In the UK, the release of a programme on video is rarely something that can
be guaranteed. Some programmes are released more or less as soon as each particular
series has been transmitted, while other programmes are never released at all.
If you are looking for videotapes of a particular programme, the first place
to ask is at a local video stockist. Many of them, particularly large national
outlets, can tell you if a particular programme is available.
Next, visit one of the websites which specialise in selling video tapes online.
For UK (PAL/VHS format) releases, try:
For US (NTSC format) releases, try:
If you find that the programme you're looking for is not currently available
as a commercial video release, try posting a request to one or both of the following newsgroups:
At the end of the day, you may have to accept that video tapes of a particular
programme cannot be obtained by any means. This is particularly true of older
British television comedy programmes.