Release Date: October 1969
10. The Cycling Tour
Season 3, Episode 8
Mr Pither; Clodagh Rogers; Trotsky; Smolensk; Bingo-crazed Chinese (British Ambassador); ‘Jack in a Box’.
9. Man’s Crisis of Identity in the Latter Half of the 20th Century
Season 1, Episode 5
Confuse-a-Cat, The Smuggler, A Duck, a Cat and a Lizard (Discussion), Vox Pops on Smuggling, Police Raid, Letters on Vox Pops, Newsreader Arrested, Erotic Film, Cartoon – Charles Fatless, Silly Job Interview, Careers Advisory Board, Burglar/Encyclopaedia Salesman
8. Royal Episode 13
Season 2, Episode 13
Miners brawl over historical facts; hospital patients serve the doctors; five shipwrecked mariners decide whom they will have for dinner.
7. The Money Programme
Season 3, Episode 3
“The Money Program” features a Swiss banker, a city accountant and a song of praise.
6. Full Frontal Nudity
Season 1, Episode 8
A pet-shop customer returns his dead parrot; a gang of female senior citizens attacks a town’s young men; a young army officer who joined the service to water-ski tries to resign.
5. How to Recognise Different Types of Trees from Quite a Long Way Away
Season 1, Episode 3
Court Scene, The Larch, Bicycle Repair Man, Children’s Stories, Restaurant Sketch, Seduced Milkmen, Stolen News Reader, Children’s Interview, and Nudge Nudge.
4. The Ant, an Introduction
Season 1, Episode 9
A man with double vision organizes a mountain-climbing expedition; llamas are celebrated in a rousing Spanish song; a barber is afraid to cut hair; a couple’s romantic evening is ruined by uncouth visitors.
3. How to Recognise Different Parts of the Body
Season 2, Episode 9
A University of Woolamaloo philosophy-department meeting—the members of which are all named Bruce; an exploding penguin; a radio version of “The Death of Mary Queen of Scots.” Also: advice on how to pick up a cosmetic surgeon.
Season 2, Episode 1
A sketch about the Ministry of Silly Walks. Also: a British minister—attired in a pink tulle dress—talks about housing; 30 gas-company men investigate the installation of a stove; a giant hedgehog wanders London.
1. The Spanish Inquisition
Season 2, Episode 2
An offbeat look at the Spanish Inquisition; an unconventional version of “Wuthering Heights.” Also: a jury plays charades while delivering its verdict; a man attempts to find one nontaxable pleasure.