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  • Horse Sense

    The very first episode of the classic veterinary drama series. Newly qualified James arrives in the Yorkshire town of Darrowby to be interviewed for his first job.

  • Dog Days

    A pre-'Doctors' Christopher Timothy stars in the Thirties vet drama. The result of the post-mortem is known, and James finds that a vet's life is not always enviable.

  • It Takes All Kinds

    Fun with the vets in pre-war Yorkshire, with future Doctor Who Peter Davison. James seems to be falling into the routine of being a country vet.

  • Calf Love

    Classic drama with the vets keeping the animals of Yorkshire free from illness. Siegfried wins a major victory, and Tristan has to deal with pigs in more ways than one.

  • Out of Practice

    Historical drama with the Yorkshire vets patrolling the fields. Tristan tries to liven up James's private life and convinces him to take Helen to a posh hotel.

  • Nothing Like Experience

    Classic drama with the vets. James manages to make a date with Helen without Tristan's interference, and Siegfried stops smoking. A grumpier Siegfried!?

  • Golden Lads and Girls

    A trip back through time to the veterinary practice in the middle of some stunning countryside. James's luck changes for the better in his romance with Helen.

  • Advice and Consent

    Incredible to think this veterinary series ran from 1978 to 1990! James finds the source of the disease which is decimating the Dalby family's herd of cattle.

  • The Last Furlong

    Some farmers like to do their own vetting, but here James Herriot discovers that sometimes the vet can cure the farmer. Fun from the Yorkshire dales of the 1930s.

Episode guide

All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small

  • All Creatures Great and Small

    Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison and Lynda Bellingham are among the familiar faces in this 1990 Christmas special of the classic comedy-drama series.

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  • All Creatures Great And Small

    The concluding instalment of the two-part festive special from 1985. Sister Rose calls James to rescue an abandoned dog trapped in the mud.

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  • All Creatures Great And Small

    A special festive edition from 1983 of the heartwarming historical drama series based on James Herriot's timeless books.

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Series 1

All Creatures Great and Small

  • Dog Days

    A pre-'Doctors' Christopher Timothy stars in the Thirties vet drama. The result of the post-mortem is known, and James finds that a vet's life is not always enviable.

  • Horse Sense

    The very first episode of the classic veterinary drama series. Newly qualified James arrives in the Yorkshire town of Darrowby to be interviewed for his first job.

  • It Takes All Kinds

    Fun with the vets in pre-war Yorkshire, with future Doctor Who Peter Davison. James seems to be falling into the routine of being a country vet.

  • Calf Love

    Classic drama with the vets keeping the animals of Yorkshire free from illness. Siegfried wins a major victory, and Tristan has to deal with pigs in more ways than one.

  • Out of Practice

    Historical drama with the Yorkshire vets patrolling the fields. Tristan tries to liven up James's private life and convinces him to take Helen to a posh hotel.

  • Nothing Like Experience

    Classic drama with the vets. James manages to make a date with Helen without Tristan's interference, and Siegfried stops smoking. A grumpier Siegfried!?

  • Golden Lads and Girls

    A trip back through time to the veterinary practice in the middle of some stunning countryside. James's luck changes for the better in his romance with Helen.

  • Advice and Consent

    Incredible to think this veterinary series ran from 1978 to 1990! James finds the source of the disease which is decimating the Dalby family's herd of cattle.

  • The Last Furlong

    Some farmers like to do their own vetting, but here James Herriot discovers that sometimes the vet can cure the farmer. Fun from the Yorkshire dales of the 1930s.

  • Sleeping Partners

    Adventures with the vets fixing up Yorkshire animals. James normally enjoys being accompanied on his rounds by students, but finds Richard Carmody rather unusual.

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  • Bulldog Breed

    Adventures with the Yorkshire vets in one of the country's longest-running drama series. A farmer faces losing his life savings when an incurable disease strikes.

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  • Practice Makes Perfect

    Moving historical vets drama, starring a young Peter Davison, pre-'Doctor Who'. Angus Grier's triumphs are short-lived when James discovers his guilty secret.

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  • Breath of Life

    Countryside life and intrigue at the local vets in the classic series starring Robert Hardy. Siegfried and James make some surprising discoveries about life and death.

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Series 2

All Creatures Great and Small

  • A Dog's Life

    James has to keep his nerve during a difficult calving in an episode of the classic series set in 1930s Yorkshire. Steptoe's Wilfrid Brambell guest stars.

