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Mind Your Language

Mind Your Language is a British comedy television series which premiered on ITV in late-1977. Produced by London Weekend Television and directed by Stuart Allen, the show is set in an adult education college in London and focuses on the English as a Foreign Language class taught by Mr Jeremy Brown, portrayed by Barry Evans, who had to deal with a motley crew of foreign students. Three series were made by LWT between 1977–79, and the show was briefly revived in 1986 with six of the original cast.
Season 3 - Mind Your Language
1979-12-15
"Miss Courtney gives the class an oral exam, but after a few minutes gives up in exasperation. Ali has a problem at home & tells Jeremy about it. He says his wife is never home lately. Jeremy follows Ali's wife (Rehana) to Ranjeet's place, he thinks she's having an affair. Jeremy has a talk with Rehana asking her indirectly if she's having an affair. Rehana missunderstands & thinks Ali is the one having the affair.! Rehana was meeting with Ranjeet to plan a party after class for Ali for being a good Husband. Now when Ali & Jeremy walk in to the classroom, Ali is confronted by his wife with an accusation. Rehana tells him Jeremy told her he had a girlfriend. Jeremy tells her she's missunderstood him & ducks as she throws the cake at him. Before long the food is flying across the room & several people get hit in the face with cake. a BIG thank you to LB who made this synopsis possible."
1979-12-08
"Miss Courtney wants a celebrity to open the school fete. Max says he knows Arthur Mullard personally & Miss Courtney asks Max if Mr Mullard would open the fete for them. Max doesn't really know Arthur Mullard he was bragging. After class He & Giovanni are at the Pub when Sid drops in for a pint. Max asks him to ring Miss Courtney,appologise to her & say he can't open the fete after all. When Miss Courtney says there will be a small cash payment,Sid thanks her & will see her at the fete. A man sitting at the bar looks like Arthur Mullard & Max tells him so, it turns out he really is Arthur Mullard & Max asks him if he would open the fete. He agrees and Max is out of trouble. a BIG thank you to LB who made this synopsis possible."
1979-12-01
"Miss Courtney gives Jeremy a cassette recorder to help his students with their elocution. In turn they all speak into the recorder & then Jeremy plays it back for them to listen to. Anna arrives late & soon bursts into tears. It seems her visa is expiring & she will be sent back to Germany. Max & Giovanni invite Jeremy to the pub after class, get him drunk & next day tell him that he proposed to Anna so she can stay in England. Jeremy tells Anna he can't marry her & she tells him not to worry,because she is from West Germany & is therefore part of the common market & can stay. However her friend Eva from East Germany who's visa is expiring needs to marry an Englishman so she can stay. Eva comes into the class room & starts to chase Jeremy around the room.! a BIG thank you to LB who made this synopsis possible."
1979-11-24
"Jeremy sets the class a task to go out in pairs on a field trip and report back to him with the results of their outing. Jeremy is called to defend the class in court when they've each been arrested for disturbing the peace in some form or another. Jeremy is surprised to see that the Magistrate is Miss Courtney. In Pairs the class give their explanations as to what lead them to being arrested. Two by two they are exonerated due to missunderstandings or ignorance. However Jeremy is warned not to front the bench again or he'll be in serious trouble.! Jeremy tells Miss Courtney that it won't happen again & leaves the courtroom. While walking to his car a Policeman writes him a ticket for an expired road tax sticker.! a BIG thank you to LB who made this synopsis possible."
1979-11-17
"Jeremy is teaching the Students the art of conversation, when Sid enters & tells Jeremy a Mr English wants to see him. Mr English offers Jeremy a job for more money & Jeremy decides to take the Job. He tells Miss Courtney he's leaving & says good-bye to the class. Next day Jeremy arrives at his new job & Mr English asks him why he is there.? Jeremy tells him about the Job & Mr English tells him the other teacher wasn't leaving after all so they can't use him. Jeremy goes to see Miss Courtney to ask for his old job back but the position has been filled. The class don't like the new teacher & pretend to be dumb. Jeremy gets a phone call from Miss Courtney asking if he wants his old job back, it seems the class managed to scare away the new teacher. a BIG thank you to LB who made this synopsis possible."
1979-11-10
"Juan is having stomach pains before class & his classmates tell him he should see a Doctor. While answering a question he doubles over in pain & Jeremy sends for Mrs Foster the school nurse. Mrs Foster suspects it is his appendix and they rush him to Hospital. Later Juan comes back and he is allright, when they ask him what happened to Jeremy he tells them Jeremy fell and is in the Hospital with a broken leg. Miss Courtney takes over the class & during a tea break Juan rings the hospital to see how Jeremy is doing. The Nurse confuses John Brown with Jeremy Brown & tells Juan that Mr Brown passed away not long ago. Next morning Sid & Miss Courtney are wearing black arm bands and are standing in the hall when Jeremy comes up in the elevator in a wheelchair. They are startled when they see him & say we thought you were dead. The class are attending Mr Brown's funeral when Sid and Jeremy (still in a wheelchair)arrive. The students are happy to see him & Sid lets go of the ch"
1979-11-03
"Giovanni & the boys are doing their homework together in the canteen before class. Danielle comes into the room pushing a baby in a pram.! She is minding the baby for her employers & couldn't leave it home alone. Danielle asks Gladys to mind the baby while she attends class. Jeremy has a cross word puzzle on the black board & asks the class to solve it. Sid comes in & tells Danielle the baby is missing.! Miss Courtney finds the baby alone in the canteen while Gladys was in the Ladies toilet. Miss Courtney asks Jeremy to mind the baby in her office while she asks the class whose baby it is, Danielle tells her the baby belongs to the couple she is Au Pair to. The baby cries & Jeremy goes to get a chocolate bar from the vending machine in the hall, Gladys walks in , finds the baby and takes him with her. When Jeremy returns he thinks the baby has crawled out of the open window and onto the ledge.! He climbs onto the ledge looking for the baby & Miss Courtney returns, sees the"
1979-10-27
"Miss Courtney informs Jeremy that,Zoltan has gone back to Hungary. While in her office A Sheik arrives & wants to enrol his Scottish chauffer in an english class. Miss Courtney tells the Sheik they don't accept mid term enrolments. The Sheik offers Miss Courtney 2,000 pounds & Miss Courtney accepts. Jock (the chauffer) tells the class he's from Glasgow & the only one who understands him is Jeremy. Jeremy tries to improve Jock's diction. before long Jock has insulted everyone in the class & a near riot ensues. After a tea break Miss Courtney takes over Jeremy's class, while Jeremy is teaching the Sheik how to speak Scottish.!! a BIG thank you to LB who made this synopsis possible."
Season 2 - Mind Your Language
Season 1 - Mind Your Language