Tripper's Day is a British television sitcom produced by Thames Television for ITV. The plot centres on Leonard Rossiter as Norman Tripper, a northern manager assigned to a London supermarket with problematic staff. The programme received poor reviews and was Rossiter's final television work; the actor died between the broadcast of the second and third episodes.
|Written by||Brian Cooke|
|Directed by||Michael Mills|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original release||24 September –|
29 October 1984
|Followed by||Slinger's Day|
|Related shows||Check It Out!|
The series was brought back two years later with Bruce Forsyth in the lead role, under the new title Slinger's Day. In Canada and United States the series had a remake under the title Check it Out! (1985–1988). In Sweden, comical duo Stefan & Krister starred in Full Frys, a TV series largely based on Tripper's Day and Check it Out!.
|#||Title||Director||Writer||Original air date|
|1||"Special Offers"||Anthony Parker||Brian Cooke||24 September 1984|
|2||"Foreign Parts"||Michael Mills||Brian Cooke||1 October 1984|
|3||"Games People Play"||Michael Mills||Brian Cooke||8 October 1984|
|4||"Token of Esteem"||Michael Mills||Brian Cooke||15 October 1984|
|5||"Alarms and Diversions"||Michael Mills||Brian Cooke||22 October 1984|
|6||"Vatman and Robbin"||Michael Mills||Brian Cooke||29 October 1984|
The complete series of Tripper's Day was released on DVD on 20 September 2010.