It Aint Half Hot Mum Classic TV Show
It Aint Half Hot Mum Fan Tributes6 Mark Smith from Singapore: its the episode where they go over the waterfall at the end.
5 John Tunnicliffe from Leek: It is a great pity that the BBC won't show IAHHM. You have to view it with a 1945 mind - not a 2008 one. My father served in India during that time and he says it is very true to life. My funniest moment is where BSM Williams makes lofty play the Last Post on the bugle as he was 3 years in the Boys Bugle Band. Lofty makes a terrible noise and the BSM tells him to SHUT UP. He crouches down and says to Lofty, "Were you, or were you not 3 years in the Boys Bugle Band", "Yes, Sargeant Major", "Then what was you doing". "I was the drummer". Don Estelle actually cracks up in front of the camera at this.
4 Bruce Malory from London: I think one of the reasons for IAHHM no longer being screened is instictive funk on the part of the BBC mediocrities as noted above, but also the fact that the show is virtually all male. My father served in India, and the lifestyle depicted is, if anything, underplayed.
3 Wayne G Sharp from Lincolnshire: Dads army was and continues to be humourous viewing however It aint half hot mum had far more get up and go and realy poked fun at the British Empire it my opinion the natives and underdog characters always got the better. I loved the way BSM Williams swirled his eyes and dear Don Estelle R.i.P I met in Rochdale where I was brought up along with Winsdor Davies and a few years before his death he shook my hand and we had a good chat as is we were best friends, so why can we not see this classic comedy on our screens
2 Rhonda McClements from Northern Ireland: I think this was one of the funniest shows ever, my favourite characters were Rangi Ram and Gloria.
1 Garry Herring from Hartlepool, Teesside: Oh, what a wonderful show this was. Michael Bates really stole the show as the faithful bearer Rangi Ram, and Winsdor Davies as the bully-ish sargeant Major "Shut Up" Williams. It really poked fun at the snobbish but thick officers in the Hut, (Ashwood and Reynolds) and I heard that The BBC now refuse to show it as they think it is racist. In fact, it really depicts how the British treated the Indians in the Empire. Sad, but true. And of course starred the wonderful Don Estelle. R.I.P Don.A heavenly voice.
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