Comedy Clicks – This Week – Lucky Feller

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that was axed after one season – Lucky Feller 


Opening Titles

About the Show

Summary of Plot

Shorty Mepstead, a shy plumber lives in South London with his mother and brother, ladies’ man Randolph. – iMDB


Number of Seasons / Episodes

1 Season



David Jason – Shorty Mepstead
Cheryl Hall – Kathleen Peake
Peter Armitage – Randy Mepstead
Pat Heywood – Mrs Mepstead





  • Lucky Feller is the second sitcom that David Jason had the starring role in that didn’t get picked up for a second season, the first being The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs. It should be noted that both sitcoms got generally good reviews from the press at the time.
  • Guest stars include Pat Heywood, Prunella Scales and Mike Grady as well as Burt Kwouk and Saeed Jaffrey.
  • The show was directed by both Gerry Mill and Mike Vardy and was mainly filmed in and around South London.



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