The Benny Hill Show - Season 8

ITV (ended 1989)




Episode Guide

  • Show 31
    Episode 3
    Includes the famous "Starsky and Hutch" parody with Hill as both characters, and Jackie Wright as Huggy Bear, "Casanova" and a look at package holidays with Chow Mein. Dilys Watling sings "Fever" with Hill improvising all of the percussion parts; the "Granny Show Jumping" competition; a humourous look at a CinemaScope film that is being "panned and scanned" on the TV screen; "Girls, Girls, Girls", in which band member Benny daydreams about the various girls he sees on the dance floor, and a Punch and Judy show featuring Margaret Thatcher (and other politicians); plus Benny strikes up the band to perform "At the Streaker's Ball" (with little Jackie Wright playing trombone).moreless
  • Show 30
    Episode 2
    Benny tells the tale of "Eskimo Nell," Henry McGee drops in on the "Villain of the Year Award" ceremony (with Fred Scuttle giving his opinion on the subject), Benny's nervous bridegroom has second thoughts about being wed to his rich bride (Rita Webb), Love Machine sings "Think of the Boys," Benny plays butler to a pair of rich aristocrats in "Victorian Scandals," and Benny and the lads don their raincoats to do "The Flash."moreless
  • Show 29
    Episode 1
    Benny leads things off with the song "Bianca Malone," then on to the "Sum Awards" with a "New Avengers" spoof and parodies of "Mastermind" and "I, Claudius." Also: Benny and Jackie Wright accompany Diana Darvey in a continental cabaret; Hill as a nearsighted TV newsreader; musical guests Reflections perform a swinging rendition of "Higher and Higher"; and "The Bionic Baby."moreless