Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin [TV Series] (1976)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Domestic Comedy, Sitcom [TV]  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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Created by David Nobbs' and based on his novel, the BBC comedy series The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin stars Leonard Rossiter in the title role. Outwardly a successful executive, Reginald Perrin suffers from boredom on the job and a humdrum home life. He yearns to break free from his existence, a yearning that turns into reality after he suffers a nervous breakdown. Unfortunately, his "new" life proves to be just as wearisome as his old one.

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rat-race, boredom, mid-life-crisis