so, rather than do the easy thing - WHo/what is Victor Mildrew? I decided to google ...
so wiki has this...
This article is about the BBC sitcom. For the 1994 album by Beck, see One Foot in the Grave (album).
One Foot in the Grave
Series title card
Created by David Renwick
Starring Richard Wilson
Running time Mainly 30 minutes; 1 40mins, 1 45mins, 1 50mins, 2 60mins, 1 70mins, 1 90mins
Original channel BBC One
Original run 4 January 1990 – 20 November 2000
One Foot in the Grave is a BBC television situation comedy series written by David Renwick. The show ran for six series, with several specials over a ten year period, from 1990 to 2000. The series features the exploits of Victor Meldrew, played by Richard Wilson, and his long-suffering wife, Margaret, played by Annette Crosbie, in their battle against the trials of modern life.
obviously some Brit thang
I still don;t get it...
and lance, well life is never dull...