Geoffrey Whitehead

Geoffrey Whitehead

Born: October 1, 1939
in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, UK

Movies for Geoffrey Whitehead...

Title: Still Open All Hours
Character: Mr Newbold
Released: December 26, 2014
Type: TV
Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
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Title: The Royal Bodyguard
Released: December 26, 2011
Type: TV
The Royal Bodyguard is a British television sitcom, written by Mark Bussell and Justin Sbresni, and starring David Jason, Geoffrey Whitehead, Tim Downie and Timothy Bentinck. A series of six episodes began on 26 December 2011, concluding on 30 January 2012. The first episode picked up more than 8 million viewers but the series declined in ratings throughout, with the fifth episode barely achieving 2 million viewers. The series was heavily criticised by viewers and critics. At 71 Jason was widely felt to be too old for the lead role. The show was cancelled by the BBC and will not return for further episodes.
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Love/Loss
Title: Love/Loss
Character: Bill
Released: January 1, 2010
Type: Movie
A chance meeting reunites Mary and Joe, childhood sweethearts from the 1940s. But after 60 years apart, is there still love between them? How have their separate experiences shaped their lives over this long period apart, and is there still time for them to share the happiness that has so long been denied? As Mary and Joe confront the mistakes of their past and share memories of a previously unspoken love, their reunion appears to take them on a path to happiness. But the gentle narrative hides a twist that will challenge any preconceptions of love and loss.
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Title: Reggie Perrin
Character: William
Released: April 24, 2009
Type: TV
Reggie Perrin is a modern update of the 1970s BBC sitcom The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, which starred Leonard Rossiter. The revival stars Martin Clunes and was first broadcast on 24 April 2009. Series 1 was released on DVD in Region 2 by 2entertain on 1 June 2009.
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Title: Little Dorrit
Released: October 26, 2008
Type: TV
Amy Dorrit spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors' prison in London. Amy and her family's world is transformed when her employer's son, Arthur Clennam, returns from overseas to solve his family's mysterious legacy and discovers that their lives are interlinked.
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Title: Not Going Out
Released: October 6, 2006
Type: TV
Lee is a childish northerner who lives in a fancy penthouse apartment in London who goes through a variety of jobs such as a janitor and ice cream man, as well as attempting relationships with female flatmates. His best mate, Daily Mail reading, middle-class citizen Tim is always there to stop Lee from getting in trouble, or not? Mayhem is never far away with cleaner Barbara who has never done an honest day's work in her life.
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Title: Not Going Out
Character: Geoffrey Adams
Released: October 6, 2006
Type: TV
Lee is a childish northerner who lives in a fancy penthouse apartment in London who goes through a variety of jobs such as a janitor and ice cream man, as well as attempting relationships with female flatmates. His best mate, Daily Mail reading, middle-class citizen Tim is always there to stop Lee from getting in trouble, or not? Mayhem is never far away with cleaner Barbara who has never done an honest day's work in her life.
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Title: Mayo
Released: March 12, 2006
Type: TV
Charismatic detective Gil Mayo wise-cracks his way through a variety of murder mysteries alongside his sexy colleague, Alex Jones. Matters aren't simple between the old flames as flirtation could become something more - but who will make the first move? Life is further complicated by Gil's precocious teenage daughter Julie, who he's bringing up by himself after the disappearance of his wife. The detective does come up with a novel way to deal with the piles of bills he keeps receiving though - hiding them in the cupboard!
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Title: The Rotters' Club
Character: Headmaster
Released: January 26, 2005
Type: TV
Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais' adaptation of Jonathon Coe's novel follow a group of Birmingham teenagers, and their families, through the 1970s.
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Title: The Worst Week of My Life
Released: March 12, 2004
Type: TV
The Worst Week of My Life is a British comedy television series, first broadcast on BBC One between March and April 2004. A second series was aired between November and December 2005 and a three-part Christmas special, The Worst Christmas of My Life was shown during December 2006. It was written by Mark Bussell and Justin Sbresni.
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Title: The Jasper Carrott Trial
Released: November 24, 1997
Type: TV
Jasper Carrott defends his record as a comedian in front of an audience jury in this highlights series
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Shooting Fish
Title: Shooting Fish
Character: Horse Owner
Released: August 22, 1997
Type: Movie
Two con artists hire an unwitting medical-school student (Kate Beckinsale) as a secretary for their latest scam.
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Cause of Death
Title: Cause of Death
Character: Justin Sanderson
Released: July 9, 1997
Type: Movie
A QED drama special, based upon a real-life case of medical negligence. Within four days of being admitted to hospital with minor injuries, Ray Peters' son Mark is in a coma, and two weeks later he is dead. Suspecting critical mistakes by the doctors. Ray vows to find out the truth.
