On the Buses (series 6)

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On the Buses
Series 6
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On the Buses series 6 DVD
Country of originUnited Kingdom
No. of episodes7
Original networkITV
Original release20 February (1972-02-20) –
2 April 1972 (1972-04-02)
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The sixth series of On the Buses originally aired between 20 February 1972 and 2 April 1972, beginning with "No Smoke Without Fire". The series was produced and directed by Derrick Goodwin for episodes one, four and six and Bryan Izzard for the other episodes. The series designer was Alan Hunter-Craig. Episodes one, three, four and five were written by Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis. Episodes two, six and seven were written by George Layton and Jonathan Lynn.[1][2]



Episode No. Series No. Title Written by Original air date
551"No Smoke Without Fire"Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis20 February 1972 (1972-02-20)
562"Love Is What You Make It"George Layton and Jonathan Lynn27 February 1972 (1972-02-27)
573"Private Hire"Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis5 March 1972 (1972-03-05)
584"Stan's Worst Day"Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis12 March 1972 (1972-03-12)
595"Union Trouble"Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis19 March 1972 (1972-03-19)
606"Bye Bye Blakey"George Layton and Jonathan Lynn26 March 1972 (1972-03-26)
617"The Prize"George Layton and Jonathan Lynn2 April 1972 (1972-04-02)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Walker, Craig (2009). On the Buses: The Complete Story. Apex Publishing Ltd. ISBN 9781906358693.
  2. ^ Fisher, Tex (2011). I 'Ate You Butler! - The Making of On the Buses: Behind the Scenes of Britain's Favourite Sitcom. Deck Chair Publishing. ISBN 9780956563415.

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