Boys Costumes Depicted in Television Shows: Alphabetical "E" Listings

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HBC will list TV series alphabetically here to make them easier to find. TV shows, except for American TV shows, are generally not well know in countries other than in the countries in which they were made. They are also much more current than movies. Almost all TV shows date from the 1950s at the earliest. Costume dramas have the same problems as in the movies, but a great deal of useful information is avialible from TV shows set in contemporary periods. As non-American TV shows are not as widely distributed as movies, often little information is available on these shows outside each country. Movies are often widely distributed in foreign countries. TV shows, with the exceptiion of American programs, are generally not. As an American, we have, for example, never seen German, French, and Italian TV shows. Thus the TV pages provide a much-needed source of information on foreign programing.

ER - (US)

Scott Anspaugh appeared in episodes "Think Warm Thoughts" (1/8/'98), "Sharp Relief" (1/15/'98), "My Brother's Keeper" (3/5/'98), "A Bloody Mess" (4/9/'98), and "Gut Reaction (4/16/'98)".

East-Enders (England, The 1970s-90s)

This long running English soap opera is set in the gritty East End of London, a tough working class neighborhood. It is one of the most famous shows in the history of English television. One of the main characters is Grace Brothers' Miss ??? from "Are You Being Served". The show follow the saga of the travails of working-class families. This of course includes the children in the family and the schools that they go to, many of which required school uniforms.

Edwardian Country House (England, 2002)

BBC followed up the 1900 House with this series on an Edwardian country home set about 1910. The series follows the lives of the Olliff-Cooper family and their staff of 14 servants. (Note the hyphanated name.) The website for the series even has a snob appeal test that you can take. The boy of the family is "Master Guy". Who among other outfits wears a sailor suit. He was asked what he was looking forward to most and least. "It will be good to have someone to clear up my toys, because at home Mummy insists that I have to clear them up piece by piece by piece. A tutor will probably be better than a teacher who has to look after 13 children." "On the other hand I think Edwardian clothing might be a bit itchy and difficult to get on" The series has not yet run in America so HBC can not yet go into any detaila about the clothing and family experiences.

Eerie Indiana (US, 1991)

Two looking boys are involved. The younger boy is a curly-headed little fellow,, the older boy is 13. The young hero is transplanted from New Jersey and coins his new home as "the center of weirdness for the entire planet." It is kind of a semi-horror story. Quite an original premise for a sitcom, I think it might prove popular with kids. The older boy appeared for at least one episode in shorts. While the shorts were not really interesting ones, I really can't think of an American sitcom where the principal child character appeared in shorts of any kind.

(The) Ellen Burstyn Show - (US, 1986)

Ellen is a professor who lives with her mom, her divorced daughter, and her grandson, played by Jesse Tendler.

Christopher Wagner

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