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Title: Midsomer Murders
Released: March 23, 1997
Type: TV
The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
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Crossing the Floor
Title: Crossing the Floor
Character: Asst. Chief Constable Turpin
Released: October 5, 1996
Type: Movie
Political satire closely mirroring real-life British politics of the time - a self-serving Conservative minister "crosses the floor" to join the opposition Labour Party, at a time when the Conservative Party has a majority in Parliament of just one seat. Sequel to A Very Open Prison.
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A Very Open Prison
Title: A Very Open Prison
Character: Chief Constable Christie
Released: December 9, 1995
Type: Movie
The Home Secretary has his eye on the Prime Minister's job. But an experiment in the way the prisons are run leads to embarrassment - and escaped murderers! The fore runner of Crossing The Floor
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Attack of the Hawkmen
Title: The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Attack of the Hawkmen
Character: Werner
Released: October 8, 1995
Type: Movie
Indiana Jones transfers from the Belgian army to the French intelligence service, where his first assignment is as a reconnaissance photographer for the 124th Squadron, a group of volunteer American pilots in the French army. When his plane is shot down, Indy encounters the infamous "Red Baron" - Manfred von Richthofen. After a daring escape, Indy is parachuted back into Germany on a mission to convince aircraft designer Anthony Fokker to defect to France, and he discovers a new German superweapon - a new airplane intended to bring the war overseas.
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Title: Johnny And The Dead
Character: Fletcher
Released: April 4, 1995
Type: TV
Not many people can see the dead (not many would want to). Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell can. And he's got bad news for them: the council want to sell the cemetery as a building site. But the dead have learnt a thing or two from Johnny. They're not going to take it lying down... especially since it's Halloween tomorrow.
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Title: Jewels
Character: King George
Released: October 18, 1992
Type: TV
Sarah Thompson, an American visiting England, meets and marries William Whitfield, the Duke of Whitfield. They settle in a chateau in France and begin a family. World War II interrupts their happiness and alters their future. After the war, the family helps war survivors by buying their jewelry and eventually opens a jewelry store, which rapidly becomes a success. But conflicts abound as new generations arise and forces from both outside and within threaten the store and the family.
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Title: Between the Lines
Released: September 4, 1992
Type: TV
Detective Superintendent Tony Clark is an ambitious member of the Complaints Investigation Bureau, an internal organisation that investigates claims of corruption inside the police in England and Wales. Along the way Clark overcomes strong influence from his superiors and problems in his private life, most notably the break-up of his marriage following an affair with WPC Jenny Dean.
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Title: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
Character: Werner
Released: March 4, 1992
Type: TV
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 4, 1992, to July 24, 1993. Filming took place in various locations around Wilmington, North Carolina and on the campus of UNCW. The series was an Amblin Entertainment/Lucasfilm production in association with Paramount Network Television. The series explores the childhood and youth of the fictional character Indiana Jones and primarily stars Sean Patrick Flanery and Corey Carrier as the title character, with George Hall playing an elderly version of Jones for the bookends of most episodes, though Harrison Ford bookended one episode. The show was created and executively produced by George Lucas, who also created, co-wrote and executively produced the Indiana Jones feature films. Due to its enormous budget, the series was cancelled in 1993. However, following the series' cancellation, four made-for-television films were produced from 1994 to 1996 in an attempt to continue the series. In 1999, the series was re-edited into 22 television films under the title The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones.
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Title: Second Thoughts
Character: Richard
Released: May 3, 1991
Type: TV
Second thoughts is a British sitcom that ran from 3 May 1991 to 14 October 1994. It was broadcast on ITV and made by LWT. It was followed by a sequel, Faith in the future. Second thoughts followed the lives of two middle-aged divorcees, Bill MacGregor and Faith Greyshott, from very different backgrounds trying to develop a relationship, despite the pressures pulling it apart. Second thoughts was based upon the real-life relationship of the writers, husband and wife Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie. It originally aired as a radio series on BBC Radio 4 broadcast between 1 November 1988 and 23 July 1992. The radio series consisted of four series and a Christmas special broadcast in 1992 with a total of 31 episodes. The radio scripts were used for the television series on ITV. The fifth series was considered weaker than the first four series; it was the only series not to be based on the original radio scripts. Second thoughts ended on 14 October 1994, but has since been repeated on ITV3. The original radio series is often replayed on BBC7.
