A Bit of Fry and Laurie - Season 2

BBC (ended 1995)




Episode Guide

  • Series 2, Episode 6
    Sketches include: "Satire/Tribute," "Yellow Pages," "Beauty and Ideas," "First Kiss," "Borrowing a Fiver Off...," "Introducing My Grandfather to...," "A Vision of Britain," a Control & Murchison segment, and a John & Peter segment.
  • Episode 6
    Episode 6
    Passions run high in the final program of the series. The day turns out to be very unlucky for Hugh as Stephen becomes irritated by his piano playing and kills him. But the irritation continues as the program becomes an obituary for Hugh and ruins the sketch. However, there is a happy ending for those who like that sort of thing.moreless
  • Series 2, Episode 5
    Sketches include: "Sally Cooke," "Rhodes Boysons," "Amputated Genitals," "The Cause," and "Where Eagles Dare."
  • Episode 5
    Episode 5
    Last episode you met the Robert Robinsons, this week be prepared to face The Rhodes Boysons. The identity of the surprise guest is also revealed during the program which represents new horizons in home entertainment.
  • Series 2, Episode 4
    Fry and Laurie want to be big enough for Marlon Brando to notice them. Thus come the sketches: Dinner with Digby, "Department Store Changes," "Interrogation in the Car," "An Elf or a Pixie," "Peter and John #5," "The Robert Robinsons," "Control's Telescupe," and the "Bigometer Update."
  • Episode 4
    Episode 4
    On the soap opera side of things, Tom gets a surprise when Irene reveals her treachery, and the arrival of Duncan's new legs causes Bob's affair with Martin to reach flash point.
  • Series 2, Episode 3
    Fry and Laurie have gags over their mouths to protests the censors' ban on traditional swearwords. Thus Fry and Laurie create new swearwords for their sketches: "Testimony," Over to You, "The Jeweller's Shop," "Girlfriends," "Mystery Object," "Westminster Society," "Peter and John #4," and "What People Find Funny."
  • Episode 3
    Episode 3
    Stephen and Hugh cope with the knotty problem of offensive language. They have uncovered a series of obscure words like 'pempslider,' a 'cloff-prunker' and 'pim-hole' which are extremely rude, but pass unnoticed by most of us because we don't know what they mean.
  • Series 2, Episode 2
    The BBC must find new places for funding. Thus this episode is sponsored by Tideyman's Carpets, which ingratiates itself in almost all the sketches: "The Spillage That Wasn't," "Control Talks of the Open Window," "A Right Way and a Wrong Way to Deal with Trick-or-Treaters," "The Tideyman's Test," "Piano Standards," "Nazi Interrogates Englsih Major," "John and Peter #3," and "The Improvised End Sketch."moreless
  • Episode 2
    Episode 2
    Faxed to you live from medieval Spain. Comedic scenes of more or less amusing nature which see out two chums struggling to overthrow the Moors. Guest appearance by Nigel Pargeter as the Lawntidy.
  • Series 2, Episode 1
    Stephen and Hugh incorporate the song Time, Where Did You Go? and "Dancersize" in their opening gambit. Sketches include "Hardware Store," "Peter and John #2," "Letter to Stephen's Grandfather," "Arthur Meets the Psychiatrist," "The Sportscasters Cover Everyday Life," "Control and Tony Talk About Lies," "Hugh Interviews 'Michael Jackson.'"
  • Episode 1
    Episode 1
    The first of a new experimental series in which Stephen Fry will be played by Hugh Laurie and Hugh Laurie will be played by Stephen Fry. The part of 'A Bit' will be played by And, and the part of 'Of' will be played by Paddy Ashdown. The BBC takes no responsibility for articles of clothing removed on the premises.moreless
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