Love Thy Neighbour takes a lighthearted look at the problem of colour through the eyes of a white couple, Eddie and Joan Booth and a black couple, Bill and Barbie Reynolds, who move in next door.
Starring Kate Williams and Jack Smethurst as Joan and Eddie Booth and Nina Baden-Semper and Rudolph Walker, Eastenders, as Barbie and Bill Reynolds, this popular 70’s British sitcom helps to take some of the heat out of race relations by showing the funny side of everyday conflict.
Love Thy Neighbour – The Complete Collection contains all 8 series across 8 discs.
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I remember watching Love Thy Neighbour when it was aired in the 70's and found it very funny then and I still do today. I can't avoid asking the question of "how did they get away with it" it certainly wouldn't be politically correct in today's climate.
cant beat old comedies, takes you down memory lane when you were a kid and use to watch them on tv, definitely recommend zavvi if your searching for a dvd boxset or cheap blu rays to build your collection up
Good price and perfect nostalgia.
I bought this as a gift for my sister, but i used to watch it when i was younger and remember it being funny back then, im sure she will love it as it is a classic.
Brought back so many good memories still as good second time round as it was the first time.
Absolute classic old school comedy. If you can look past the racist names (sometimes a little uncomfortable in today's climate of political correctness) it is very obvious that Eddie (the white neighbour) is the complete idiot and the loser in the battles between the neighbours. For those who like Patrick in Eastenders it is great to see him in such a great comedic role. You will find yourself laughing whilst cringing at the name calling and racism that was so apparent in those days.
Love Thy Neighbour - The Complete Series is brilliant, and the memories came flooding back.
To get the Love Thy Neighbour - The Complete Series at this price is extremely good value, albeit the picture quality of a few of the episodes were slightly sub-standard. I loved the series back in the 70s and really enjoyed watching them all back again although Nina Baden-Semper's acting skills do leave a lot to be desired!
Love Thy Neighbour - The Complete Series is brilliant. I recommend it!
Love Thy Neighbour - The Complete Series was written and performed at a time when the 'political correctness police' were not born. People in this era had the capability to distinguish between fun and vitriol. It is good fun and a laugh a minute. This type of humour does not appear on TV anymore, but still exists to some extent in pub comedy where the PC police rarely venture. It's a trip back to better humour. It's well worth the money.
Love Thy Neighbour - The Complete Series is great.
This TV series would not be made today. But look beyond the overt racist dialogue and racial stereotyping (both black and white) and this is a historic piece of television. Yes it looks dated but it is a reflection of the times - both economic and social and for those that grew up in the 70s it is still funny stuff. I bought this to show my kids what things were like when I was growing up and the ridiculousness of it all. Well worth a viewing!
Absolute bargain for such a great series.
It's great to see that the humour of this series has stood the test of time, If people in general could have a laugh with each other like they used to at this series the world be a happier place to live. Great program to watch again and again.
one of the best comedy's on film great thank you
Love Thy Neighbour - The Complete Series is excellent quality and features all eight series.
I love the series Love Thy Neighbour. It brings back memories of my student days.
Love Thy Neighbour - The Complete Series is just as good as I remember it being. This is so funny.
both guys were just as bad as each other with both their wives having to put up and listen to all the rubbish coming out of both husbands
Has kept me amused for days. If you can get past the language used it is very funny. I was born in the sixties and grew up in the seventies and recognised the caricatured stereotyped bigotry that prevailed at the time. It taught me tolerance then and has reinforced it again by doing it by putting a smile on my face at the same time.
Love Thy Neighbour - The Complete Series is a quality product. I would recommend this to anyone.
Having looked far and wide for a good price on this product I was amazed how cheap I could get it for on Zavvi it is an absolute bargain price for a great 1970's box set of 8 discs.
I really like this Love Thy Neighbour - The Complete Series set. I'm very happy with my purchase.
Having the whole fantastic series in one box set is great value for money!
Have only watched a few episodes so far so this review is limited. This series is not for anyone remotely PC, but for anyone in the late 60s, early 70s and coming into contact with the Jamaican communities it is an hilarious reminder of the past. The pilot episode is fine but much of the material is repeated in the first episode. The actress playing Joan is better in the series proper. Also, although this claims to be the complete collection one episode from the 5th series "April fool" is missing. Overall a good series for the money
Very funny - a real trip down memory lane
Love Thy Neighbour is so good. This brings back the good old days. My 26 year old son loved it. I will watch over n over again, good times. Don't make them like this any more. Thank you zavvi.
Thanks to me subscribing to the regular Zavvi e-letter I got wind of this complete series box set (and at Zavvi's ridiculously low price too as an added incentive/bonus too) of a much loved series I watched as a kid with my dad as we laughed at regularly, and had hitherto forgotten about. If like me you're from that great bygone era - the likes of which shall never be seen again - or a curious 'youngster' then buy and relive/enjoy (and be shocked) Love Thy Neighbour is a great comedy series.
Wow! What a blast from the past! Love Thy Neighbour is very very funny, and very 70s. I wish these were still going, but alas not. Never mind. Take a trip down memory lane, and have a good laugh at both sides. Definitely recommended.
After purchasing Love Thy Neighbour box set, I am over the moon with the services from Zavvi and the product itself. The first thing I was pleased about was the price. Fantastic prices for products in fantastic qualities. Love Thy Neighbour is one of the best British comedies I have ever watched, and there is not a single moment in the series that have made me want to turn it off.
One of the best series I have ever had the pleasure of watching
Love Thy Neighbour is a great 70s Comedy. Brings back memories. They don't make them like this nowadays where situation comedies have to be politcally correct. A great collection . I would strongly recommend it.
I mind when I was growing up watching Love thy neighbour. It's very funny no matter what colour or race you are. It should be shown to a wider audience, a re-run on TV 40 years later. You will be in stitches watching this DVD and will not be offended in the slightest.
Well what can i say you wouldn`t get away with this today to much political correctness no one has a sence of humour any more, great sitcom
i remember watching this when i was a nipper in the 70s totally awesome humour very funny programme pitty nothing like it today
This box set is side-splittingly funny,there are not many programmes that the whole familly sits and watches together, but my daughter actually moaned at me when I watched an episode while she was out. The clothes may be dated but the humour has not,I cannot recommend this series highly enough-buy it and enjoyLove Thy Neighbour - The Complete Collection (Not Complete Series) [DVD]!