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ProductionEdit

Episode: 25
Date: December 17, 1975
Time: 50:17
Musical Director:
Vocals: The Ladybirds
Choreography:
Producer: Mark Stuart
Director:
Writer: Benny Hill

EpisodeEdit

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"Excuse me, is this the police station?"
"No, ma'am, that is my back side."

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HighlightsEdit

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  • Quickies on a Dance Floor
  • Benny as Kojak
  • Sports Day

CastEdit

QuotesEdit

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  • Fred Scuttle - "He's seen The Exorcist three times. I don't know what possessed him."


  • Priest - "Don't jump my son! Think of your wife and family!"
    Man on a Ledge - "I am. That's why I'm jumping!"

  • Male Dancer - "Remember, my dear, if we get married, we will have to keep it secret on account of my fans."
    Female Dancer - "But what if we have a baby?"
    Male Dancer - "Well, we'll tell the baby..."

  • Male Dancer - "My dad taught me to swim when I was only three. He took me to the lake and tossed me in. I wouldn't have mnded except everyone else was skating."



  • Kojak - "Clancy, did you check my tire?"
    Clancy - "You still have four."

  • Kojak - "No, lady, I can't go looking for your dog. Why don't you put an ad in the newspaper?" (Kojak gets an unheard response over the phone) "Your dog can't read...."

  • Jill - "Is this the 42nd Precinct??"
    Kojak - "No, lady, this is my back side."

  • Benny Hill -"Reading a book called the naked and the dead... Reminds me of my wife."

  • Benny Hill -"That's what the public wants... New faces."

  • Benny Hill - "It took an hour to put out the fire. Two to put out the firemen."

  • Benny Hill - "A woman like that could ruin a man... if he was lucky."

  • Benny Hill - "She uses so much perfume that when she stands still, she leaves a puddle."

  • Benny Hill - "Yesterday, she had four potatoes and custard, gefilte fish fingers, swee and sour tripe and jelly on chips."
    Jackie Wright - "All the same day?"
    Benny Hill - "All the same plate! She said, "What should I have to wash it all down?' I said 'Niagara Falls.'"

TriviaEdit

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  • Benny's opening impressions feature him as Liza Minnelli (with Jackie Wright as Charles Aznevour), the Amazing Kreskin (with Lorna Nathan as his assistant) and Moira Anderson singing "The Sound Of Music."
  • "Kojak" was a popular American crime drama in the 70s. Benny eventually reprised the character in later sketches, particularly in Murder on the Oregon Express.
  • The "Quickies on a Dance Floor" features the cast dancing as couples. Benny is with Lorna Nathan, Jackie with Dilys Watling (she calls him Claude at one point) and Henry with Eddie Buchanan in drag. Leanne Robinson also turns up briefly dancing with Jackie, and Henry with Dilys. Eddie turns up as a wall flower toward the end.
  • The Dennis Hilley quickie is a political parody of Denis Healey, who was Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1975 and involved in wage and price freezes along with tax hikes on the population.

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