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  • The Sound of Laughter

    A rare treat: the pilot episode from 1977 of the sitcom starring David Jason as hapless husband Peter Barnes.

  • Your Life in Their Hands

    Sitcom starring David Jason as everyman Peter Barnes. Peter goes to see the doctor but has to spend a long time in the waiting room.

  • Happy Motoring

    Sitcom starring David Jason as an everyman battling the petty frustrations of everyday life. Sheila has an accident when Peter is teaching her to drive.

  • Happy Motoring

    Sitcom starring David Jason as an everyman battling the petty frustrations of everyday life. Sheila has an accident when Peter is teaching her to drive.

  • Somewhere in the Sun

    Sitcom starring David Jason as an everyman battling the petty frustrations of everyday life. Peter wants to go to Majorca for a holiday.

  • See You in Court

    Sitcom starring David Jason as everyman Peter Barnes. Sheila wants a divorce after Peter brings a work colleague home to stay the night.

  • The Gasman Cometh

    Sitcom starring David Jason as an everyman battling petty frustrations. Sheila wants to heat their home with gas but Peter prefers electric.

  • The Seven Year Hitch

    Sitcom starring David Jason as everyman Peter Barnes. Peter and Sheila celebrate their seventh wedding anniversary.

Episode guide

A Sharp Intake of Breath

Series 1

A Sharp Intake of Breath

  • Your Life in Their Hands

    Sitcom starring David Jason as everyman Peter Barnes. Peter goes to see the doctor but has to spend a long time in the waiting room.

  • Somewhere in the Sun

    Sitcom starring David Jason as an everyman battling the petty frustrations of everyday life. Peter wants to go to Majorca for a holiday.

  • Happy Motoring

    Sitcom starring David Jason as an everyman battling the petty frustrations of everyday life. Sheila has an accident when Peter is teaching her to drive.

  • The Gasman Cometh

    Sitcom starring David Jason as an everyman battling petty frustrations. Sheila wants to heat their home with gas but Peter prefers electric.

  • See You in Court

    Sitcom starring David Jason as everyman Peter Barnes. Sheila wants a divorce after Peter brings a work colleague home to stay the night.

  • The Sound of Laughter

    A rare treat: the pilot episode from 1977 of the sitcom starring David Jason as hapless husband Peter Barnes.

  • The Seven Year Hitch

    Sitcom starring David Jason as everyman Peter Barnes. Peter and Sheila celebrate their seventh wedding anniversary.

A Sharp Intake of Breath

Series 2

A Sharp Intake of Breath

  • What About the Workers?

    Sitcom starring David Jason. Peter upsets his union colleagues at work.

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  • Another Little Drink

    Vintage sitcom starring David Jason. Peter promises Sheila a night out at the pictures, but gets stuck in the pub car park.

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  • The Square on the Hypotenuse

    Sitcom starring David Jason. Peter gets involved in Barry's complicated relationship with a married woman.

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  • Where There's a Will

    Sitcom starring David Jason. Sheila is in mourning after a bereavement, but then receives a legacy.

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  • Your Move

    David Jason's everyman Peter Barnes returns for a farcical slice of life. Sheila finds the house of her dreams, but Peter risks being seen as an intruder.

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  • Your Very Good Health

    Sitcom starring David Jason as an everyman battling the petty frustrations of life. Peter has to stay in hospital after a gardening accident.

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A Sharp Intake of Breath

Series 3

A Sharp Intake of Breath

  • Just Cause or Impediment

    David Jason plays everyman Peter Barnes, battling life's petty frustrations. Peter is best man at a wedding, but events conspire against him.

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  • The Spare Part

    David Jason plays everyman Peter Barnes, battling life's petty frustrations. Peter tries to buy a spare part for his washing machine.

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  • Look Who's Coming for Ever

    David Jason plays everyman Peter Barnes, battling life's petty frustrations. Peter's father-in-law (played by Richard Wilson) comes to stay.

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A Sharp Intake of Breath

Series 4

A Sharp Intake of Breath

  • The Weekend

    David Jason's character is exasperated once more in the vintage sitcom. Peter is invited to stay the weekend with an old army friend.

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  • Rear Window

    Final episode from 1981 of the sitcom starring David Jason. Peter has an accident and has to spend the weekend in bed.

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  • While the Cat's Away

    David Jason plays everyman Peter Barnes. Sheila goes to spend the night at her mother's house, so Peter goes for a drink with a friend.

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  • Match of the Day

    David Jason plays everyman Peter Barnes, battling life's petty frustrations. Peter loses his ticket for the England v Germany football match.

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  • Wheels

    David Jason stars in this vintage sitcom. Peter drives the company Mercedes car and gets detained by the police.

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  • The Train Now Standing

    Vintage sitcom starring David Jason. Peter complains to British Rail when the train no longer stops at his local station.

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