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Episode: 40
Date: January 7, 1981
Time: 51:14
Musical Director: Ronnie Aldrich
Vocals: The Ladybirds
Choreography: Julie Hervieu
Producer: Dennis Kirkland
Director: Dennis Kirkland
Writer: Benny Hill





  • Benny impersonates Michael Caine, his co-star in the movie, The Italian Job
  • The Loser
  • The Wishing Well
  • Wonder-Gran vs. Dr. Jackal and Mr. Hyde



  • Abigail - "Gladys! I can't talk to you now. i'm on my weddng night! Call me back in five minutes!"

  • Wall Graffiti - "Slides Rules OK - Spain rules "ole!" - Elizabeth rules UK - Marquis of Queensbury rules KO"

  • Michael Caine - "Do you know what they call a dog who's got no legs? Well, it don't matter, 'cause he won't come anyway."

  • Michael Caine - "Roses are reddish, and violets are bluish, if it weren't for Christmas, we'd all be Jewish."

  • Gaston LeClerc - "The English are a funny lot. Shipments go by car while cargo goes by ship."

  • Gaston LeClerc - "Englishmen have sixteen wives. It is in the verse. Four richer, Four poorer, four better and four worse."

  • Wall Graffiti - "Frederick's nuts aen't what they're cracked up to be - Englishmen make the best lovers - The Japanese make them smaller and cheaper."

  • Wall Graffiti - "Stamp out vandalism - Or I'll blow out your windows!"


  • Selected sketches from this episode appear in the "Video Spotlight" and "Home Video Drive In" VHS tapes from HBO Home Video.
  • George Chandler sings "Runaway" during the Hill's Angels' routine, backed by The Ladybirds.