Porridge

Genre: Comedy
Premiere: 1974 - 1977
Network: BBC One
Sessons: 3
Full Episodes: 22
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Full Show Summary

Set in Slade Prison, "Porridge" documents the life of Norman Stanley Fletcher, a habitual criminal. Fletcher is a smart, witty, cunning and loveable character. He shares his cell with Godber a first time inmate who he imparts his knowledge upon. Slade is run by the strict Scottish 'screw' Mr Mackay who has help from the gullible Mr Barrowclough (who Fletcher exploits).
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Last Episode, 25 March 1977: Season 3, Episode 8: Final Stretch
  • Episode Guide
  • Cast
Date Aired Porridge Episodes
Season 1
05 September 1974 Season 1, Episode 1: New Faces Old Hands
12 September 1974 Season 1, Episode 2: The Hustler
19 September 1974 Season 1, Episode 3: A Night In
26 September 1974 Season 1, Episode 4: A Day Out
03 October 1974 Season 1, Episode 5: Ways and Means
10 October 1974 Season 1, Episode 6: Men Without Women
Season 2
24 October 1975 Season 2, Episode 1: Just Deserts
31 October 1975 Season 2, Episode 2: Heartbreak Hotel
07 November 1975 Season 2, Episode 3: Disturbing the Peace
14 November 1975 Season 2, Episode 4: Happy Release
21 November 1975 Season 2, Episode 5: The Harder They Fall
28 November 1975 Season 2, Episode 6: No Peace For the Wicked
24 December 1975 Season 2, Episode 7: No Way Out
24 December 1976 Season 2, Episode 8: The Desperate Hours
Season 3
24 December 1975 Season 3, Episode 1: No Way Out
24 December 1976 Season 3, Episode 2: Desperate Hours
18 February 1977 Season 3, Episode 3: A Storm in a Teacup
25 February 1977 Season 3, Episode 4: Poetic Justice
04 March 1977 Season 3, Episode 5: Rough Justice
11 March 1977 Season 3, Episode 6: Pardon Me
18 March 1977 Season 3, Episode 7: A Test Of Character
25 March 1977 Season 3, Episode 8: Final Stretch