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  • Merry Gentlemen

    Classic drama series set in 1930s Yorkshire, based on the tales of veterinarian and writer James Herriot. Helen nurses an overfed Tricki Woo back to health.

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  • Cats and Dogs

    Vintage TV fun with the vets on patrol in the 1930s. James is faced with the daunting task of performing an unfamiliar operation on a pedigree bull.

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  • Attendant Problems

    Classic drama from the Yorkshire vets solving all sorts of problems. Disturbing events take place when a flock of sheep is worried by a stray dog at lambing time.

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  • Fair Means and Fowl

    Another gem of an episode in the classic series set in pre-war Yorkshire. The practice is threatened with a lawsuit after Tristan has a mishap with a cow.

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  • The Beauty of the Beast

    Christopher Timothy stars in the classic series which animal lovers of all ages will enjoy. Siegfried gets the better of a notoriously mean scrap merchant.

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  • Judgement Day

    Vintage TV fun with the vets keeping the animals of Yorkshire healthy in the 1930s. James takes on the stressful position of duty vet at the Darrowby Show.

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  • Faint Hearts

    Classic veterinary drama set against a historical backdrop. James learns a lesson in family values when he meets two daughters from very different backgrounds.

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  • Tricks of the Trade

    Classic drama and some lovely animals with a youthful Christopher Timothy as the country vet. James and Tristan are asked to treat an awkward colt.

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  • Pride of Possession

    High drama among the cattle of the 1930s Yorkshire countryside. A new hormonal treatment which James administers to a small dog and a prize bull has odd results.

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  • The Name of the Game

    A voyage to the gentle heart of 1930s Yorkshire, where there's always honey for tea. Nellie Dimmock's little dog provides James with another interesting tale.

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  • Puppy Love

    Cosy adventures with the pre-war vets fixing up livestock in the scenic wilds of Yorkshire. James discovers a couple whose marriage depends on the life of their dog.

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  • Ways and Means

    Funny stories from the memoirs of real-life Yorkshire vet James Herriot, whose books delighted millions. James endures an encounter with a savage pig.

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  • Pups, Pigs and Pickles

    Veterinary tales from 1930s Yorkshire in the hugely popular series that was a staple of Sunday night TV. James's love of good food is put to the test.

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Series 3

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  • Plenty to Grouse About

    Another slice of 1930s veterinary life fresh from the horse's mouth. The vets have to deal with illness on the grouse moors, and James has to save a cow.

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  • Charity Begins at Home

    Those well-loved vets, including a pre-Doctor Who Peter Davison, save the lives of more unwell animals. James and Helen try to adopt a wayward cat.

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  • Every Dog Has His Day

    Hilarious antics with the rural pre-war vets, with Christopher Timothy taking the part of writer James Herriot. Mrs Pumphrey needs James's advice.

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  • Hair of the Dog

    James has to perform an emergency operation in the classic series that's all about farming, funny stories and fantastic scenery. A blast from the past!

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  • If Wishes Were Horses

    Animal antics on the Yorkshire Dales in the classic TV series. A local ne'er-do-well vows to turn over a new leaf to pay for treatment for his ill dog.

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  • Pig in the Middle

    It's a time for squabbling amongst the three Yorkshire vets working at the same practice. The vets all want an evening out, but find their diaries clashing.

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  • Be Prepared

    Comedy among the country folk in the long-running show. A dog comes round from an operation and wanders off - upsetting Siegfried and James's evening plans.

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  • A Dying Breed

    Classic drama from the Dales with the vets always busy with animals and other antics in the 1930s. To Tristan's dismay, he becomes highly regarded and in demand.

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  • Brink of Disaster

    The 1930s-based country vet series that paved the way for Sunday night entertainment as we know it. Siegfried is faced with an outbreak of foot-and-mouth.

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  • Home and Away

    Tears and laughter at the 1930s country practice that caters for the real animals in the community. James upsets the greyhound owners at the local dogtrack.

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  • Alarms and Excursions

    Doctors at work in the Dales, specialising in our animal friends. Siegfried is determined to find out who is responsible for an outbreak of poisoning.

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  • Matters of Life and Death

    All things bright and beautiful in the series which will bring back memories of cosy Sunday nights. James gets a glimpse of upper-class life.

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  • Will to Live

    There'll be tears before bedtime when the 1930s vets face a heartbreaking job in the classic drama series. A man has to be told that his dog has lost its sight.

