I remember Boys From The Blackstuff, great series. Couldn't be made now of course, the politically correct goons who run TV would never accept a word like blackstuff in the title of a prime time drama.

And even worse, it portrayed white, working class people symparthetically even though the characters were unaware of their "white privilege."

(The Blackstuff of the title, dear readers, is tarmac or tarmacadam, the "boys" were a gand or construction workers whose job was laying the backstuff for roads and pathways.)

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