A young married physician out on a fishing holiday ends up being saved by a mermaid, who intends to keep him her prisoner. She then offers to release him if he will take her to see London, which leads to a number of humorous and romantic entanglements as the mermaid entices several unmarried men who live near the physician and his wife. Written by
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The song Miranda sings at the opera is the "Drinking Song" from the Giuseppe Verdi
opera "La Traviata". See more
Paul is pulled into the sea by Miranda and comes to in an underwater cave. His trousers are rolled up to above the knee and he has a white shirt. He dives into the water to try and escape then gets out. His trousers are now unrolled and his shirt is dark then a few moments later they're back as they were See more
As the mermaid's tail disappears below the waves, the credit reads "FIN" See more
Referenced in Red Dwarf: Better Than Life
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