The Complete Index of Shows


Series One: October 5, 1969 - January 11, 1970

1) Whither Canada 'It's Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart' Famous Deaths Italian Lesson Whizzo Butter 'It's the Arts' Arthur 'Two-Sheds' Jackson Picasso/Cycling Race The Funniest Joke in the World 2) Sex and Violence Flying Sheep French Lecture on Sheep-Aircraft A Man with Three Buttocks A Man with Two Noses Musical Mice Marriage Guidance Counsellor The Wacky Queen Working-Class Playwright A Scotsman on a Horse The Wrestling Epilogue The Mouse Problem 3) How to Recognize Different Types of Trees From Quite a Long Way Away Court Scene (Witness in Coffin/Cardinal Richelieu) The Larch Bicycle Repairman Children's Stories Restaurant Sketch (Dirty Fork) Seduced Milkmen Stolen Newsreader Children's Interview Nudge Nudge 4) Owl-Stretching Time Song ('And Did Those Feet') Art Gallery Art Critic It's a Man's Life in the Modern Army Undressing in Public Self-Defense Against Fresh Fruit Secret Service Dentists 5) Man's Crisis of Identity in the Latter Half of the Twentieth Century Confuse-a-Cat The Smuggler A Duck, a Cat and a Lizard (Discussion) Vox Pops on Smuggling Police Raid Letters and Vox Pops Newsreader Arrested Erotic Film Silly Job Interview Careers Advisory Board Burglar/Encyclopaedia Salesman 6) It's the Arts Johann Gombolputty.... von Hautkopf of Ulm Non-illegal Robbery Vox Pops Crunchy Frog The Dull Life of a City Stockbroker Red Indian in Theatre Policemen Make Wonderful Friends A Scotsman on a Horse Twentieth-Century Vole 7) You're No Fun Anymore Camel Spotting You're No Fun Anymore The Audit Science Fiction Sketch Man Turns Into Scotsman Police Station Blancmanges Playing Tennis 8) Full Frontal Nudity Army Protection Racket Vox Pops Art Critic - the Place of the Nude Buying a Bed Hermits Dead Parrot (Petshop) The Flasher Hell's Grannies 9) The Ant, an Introduction Llamas A Man with a Tape Recorder up His Nose Kilimanjaro Expedition (Double Vision) A Man with a Tape Recorder up His Brother's Nose Homicidal Barber Lumberjack Song Gumby Crooner The Refreshment Room at Bletchley Hunting Film The Visitors 10) Untitled Walk-on-Part in Sketch Bank Robber (Lingerie Shop) Trailer Arthur Tree Vocational Guidance Counsellor (Chartered Accountant) The First Man to Jump the Channel Tunnelling from Godalming to Java Pet Conversions Gorilla Librarian Letters to 'Daily Mirror' Strangers in the Night 11) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Goes to the Bathroom Letters (Lavatorial Humour) Interruptions Agatha Christie Sketch Undertakers Film 1 Literary Football Discussion Interesting People Eighteenth-Century Social Legislation The Battle of Trafalgar Batley Townswomens' Guild Presents the Battle of Pearl Harbour Undertakers Film 2 12) The Naked Ant Falling From Buildings 'Spectrum' - Talking About Things Visitors from Coventry Mr Hitler The North Minehead By-Election Police Station (Silly Voices) Upperclass Twit of the Year Ken Shabby How Far Can a Minister Fall? 13) Intermission Intermissions Restaurant (Abuse/Cannibalism) Advertisements Albatross Come Back to My Place Me Doctor Historical Impersonations Quiz Programme - 'Wishes' 'Probe-Around' on Crime Stonehenge Mr Attila the Hun Psychiatry - Silly Sketch Operating Theatre (Squatters)