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  • Big Steps and Little Uns

    A voyage back in time to a more innocent age to meet the Yorkshire vets. Siegfried, James and Tristan deal with domestic disharmony in their own ways.

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Series 4

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  • For Richer, for Poorer

    Siegfried seizes an opportunity to show Callum 'the perfect operation' in another slice of vet drama set in a gentler age, starring the great Robert Hardy.

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  • City Slicker

    The great Christopher Timothy gets stuck into more tricky veterinary work in the show we all remember. Appearances prove deceptive when an old friend of James's visits.

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  • The Healing Touch

    A trip through time to more gentle days with the Yorkshire vets, one of whom went on to play a famous Time Lord. The vets visit Granville Bennett's animal hospital.

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  • Ace, King, Queen, Jack

    Nostalgic fun in the Great British series about vets. A hilarious episode as James is dreading the Darrowby dog show because of Mrs Pumphrey's dog, Tricky Woo.

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  • Only One Woof

    Peter Davison, the fifth Doctor Who, stars in the veterinary drama. James and Siegfried deal with a sheepdog trainer whose dog is suffering from epilepsy.

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  • Hail Caesar!

    Nostalgic fun in the popular vet drama, based on James Herriot's books. The Herriots go in for a spot of highland dancing... and Siegfried catches some fleas.

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  • The Pig Man Cometh

    Cracking vintage drama with the Yorkshire vets tackling different dilemmas each time. When James diagnoses a case of swine fever, a freeholder may be ruined.

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  • The Bull with the Bowler Hat

    Fun with the animal experts working in Yorkshire. While Tristan teaches artificial insemination, Siegfried only succeeds in enraging a bull.

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  • Barks and Bites

    Baaa-rilliant comedy and drama in the historic series following vets on call in Yorkshire. Tristan and James examine a consignment of sheep for export.

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  • One of Nature's Little Miracles

    Fun with the vets making their mark on Yorkshire. Siegfried takes on another assistant who bizarrely brings his badger with him.

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Series 5

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  • Two of a Kind

    Fun with the vets on patrol in the gorgeous 1930s Yorkshire countryside. TV arrives in the Dales, and Siegfried treats a dog with a weak heart.

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  • The Jackpot

    Vintage stuff from TV's golden age, with Christopher Timothy as the resourceful vet. James is challenged to a race, and a retired sheepdog takes up chasing cars.

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  • The Female of the Species

    Robert Hardy stars in the veterinary drama ideal with a cup of tea and a biscuit. Calum becomes more enthusiastic when he meets the new veterinary student.

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  • Cheques and Balances

    Classic TV in every sense with the vets of pre-war Yorkshire. Siegfried is determined to make the farmers pay bills and he assigns James to skinflint Biggins.

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  • The Salt of the Earth

    Hankies at the ready in a moving episode of the vets drama. Siegfried is saddened by the death of a young bull terrier - one of an inseparable pair of dogs.

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  • A Present from Dublin

    Christopher Timothy talks to the animals once more. Calum welcomes the new arrivals - one that bites and one that fits Siegfried's domestic requirements.

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  • A New Chapter

    Nostalgic fun at the 1930s veterinary practice. James and Helen are busy preparing for their move to Rowangarth and more hospitality from Granville Bennett.

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  • When Dreams Come True

    Fun and drama with the Yorkshire vets patrolling the livestock in the 1930s. Helen is finally up and about, but chaos is just around the corner.

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  • The Playing Field

    Christopher Timothy stars in the much-loved veterinary drama, along with sometime Dr Who Peter Davison. Tristan feels Siegfried is giving him the worst cases.

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  • Choose a Bright Morning

    Vintage high-quality British TV, with stunning countryside and quirky characters! James receives a cry for help from the Bramley family.

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  • Place of Honour

    Based on the books by James Herriot, the classic series about his experiences as a Yorkshire vet. Siegfried decides to finally get on Mrs Pumphrey's trout list.

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  • Against the Odds

    The long-running and hugely popular drama series based on the veterinary memoirs of James Herriot. James tries to save a litter of piglets in the snow.

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Series 6

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  • The Best Time

    One of our favourite British shows! Siegfried is worried about the attitude of Mrs Clarke. James gives Tricki Woo a female sex hormone.

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  • The Rough and the Smooth

    Put your feet up and watch the vets on their rounds. Siegfried sings the praises of a new time-management system but has a hard time with a Great Dane.