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Red Fox
Title: Red Fox
Character: Johnson
Released: January 1, 1991
Type: Movie
“Red Fox” tells a gripping contemporary tale of kidnapping, terrorism and political intrigue. Based on the book by Gerald Seymour, with a screenplay by James McManus, it tells the story of when Geoffrey Harrison (Brian Cox), a top executive with British Defence Industries, is kidnapped in Paris and, when held to ransom, his company and the British Embassy are unwilling to meet his captors demands. Wanting to avoid publicity and secure a lucrative French defence contract, matters are made worse when the British and French Governments refuse to negotiate with the kidnappers. Archie Carpenter (John Hurt), Head of Internal Security at BDI, is assigned to investigate the kidnapping, and finds an unexpected ally in an Paul de Vigny (Didier Flamand), an agent with the French MI5. As Harrison’s fate hangs in the balance, Carpenter risks his life in the fight to save him but the nightmare has only just begun…
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A Casualty of War
Title: A Casualty of War
Character: Edwards
Released: December 2, 1989
Type: Movie
David Threlfall stars as Tom Rowse, a retired British secret service agent turned thriller novelist who is brought back into the world of espionage for one last job. The mission - foiling a Libyan plot to supply the IRA with a massive shipment of high-tech weapons in order to wreak revenge upon the UK for their support and co-operation with the US during the 1986 bombing of Libya and the attempted assassination of Colonel Gaddafi .
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Title: Agatha Christie's Poirot
Character: Xavier St. Alard
Released: January 8, 1989
Type: TV
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
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Title: Executive Stress
Released: October 20, 1986
Type: TV
Executive Stress is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1986 to 1988. Produced by Thames Television, it first aired on 20 October 1986. After three series, the last episode aired on 27 December 1988. Written by George Layton, Executive Stress stars Penelope Keith as Caroline Fairchild, a middle-aged woman who decides to go back to work. Her husband, Donald, is played by Geoffrey Palmer in the first series. However, Palmer was unable to return for the second series, so Peter Bowles played Donald in the last two series. Keith and Bowles had previously appeared in together in To the Manor Born.
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Title: Peter the Great
Character: Prince Vasily Golitsyn
Released: February 2, 1986
Type: TV
Peter the Great is a 1986 NBC television mini-series starring Maximilian Schell as Russian emperor Peter the Great, and based on the biography by Robert K. Massie. It won three Primetime Emmy Awards, including the award for Outstanding Miniseries.
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Title: Scarecrow and Mrs. King
Released: October 3, 1983
Type: TV
Scarecrow and Mrs. King is an American television series that aired from October 3, 1983, to May 28, 1987 on CBS. The show stars Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner as divorced housewife Amanda King and top-level "Agency" operative Lee Stetson who begin a strange association, and eventual romance, after encountering one another in a train station.
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Title: Reilly, Ace of Spies
Character: Lubinsky
Released: September 5, 1983
Type: TV
Reilly, Ace of Spies is a 1983 television miniseries dramatizing the life of Sidney Reilly, a Russian Jew who became one of the greatest spies ever to work for the British. Among his exploits, in the early 20th century, were the infiltration of the German General Staff in 1917 and a near-overthrow of the Bolsheviks in 1918. His reputation with women was as legendary as his genius for espionage.
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Title: The Cleopatras
Character: Scipio Africanus
Released: January 19, 1983
Type: TV
Eight-part drama covering the lives of the queens of Egypt from Cleopatra II in 145 BC to the death of the famous Cleopatra VII in 30 BC.
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Inside the Third Reich
Title: Inside the Third Reich
Character: Xavier Dorsch
Released: May 9, 1982
Type: Movie
A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's young architect and onetime confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. Based upon Speer's own monograph of the same title.
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Title: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson
Character: Sherlock Holmes
Released: October 15, 1979
Type: TV
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Title: Thomas & Sarah
Released: January 14, 1979
Type: TV
Thomas & Sarah is a British drama series that aired on ITV in 1979. A spin-off from the BAFTA Award-winning series Upstairs, Downstairs, it stars John Alderton and Pauline Collins reprising their Upstairs, Downstairs roles.
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The Doll
Title: The Doll
Character: Claude Matty
Released: November 22, 1975
Type: Movie
Thriller based on Francis Durbridge
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Title: The Sweeney
Character: Mills
Released: January 2, 1975
Type: TV
The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama focusing on two members of the Flying Squad, a branch of the Metropolitan Police specialising in tackling armed robbery and violent crime in London. The programme's title derives from Sweeney Todd, which is Cockney rhyming slang for "Flying Squad". The programme was shot entirely on 16mm film by Thames Television's film division, Euston Films. It originally aired on ITV between 2 January 1975 and 28 December 1978 in the 9-10pm weekday slot with repeated showings at the same time until the early 1980s. It starred John Thaw as Detective Inspector Jack Regan, and Dennis Waterman as his partner Detective Sergeant George Carter. Such was its popularity in the UK that it spawned two theatrically released feature film spin-offs, Sweeney! and Sweeney 2.
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I'm the Girl He Wants to Kill
Title: I'm the Girl He Wants to Kill
Character: Keston
Released: March 18, 1974
Type: Movie
Returning home to her flat, Ann Rogers passes a stranger leaving the building. A few moments later she discovers her neighbor lying dead in the hallway, the latest victim of a serial killer. Ann could be able to identify the killer, but the killer also knows her face and knows he needs to silence the witness...
