec 9, 1983 Laura and Mike are seriously at odds because they disagree about starting a family. After an all-out, soggy confrontation, Laura makes a bold decision.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Episode Nineteen

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Jan 6, 1984
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Episode Nineteen Jan 6, 1984 Mike's gardening business is flourishing but he hasn't heard a word from Laura since she fled to Brussels. To escape the attentions of a wealthy Belgian, Laura returns to London, but she can't bring herself to talk to Mike.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Episode Twenty

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Jan 13, 1984
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Episode Twenty Jan 13, 1984 While Laura hides from Mike at Helen's house, Mike becomes concerned that Laura may be in trouble in Brussels. Before Laura can stop him, he flies off to Belgium to check on her.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Episode Twenty One

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Jan 20, 1984
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Episode Twenty One Jan 20, 1984 Laura decides to approach Mike about getting back some of the money she put into their flat. When she visits him, Laura is astonished to meet Elaine, Mike's sexy new girlfriend.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Episode Twenty Two

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Jan 27, 1984
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Episode Twenty Two Jan 27, 1984 Upset about Mike's new girlfriend, Laura goes off to spend the weekend with her parents, hoping they can help her sort out her feelings for Mike. Mike and Elaine quarrel about Laura.

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Season 04, Episode 05 Episode Twenty Three

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Feb 3, 1984
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Episode Twenty Three Feb 3, 1984 Feeling the need to get settled on her own again, Laura goes to the flat she once shared with Mike to clear out her belongings. Mike goes along when she checks out a new flat, but he feels very strongly that it is not right for Laura.

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Season 04, Episode 06 Episode Twenty Four

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Feb 10, 1984
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Episode Twenty Four Feb 10, 1984 After a happy night together, Laura and Mike inspect a rundown farmhouse which Mike is thinking of buying. They both fall in love with it. Mike says he wants Laura to live there with him, but Laura misunderstands what he means.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Episode Twenty Five

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Feb 17, 1984
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Episode Twenty Five Feb 17, 1984 Mike and Laura are more stunned than thrilled about their decision, and the fuss Laura's family makes doesn't help. When the farmhouse slips out of their grasp, the old despair seems poised to take over.

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