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  Till Death Us Do Part
While the Garnett family, and Alf in particular, were clearly represented as disgraceful and abject characters, extreme even as caricatures, many critiques of the show suggest that part of its fascination for the audience was the kernel of truth buried in the lunatic wailings.
Till Death Us Do Part may have been written as brave social commentary but thirty years on, it looks seriously flawed and gives the lie to the notion that what the writer intends is always "correctly" interpreted and understood by her/his audience.
If bigots do not perceive such programmes as satire, and much of the research effort so far seems to indicate that a satirical reading is by no means universal, then they are unlikely to become less prejudiced as a result of watching these shows.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/T/htmlT/tilldeathus/tilldeathus.htm   (836 words)

 Til Death Us Do Part - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Speight saw the show in part as a way of ridiculing such views and dealing with his complex feelings about his father.
A number of indifferent feature films were made based on the series - Til Death Us Do Part (1969) and The Alf Garnett Saga (1972).
The first of these dealt with the Garnetts being moved from their East End slum to the New town of Hemel Hempstead, and the adjustments and changes that brought on the family.
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 'Till death do us part' - Apr. 11, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In weddings held under this law, the bride or groom, as the case may be, usually attends the ceremony in clothes that he or she feels like wearing.
Except for the physical absence of one of the parties, the posthumous marriage is no different from one where the betrothed parties are alive to personally profess their love for each other till death parts them.
This requirement is strictly observed because the marriage relationship imposes duties and responsibilities on the marrying parties, their properties and, in case of death of either one, on their respective estates.
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 BBC - Comedy - Guide - Till Death Us Do Part
Till Death Us Do Part depicted a working-class household comprising Alf and his much put-upon wife Elsie ('Else'), with their slightly trendy daughter Rita and her long-haired 'leftie' husband Mike, who had insufficient money for a place of their own and so shared the cramped Wapping house with the Garnetts.
Utilising the new-found television freedoms that series such as That Was The Week That Was, Steptoe And Son and the ITV (ABC) drama series Armchair Theatre had pioneered, Till Death Us Do Part crackled with a rare energy, employing a style previously unexplored in the sitcom genre: a cross between kitchen-sink drama and observational comedy.
Till Death Us Do Part garnered similar bouquets and brickbats when its format was adapted for an American version, All In The Family and two UK feature-film spin-offs Till Death Us Do Part (1969) and The Alf Garnett Saga (1972, with Adrienne Posta and Paul Angelis as Rita and Mike).
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 The Mavens' Word of the Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For his efforts, however, Cranmer was burned at the stake a few years later when political winds shifted briefly in the anti-reformation direction with the succession of Roman Catholic Mary Tudor to the throne.
This also preserved the grammatical construction: the do in death...do part is subjunctive, as in this from the King James version of Ezekiel 33:9: "if he do not turn from his way, he shall die in his iniquity." (The indicative would have been doth--in modern English, does.
Many have attempted to modernize the language, as in the 1979 American Book of Common Prayer (suggesting "until we are parted by death"), but few have been able to match the poetic power of the original.
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 Till Death Do Us Part - Why spouses get the final say in coma cases. By Dahlia Lithwick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Days after Gov. Bush ordered her feeding to tube be reinserted over the wishes of her husband and the findings of the courts, her family's misery has become a national spectacle.
Ironically, the very reason courts respect the judgment of a surrogate (or a primary custodian in divorce cases) is so that the courts themselves—who do not know the patient (or child)—are relieved of the burden of making fact-specific decisions.
It was given him as his wife's partner and caretaker, someone she took until death do us part.
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 Till Death Us Do Part - Nostalgia Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Till Death Us Do Part - Nostalgia Central
The part of Mike was originally offered to Michael Caine (a friend of Johnny Speight's) who proved unavailable due to his blossoming movie career.
Two feature films were also made: Till Death Us Do Part (1969) and The Alf Garnett Saga (1972).
www.nostalgiacentral.com /tv/comedy/tilldeath.htm   (522 words)

