Love Thy Neighbour is a British sitcom, which was transmitted from 13 April 1972 until 22 January 1976, spanning seven series and fifty-four episodes. The series was produced by Thames Television for the ITV network. A hugely popular sitcom highlighting and examining the clashes of class, and colour, in early-1970s Britain. Eddie Booth is a passionately left-wing, somewhat racist bigot, so when his new neighbours turn out to be black, he's far from pleased. But even worse than that - they vote Conservative. Understandably, Eddie puts Bill's back up right from the off. Despite their differences, however, each man is far more alike the other than either would admit, and a begrudging respect develops between them. After all, there is a common enemy: their wives!
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The Lodger 08x06
With Nobby collecting for charity, Eddie is inspired to suggest "foster parents for homeless down-and-outs". Then he's introduced to old tramp Albert...
Power Cut 08x05
Finding a sense of outrage at bureaucracy, Eddie resolves to sort out a problem Bill's having with the electricity board. Unfortunately his ungracious manner only makes things worse when they come into contact with a series of black bosses and workmen!
For Sale 08x04
Eddie's determined to sell the house and leave Twickenham for his beloved homeland of Manchester. Joan is far less than enthusiastic, but can anything halt the sale?
Christmas Spirit 08x03
Whilst planning for the annual Christmas Eve darts' match, Eddie and Bill challenge each other to a drinking contest. As Joan warns him, drunkenness always gives Eddie nightmares and it's not long before he's on a desert island...
Eddie Becomes a Father Again 08x02
Following a comment about virility, Eddie and Bill are competing to grow moustaches and prove their machismo. Meanwhile, Barbie talks Joan into making some extra money by becoming a fellow agent for her catalogue club.
The Local By-Election 08x01
When a local by-election comes round, it's time for all good men to come to the aid of the party. It's obvious which party Eddie is going to support ... or is it? He's always leaned a bit to the left - but blood is thicker than water!
The Coach Trip 07x07
Joan is fed up with not having a holiday, and with Eddie hanging round all day, so she books a coach outing to Bournemouth without letting him know. But there are two snags to her scheme...
The T.U.C. Conference '76 07x06
The TUC Conference is just around the corner, and Eddie plans to attend - with his rather attractive female opposite from the bra factory up the road. But first he must be re-elected as shop steward, and Joan suggests Bill stand against him.
Manchester United 07x05
With the Cup Final replay on a weekday - Bill's West Ham versus Eddie's beloved Manchester United - the pair have managed to get themselves signed off work, sick. But Joan and Barbie are wise to their scheme and intend to get something in exchange.
The Opinion Poll 07x04
Following their latest dispute, Bill and Eddie run a poll to find out what people really think of blacks in Britain. The new curate is introducing himself in the community, and challenges the pair to settle things in the ring!