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Waiting for God 

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When Tom Ballard moves to Bayview Retirement Vilage, he meets Diana Trent, a feisty old woman who complains about everything and wants nothing more than just to die. Much to the dislike of ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Graham Crowden ...  Tom / ... 47 episodes, 1990-1994
Stephanie Cole ...  Diana Trent 47 episodes, 1990-1994
Daniel Hill ...  Harvey Bains 47 episodes, 1990-1994
Janine Duvitski ...  Jane Edwards / ... 47 episodes, 1990-1994
Andrew Tourell Andrew Tourell ...  Geoffrey / ... 46 episodes, 1990-1994
Sandra Payne Sandra Payne ...  Marion Ballard / ... 46 episodes, 1990-1994
Michael Bilton Michael Bilton ...  Basil Makepeace 27 episodes, 1990-1993
Dawn Hope Dawn Hope ...  Jenny 26 episodes, 1990-1994
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When Tom Ballard moves to Bayview Retirement Vilage, he meets Diana Trent, a feisty old woman who complains about everything and wants nothing more than just to die. Much to the dislike of Harvey Baines, the head of the home, the two form a friendship and eventually a romance, helping each other out of tight situations. Tom's son, Geofrey, and daughter-in-law, Marion (whom Tom doesn't particularly like) are constantly stopping in and Jane, a worker at the home, is Diana's worst nightmare being constantly cheerful. Together, though, Tom and Diana make it together while they are waiting for God. Written by Christopher Rothbauer <kg9it@qsl.net>

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28 June 1990 (UK) See more »

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Endstation Paradies See more »

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(47 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Graham Crowden replaced Michael Gough at short notice. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Harvey Bains: Jane, you're touching me.
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Connections

Featured in The Funny Ladies of British Comedy (2004) See more »

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Trout Quintet, Op. 114
by Franz Schubert
Performed by The Nash Ensemble
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Ask not for whom the bell tolls ~
7 February 2019 | by frkerrySee all my reviews

Aging happens to us all. Much to our gratitude and dismay, my wife and I reside in "assisted living", complete with our very own "idiot Baines". In these circumstances the often grim humor of "Waiting for God" often rings true, and nearly always entertains hilariously. We wish it were still in production!


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