Arthur, a sheet music salesman, has an ear for the hit tunes, but nobody will trust it. And his imagination often bursts into full song, building musical numbers around the greatest frustrations in his life…
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The emotional wallop this series has for the viewer is cumulative which means tolerating the technical imperfections of the television during this era and the seemingly endless series of scenes where Bob Hoskins character has a serious case of "blue balls." The complex set of emotions the patient viewer will be
privy to has to be seen to be believed.