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As Time Goes By 

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The Korean War and a long lost letter separate the lives of young lovers Jean and Lionel, whose paths cross again by happenstance.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Judi Dench ...  Jean Hardcastle / ... 67 episodes, 1992-2005
Geoffrey Palmer ...  Lionel Hardcastle 67 episodes, 1992-2005
Moira Brooker ...  Judith / ... 63 episodes, 1992-2005
Philip Bretherton ...  Alistair Deacon 60 episodes, 1992-2005
Jenny Funnell ...  Sandy 59 episodes, 1992-2005
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Storyline

Lionel and Jean were lovers many years ago at the time of the Korean War. They are separated by a misunderstanding but meet again by chance when Lionel needs a secretary from Jean's firm. He takes her daughter, Judy, out on a date and discovers she is Jean's daughter. The two reunite and fall back in love. Written by Christopher Rothbauer <kg9it@qsl.net>

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UK

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English

Release Date:

12 January 1992 (UK) See more »

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As Time Goes By See more »

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(64 episodes) | (1 episode) | (1 episode) | (1 episode)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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The program was originally titled "Winter with flowers," but when a cake bearing the title was presented at the taping of the first episode, the cast and crew refused to eat any cake unless the name of the series was changed. See more »

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In Season 3 Episode 2, Lionel is telling Rocky a joke about a parrot with no feet. ("So the parrot said, 'No, I didn't see a thing. I got so excited I fell off my perch.'") Rocky replies, "I understand the joke, I just don't think it's funny. In Season 9 Episode 3, Rocky tells the same joke to Mrs. Bale, laughs, and admits, "It's a very good joke, that!" (Note: "Season 5 Episode 6 has Lionel telling the joke to Steven, who doesn't get it.) See more »

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Rocky Hardcastle: Rock on!
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Watching the "reruns" :o)
11 November 1999 | by elle-10See all my reviews

Over the years, I have watched the odd episode of "As Time Goes By" ... but just recently I started watching this series on a regular basis, and can now understand why my husband would cut conversations short because he had to watch his favourite actress,Judi Dench, in "As Time Goes By." Now, I'm doing the same thing. Here in Canada, I have the chance to watch it every day. The antics of these two characters are wonderful to watch. I almost feel I'm a visitor in their home in England. I think my husband could have played the part of Lionel very well. In fact I've started calling him Lionel. These actors have good chemistry on the screen and it's hard to believe that they're just acting their parts. A great show!


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