 Till Death Do Us Part...
Although most people fear death, most of us make sure we leave a Last Will and Testament to make sure that someone will take responsibility for our stuff once we're gone.
I would like to chat with you sometime....it's not often that I do this...I had a similar experience when I got devorced, looking back on it now I get a laugh at the things we fought over, and for the very reasons you've mentioned.
Comment from readmereadyou - 1/19/04 10:23 PM I'm always hoping that part of their stuff was a Victorian era furniture collection that the survivors are willing to part with cheap.
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 Leerburg Web Forums: Till Death Do Us Part
Sorry this passage is not about a working dog but that of commitment to ones pet and going that extra mile that for the most part of us, would not do.
Till the day he died Topaz carried with him a fear of the Vet environment that would send him into jellied nervousness.
A month ago Topaz was with us as he has been for the past decade for boarding when the owners travel and one day while on a potty walk Topaz began to shake, fall to the ground and convulse.
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 Wired 11.10: Till Death Do Us Part
In the US, network news shows were jockeying to book the surgeons for interviews.
Children's brains are much more resilient, which explains in part why the only successful divisions of craniopagus twins - those connected at the head - have involved patients younger than 2.
They are pouring millions into new systems in their eagerness to get a piece of the growing 3-D imaging market, which is expected to be worth $1.2 billion in the US by 2009.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/11.10/twins.html   (1073 words)

She's decided to part from her husband, and she knows exactly what to do, because she remembers that very simple vow...
TILL DEATH DO US PART doesn't wholly succeed as a slasher flick, neither does it wholly succeed as a comedy, either.
TILL DEATH DO US PART is no classic but is an interestingly oddball addition to the subgenre (and the only Easter set slasher flick?).
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 FamilyLife: Articles - Till Death Do Us Part
The decision was made, in a way, 42 years ago when I promised to care for Muriel "in sickness and in health…till death do us part." So, as I told the students and faculty, as a man of my word, integrity has something to do with it.
She has cared for me fully and sacrificially all these years; if I cared for her for the next 40 years I would not be out of her debt.
Robertson continued to love his wife this way all the way till the end of her life.
www.familylife.com /articles/article_detail.asp?id=748   (1350 words)

 Till Death Do Us Part -- Part Two (Series Finale)
No one is having fun at Kid and Lou's wedding party because of the death of the soldiers.
She says she knows the riders are blaming her for Noah's death.
Whether you knew Noah Dixon or not, his passing should mean as much to you as those of us who considered him our friend and part of our family.
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 'Till Death Do Us Part - Chapter 1
A while after the Great War, when Folken was trying to rebuild Gaea, Allen couldn’t stand me and Celena constantly changing back and fourth so he had us put into separate bodies with the Destiny changing Device.
The others awoke one after the other in an order I can hardly remember, all I do know is that they had had problems with Miguel, My more rebellious ‘slayer.
It had had something to do with him being dead longer when they had found him.
www.freewebs.com /shukaku/TDDUP1.html   (1045 words)

 Wired 11.10: Till Death Do Us Part
It boosted their confidence, giving them faith in their ability to do something that others had said was impossible.
There are hospitals that will do it because it is important for their group.
Eleven days after the death of the Bijani sisters, a second set of conjoined twins, 4-month-old Korean girls joined at the base of the spine, arrived in Singapore.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/11.10/twins_pr.html   (4506 words)

 screenonline: Till Death Us Do Part (1966-75)
It soon became clear that a part of the audience was laughing along to Alf's rants about fls, immigration and the welfare state.
Rather than being a figure of fun, he was increasingly being seen as a voice of reason.
Unfortunately, the satire was lost on the part of the audience that the show aimed to challenge.
www.screenonline.org.uk /tv/id/465503   (400 words)

