A Bear's Tail

Season 1 Episode 2

The Good, The Bear & The Ugly

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Aired Friday 10:35 PM Jul 08, 2005 on Channel 4
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The Good, The Bear & The Ugly
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The Bear seeks out his new sitcom family.

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    Yasmin Kerr

    Yasmin Kerr

    Lillian Hennerson

    Leigh Francis

    Leigh Francis

    The Bear/Avid Merrion/Keith Lemon/Corey Haim & Various Others

    Patsy Kensit

    Patsy Kensit

    Helen Hennerson

    Sean Pertwee

    Sean Pertwee

    Richard Head

    Fiona Phillips

    Fiona Phillips

    Herself

    Guest Star

    Eamonn Holmes

    Eamonn Holmes

    Himself

    Guest Star

    Mark Charnock

    Mark Charnock

    Marlon Dingle

    Guest Star

    Dermot O'Leary

    Dermot O'Leary

    Dermy

    Recurring Role

    Davina McCall

    Davina McCall

    Dave Ian McCall

    Recurring Role

    Dexter Fletcher

    Dexter Fletcher

    The Scriptwriter

    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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    • ALLUSIONS (9)

      • The title of this episode is an allusion to the title of the film The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.

      • The sketch Avid & Sacha, uses a similiar title sequence to Channel 4's talk show Richard & Judy.

      • The sketch Semen Street, uses the same signage and mock-up of the set of American kids show Sesame Street.

      • Mark Charnock takes on the role of barkeeper in the mock-up of Emmerdale Farm, with Patsy Kensit playing her Emmerdale character Sadie King at the bar and Mark playing his character Marlon Dingle. However the pub that this mock-up takes place in, doesn't resemble Emmerdale's The Woolpack at all.

      • Whilst The Bear is looking for his family, he bumps into a man in a red-hoody talking to a E.T. mock-up.

      • Keith Lemon: Yeah I have actually, I saw on the other night on tele on that Emmerdale Farm.

        Patsy Kensit who plays The Bear's mum in this series, also stars in British soap Emmerdale, previously known as Emmerdale Farm.

      • Fiona Phillips & Eamonn Holmes appear in a sketch in the GMTV studio, in the left hand bottom corner of the screen their's a mock-up of the logo and time-stamp seen on a GMTV programme. GMTV is a long-running British breakfast show.

      • In the scriptwriters room under the stairs their's a picture of the cast of American sitcom Roseanne. In this episode the scriptwriter is also wearing a Fresh Prince of Bel Air T-Shirt, another American sitcom.

      • Bungle who appears at the start of the show is the bear from popular childrens TV show Rainbow.

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