Series Two: September 15, 1970 - December 22, 1970

1) Dinsdale 'Face the Press' New Cooker Sketch Tobacconists (Prostitute Advert) The Ministry of Silly Walks The Piranha Brothers 2) The Spannish Inquisition Man-Powered Flight The Spanish Inquisition Jokes and Novelties Salesman Tax on Thingy Vox Pops Photos of Uncle Ted (Spanish Inquisition) The Semaphore Version of 'Wuthering Heights' 'Julius Caesar' on an Aldis Lamp Court Scene (Charades) 3) Untitled A Bishop Rehearsing Flying Lessons Hijacked Plane (to Luton) The Poet McTeagle Psychiatrist Milkman Complaints Deja Vu 4) The Buzz Aldrin Show Architect Sketch How to Give Up Being a Mason Motor Insurance Sketch 'The Bishop' Living Room on Pavement Poets A Choice of Viewing Chemist Sketch Words Not to be Used Again After-Shave Vox Pops Police Constable Pan-Am 5) Live from the Grillomat Live from the Grill-o-Mat Snack Bar, Paignton 'Blackmail' Society for Putting Things on Top of Other Things Escape (From Film) Current Affairs Accidents Sketch Seven Brides for Seven Brothers The Man Who is Alternately Rude and Polite Documentary on Boxer 6) School Prizes 'It's a Living' The Time on BBC 1 School Prize-Giving 'if' - a Film by Mr Dibley 'Rear Window' - a Film by Mr Dibley 'Finian's Rainbow' (Starring the Man From the Off-Licence) Foreign Secretary Dung Dead Indian Timmy Williams Interview Raymond Luxury Yacht Interview Registry Office Election Night Special (Silly and Sensible Parties) 7) The Attila the Hun Show 'The Attila the Hun Show' Attila the Nun Secretary of State Striptease Vox Pops on Politicians Ratcatcher Wainscotting Killer Sheep The News for Parrots The News for Gibbons Today in Parliament The News for Wombats Attila the Bun The Idiot in Society Test Match The Epsom Furniture Race 'Take Your Pick' 8) Archaeology Today Trailer 'Archaeology Today' Silly Vicar Leapy Lee Registrar (Wife Swap) Silly Doctor Sketch (Immediately Abandoned) Mr and Mrs Git Mosquito Hunters Poofy Judges Mrs Thing and Mrs Entity Beethoven's Mynah Bird Shakespeare Michaelangelo Colin Mozert (Ratcatcher) Poofy Judges Part 2 9) How to Recognize Different Parts of the Body 'How to Recognize Different Parts of the Body' Bruces Naughty Bits The Man Who Contradicts People Cosmetic Surgery Camp Square-Bashing Cut-Price Airline Batley Townswomen's Guild Presents the First Heart Transplant The First Underwater Production of 'Measure for Measure' The Death of Mary Queen of Scots Exploding Penguin on TV Set There's Been a Murder Europolice Song Contest 'Bing Tiddle Tiddle Bong' (Song) 10) Scott of the Antarctic French Subtitled Film Scott of the Antarctic Scott of the Sahara Fish License Derby Council v. All Blacks Rugby Match Long John Silver Impersonators v. Bournemouth Gynaecologists 11) How Not to be Seen Conquistador Coffee Campaign Repeating Groove Ramsay MacDonald Striptease Job Hunter Crelm Toothpaste Agatha Christie Sketch (Railway Timetables) Mr Neville Shunte Film Director (Teeth) City Gents Vox Pops 'Crackpot Religions Ltd' 'How Not to be Seen' Crossing the Atlantic on a Tricycle Interview in Filing Cabinet 'Yummy Yummy' Monty Python's Flying Circus Again in Thirty Seconds 12) Spam 'The Black Eagle' Dirty Hungarian Phrasebook Court (Phrasebook) Communist Quiz 'Ypres 1914' - Abandoned Art Gallery Strike 'Ypres 1914' Hospital for Over-Actors Gumby Flower Arranging Spam 13) Royal Episode 13 The Queen will be Watching Coal Mine (Historical Argument) The Man Who Says Things in a Very Roundabout Way The Man Who Speaks Only the Ends of Words The Man Who Speaks Only the Beginnings of Words The Man Who Speaks Only the Middles of Words Commercials How to Feed a Goldfish The Man Who Collects Birdwatcher's Eggs Insurance Sketch Hospital Run by RSM Mountaineer Exploding Version of 'The Blue Danube' Girls' Boarding School Submarine Lifeboat (Cannibalism) Undertaker's Sketch