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And Now the Screaming Starts!
Title: And Now the Screaming Starts!
Character: Silas / Woodsman
Released: April 27, 1973
Type: Movie
In the late 18th century, two newlyweds move into the stately mansion of husband Charles Fengriffen. The bride, Catherine, falls victim to a curse placed by a wronged servant on the Fengriffen family and all its descendants.
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Title: Thriller
Character: Keston
Released: March 14, 1973
Type: TV
Thriller is a British television series, originally broadcast in the UK from 1973 to 1976. It is an anthology series: each episode has a self-contained story and its own cast. As the title suggests, each story is a thriller of some variety, from tales of the supernatural to down-to-earth whodunits.
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Title: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
Released: February 15, 1973
Type: TV
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone Frank Spencer and his tolerant, if long-suffering, wife, Betty, through Frank's various attempts to hold down a job, which frequently end in disaster. Noted for its stuntwork, performed by Michael Crawford himself as well as featuring various well-remembered catchphrases, the series was voted #22 in the BBC's poll "Britain's Best Sitcom".
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Title: Crown Court
Released: October 11, 1972
Type: TV
Crown Court is an afternoon television courtroom drama produced by Granada Television for the ITV network that ran from 1972, when the Crown Court system replaced Assize courts and Quarter sessions in the legal system of England and Wales, to 1984. A court case in the crown court of the fictional town of Fulchester would typically be played out over three afternoons in half-hour episodes and the most frequent format was for the prosecution case to be presented in the first two episodes and the defence in the third, although there were some later, brief variations. Although those involved in the case were actors, the jury was made up of members of the general public from the immediate Granada Television franchise area taken from the electoral register and eligible for real jury service: it was this jury alone which decided the verdict. Indeed, production publicity of the time stated that, for many of the scripts, two endings were written and rehearsed to cope with the jury's independent decision which was delivered for the first time, as in a real court case, when the foreman was asked by the actor playing the judge, while the programme's recording progressed. However, the course of some cases would lead the jury being directed to return "not guilty" verdicts.
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Title: Upstairs, Downstairs
Character: Captain Axel Ryttsen
Released: October 10, 1971
Type: TV
Upstairs: the wealthy, aristocratic Bellamys. Downstairs: their loyal and lively servants. For nearly 30 years, they share a fashionable townhouse at 165 Eaton Place in London’s posh Belgravia neighborhood, surviving social change, political upheaval, scandals, and the horrors of the First World War.
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Title: Justice
Character: Major Bilton
Released: October 8, 1971
Type: TV
Justice is a British drama television series which originally aired on ITV in 39 hour-long episodes between 8 August 1971 and 16 October 1974. Margaret Lockwood stars as Harriet Peterson a female barrister in the North of England. It was made by Yorkshire Television and was based loosely on Justice Is a Woman, an episode of ITV Playhouse broadcast in 1969 in which Lockwood had previously also played a barrister. The theme music was Crown Imperial by William Walton.
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Title: The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes
Released: September 20, 1971
Type: TV
Adaptations of mystery stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's contemporary rivals in the genre.
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The Raging Moon
Title: The Raging Moon
Character: Harold
Released: January 21, 1971
Type: Movie
Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the effects of disability.
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Roll On Four O'Clock
Title: Roll On Four O'Clock
Character: Roy Gifford
Released: December 19, 1970
Type: Movie
Compelling drama from screenwriter Colin Welland set in a city comprehensive school of low expectations and ambitions. Pupil Latimer does not conform to the macho culture and is labeled a homosexual, leading to bullying by both the pupils and some of the teachers.
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Title: Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width
Released: February 18, 1967
Type: TV
Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width is a British television sitcom first broadcast in 1967 as a single play in the Armchair Theatre anthology series, later becoming a series of half-hour episodes, which ran until 1971. A total of 40 episodes were made, all but one of them being believed to have aired. It was originally made by ABC Television for the ITV network, with its production being continued by Thames Television.
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The Christmas Tree
Title: The Christmas Tree
Released: December 2, 1966
Type: Movie
The adventures encountered by Gary, his brother and sister, when they try to get a Christmas tree for a hospital Christmas Eve party.
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Title: Bulldog Breed
Released: September 19, 1962
Type: TV
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Title: The Avengers
Character: Carter
Released: January 7, 1961
Type: TV
The Avengers is a British television series created in the 1960s. It initially focused on Dr. David Keel (Ian Hendry) and his assistant John Steed (Patrick Macnee). Hendry left after the first series and Steed became the main character, partnered with a succession of assistants. His most famous assistants were intelligent, stylish and assertive women: Cathy Gale, Emma Peel and Tara King. Later episodes increasingly incorporated elements of science fiction and fantasy, parody and British eccentricity.