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Join two childhood friends as they rediscover the hit BBC comedy "The Good Life" (aka Good Neighbors). Theresa and John discuss the show and its wider-ranging topics of self-sufficiency, gardening, life in 1970s British suburbia, middle age and more. Here we uncover the seeds of "The Good Life" planted in our own lives...

Jun 18, 2017

Tom and Barbara have formed themselves into a weaving Tong, and Jerry's managing directorship balloon has gone up. You can do such a helluva lot with nettles and fleeces, you great daft penguin. This is the fifth episode of the fourth and last season of The Good Life/Good Neighbors.


Jun 14, 2017

The Good's crop of posh soft fruit is sold and they find themselves with an unheard-of ten pound surplus. The money threatens to burn a hole in Tom's pocket, but Margot too is having problems with spending, much to Jerry's frustration. Both couples deal with these conflicts in their own unique way, incorporating...


Jun 9, 2017

Barbara is a hit when she gives a talk on self-sufficiency at Margot's request. Her public speaking skills attract the attention of Lady Truscotte, which in turn arouses the jealousy of Margot who finds her social aspirations thwarted. This episode is all about class identity (and when it stands in front of a window you...


May 29, 2017

When the opportunity to buy a farm in the country arises, Tom and Barbara Good decide to remain in their "little house." Is that really realistic? In this minicast Theresa interviews John about his foray into buying property and designing a self-sufficient dwelling.


May 28, 2017

While visiting the Surbiton Pony Club to obtain manure for their gardens, Tom and Barbara discover Margot has been lying to everyone including Jerry about her weekly horse riding. Later they spot her furtively entering a private flat in the high street and conclude she's having an affair. They are none the wiser at the...