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Old 09-11-2009, 02:40 PM
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Default Come Back Mrs. Noah starring Mollie Sugden

I just found this while surfing around on youtube today. Its a British comedy starring the belated Mollie Sugden that she did after the ending of AYBS? Its the pilot, well the first part of it. Its about a woman who wins a cooking contest in the year 2050 and gets to tour some new fangled space station, but accidently gets launched into space...the other parts of the pilot are accessible in the menu to the right and labeled. Even though its been the called the worst British Comedy ever..I think its pretty funny.

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You hadn't heard of Come Back Mrs Noah before OTF? It's out on DVD.
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I had read something about it, but had never really looked to into it. Its not bad...I may have to buy it actually, if only because it has Mollie in it.
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Thanks for posting this! I had no idea someone put it on YouTube. I never knew Croft and Lloyd wrote this as well....funny stuff!

And is that Gordon Kaye at the beginning????
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Horrible horrible show. Did for Mollie what "Take a Letter" does for John.
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Horrible horrible show. Did for Mollie what "Take a Letter" does for John.
Oh, I don't know...I wouldn't say it's horrible. It's not her best though, but it's amusing enough.
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As poor as it was, I recall watching it years ago, and you have to be impressed that even when someone is cast in a poorly devised show, their own quality still shows.
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As poor as it was, I recall watching it years ago, and you have to be impressed that even when someone is cast in a poorly devised show, their own quality still shows.
Yes to a point. Then you take a show like "That's My Boy" and Mollie was fantastic in that one.
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If memory serves me correctly, wasn't this show voted the "Worst BritCom Ever" by some panel a year or two ago? I think we had a discussion about this on the board at that time.
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If memory serves me correctly, wasn't this show voted the "Worst BritCom Ever" by some panel a year or two ago? I think we had a discussion about this on the board at that time.
Yes we did have a convo and most that have viewed it thought it stunk.
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I just read that article on your website, OMS.co.uk, and I thought about linking that very article to this thread. You beat me to it!
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Watched a little of this via the youtube links....

Wow was this HORRIBLE

Worst side project I've seen......Take a Letter Mr Jones is like Citizen Kane compared to this

I was hoping Darth Vader would show up with the death star and blast that ship into oblivion
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Watched a little of this via the youtube links....

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Worst side project I've seen......Take a Letter Mr Jones is like Citizen Kane compared to this

I was hoping Darth Vader would show up with the death star and blast that ship into oblivion
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Watched a little of this via the youtube links....

Wow was this HORRIBLE

Worst side project I've seen......Take a Letter Mr Jones is like Citizen Kane compared to this

I was hoping Darth Vader would show up with the death star and blast that ship into oblivion
In a way it was so bad it was funny, the only real funny bit was in the first link there where the camera is focusing in on Mollie and she says almost perfectly "will you tell your camera to stop looking at my bust...", I bust a gut...after that it just went downhill.
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I think in the end what it comes down to with this and many shows is that one amazing actor cannot make it work. All of the good lines (well...all like 4 or 5), were Mollies, but not one person around her could live up to her. no matter how good the cast...a bad show is just bad. I admire Mollie though because she was amazing like she always is in this, but really could have given her something better.
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