 Birmingham Evening Mail (England): TILL DEATH US DO PART; TOMMY TO WED DESPITE HAVING JUST MONTHS TO LIVE.(News)@ ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
WHEN florists Janet Brown and Tommy Beacall make their wedding vows, the words will be especially moving.
The couple, from Wellesley Gardens, Moseley, will swear "Till death us do part", having speedily arranged a spectacular wedding after Tommy was told he has just months to...
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 Everwood Transcripts - 1.08 - Till Death Do Us Part   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
KEYES: Dr. Abbott suggested we do an elimination technique in order to figure out which one of the products it is exactly, but the sermon is in six days.
I did everything short of putting the contents of her bathroom in a blender and doing a stick test on that.
Do you know that dream you have when you're trying to run and your feet are glued to the floor and you're naked?
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 Get Till Death Us Do Part on DVD! Petition
The complete Series 4 (1972) and the Christmas special (1972) including the complete Series 5 (1974) of Till Death Us Do Part are available on DVD.
Fan’s would like to see the whole complete Series of Till Death Us Do Part on DVD including the Pilot episode (1965) and the complete Series 1 (1966) Series 2 (1967) Series 3 (1968) and Series 6 (1975) and Series 7 (1975), including the Christmas episode’s (1967) and (1974).
Till Death Us Do Part did very well in its day, and rating were very high.
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 Till Death Us Do Part
His creation was the situation comedy series Till Death Us Do Part, and both it, and its monstrously memorable central character, were destined to become legendary icons.
In Sickness And In Health continued even after Dandy Nichols' death in 1986, although with the shift to a more racially tolerant social attitude, ironically partly brought about by the impact of the original series, it had by that time lost a lot of its bite or ability to be controversial.
It unsettled us, it made us reassess our attitudes towards racial intolerance, but most tellingly of all, it made us laugh.
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 Till Death Do Us Apart - Part Three   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
She let it carry on its shrill call as she sat in just her T-shirt, staring at the message on her monitor.
She was rocking gently, more like reassuring herself as she began to rub off the goose bumps, unaware she was doing it, hypnotised by that one word.
Till Death Do Us Apart - Part One
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 Till Death Do Us Part   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ryan and May stood before the priest, a friend of mine who didn't bat an eye when I explained who would be attending this particular ceremony.
She was jaguar from the waist down and human from the waist up.
Hermia had been born in North Dakota, and lived the first part of her life there with her parents and two older brothers, Graham and Neil.
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 "Till Death Us Do Part" (1965)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
While no singles were issued from "Headquarters" in the US, a single of "Alternate Title" was issued in the UK, and became a hit in the wake of the scandal.
Meanwhile, Patricia Hayes and Alfie Bass were brought in as his new neighbours, Bert and Min, Bert was Alf's drinking buddie and a fellow West Ham supporter, while Min was always poking her nose into Alf's business.
The series ended in 1975, but a spin-off series entitled "Till Death" surfaced in 1981 with Alf and Else retiring to Eastbourne with Mike and Rita trying to keep him out of trouble.
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 Till Death Us Do Part   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Death is not the end of light and the
Do not feel that you have been abandoned,
For only in death will you be forever young.
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 Till Death Do Us Part | Bullfrog Films
In Nigeria a married man cannot die of natural causes, his wife must have had a hand in his death.
In both urban and rural areas widows are made to suffer for their husbands' death.
As a first rite, her head is forcibly shaven, she is forbidden to bathe, and made to sit on the bare floor for at least a month.
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 Till Death Do Us Part
Next to her sat a girl with short blue hair, who was staring at her hands as the minister spoke.
"Usagi's death must have caused a time paradox...Now that she's dead, Chibi-Usa can't have ever existed, that's why she disappeared after Usagi-chan was hit by the car.
She thought I hated her up until her death, by that stupid drunk driver.
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 Till Death Do Us Part   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I do not and will never own X, or any of the associated characters, and I am not making money off of this fanfic.
I seem to have been doing that a lot since—since he left.
I hate it when you’re sad, especially because of me. I love you, and the only thing I want right now is for you to b happy and healthy.
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 FANFIC: Till Death Do Us Part by Mary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Martin Fenwick looked up from the readings he was taking, stifling his annoyance at being interrupted.
How Moriarty always seemed to know what he was thinking was beyond him, but it terrified him.
Shoot, we may be a hundred years in the future, but at least we won't starve to death." He grinned and leaned against Jigen's chamber.
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 Moviefone: Till Death Us Do Part Movie
Alf Garnett (Warren Mitchell) is a middle-aged bigot who loves the Queen and all that for which the kingdom (or what is left of it)...
The NY Times review of Till Death Us Do Part, a Yves Simoneau film starring and.
The NY Times review of Till Death Us Do Part, a Norman Cohen film starring Warren Mitchell and Dandy Nichols.
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