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November 13, 1979
Skits on the Russian army; trade unions; credit cards; overweight people; the rail system.
November 6, 1979
An appeal for funds by the BBC; the Presidential campaign of a dolphin; terrorists who demand a movie for their getaway plane.
October 30, 1979
Skits on the Nativity, and an Islamic diet clinic. Also: teen-agers discuss why "Church Is Where the Action Is."
October 23, 1979
Comedy includes a day in the life of the Pope's stuntman.
October 16, 1979
Skits on the qualifications required for an executive; and an auction during which hospital patients bid for a bed.
A spoof of "Candid Camera"; a skit on the customs of exotic places.
A divorce ceremony; a man who worships the Duke of Ettenborough.
A spoof of a religious program; a skit about sperm banks. Also: two doctors accidentally sew a nurse into a patient during surgery.
Comedy: coverage of the 1980 Presidential election, featuring interviews with the Three Ronnies (Corbett, Barker and Reagan).
Comedy includes a lawyer who studied law by reading "The Perry Mason Books for Boys."
Skits include Prince Charles touring India---and doing a little Christmas shopping as well. Also: a review of sexism on television.
Skits include spoofs of the Royal Family, John McEnroe, and Queen Elizabeth trying her hand at bullfighting.
Skits include the trial of the Gang of Four in Peking; a Presidential press conference.
Skits include a "Silly Trousers Tournament"; unemployed African antelopes; news reports from motorcycle riders.
A video game that enables people to alter real events; a scientist and his talking gorilla.
A satirical look at nuclear war includes a theme song and tips on how to spend the last days on earth.
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