If anything, these awful films are so misjudged and amateurish that they end up being surprisingly charming and strangely endearing. Even the usually reliable Carry On Team who previously got genuine gold and harmless, joyful fun from such caricatures were not immune from banality, producing during this drought of originality the two worst Carry On films: The Confessions films were based on a long series of True Confessions of Timothy Lea books available from cheap paperback racks, all supposedly written by Lea himself as true accounts of his adventures actually by Christopher Wood, who also wrote the screenplays, and whose Wikipedia bibliography actually specifies "excluding pseudonymous humorous erotica". Britain, In the s, for what appears to be no specific reason, took the bold, exciting and liberating step of no longer trying to impress America. Pretty much the whole point. For example, remember how, at the end of American Pie 2, our hero turns down the beautiful foreign student who has already got her tits out and runs off after the band geek whom he has just realized he really loves? And the shag would have been on camera. Referenced in an episode of St. In the s Britain had the opportunity to much more clearly and impressively define its own cinematic identity. They should have been amazing. He was a household name and he had earned his spurs on TV. Elsewhere , where one of the patients revealed that he had — ahem — performed in them. He was in Steptoe and Son for nearly 12 years.