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The Generation Game (1971–2001)

TV Series | 60 min | Comedy, Game-Show

Making a fool of the contestants as they try to copy professionals who have strange jobs. To win some prizes the contestants play for points until there is a winner. They then watch prizes go by on a conveyor belt past where they are sat,...See moreMaking a fool of the contestants as they try to copy professionals who have strange jobs. To win some prizes the contestants play for points until there is a winner. They then watch prizes go by on a conveyor belt past where they are sat,and if they can remember any of them when asked they win those prizes. See less
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Updated Oct 2, 1971

Release date (First episode)
Oct 2, 1971 (United Kingdom)

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82 cast members
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Bruce Forsyth
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Jim Davidson
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Melanie Stace
Herself - Co-Presenter / Herself - Hostess / Herself - Co-presenter Herself - Co-Presenter / Herself - Hostess / Herself - Co-presenter   See fewer
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10
Anthea Redfern
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8
Rosemarie Ford
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6
Larry Grayson
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3
Isla St. Clair
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3
Deryck Guyler
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William Rushton
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Fanny Cradock
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Lionel Blair
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Roy Castle
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Eric Knowles
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Zsa Zsa Gabor
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Estelle Getty
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Wendy Richard
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Anouska O'Hara
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Frankie Howerd
Baron Stoneybroke Baron Stoneybroke   See fewer
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Sally Meen
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Lea Kristensen
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Lynne Frederick
Cinderella Cinderella   See fewer
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Rolf Harris
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Malcolm Allison
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Nicki Howorth
Miss Shepherds Bush Miss Shepherds Bush   See fewer
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Tony Blackburn
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Frank Bough
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Graham Stark
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James Ellis
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Derek Nimmo
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Jackie Pallo
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Johnnie Cradock
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Robert Harbin
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Phyllis Holland
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Joe Henderson
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Joyce Blair
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Mandy Carole
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Robert Dougall
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Ronald Fraser
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Dick Graham
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Hubert Leslie
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Ray Alan
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Violet Windsor
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Joe Bugner
Guest. Guest.   See fewer
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Fanny Carby
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Cathy Collins
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Harry H. Corbett
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Windsor Davies
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Jenny Lee Wright
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Joanna Lumley
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Warren Mitchell
Alf Garnett Alf Garnett   See fewer
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Jacki Piper
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Alvin Stardust
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James Villiers
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Steve Ismay
Various Various   See fewer
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Martyn Moore
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Delia Smith
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Kenny Ball
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Jan Leeming
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Johnny Morris
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Gareth Hunt
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Boyzone
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Bernard Cribbins
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Burt Kwouk
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Nancy Lam
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Stephen Lewis
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Mary Millar
Mrs. Potts Mrs. Potts   See fewer
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Su Pollard
Storyteller Storyteller   See fewer
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Jenny Powell
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John Virgo
Crocodile Crocodile   See fewer
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Dale Winton
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Kevin Adams
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Brian Blessed
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Jess Conrad
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Tim Flavin
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Sharon Lewis
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Ramon Christian
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Kinue Kato
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Tony Tobin
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William Roache
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6.6 / 10 | 130 votes