Series Three: October 19, 1972 - January 18, 1973

1) Whicker's World Court scene - Multiple Murderer Icelandic Saga Court Scene (Viking) Stock Exchange Report Mrs Premise and Mrs Conclusion Visit Jean-Paul Sartre Whicker Island 2) Mr and Mrs Brian Norris' Ford Popular Emigration from Surbiton to Hounslow Schoolboys' Life Assurance Company How to Rid the World of All Known Diseases Mrs Niggerbaiter Explodes Vicar/Salesman Farming Club 'Life of Tschaikovsky' Trim-Jeans Theatre Fish-Slapping Dance World War One The BBC is Short of Money Puss in Boots 3) The Money Programme 'The Money Programme' 'There is Nothing Quite So Wonderful as Money' (Song) Erizabeth L. Fraud Film Squad Salvation Fuzz (Dead Bishop) Jungle Restaurant Apology for Violence and Nudity Ken Russell's 'Gardening Club' The Lost World of Roiurama Six More Minutes of Monty Python's Flying Circus Argument Clinic Hitting on the Head Lessons Inspector Flying Fox of the Yard One More Minute of Monty Python's Flying Circus 4) Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror 'Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror' The Man who Speaks in Anagrams Anagram Quiz Merchant Banker Pantomime Horses Life and Death Struggles Mary Recruitment Office Bus Conductor Sketch The Man Who Makes People Laugh Uncontrollably Army Captain as Clown Gestures to Indicate Pauses in a Televised Talk Neurotic Announcers The News With Richard Baker (Vision Only) 'The Pantomime Horse is a Secret Agent Film' 5) The All-England Summarize Proust Competition 'Summarize Proust Competition' Everest Climbed by Hairdressers Fire Brigade Our Eamonn 'Party Hints' with Veronica Smalls Language Laboratory Travel Agent Watney's Red Barrel Theory on Brontosauruses by Anne Elk (Miss) 6) The War Against Pornography Tory Housewives Clean-up Campaign Gumby Brain Specialist Molluscs - 'Live' TV Documentary The Minister for Not Listening to People Tuesday Documentary/Children's Story/Party Political Broadcast Apology (Politicians) Expedition to Lake Pahoe The Silliest Interview We've Ever Had The Silliest Sketch We've Ever Done 7) Salad Days Biggles Dictates a Letter Climbing the North Face of the Uxbridge Road Lifeboat Old Lady Snoopers 'Storage Jars' The Show So Far Cheese Shop Philip Jenkinson on Cheese Westerns Sam Peckinpah's 'Salad Days' Apology The News With Richard Baker Seashore Interlude Film 8) The Cycling Tour Mr Pither Clodagh Rogers Trotsky Smolensk Bingo-Crazed Chinese 'Jack in a Box' 9) The Nude Man Bomb on Plane A Naked Man Ten Seconds of Sex Housing Project Built by Characters From Nineteenth-Century English Literature M1 Interchange Built by Characters From 'Paradise Lost' Mystico and Janet - Flats Built by Hypnosis 'Mortuary Hour' The Olympic Hide-and-Seek Final The Cheap-Laughs Bull-Fighting The British Well-Basically Club Prices on the Planet Algon 10) Henry Thripshaw's Disease Tudor Jobs Agency Pornographic Bookshop Elizabethan Pornography Smugglers Silly Disturbances (the Rev. Arthur Belling) The Free Repetition of Doubtful Words Sketch, by an Underrated Author 'Is There?'...Life After Death? The Man Who Says Words in the Wrong Order Thripshaw's Disease Silly Noises Sherry-Drinking Vicar 11) Dennis Moore 'Boxing Tonight' - Jack Bodel v. Sir Kenneth Clark Dennis Moore Lupins What the Stars Foretell Doctor 'TV4 or not TV4' Discussion Ideal Loon Exhibition Off-Licence 'Prejudice' 12) A Book at Bedtime Party Political Broadcast (Choreographed) 'A Book at Bedtime - 'Redgauntlet'' Kamikaze Scotsmen No Time to Lose Penguins BBC Programme Planners Unexploded Scotsmen 'Spot the Loony' Rival Documentaries 'Dad's Doctors' (Trail) 'Dad's Pooves' (Trail) 13) Grandstand Thames TV Introduction 'Light Entertainment Awards' with Dickie Attenborough The Oscar Wilde Sketch Charwoman (Animated Sequence) David Niven's Fridge Pasolini's Film 'The Third Test Match' New Brain from Curry's Blood Donor International Wife-Swapping Credits of the Year Back to the 'Light Entertainment Awards' The Dirty Vicar Sketch

