Morecambe & Wise

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Morecambe & Wise Episode Guide

The Morecambe and Wise Show (Thames TV) Series 1 Episode 0
Broadcast18/10/1978
Running Time60 mins
Written ByBarry Cryer, John Junkin
GuestsDonald Sinden, Judi Dench, Leonard Sachs, Peter Cushing, Derek Griffiths, Sid Lawrence, Anne Hamilton
SketchesEric and Ern arrive at Thames, Intro - letters falling off, Family photograph, Wonderful World Of Ernie - Jungle Book, Pet Shop, I Remember It Well, John Junkin and Barry Cryer as Eric and Ern, Peter Cushing wants paying, Butler Of The Year, Got Or You Havn't Got, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
NotesOne off show. The first show for Thames.
The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show (Thames TV) Series 1 Episode 0
Broadcast25/12/1978
Running Time60 mins
Written ByBarry Cryer, John Junkin
GuestsLeonard Rossiter, Frank Finlay, Nicholas Parsons, Sir Harold Wilson, Eamonn Andrews
SketchesRoyal This Is Your Life, Intro - Eric has no clothes, Can I have a rise, Not Anna Ford, Introducing Leonard Rossiter, Fabulous Forties, Andrew Sisters, News at Ten 30, Flat - Shooting Toast - Frank Finlay, Murder at Nasteigh Manor, TV Times, Brut the dog, Doctor Doctor sketches, Sid Lawrence, Hijacking the orchestra, Lost Legacy (Jack's Return), Never Say Never (Eric fishing on boat), Fan Letter, Sir Harold Wilson visits the flat, Tap Dance
NotesChristmas show
The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show (Thames TV) Series 1 Episode 0
Broadcast25/12/1979
Running Time60 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsDavid Frost, Glenda Jackson, Des O'Connor
SketchesI taut I taw a puddy tat, Singing with Glenda. This was not a real Xmas show as Eric was recovering from his 2nd heart attack. David Frost interviews Eric and Ern with clips from past shows.
NotesChristmas show
The Morecambe and Wise Show (Thames TV) Series 1 Episode 1
Broadcast03/09/1980
Running Time30 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsTerry Wogan
SketchesErn's Gala Night and Impressions, Eric's leaving the hussle of city life, Ern watching TV, Mastermind barber, Songs of the highlands, Special Branch Nun, His tobacco, Wogan in the flat - new record
The Morecambe and Wise Show (Thames TV) Series 1 Episode 2
Broadcast10/09/1980
Running Time30 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsHannah Gordon, Hugh Paddick, Frank Coda
SketchesIntro - Evil Eric - the biker, Introducing Hannah Gordon, Banana Boat Song, Leg Bell Ringing, Flat - fellow writer
The Morecambe and Wise Show (Thames TV) Series 1 Episode 3
Broadcast17/09/1980
Running Time30 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsDave Prowse, Anthony Chinn, Raymond Mason, Fiesta Mei Ling
SketchesIntro - Dave Prowse - rent-a-giant, A life in shoes, TV Shop, Chinese Restaurant, Focus On The Arts, Doctor Sketch - lost voice, Flat - Eric's had a bath and is bored
The Morecambe and Wise Show (Thames TV) Series 1 Episode 4
Broadcast24/09/1980
Running Time30 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsDeryck Guyler, Gerald Case
Sketchesintro - This Is Your Life, Doctor waiting room, Multi Language Hotel, Police Force Snap, Uncle Eric and his glove puppet, Ping Pong, Flat - Eric and Ern's early days
The Morecambe and Wise Show (Thames TV) Series 1 Episode 5
Broadcast01/10/1980
Running Time30 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsSuzanne Danielle, Valerie Minfie, Tessa Wyatt
SketchesIntro - Eric buys a Jasper Rawling painting, Marlene Dietrich Story, Neighbours milk note, New Police dog, Marlene Dietrich Story 2, Travel Agent, Suzanne Danielle in the flat playing a fellow writer, Tessa Wyatt in front of the curtains
The Morecambe and Wise Show (Thames TV) Series 1 Episode 6
Broadcast08/10/1980
Running Time30 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsGemma Craven
SketchesIntro - Mr Fantastic - Quiz King, Window cleaner, Foreign Legion, Legionnaires in the toilet, Flat - Ern's Au Pair, Gemma Craven in front of the curtains
The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show (Thames TV) Series 1 Episode 7
Broadcast25/12/1980
Running Time60 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsPeter Barkworth, Glenda Jackson, Jill Gascoigne, Hannah Gordon, Peter Cushing, Alec Guiness, Mick McManus
SketchesCarrol singers, Gigantic wallet, Bully on the bench, Introducing Jill Gascoigne, Jill comes for Xmas dinner, Dancing Police, Carrol singers, Eric the Peg, Goodbye to Glenda, Ventriloquist with laryngitis, Peter Cushing wants paying, Double act at the psychiatrist, Carrol singers, Introducing Hannah Gordon and Peter Barkworth, Hamlet, Can Alec sing?, Sunshine - Alec in raincoat, Peter Cushing finally gets paid
NotesChristmas show