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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...

Aug 1, 2017

We wrap up Good Neighboring and announce our next project called Be Seeing You: Watching The Prisoner. It will begin publishing in late August 2017. Find it on iTunes or at our Libsyn page.


Jul 13, 2017

In this podcast Theresa and John reflect on the best and worst of the four seasons of The Good Life/Good Neighbors. What is Margot's most memorable outfit? What is Jerry's best line? What is the most implausible self-sufficiency gimmick cooked up by the writers? What were our favorite supporting characters? We hope...


Jul 11, 2017

It is with a bit of melancholy we bid adieu to this final episode of The Good Life/Good Neighbors. The Goods are beset by problems big and small: a toxic spill of heating oil in the back garden, a goat who stops making milk and more. Meanwhile the Leadbetter's "star is in the ascendant" as Jerry is confirmed as a new...


Jul 7, 2017

Margot must decide if she will bow to pressure or stick to her guns when the Surbiton Music Society votes to do Sweet Charity, a production she finds suggestive and vulgar. Tom and Barbara also must remind themselves of their principles when they notice the unguarded surplus heating oil left by the departed Mrs. Weaver,...


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.