Series Four: October 31, 1974 - December 5, 1974

1) The Golden Age of Ballooning Montgolfier Brothers Louis XIV George III Zeppelin 2) Michael Ellis Department Store Buying an Ant At Home with the Ant and Other Pets Documentary on Ants Ant Complaints Poetry Reading (Ants) Complaints Department Toupee Department Different Endings 3) The Light Entertainment War 'Up Your Pavement' RAF Banter Trivializing the War Courtmartial Basingstoke in Westphalia 'Anything Goes In' (Song) Film Trailer The Public are Idiots Programme Titles Conference The Last Five Miles of the M2 Woody and Tinny Words Show-Jumping (Musical) Newsflash (Germans) 'When Does A Dream Begin?' (Song) 4) Hamlet Bogus Psychiatrists 'Nationwide' Police Helmets Father-in-Law Hamlet and Ophelia Boxing Match Aftermath Boxing Commentary Piston Engine (A Bargain) A Room in Polonius's House Dentists (Live from Epsom) Jockey Interviews Queen Victoria Handicap 5) Mr Neutron Post Box Ceremony Mr. Neutron Mr. Neutron is Missing Teddy Salad (CIA agent) Mr. Neutron is Still Missing Mr. Neutron is Found 'Conjuring Today' 6) Party Political Broadcast 'Most Awful Family in Britain' Icelandic Honey Week A Doctor Whose Patients are Stabbed by His Nurse Brigadier and Bishop Appeal on Behalf of Extremely Rich People The Man who Finishes Other People's Sentences David Attenborough The Walking Tree of Dahomey The Batsmen of the Kalahari Cricket Match (Assegais) BBC News (Handovers)

Transmission Details

Series Transmission Recording Number as /number date date recorded 1/1 Oct 05, 1969 Sep 07, 1969 2 1/2 Oct 12, 1969 Aug 30, 1969 1 1/3 Oct 19, 1969 Aug 14, 1969 3 1/4 Oct 26, 1969 Sep 21, 1969 4 1/5 Nov 16, 1969 Oct 03, 1969 5 1/6 Nov 23, 1969 Nov 11, 1969 7 1/7 Nov 30, 1969 Oct 10, 1969 6 1/8 Dec 07, 1969 Nov 25, 1969 8 1/9 Dec 14, 1969 Dec 07, 1969 10 1/10 Dec 21, 1969 Nov 30, 1969 9 1/11 Dec 28, 1969 Dec 14, 1969 11 1/12 Jan 04, 1970 Dec 21, 1969 12 1/13 Jan 11, 1970 Jan 04, 1970 13 2/1 Sep 15, 1970 Jul 09, 1970 4 2/2 Sep 22, 1970 Jul 02, 1970 3 2/3 Sep 29, 1970 Jul 16, 1970 5 2/4 Oct 20, 1970 Sep 18, 1970 9 2/5 Oct 27, 1970 Sep 10, 1970 7 2/6 Nov 03, 1970 Sep 10, 1970 8 2/7 Nov 10, 1970 Oct 02, 1970 11 2/8 Nov 17, 1970 Oct 09, 1970 12 2/9 Nov 24, 1970 Sep 25, 1970 10 2/10 Dec 01, 1970 Jul 02, 1970 2 2/11 Dec 08, 1970 Jul 23, 1970 6 2/12 Dec 15, 1970 Jun 25, 1970 1 2/13 Dec 22, 1970 Oct 16, 1970 13 3/1 Oct 19, 1972 Jan 14, 1972 5 3/2 Oct 26, 1972 Jan 28, 1972 7 3/3 Nov 02, 1972 Dec 04, 1971 1 3/4 Nov 09, 1972 Dec 11, 1971 2 3/5 Nov 16, 1972 Apr 24, 1972 9 3/6 Nov 23, 1972 Jan 21, 1972 6 3/7 Nov 30, 1972 Jan 07, 1972 4 3/8 Dec 07, 1972 May 04, 1972 10 3/9 Dec 14, 1972 May 11, 1072 11 3/10 Dec 21, 1972 May 25, 1972 13 3/11 Jan 04, 1973 Apr 17, 1972 8 3/12 Jan 11, 1973 Dec 18, 1971 3 3/13 Jan 18, 1973 May 18, 1972 12 4/1 Oct 31, 1974 Oct 12, 1974 1 4/2 Nov 11, 1974 Oct 19, 1974 2 4/3 Nov 14, 1974 Oct 26, 1974 3 4/4 Nov 21, 1974 Nov 02, 1974 4 4/5 Nov 28, 1974 Nov 09, 1974 5 4/6 Dec 05, 1974 Nov 16, 1974 6