The Benny Hill Show - Season 2

ITV (ended 1989)




Episode Guide

  • Show 9
    Episode 5
    Benny opens with "The Egg Marketing Board Tango." Also: French for Starters; Hill plays a hapless messenger; Andree Melly interviews chorus boy Mervyn Cruddy on "The Grass is Greener"; a supermarket ballet accompanied by piped-in music; The Ladybirds sing "Close to You"; classic cinema spoof "Passengers of Love"; and we find Chow Mein working in a restaurant.moreless
  • Show 8
    Episode 4
    Hill takes on spy flicks as an undercover sanitary inspector, musical guest Nanette performs "Everybody's Singing, Like Now," Benny plays a foreigner in an early version of "Learning All the Time," and "Uplift With Humphrey Bumphrey" which features Fred Scuttle as an art gallery curator, Benny as poet St. John Bossom, and "Pepys' Diary."moreless
  • Show 7
    Episode 3
    Hill starts off with "Flying South." Also: Shameful Moments of Sport, a spoof of "Bob & Carol and Ted & Alice", Benny appears as a happy hippie on "Top of the Tops", and Nicholas Parsons interviews police spokesman Fred Scuttle; plus musical numbers from Petticoat and Vine ("Welcome to the World of Love and Laughter") and Kiki Dee ("You've Made Me So Very Happy").moreless
  • Show 6
    Show 6
    Episode 2
    Includes a sketch with Fred Scuttle as a cut-price holiday tycoon, an early version of the doings of the Lower Tidmarsh Volunteer Fire Brigade, and a parody of "Opportunity Knocks!" with Hill as the host and all the talent acts (with the first performance of his song "Ernie, The Fastest Milkman in the West"). Also: Trisha Noble performs "Leavin' on a Jet Plane."moreless
  • Show 5
    Show 5
    Episode 1
    Includes "Fred Scuttle's Entertainment News", "East Meets West" with Chow Mein and a look at the "Underworld Water of Jacques Custard"; plus musical numbers from Two's Company ("Try to Remember") and Los Zafiros ("Maria Isabel").