This is the tale of Albert Poop-Decker, a newly commissioned Midshipman (although he took 8 1/2 years to qualify). He joins the frigate Venus, and adventures through Spanish waters, mutinee... See full summary »

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This is the tale of Albert Poop-Decker, a newly commissioned Midshipman (although he took 8 1/2 years to qualify). He joins the frigate Venus, and adventures through Spanish waters, mutinee and Pirates taking his Captain, his sweet-heart and his best-friend with him! With mistaken identities and shipwrecks awash, it's a surprise any of them live to tell the tale! Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Carry on Venus  »

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Trivia

The character of First Officer Jonathan Howett (Donald Houston) was a parody of Captain Bligh. See more »

Goofs

There are several references to "gold sovereigns". Sovereigns (20 shillings) weren't issued until 1820. Prior to that, the gold coins in use were Guineas (21 shillings). See more »

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Albert Poop-Decker: If you've got a heart of oak, it's got a worm in it.
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Follows Carry on Regardless (1961) See more »

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A Good-un - even with few regulars
6 November 1998 | by (London/Bridgwater-Somerset) – See all my reviews

Despite only having TWO (albeit the best two) regulars (Williams and Hawtrey) (Dale could not be considerd a regular at this point), this remains one of my favourites. Only Kenneth Williams could pull of the "Throw the book at him" joke. Likewise only the Carry On team could have a cow in tow on a ship without it being TOTALLY stupid. Despite lacking Sid James (possibly as the pirate?) this is very good!


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