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Citizen Smith 

Wolfie Smith is an unemployed dreamer from Tooting, London, a self-proclaimed urban guerrilla who aspires to be like his hero Che Guevara. He leads a small group called the Tooting Popular ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Robert Lindsay ...  Wolfie Smith 30 episodes, 1977-1980
Mike Grady ...  Ken / ... 30 episodes, 1977-1980
Hilda Braid Hilda Braid ...  Mum / ... 30 episodes, 1977-1980
Tony Millan Tony Millan ...  Tucker 22 episodes, 1977-1980
Tony Steedman ...  Dad / ... 15 episodes, 1979-1980
Cheryl Hall ...  Shirley / ... 15 episodes, 1977-1979
Peter Vaughan ...  Dad / ... 14 episodes, 1977-1979
George Sweeney ...  Speed / ... 13 episodes, 1977-1980
Stephen Greif ...  Harry Fenning 12 episodes, 1977-1979
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Wolfie Smith is an unemployed dreamer from Tooting, London, a self-proclaimed urban guerrilla who aspires to be like his hero Che Guevara. He leads a small group called the Tooting Popular Front with aspirations to create a communist Britain. However, as a result of being thoroughly disorganised, his chances range from slim to none. Written by Robert McElwaine

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English

Release Date:

12 April 1977 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Tooting, London, England, UK

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Runtime:

(29 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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In season 3, one of the episodes is called "Only Fools and Horses". Writer John Sullivan, would of course later, use this title for his next and most successful series. This episode also features a guest appearance by Wilfrid Brambell as a lift operator. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Wolfie: Power to the people!
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Simply the funniest 70s sitcom
9 September 2001 | by vella-1See all my reviews

Citizen Smith was my favourite 70s sitcom.

The first review on this gives an accurate picture of what it was about, and the people involved.

Wolfie is one of lifes eternal losers, with visions of socialist political power (to the people).

the most memorable scene I remember was when they launched a protest, and broke into the houses of parliament in order to vioce their disaproval, only to discover that all the MPs were on holiday.

There are many similarities between 'Smith' and 'Only Fools & Horses' - the writing in both was superb.

Perhaps the BBC & Robert Lindsay would consider a revival of this series, although I feel it is probably better left as it was - simply perfect!


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