One Foot in the Grave

One Foot in the Grave (1990)

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The Broken Reflection - S3-E3

Corrected entry: When Victor plays back what he has just said on the tape recorder to Alfred to prevent him from repeating himself the tone of Victor's voice is very different, which means it must have been recorded separately and not from what he had just said.

James Ransford

Correction: I don't know what version you're watching but there is no difference between What Victor says and is repeated on the tape, the tone of the voice does not change, the words do not change, and when Margret plays back the "in the name of god go" section there is no difference.


The Big Sleep - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: A minute or so after the health and fitness instructer dies, we see her lying flat out on her back. If you look carefully, you can see her chest moving up and down and breathing despite being dead. (00:13:05)

James Ransford

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Suggested correction: If you actually watch the whole episode you will find she didn't die at all.

Talking rubbish I think, she did die. Maybe you're confusing her with the old lady who fainted?

At what point in the show did they reveal the instructor didn't die? It was the old lady who had just fainted.


Agreed. It's actually a plot point of the episode at the end.


I'm a big fan of this comedy and have probably watched each episode 20 times! I struggle to recall any mention of the fitness instructor not being dead.

James Ransford

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Trivia: The Christmas Special that aired in 1995, was initially intended as the series' finale, and would have seen Victor being killed while saving Margaret who was being attacked by a madman. The 1997 special was then intended to end the series with Margaret dying from a heart attack brought on from the strain of Victor's misadventures, but on both occasions the production crew got cold feet. It wasn't until the final series in 2000 that the team, in David Renwick's words, "plucked up the courage to kill Victor."


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Chosen answer: The episode is 'The Pit and the Pendulum' The first episode of series 4.

James Ransford

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