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  • In Whom We Trust

    Cosy drama in the ageless series based on the real life stories of a Yorkshire vet. An old friend of James and Siegfried's appears to be stealing from them.

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  • Big Fish, Little Fish

    Laughs and tears with the Yorkshire vets. Siegfried befriends Colin when one of his goldfish dies, and James turns out for the local cricket team.

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  • Mending Fences

    The acclaimed character actor Robert Hardy stars in the popular vet drama. A birthday celebration is hit by tragedy. The vets feel the long arm of the law.

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  • The New World

    Laughs and adventures with the 1930s Yorkshire vets in the nostalgic series. Lady Hutton's sick cat prompts Siegfried into updating the practice's image.

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  • Where Sheep May Safely Graze

    Yorkshire countryside and intriguing veterinary dilemmas are on the cards. Alfred, the beloved cat of local confectioner Geoff Hatfield, falls ill.

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  • Blood and Water

    Timeless fun with the Yorkshire vets. James is caught in the middle of a 50-year war of silence between rabbit breeder Oliver Strong and cabbage grower Roland Strong.

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  • The Nelson Touch

    TV gold from Sunday nights all through the 1980s. James castrates Lord Hulton's pigs, and then wins the pools! Siegfried helps out with a digestive problem.

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  • The Call of the Wild

    One of the best-loved series in the world, taking us back to the gentle world of 1930s Yorkshire. Calum has an article published in the Veterinary Record.

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  • The Course of True Love

    Vets, pets and country dialects in the ageless series. The practice is saddened by the death of King George VI, and Siegfried is determined to heal a rift.

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  • Here and There

    Laughter and livestock in the immortal series. James is intrigued by Basil, who works as a cow hand, while Siegfried is disturbed by Mr Dawson.

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Series 7

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  • The Prodigal Returns

    Fun with the vets of 1930s Yorkshire. The vets are set a challenge by neglected animals and tight-fisted farmers.

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  • Knowin' How to Do It

    Laughs and tears with the country's favourite vets. Tristan accidentally injects a farmer with a vaccine intended for cows. And Helen is puzzled by James.

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  • If Music Be the Food of Love

    Adventures with animals in pre-war Yorkshire. Tristan learns that the woman he loves sings in the choral society. Farmer Biggins confuses the vets.

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  • A Friend for Life

    Christopher Timothy stars in the much-loved drama. Tristan's new metal detector proves useful for diagnosis. A farmer's cattle contract Johne's disease.

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  • Spring Fever

    Robert Hardy is the eccentric vet in the classic drama series. Tristan is smitten with lovely Rosemary Brocklehurst, who has tortoise problems.

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  • Out with the New

    Fun with James Herriott and company in 1950s Yorkshire. James treats a dog that wags its tail when it is angry. A 'princess' is crowned on Coronation Day.

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  • Food for Thought

    Veterinary drama set in scenic Yorkshire. James rescues a client from imminent arrest. Siegfried's old pal Stewie Brannan helps with an emergency operation.

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  • A Cat in Hull's Chance

    One of the best-loved TV series in the world, taking us back to a kinder era. Siegfried loses Mrs Pettinger's cat.

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  • A Grand Memory for Forgetting

    James Herriot's books are brought to life in the long-running drama. Siegfried finds out who shot Jacob Pearson's dog and decides to take action.

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  • Old Dogs, New Tricks

    Fun with our favourite characters from Yorkshire. James disapproves when Siegfried gives in to Mrs Pumphrey and allows Tricki-Woo to stay at Skeldale.

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  • Hampered

    Animal adventures with the vets in a gentler age. Mrs Pumphrey's great-niece Angela comes to stay and Tristan starts to take an unprecedented interest in Tricki-Woo's diet.

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  • Promises to Keep

    A comical episode of the great series based on Herriot's books. Tristan castrates a pig but forgets to dispose of the 'off-cuts', which still contain anaesthetic.

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  • CHRISTMAS 1983

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  • CHRISTMAS 1985 THE LORD GOD MADE THEM ALL

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  • CHRISTMAS 1990 BROTHERLY LOVE

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Series 1

All Creatures Great and Small [PG]

  • All Creatures Great and Small [PG]

    Anthony Hopkins stars in this family drama about an inexperienced veterinarian in 1930s Yorkshire. Based on the popular James Herriot novels that were later adapted for television.

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