Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the five most incompetent shipmates ever to sail the seven seas, but the passengers turn out to be a rather strange bunch too. The SS Happy Wanderer will never be the same. Written by
Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>
That Carry On crew in a luxury laughter cruise!
Did You Know?
The film has had a "cultural influence" according to website Wikipedia. The "Haynes Technique", named after the ship's cook Wilfred Haynes (Lance Percival
), involves the breaking of a large number of eggs in a large metal pot, by dropping one full them of eggs onto the ground, which is a joke in the film. The eggs are then drained to remove the egg shell parts, saving the time to have to break each egg individually. See more
At the beginning of the film, a clear shadow of the boom microphone can be seen on the chef's hat as he first walks into the scene. See more
Every time I look at you I hear music.
Every time I look at you I think of music.
Colonel Bogey. Excuse me.
Followed by Carry on Behind